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David Graf; Played Many Film, TV Roles

April 11, 2001

David Graf, 50, a character actor remembered as Eugene Tackleberry in the 1984 comedy "Police Academy" and its six sequels. Graf portrayed military officers in last year's motion picture "Rules of Engagement" and the current television series "West Wing."

A native of Lancaster, Ohio, Graf spent the last two decades in Hollywood as a busy supporting actor. Among his films were "Guarding Tess," "The Brady Bunch Movie," "Citizen Ruth" and "Irreconcilable Differences." His television credits included guest roles on "Touched by an Angel," "Sports Night," "Becker" and "Caroline in the City."

In 1994, Graf portrayed Tom Arnold in the television movie "Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography."

On Saturday, after suffering a heart attack while attending a family wedding in Arizona.

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