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Bruce Boa (1930–2004)

Bruce Boa was born on July 10, 1930 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was an actor, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and The Omen (1976). He was married to Cherry. He died on April 17, 2004 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 73) in Surrey, England, UK

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 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Governor Stamford Cotton
- In God We Trust (1997) ... Governor Stamford Cotton
 1995 Screamers
Secretary Green
 1995 As Time Goes By (TV Series)
Young Rocky
- Improvements (1995) ... Young Rocky
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Minister
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Minister
 1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Movie)
Adm. Dodson
 1993 The Neighbor
Bishop
 1993 For the Moment
Mr. Anderson
 1992-1993 Avonlea (TV Series)
Mr. Harrison
- Home Movie (1993) ... Mr. Harrison
 1992 A Town Torn Apart (TV Movie)
Will Delp
 1991 Deadly Betrayal: The Bruce Curtis Story (TV Movie)
Al Podgis
 1991 White Light
Clay Avery
 1990 The Serpent of Death
Bartlet
 1986-1990 Howards' Way (TV Series)
Robert Hudson
 1989 Murder Story
Corrigan
 1989 The Nightmare Years (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Roosevelt
 1989 Anything More Would Be Greedy (TV Mini-Series)
Brock Cashman
- Georgian Silver (1989) ... Brock Cashman
 1989 The Forgotten (TV Movie)
Pearse
 1989 Slipstream
Guard Supervisor
 1988 Hawks
Byron Deckermensky
 1988 The Bourne Identity (TV Mini-Series)
Sen. Crawford
 1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Mr. Groober
- The Verger (1988) ... Mr. Groober
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Channel President
- The Vision (1987) ... Channel President
 1987 Ping Pong
American tourist
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Movie)
Hunnicutt
 1986 The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Skein
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Movie)
Dale Stevens
 1986 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Coltrane
- The Burning (1986) ... Coltrane
 1986 The American Way
Col. Parker
 1985 Claudia
Gerald
 1985 John Lennon: A Journey in the Life (TV Movie)
Leon Wildes
 1985 John and Yoko: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Houston Lawyer
 1985 Bulman (TV Series)
Wilbur C. McLeod
- A Cup for the Winner (1985) ... Wilbur C. McLeod
 1985 Return to Oz
Policeman
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
Mr. Hale
 1985 The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (TV Movie)
Colonel
 1985 Gulag (TV Movie)
McHenry
 1985 Water
U.S. Advisor
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Wallace Carlisle
- Maltese Steele (1984) ... Wallace Carlisle
 1984 Cold Warrior (TV Series)
Colonel Elliott
- What's Good for General Bullmoose (1984) ... Colonel Elliott
 1984 Scream for Help
Surgeon
 1984 The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (TV Mini-Series)
President Francis Patton
 1984 Lace (TV Movie)
Mr. Hale
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
William Eady
- Passing Chance (1983) ... William Eady
 1983 The Old Men at the Zoo (TV Series)
Harvey Wallbanger
- Armageddon (1983) ... Harvey Wallbanger
- A Tall Story (1983) ... Harvey Wallbanger
 1981-1983 Astronauts (TV Series)
Colonel Beadle
- Episode #2.6 (1983) ... Colonel Beadle
- Episode #2.5 (1983) ... Colonel Beadle
- Episode #2.4 (1983) ... Colonel Beadle
- Episode #2.3 (1983) ... Colonel Beadle
- Episode #2.2 (1983) ... Colonel Beadle
 1983 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Don Luigi
- The Pencil (1983) ... Don Luigi
 1982 A Woman Called Golda (TV Movie)
Mr. Macy
 1982 Bid for Power (TV Series) (1982)
 1978-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- Thank You, Comrades (1978) ... Bank Manager
 1981 Ragtime
Jerome
 1981 Metal Mickey (TV Series)
Saloon barman
- Marshal Mickey (1981) ... Saloon barman
 1981 Ja und Nein (TV Movie)
Crannock
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
2nd TV Reporter
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Rebel Force General Rieekan
 1980 The Ninth Configuration
Sergeant in Combat Shack
