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Charles Napier (1936–2011)


Lively character actor who usually plays hard-ass military types and menacing bad guys. Charles Napier's roles have changed little since his debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Napier went on appearing in other Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in Supervixens (1975) and also became a regular playing smaller ... See full bio »

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 2011 Archer (TV Series)
Dr. Spelts
- Stage Two (2011) ... Dr. Spelts (voice)
 2009 Rise and Fall of Tuck Johnson (TV Series)
Harry Rammer (2009)
 2009 Life Blood (Video)
Sherrif Tillman
 2009 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Dick Lewiston
 2009 Shadowheart (Video)
Sheriff Sanders
 2008 The River Bridge (Video)
Chuck
 2008 One-Eyed Monster
Mohtz
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Hal Chaney '08
 2008 Black Crescent Moon
Father Woods
 2008/I Your Name Here
Chuck
 2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Bert's Dad
- The Lefty Call (2007) ... Bert's Dad
 2005-2006 Squidbillies (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Survival of the Dumbest (2006) ... Sheriff (voice)
- The Tiniest Princess (2006) ... Sheriff (voice)
- Swayze Crazy (2006) ... Sheriff (voice)
- Office Politics Trouble (2005) ... Sheriff (voice)
- Family Trouble (2005) ... Sheriff (voice)
 2006 Annapolis
Supt. Carter
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
Sheriff Bates
- Mr. Monk Bumps His Head (2006) ... Sheriff Bates
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Warren Matthews
- Still Life (2005) ... Warren Matthews
 2005 The Kid & I
Eyepatch-wearing Two Spies boss
 2005 The Batman (TV Series)
Killgore Steed
- The Laughing Cats (2005) ... Killgore Steed (voice)
 2005 Quake 4 (Video Game)
General Ulysses Harper (voice)
 2005 Suits on the Loose
General Wilkins
 2005 Fielder's Choice (TV Movie)
Taco Bob
 2005 The 4400 (TV Series)
Rev. Josiah
- Wake-Up Call (2005) ... Rev. Josiah
 2005 Lords of Dogtown
Nudie
 2001-2005 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Warden / Officer Krackney / Grant Conner
- The Seven-Beer Snitch (2005) ... Officer Krackney (voice)
- The Wandering Juvie (2004) ... Warden (voice)
- The Fat and the Furriest (2003) ... Grant Conner (voice)
- Pokey Mom (2001) ... Warden (voice)
 2004 Justice League (TV Series)
General Hardcastle
- Fearful Symmetry (2004) ... General Hardcastle (voice)
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate
General Sloan
 2004 Dinocroc
Sheriff Harper
 2003 Trash (TV Movie)
Man
 2003 The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai (TV Series)
Jack O'Connell
- Like Father, Like Son (2003) ... Jack O'Connell (voice)
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Charles Foster Brooks
- Three Days of the Condom (2002) ... Charles Foster Brooks
 2001 Extreme Honor
Commanding Officer #1
 2001 Return to Castle Wolfenstein (Video Game)
Murphy (voice)
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
Ian McTeague
- Tarzan and the Poisoned River: Part 2 (2001) ... Ian McTeague
 2000-2001 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
Rev. Nat Potterson
- Bob Gets Involved (2001) ... (voice)
- Bob's Father (2001) ... (voice)
- The Devil's Birthday (2000) ... (voice)
- In the Beginning (2000) ... Rev. Nat Potterson (voice)
 1997-2001 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series)
Zed
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 2 (2001) ... Zed (voice)
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 1 (2001) ... Zed (voice)
- The Zero to Superhero Syndrome (2001) ... Zed (voice)
- The Breaking News Syndrome (2001) ... Zed (voice)
- The Virtual Crossfire Syndrome (2001) ... Zed (voice)
 2001 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Johnny McNamara
- Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2001) ... Johnny McNamara
- Sins of the Father (2001) ... Johnny McNamara
 2001 Forgive Me Father
Frank Ransom
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Wild Bill Cooley
- Haunted Moon (2000) ... Wild Bill Cooley (voice)
 2000 Roswell (TV Series)
Hal Carver
- Summer of '47 (2000) ... Hal Carver
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Four Star General
 2000 Very Mean Men
Detective Bailey
 2000 Cypress Edge
Detective O'Reilly
 1997-2000 Superman (TV Series)
Gen. Hardcastle
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... Gen. Hardcastle (voice)
- Legacy: Part I (2000) ... Gen. Hardcastle (voice)
- The Prometheon (1997) ... Gen. Hardcastle (voice)
 1999 Los gringos (Short)
The Gringo
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Warden Kyle
