JOHN MAHONEY, British actor, born (d: 2018); An award-winning English/American actor known for playing the retired police officer father, Martin “Marty” Crane, of Kelsey Grammar’s character, Dr. Frazier Crane in the popular TV series Frazier (NBC 1993-2004). He plays the gay bar owner in the 2000 The Broken Hearts Club. Mahoney co-starred as The Old Man in the Broadway revival of the play Prelude to A Kiss at the American Airlines Theater in 2007. He appeared in season thirteen of ER as an elderly drag queen in the episode, “Somebody to Love”, and in the 2007 romantic comedy film Dan in Real Life, co-starring as the father of Steve Carell and Dane Cook. Mahoney passed away in February 2018.