Police Academy, a goofy series about a clumsy cop, was one of the biggest hits in 1984. There is a shortage of police officers in the series, and anyone who wants to join a unit automatically gets an academy location. Unfortunately, this means that the locks are open to a miscellaneous bunch of adorable losers. The film has six sequels and two spin-off series. However, after the release of the original movie, many years passed. So it’s no wonder that many key cast members have died.
After retiring from professional football, Smith began playing the role in small films and television shows in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In the Police Academy film series, Bubba Smith played the part of the Moses High Tower. Smith died on August 4, 2011, at his home at the age of 66. Bubba Smith was suffering from stage four brain disorder.
David Graf has worked in 100 movies and television shows. He was so popular and he worked in all seven films. Like Bubba Smith, Graf also appeared in the television spin-off Police Academy series. In this series, he made a cameo as Tackle Berry. Graf’s charisma was amazing, and he was loving. Unfortunately, the Washington Post reported that Graf died of a heart attack on April 7, 2001. He was 50 years old when he died.
Art Metrano was a villain named Ernie Mauser, who appeared in Police Academy 2 and 3. Metrono was one of the cast’s veterans and had an exciting career path leading to the Police Academy film. Unfortunately, Metrano died at the age of 84 of natural causes in Florida on September 8, 2021.
Debralee Scott was an American comedian who was born and raised in Elizabeth. She was best known for her roles in sitcom. Scott was part of movies- Police Academy and Police Academy 3: Back-in Training. When her fiancé, John Dennis Levi, died, she went into a personal crisis. He was a port authority police officer in New York and New Jersey. But, a terrorist killed him during a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Debralee became an alcoholic, and a few years later, she fell into a coma. She soon died in her sleep.
Marion Ramsey died on January 7, 2021, in Los Angeles at the age of 73. She beautifully portrayed her role in the American film series Police Academy. Fans loved Ramsey for portraying the squeaky police officer Laverne Hooks.