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Kevin Conway

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Miami Vice Character
Watch Commander Fox ("Walk-Alone")
Born
May 29, 1942, New York City, New York
Died
February 5, 2020, Manhattan, New York (age 77, heart attack)
Active
1971-2020
Spouse
Mila Burnette (1966-?, divorced)


Kevin Conway (May 29, 1942 - February 5, 2020) was an American character actor who appeared as Bolton Prison Watch Commander Fox, who ran "D" Block and the drug corruption there, later beaten to death by inmates in the episode "Walk-Alone" of the series Miami Vice.

Career

Conway was born in New York City, and got his start playing in the 1971 TV movie Hogan's Goat, his other appearances include One Life to Live, the mini-series The Scarlet Letter (with Meg Foster and John Heard), The Equalizer (with Keith Szarabajka), Star Trek: The Next Generation, Homicide: Life On The Street (with Richard Belzer and Melissa Leo), The Outer Limits (as the control voice), Oz (with Terry Kinney and Rita Moreno), The Bronx Is Burning (with John Turturro and Oliver Platt, The Black Donnellys (with Ned Eisenberg), The Good Wife (with Joe Morton), then got into voice acting for Who Killed Jane Doe and Unmasked followed by his final appearance in The Gettysburg Address (with David Strathairn).

His movie career began with 1971's Believe in Me (with Antonio Fargas), followed by appearances in Shamus (with John Glover and Joe Santos), Homeboy (with Debra Feuer, Jon Polito, and Ruben Blades), Jennifer 8 (with Graham Beckel, Perry Lang, and Lenny Von Dohlen), Gettysburg and the sequel Gods and Generals, Mercury Rising (with Bruce Willis), Thirteen Days (with Lucinda Jenney), American Loser (with Matthew Cowles), and his most recent movie appearance, 2016's Is That a Gun in Your Pocket (with John Michael Higgins and John Heard).

Personal Life

Conway married Mila Burnette in 1966 but later divorced. Conway died of a heart attack in Manhattan, New York on February 5, 2020 at the age of 77.

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