Various media outlets are reporting that Kevin McCarthy, the actor who starred in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) has passed away at the age of 96. As fans of the history of science fiction cinema know, Invasion of the Body Snatchers stands out as one of the classics of 1950s science fiction/horror. McCarthy's work as the lead character, Dr. Miles Bennell, coupled with a great story and the direction of Don Siegel, made this a great piece of cinema that still holds up today. Further information on McCarthy's career can be found at the Internet Movie Database. For an overview of his work within his obituary see the article at We Are Movie Geeks.