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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1 September 1944Queens, New York, USA
Birth NameBeau William Starr Jr.
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Beau Starr is an American actors best known for his role as Sheriff Ben Meeker in the horror films Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) and Halloween 5 (1989), and for his long-running role in Due South (1994) as Lt. Harding Welsh.

Beau began acting in the early 1980s, taking guest roles in TV series such as Knight Rider (1982), Hill Street Blues (1981) and The New Mike Hammer (1984). He soon switched to feature films, however, playing the unstable father of Judd Nelson in William Lustig's Relentless (1989), an equally violent father in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), and a police commissioner in Jan de Bont's Speed (1994).

He has since notched up over one hundred TV and film appearances including Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Trial by Jury (1994), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), and Hoodlum (1997).

More recently he starred in the Masters of Horror (2005) episode 'Jennifer', directed by Dario Argento.

He is the brother of actor Mike Starr.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matt Lee-Williams

Trivia (4)

Older brother of Mike Starr.
Father was a meat-packer and mother was a retail employee.
Played football in the NFL for the New York Jets.
Played football in the CFL for the Montreal Alouettes and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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