What happened to Joe Seneca?

What happened to Joe Seneca?

Joe Seneca, who turned his work as a song-and-dance performer into an illustrious acting career in serious, acclaimed movies about slavery, black leaders and human dignity, died of an asthma attack Aug. 15 at his home. He was in his late 70s.

Is Joe Seneca still alive?

Deceased (1919–1996)
Joe Seneca/Living or Deceased

Who played eddie cougar haynes on matlock?

Joe Seneca

Joe Seneca
Born Joel McGhee Jr.January 14, 1919 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Died August 15, 1996 (aged 77) New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, singer, songwriter
Years active 1940s–1996

When did Joe Seneca die?

August 15, 1996
Joe Seneca/Date of death

Does Joe Seneca play harmonica?

My girlfriend (now my wife) was working at an assisted living home and she called me to tell me that an elderly African-American man from the south had been admitted, and that he played harmonica. “On my drive over to meet him I did the writer’s ‘what if’ game.

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How old is Joe Seneca?

77 years (1919–1996)
Joe Seneca/Age at death

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What did Joe Seneca die of?

Asthma
Joe Seneca/Cause of death
NEW YORK (AP) _ Joe Seneca, who turned his work as a song-and-dance performer into an illustrious acting career in serious, acclaimed movies about slavery, black leaders and human dignity, has died. He died Thursday morning from an asthma attack at his home on Roosevelt Island, said Dulcina Eisen, his agent.

Who plays the guitar in Crossroads?

Steve Vai’s
You probably remember Steve Vai’s legendary cameo, but the man behind much of the real guitar work in ‘Crossroads’ is often overlooked.

Was Seneca married?

Betty Senecam. ?–1996
Joe Seneca/Spouse

Did Ralph Macchio really play the guitar in the movie Crossroads?

Did Macchio actually play guitar in the movie? – The short answer is yes, in some parts. Director Walter Hill had hired guitarist Arlen Roth as a musical consultant and to teach Macchio to play, sort of.