 1979 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Morgan Stanfield
 1979 A Touch of the Sun
Jim Coburn
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Andrew B. Foster
 1979 The Omega Factor (TV Series)
Masson
- After Image (1979) ... Masson
 1979 A Man Called Intrepid (TV Mini-Series)
Jump Master
 1979 Leave It to Charlie (TV Series)
Glenn Rickenbacker
- Ole Brown Eyes (1979) ... Glenn Rickenbacker
 1979 The London Connection
Colonel
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Colonel
- The Omega Connection (1979) ... Colonel
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mr. Harry Hamilton
- Waldorf Salad (1979) ... Mr. Harry Hamilton
 1979 One Fine Day (TV Movie)
Milton
 1978 Superman
General (extended version) (uncredited)
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Arthur Bates
- Nina (1978) ... Arthur Bates
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series)
Joaquin Miller
- The New Helen (1978) ... Joaquin Miller
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle
U.S. Ambassador
 1978 The Many Wives of Patrick (TV Series)
Gregg
- Four Down Two to Go (1978) ... Gregg
- One Decree Under (1978) ... Gregg
 1978 Silver Bears
American Banker
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
John Jerry Patterson
- Heroes (1978) ... John Jerry Patterson (uncredited)
 1977 Come Back, Little Sheba (TV Movie)
Ed
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Mahon
- Trap (1977) ... Mahon
 1976-1977 Yanks Go Home (TV Series)
Sgt. Gus Pulaski
- The First of the G.I. Brides (1977) ... Sgt. Gus Pulaski
- Some of Our Coal Is Missing (1977) ... Sgt. Gus Pulaski
- Alarm and Despondency (1977) ... Sgt. Gus Pulaski
- Bed of Roses (1977) ... Sgt. Gus Pulaski
- The Name of the Game (1977) ... Sgt. Gus Pulaski
 1976 The Omen
Thorn's Aide
 1976 Z Cars (TV Series)
Chuck
- Kidnap (1976) ... Chuck
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Lazlo Bretz
- Too Many Cooks (1975) ... Lazlo Bretz
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Hanley
- Mirror of Deception (1975) ... Hanley
 1974 Haunted: The Ferryman (TV Movie)
Man at party
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Vince Harrison
- Dead Connection (1974) ... Vince Harrison
 1970-1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Evans / Lester Swift
- Date of Birth (1974) ... Evans
- The Pleasure of Your Company (1970) ... Lester Swift
 1974 Zodiac (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- The Cool Aquarian (1974) ... Auctioneer
 1974 Who Killed Lamb? (TV Movie)
Professor Friedland
 1972-1974 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Draygon / Captain Franks
- The Passenger (1974) ... Draygon
- The Challenge (1972) ... Captain Franks
 1974 The Cherry Picker
Dr. Softman
 1973 Who?
Miller
 1973 Marked Personal (TV Series)
Richardson
- Episode #1.14 (1973) ... Richardson
- Episode #1.13 (1973) ... Richardson
 1971-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
The client / American tourist
- Young Guy Seeks Part-Time Work (1973) ... The client
- Tales of Piccadilly: Out of Town Girl (1971) ... American tourist
 1973 Warship (TV Series)
McFie
- Hot Pursuit (1973) ... McFie
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Freeling Poignton
- The Secret of the Magnifique (1973) ... Freeling Poignton
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Morton Lass
- Sunset of Arms: Fitton v Pusey: Part 3 (1973) ... Morton Lass
- Sunset of Arms: Fitton v Pusey: Part 2 (1973) ... Morton Lass
- Sunset of Arms: Fitton v Pusey: Part 1 (1973) ... Morton Lass
 1973 Madigan (TV Series)
Vern
- The Lisbon Beat (1973) ... Vern
 1968-1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Senator Mabon / Cpt. Williams / Capt. Jacob White
- The Switch (1971) ... Senator Mabon
- The Pueblo Affair (1970) ... Cpt. Williams
- Rogues' Gallery: The Misfortunes of Lucy Hodges (1968) ... Capt. Jacob White
 1971 A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (TV Movie)
Detective Zakin
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
Pollard
- Weekend (1970) ... Pollard
 1970 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
Mr. America
- One and One and One Are Four: Part 3 (1970) ... Mr. America
 1970 The Revolutionary
Guest at Party
