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Charles Napier

Charles Napier

(1936 – 2011)

  • A great actor, sorely missed.
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Charles Napier

Charles Napier
(1936 – 2011)

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Charles Napier

(1936 – 2011)
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About Charles
This is a tribute to Charles Napier. Charles L. Napier was an American actor, known for his portrayals of square-jawed tough guys and military types.
Charles Napier was born in Scottsville, Kentucky, the son of Sarah (née Loafman) and Liones Napier. He served in the U.S. Army with the 11th Airborne Division before becoming an actor.
Charles Napier was a teacher before moving to Hollywood to become an actor. He made his film debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Charles Napier went on to play roles in several Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in Supervixens (1975).
In 1977, Charles Napier was cast as frontier scout Luther Sprague in the 6-episode NBC western television
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series, The Oregon Trail, with co-stars Rod Taylor, Andrew Stevens, Tony Becker, and Darleen Carr.
Charles Napier was a regular in Jonathan Demme-directed movies, including The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia. Some of Charles' memorable roles include Murdock, the intelligence officer commanding Rambo in Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) and Tucker McElroy, lead singer and driver of the Winnebago for "The Good Ol' Boys" in The Blues Brothers (1980).
He also provided some of the Hulk's growls on 1970s television series The Incredible Hulk. (The others were done by Ted Cassidy.) He also guest starred on the series and in the 1989 telefilm The Incredible Hulk Returns. He appeared in two episodes of
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the 1980s hit TV series The A-Team once as Col. Briggs. He also co-starred in a couple of "The Rockford Files" episodes, and played Hammer, Greg Evigan's character's arch-nemesis, in the short-lived series "B.J. and the Bear" in the 1970s.
Charles Napier as Wolfson Lucas was teamed with Rod Taylor again for the short lived series Outlaws which also featured Richard Roundtree and William Lucking in 1986.
He is well known among Star Trek fans for appearing on both Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Way to Eden" as musically inclined space hippie Adam, and the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Little Green Men" as General Denning. He also appeared in the pilot episode of Knight Rider in 1982.
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/>From 1997-2000, he did voice work as General Hardcastle on Superman: The Animated Series produced by Warner Bros. and reprised the role in 2004 on Justice League.
Charles Napier provided the voice for Duke Phillips, the Ted Turner-inspired network owner in the 1990s animated series The Critic. From 1997 through 2001, he provided the voice for Zed on Men in Black: The Series. He has also provided several guest voices for episodes of The Simpsons. He provided the voice for the Sheriff on Squidbillies for season one and episodes 201–03, although uncredited. He was replaced by Bobby Ellerbee.
He had a small role during the sixth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2008 as a barber who assaults and
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drives Larry David from his shop after David offends him.
Charles Napier appeared in the 2009 horror film Murder World alongside Scout Taylor-Compton. His last film role was in the 2009 comedy The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard opposite Jeremy Piven and James Brolin.
Charles Napier died on the 5th October 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life and his acting career. May he rest in peace.
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Charles Napier

This is a tribute to Charles Napier. Charles L. Napier was an American actor, known for his portrayals of square-jawed tough guys and military types.
Charles Napier was born in Scottsville, Kentucky, the son of Sarah (née Loafman) and Liones Napier. He served in the U.S. Army with the 11th Airborne Division before becoming an actor.
Charles Napier was a teacher before moving to Hollywood to become an actor. He made his film debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Charles Napier went on to play roles in several Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in Supervixens (1975).
In 1977, Charles Napier was cast as frontier scout Luther Sprague in the 6-episode NBC western television...

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