CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Lost Boy Brooke McCarter passes away aged 52

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report Brooke McCarter, who played Paul in The Lost Boys, has died at the age of 52 years old following a long battle with Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.

McCarter was born on April 22nd 1963. He was named after his father and his mother’s name is Maria. Brooke also has a sister named Melissa and a brother named Robert. His athletic ability led to him obtaining a place in Ohio State University on a racquetball scholarship. Not only did he play sports he was a model as well.

When McCarter was 14 he won a model contest called “New Faces”. He dropped out of college to act, and studied in New York. McCarter made appearances in the new The Twilight Zone  in 1987 in an episode called Joy Ride/Shelter Skelter/Private Channel. His next appeared as Tyler in Thrashin’ (1986). Then in 1986, he took a role in a film that would soon become the cult classic known as The Lost Boys where he played Paul.

It was whilst filming The Lost Boys that McCarter became good friends with Corey Haim, becoming his manager through the 90’s. He was in a film with Corey called Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color: Double Switch (1987), and was credited as a song performer in his movie Fast Getaway (1991).

BROOKE MCCARTER ATTENDING COLLECTORMANIA 9 AT MIDDLETON HALL IN MILTON KEYNES. MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. 29 APRIL 2006. PICTURE LES STONE/LFI *** Local Caption ***
BROOKE MCCARTER ATTENDING COLLECTORMANIA 9 AT MIDDLETON HALL IN MILTON KEYNES. MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. 29 APRIL 2006. PICTURE LES STONE/LFI

In 1998, he took a ten-year hiatus from Hollywood to pursue other business interests in the telecommunications industry. In 2009, McCarter returned to cult horror movie status with the lead role in horror icon Herschell Gordon Lewis’s Uh-Oh Show.

Related Posts
Timecrimes (2007)

Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, Timecrimes (aka Los Cronocrímenes) is a Spanish science-fiction thriller. In the documentary Future Shock! The Story Read more

Theresa Saldana passes away aged 61

It is Cult Faction's sad duty to report that actress Theresa Saldana has passed away aged 61 years old.  She had been hospitalized Read more

The Twilight Zone – Blurryman trailer released

The Twilight Zone finale Blurryman trailer has been released... https://youtu.be/zwshvBGEAgo

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone is an American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories Read more

Terry O’Quinn

Terry O'Quinn (Born Terrance Quinn - the 'O' was added after another registered actor already had the name Terrance Quinn) was Read more

Scott Wilson passes away aged 76

It is Cult Faction's sad duty to report that actor Scott Wilson has passed away in Los Angeles due to Read more

Rod Taylor passes away aged 84

It is with great sadness that Cult Faction has to report that Rod Taylor has passed away aged 84 following Read more

Riptide

Created by Stephen J. Cannell and Frank Lupo, Riptide was a detective series that ran for three seasons (56 episodes) Read more

Red West

Robert Gene West was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1936 to Lois and Newton Thomas West. An excellent athlete and former U.S. Read more

Promo- The Twilight Zone Ep. 3: Replay

In The Twilight Zone Ep. 3: Replay - after finding a video recorder that can also alter the past, Nina Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014; previously crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: