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Carel Struycken


Carel Struyken was born in the Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, following which he did a year at the American Film Institute ... See full bio »
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 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Lester 'Gargantuan' Smith '10
- Metamorphosis (2010) ... Lester 'Gargantuan' Smith '10
 2007 Revamped (Video)
Mr. Vincent
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Paul
- Sticks & Stones (2006) ... Paul
 2005 The Fallen Ones (TV Movie)
High Priest #1
 2004 Agavé
J.C / Cowboy
 2002 Fatal Kiss (TV Movie)
Mortician
 2002 Science Fiction
Strange man
 2002 Charmed (TV Series)
Giant Demon
- Womb Raider (2002) ... Giant Demon
 2001 The Vampire Hunters Club (Video short)
Host Vampire
 2000 Tinnef (Video short)
Kran
 1999 Enemy Action
Eyepatch
 1998 Addams Family Reunion (Video)
Lurch
 1998 I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
Undertaker
 1996 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Spectre
- The Thaw (1996) ... Spectre
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Mr. Burke
 1995 Under the Hula Moon
Clyde
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Trader
- Soul Mates (1994) ... Trader
 1994 Oblivion
Gaunt
 1993 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie)
Dallas
 1987-1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Mr. Homn
- Cost of Living (1992) ... Mr. Homn
- Half a Life (1991) ... Mr. Homn
- Ménage à Troi (1990) ... Mr. Homn
- Manhunt (1989) ... Mr. Homn
- Haven (1987) ... Mr. Homn
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Giant / The Giant
- Episode #2.22 (1991) ... Giant
- Episode #2.20 (1991) ... The Giant
- Episode #2.9 (1990) ... Giant
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... Giant
- Episode #2.1 (1990) ... The Giant
 1991 Servants of Twilight
Kyle Barlow
 1990 Framed (TV Movie)
Jinx
 1988 Night of the Kickfighters
Ponti (as Carel Struyker)
 1988 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
The Giant
- Fairytale Theater (1988) ... The Giant
 1980 Go West, Young Man
Dr. Struycken
 1980 Die Laughing
Gregor the Giant
 1979 Bigfoot and Wildboy (TV Series)
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In 2002, he was the reader of the audio book titled 'The Patron'. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Carel Struyker

Height:

7' (2.13 m)
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I actually enjoy playing monsters and that kind of thing. Actually, I don't think I'm very well-suited to play "scary" characters. Now and then, someone will try to use me as a heavy -- a Mafia guy or something like that -- but I don't think that's where I'm at my best. Most mob characters can just stand there and be terribly intimidating, but I'm not intimidating when I'm not allowed to do ... See more »

Trivia:

Only he and Christopher Hart have appeared in The Addams Family (1991), Addams Family Values (1993) and the direct-to-video Addams Family Reunion (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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