- Fight or Die (1999) ... Warden Kyle
 1999 Pirates of the Plain
Grandpa
 1999 The Big Tease
Sen. Warren Crockett
 1999 The Hunter's Moon (Video)
J.T. Conover
 1999 The Magician (TV Series)
- The Prophecy (1999) ... (voice)
- The Cruise (1999) ... (voice)
- Cyber (1999) ... (voice)
- Mad Train (1999) ... (voice)
- X-Oshi (1999) ... (voice)
 1998 Rugrats (TV Series)
Captain
- Submarine/Chuckie's a Lefty (1998) ... Captain (voice)
 1998 Beloved
Angry Carny (uncredited)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
- Hercules and the Driving Test (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 Fatal Pursuit
Herbert
 1998 Second Chances
Craig Hardy
 1998 Armstrong
Robert Zorkin
 1998 Party of Five (TV Series)
Video Guy
- Here and Now (1998) ... Video Guy
 1997 Macon County Jail
Sheriff Dempsey
 1997 No Small Ways
 1997 George & Leo (TV Series)
Dutch
- The Housekeeper (1997) ... Dutch
 1997 Jumanji (TV Series)
Capt. Ishmael Squnt
- Eye of the Sea (1997) ... Capt. Ishmael Squnt (voice)
 1997 Steel
Col. David
 1996 Alien Species
Sheriff Nate Culver
 1996 Expert Witness
Bonn
 1996 Spycraft: The Great Game (Video Game)
Frank Milkovsky
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Hinkle
- Without a Trace (1996) ... Hinkle (voice)
 1996 Riot
Agent Devaney
 1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Tyrone Justice
- Genuine Heroes (1996) ... Tyrone Justice
 1996 Original Gangstas
Mayor
 1996 Limp Fangs (Video)
Adam
 1995 Fatal Choice
Nolan Gobal
 1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Gen. Denning
- Little Green Men (1995) ... Gen. Denning
 1995 Hudson Street (TV Series)
Max Lester / Lone Star Sheriff
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1995) ... Max Lester / Lone Star Sheriff
 1995 Max Is Missing (TV Movie)
Becker
 1995 Felony
Detective Duke
 1994-1995 The Critic (TV Series)
Duke Phillips
- Dukerella (1995) ... Duke Phillips (voice)
- Sherman of Arabia (1995) ... Duke Phillips (voice)
- All the Duke's Men (1995) ... Duke Phillips (voice)
 1995 Hard Justice (Video)
Warden Pike
 1995 Jury Duty
Jed
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Salin' Whalen
- Target: Jimmy Olsen (1995) ... Salin' Whalen
 1986-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Hank Sutter / Denver Martin
- The Dream Team (1995) ... Denver Martin
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up
Jack
 1995 Ripper Man
Harry
 1994 Silent Fury
 1994 Savage Land
Cole
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Charlie, the Horse Connection
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Charlie, the Horse Connection
 1994 Raw Justice
Mayor David Stiles
 1994 To Die, to Sleep
Father
 1994 Coach (TV Series)
Buzz Durkin
- Head Like a Wheel (1994) ... Buzz Durkin
 1994 Body Shot
Leon
 1993 Philadelphia
Judge Garnett
 1993 Renegade (TV Series)
Col. Nelson Brackett / Sgt. Douglas Raines
- Windy City Blues (1993) ... Sgt. Douglas Raines
- Fighting Cage: Part 2 (1993) ... Col. Nelson Brackett
- Fighting Cage: Part 1 (1993) ... Col. Nelson Brackett
 1993 Skeeter
Ernie Buckle
 1993 Body Bags (TV Movie)
Baseball Team Manager (segment "Eye")
 1992 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Mr. Smith #1
 1992 Eyes of the Beholder
Det. Wilson
 1992 Mean Tricks
Brian Hornsby
 1992 Center of the Web
Agent Williams
 1992 Treacherous Crossing (TV Movie)
 1991 Killer Instinct
John Doogan
 1991 Lonely Hearts
Robby Ross
 1991 Soldier's Fortune
Col. Blair
 1991 Cop Target
John Granger
 1991 Indio 2 - La rivolta
IMC President
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Detective Norris
- The Beverly Hills Hangers (1991) ... Detective Norris
 1991 The Last Match
American Consul
 1990 Dragonfight
Moochow
 1990 After the Condor
Denis
 1990 The Grifters
Gloucester Hebbing
 1990 Future Zone
Mickland
 1990 Maniac Cop 2
Lew Brady
 1990 Miami Blues
Sgt. Bill Henderson
 1989 One Man Force
Dante
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Sheriff Cochran
- A Gathering of Guns (1989) ... Sheriff Cochran
 1989 Alien from the Deep
Col. Kovacks
 1989 Hit List
Tom Mitchum
 1988 Bush Shrink
Kingsley
 1988 Married to the Mob
Angela's Hairdresser
 1988 The Incredible Hulk Returns (TV Movie)
Mike Fouche
 1988 Deep Space
Det. Ian McLemore
 1987 Kidnapped
Lt. O'Bryan
 1987 The Night Stalker
Sgt. J.J. Striker
 1986 Something Wild
Irate Chef
 1986 Body Count
Charlie, the Sheriff
 1986 Instant Justice
Maj. Davis
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Nick Rhodes
- Prisioner of Paradise (1986) ... Nick Rhodes
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
John Slade
- Hot Target (1985) ... John Slade
 1984 The Cartier Affair (TV Movie)
