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Frank McCarthy
Occupation: Liner Art
Also: Artist
Birthdate: 1924
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Education: Brooklyn's Pratt Institute
Died: November 17, 2002(Sedona, Arizona, USA)

Frank McCarthy is a New York born artist. Since his early years he has devoloped his life-long love for drawing and painting. Inspired by artists like N.C. Wyeth, McCarthy attended New York's Art Students League where he began his formal art education. After highschool he enrolled in Brooklyn's Pratt Institute where he majored in ollustration. After this he had a long and successful career in commercial art and as an illustrator for book covers, magazines and advertising.

McCarthy is maybe most known for his westerndrawings. Following a trip west, Mr. McCarthy moved to Sedona, Arizona in 1974, and became a member of the prestigious Cowboy Artists of America in 1975. Since that time, he has painted countless works of art depicting the American Indian, the Cavalry, and the fur trade with the emphasis on action. A soft cover collection of his paintings was published by Ballantyne Books in 1974, and a limited edition book published by the Greenwich Workshop in 1981 sold out immediately. Mr. McCarthy passed away on Nov. 17 2002, from lung cancer. His art was unsurpassed for it's motion, drama, and absolute attention to detail. Frank McCarthy will be sorely missed by the art world.

Selected Films
Thunderball - 1965
Dirty Dozen, The - 1967
You Only Live Twice - 1967
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1969

Where Eagles Dare - 1969