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Quartermaster
- Rain (1970) ... Quartermaster
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie)
George Nolan
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
President of The USA
- The Last Train to Redbridge (1970) ... President of The USA (voice)
 1969 The Adding Machine
Detective
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
General
- Joker One (1969) ... General
 1965-1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Bill Douglas / Godin
- They Call Me Israel (1969) ... Bill Douglas
- Really, She Did, She Really Did (1969) ... Bill Douglas
- You Can't Trust Women (1969) ... Bill Douglas
- Everybody Is That Kind of Man (1969) ... Bill Douglas
- There's a Nasty Word - Love (1969) ... Bill Douglas
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
American Colonel
- Autokill (1969) ... American Colonel
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Porter
- Tip-Toes (1968) ... Porter
 1963-1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Mark / Hamilton / Jack Williams
- Legacy for the Saint (1968) ... Mark
- Sibao (1965) ... Hamilton
- The Sporting Chance (1963) ... Jack Williams
 1967-1968 Vendetta (TV Series)
Joe Kulik
- The Hit and Run Man (1968) ... Joe Kulik
- The Button Man (1967)
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Wesselman
- Lesson in Anatomy (1968) ... Wesselman
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Inspector Bergson
- The Revolutionaries (1968) ... Inspector Bergson
 1968 The Franchise Trail (TV Movie)
Lord Winnepeg
 1967 The Mini-Mob
American Newman
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Quinn
- The Jolly Swagman (1967) ... Quinn
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
K.G. Bullen
- Satisfaction Guaranteed (1966) ... K.G. Bullen
 1965 Four Soldiers (TV Movie)
Leutnant Roger
 1964 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Ashley
- The Man from New York (1964) ... Ashley
 1964 Stopover Forever
Freddie
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Larry
- Some Other Kind of World (1964) ... Larry
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
 1964 The Winston Affair
Maj. Lawson
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Vega
- Strings in Whitehall (1963) ... Vega
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Judge Windelman / H.C
- The Fixers (1963) ... Judge Windelman
- The Rainmaker (1963) ... H.C
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Ridgeway / Anaethetist
- The Patch Card (1963) ... Dr. Ridgeway
- The Troubled Heart (1963) ... Anaethetist
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Insp. McDonald
- No Word for Danger (1963) ... Insp. McDonald
 1962 The Avengers (TV Series)
Bob Austin Slade
- Dead on Course (1962) ... Bob Austin Slade
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series)
Monty Archer
- Immigrant (1962) ... Monty Archer
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Dr. Baird
- Flight Into Danger (1962) ... Dr. Baird
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Brewster
- The Rank and File (1961) ... Brewster
 1960 Man in the Moon
Roy
 1959 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
Eddie Conlan
- The Man Who Watched Birds: Part 1 (1959) ... Eddie Conlan
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Street Scene (1959)
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Connolly / Cop
- The Night of the Precious Stones (1959) ... Connolly
- The Judge (1959) ... Cop
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Bodyguard
- A Sense of Justice (1958) ... Bodyguard
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Played in "Death of a Salesman" in December 1060 in Dundee Rep.

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Prolific Canadian character actor, who spent the bulk of his screen career in Britain, beginning in 1958. He often portrayed stereotypical American authority figures, such as generals or senators. Boa is fondly remembered as the American guest at "Fawlty Towers", ordering the Waldorf, and as rebel General Rieekan in "Star Wars V - The Empire Strikes Back". See more »

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Cancer

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