Brooke McCarter, 'Lost Boys' Star, Dies at 52

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Brooke McCarter (far left) with fellow 'Lost Boys' cast members.

"Brooke was our loving son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend."

Brooke McCarter, who played the vampire Paul in the cult favorite The Lost Boys, has died. He was 52.

McCarter on Tuesday succumbed to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic liver condition, according to a statement from his family posted on Facebook.

 

The McCarter family is heartbroken to share the news that Brooke McCarter passed away December 22, 2015 from the genetic...

Posted by Brooke McCarter on Tuesday, December 22, 2015

"Brooke was our loving son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend," according to the statement. 

His friends and fellow actors commented on his passing, including Lost Boys co-star Corey Feldman, who tweeted the news was "very sad." 

Another Lost Boys co-star, Alex Winter, also shared his condolences. 

McCarter had roles in The Twilight Zone series and in the John Belushi biopic, Wired

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