Morgan Carroll
 1983-1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
Army Col. Briggs / Burt Cross
- Fire (1984) ... Army Col. Briggs
- Labor Pains (1983) ... Burt Cross
 1984 The Outlaws (TV Movie)
Captain Striker
 1984 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Douglas Blackthorne
- May I Take Your Order Please? (1984) ... Douglas Blackthorne
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Mitchell Bowers
- Hi Honey, I'm Home (1984) ... Mitchell Bowers
 1984 Swing Shift
Moon Willis
 1984 In Search of a Golden Sky
T. J. Rivers
 1981-1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Pete / Digger
- Targets: Daisy and Lulu (1983) ... Pete
- Bye, Bye, Boss (1981) ... Digger
 1983 China Lake (Short)
Donnelly
 1983 Gun Shy (TV Series)
Carlton
 1982-1983 Dallas (TV Series)
Carl Daggett / Harold Boyle
- Crash of '83 (1983) ... Carl Daggett
- Aftermath (1982) ... Harold Boyle
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Tex
- High Stakes Lady (1983) ... Tex
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Klane
- Something Special (1982) ... Klane
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series)
Maj. Harrison
- Part 3 (1982) ... Maj. Harrison
- Part 2 (1982) ... Maj. Harrison
- Part 1 (1982) ... Maj. Harrison
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Gibson
- Mike & Pat (1982) ... Gibson
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Carney
- Knight of the Phoenix: Part 2 (1982) ... Carney (uncredited)
 1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
Marshal
- The Man in the White Hat (1982) ... Marshal
 1979-1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Bert / John Blake
- Triangle (1981) ... Bert
- The Slam (1979) ... John Blake
 1981 Private Benjamin (TV Series)
Trustmore
- Benjamin to the Rescue (1981) ... Trustmore
 1981 Concrete Cowboys (TV Series)
Red Asher
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Red Asher
 1981 Walking Tall (TV Series)
Vernon Larkin
- The Protectors of the People (1981) ... Vernon Larkin
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
Sonny
 1980 Melvin and Howard
Ventura
 1978 Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (TV Movie)
Big Bob Johnson
 1975-1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Sheriff Joe Tyce / John Brown Harris
- Satan's Witches (1978) ... Sheriff Joe Tyce
- Texas Longhorn (1975) ... John Brown Harris
 1977 Handle with Care
Chrome Angel
 1977 Thunder and Lightning
Jim Bob
 1977 Ransom for Alice! (TV Movie)
Pete Phelan
 1975-1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Mitch Donner / Sheriff Billy Webster
- New Life, Old Dragons (1977) ... Mitch Donner
- 2 Into 5.56 Won't Go (1975) ... Sheriff Billy Webster
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie)
Shuttle Captain (uncredited)
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Alt
- Hot Spell (1976) ... Alt
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Phil
- The Torch Man (1975) ... Phil
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Whitey
- Double Image (1975) ... Whitey
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Norderman
- No Place to Hide (1975) ... Norderman
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Marty Vaughan
- My Brother, My Enemy (1975) ... Marty Vaughan
 1975 Supervixens
Harry Sledge
 1968-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Roland / Thug / First Guard
- Cocaine (1972) ... Roland (uncredited)
- Run for the Money (1971) ... Thug
- The Play (1968) ... First Guard (uncredited)
 1971 Fearless Fighters
Soul Picker (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1971 The Seven Minutes
Officer Iverson
 1970 Moonfire
Robert W. Morgan
 1969 Star Trek (TV Series)
Adam
- The Way to Eden (1969) ... Adam
 1969 The Hanging of Jake Ellis
Jake Ellis
 1969 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
- The Missing Klink (1969) ... (uncredited)
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Night Out of Time (1968) ... Police Officer (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Chuck Napier

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[2009] Anyone can be a director now, as you well know. There's no union, basically, per se anymore. They say it is, but these kids are going out and making . . . I just did a western for some guy's grandson up in Oregon, who is a timber baron, and he put up 200 grand for it. I did a film in Miami for a car dealer who wanted his daughter to be on-screen. And they never go anywhere. They just lay ... See more »

Trivia:

Served with the 11th Airborne. See more »

Trademark:

He frequently played generals.

Star Sign:

Aries

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