Charles Napier

American actor (1936-2011)

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

Charles Napier in 2008

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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.