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"Captain Marvel" star Frank Coghlan dies at 93

October 05, 2009

Frank Coghlan Jr., a freckle-faced child actor of silent movies who in the sound era thrilled Saturday matinee audiences by shouting "Shazam!" before his character mutated into the superhero Captain Marvel, died Sept. 7 at his home in Saugus, Calif.

He was 93, and he died of natural causes, said his son, Patrick. Read More