Charles Napier

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Charles Napier in 2008

Charles L. Napier (April 12, 1936 – October 5, 2011) was an American actor.

Napier was born on April 12, 1936, near Scottsville, Kentucky, Napier moved to Hollywood after graduating from Western Kentucky University with a degree in art.[1]

His first acting position in Hollywood was on an episode of Mission: Impossible. Napier later acted as military figures villains, such as playing Marshal Murdock in the movie Rambo: First Blood Part II.[2]

Napier died on October 5, 2011, in a hospital in Bakersfield, California from thrombosis, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gilbey, Ryan (October 9, 2011). "Charles Napier obituary". The Guardian. London: GMG. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved October 22, 2011.
  2. Slotnik, Daniel E. (October 6, 2011). "Charles Napier, Actor Who Played Strong Men, Dies at 75". The New York Times. New York: NYTC. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved October 22, 2011.
  3. Bernstein, Adam (October 6, 2011). "Charles Napier, Hollywood actor known for playing authority-types, dies at 75". The Washington Post. Washington DC: WPC. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved October 22, 2011.