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Actor Dan Frazer, who was best known for his role as Capt. Frank McNeil on the '70s crime drama Kojak, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 90.

Frazer died on Friday of cardiac arrest in his Manhattan home, according to his daughter, Susanna Frazer, who described her father as a "very truthful, naturalistic actor".

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Born in New York City, Frazer began his acting career in 1950 and earned his first on-screen role in the 1963 film Lillies of the Field. He later appeared in the films Take the Money and Run, Cleopatra Jones, and Gideon's Trumpet.

In addition to his most famous role as the boss of Telly Savalas' Kojak, Frazer also appeared on such television shows as Car 54, Where Are You?, Barney Miller and Law & Order.