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Sandy-haired American actor Bo Hopkins was born William Mauldin Hopkins in Greenville, South Carolina, and was raised by his mother and grandmother after his father died when Bo was only nine years old. He joined the US Army at the age of 16. After serving his hitch he decided on acting as a career and gained experience in summer stock productions... See full bio »

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The Wild Bunch Crazy Lee
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 2020 Hillbilly Elegy
 2016 The Boys at the Bar
Papa Lamb
 2013 A Little Christmas Business
Coach Morris
 2006 Open Window
Tucker Brennan
 2003 Pitcher and the Pin-Up
Coach Stangel
 2003 Shade
 2002 City of Ghosts
Teddy (uncredited)
 2002 Don't Let Go
The Boss
 2001 Choosing Matthias
 2001 Cowboy Up
Ray Drupp
 2001 A Crack in the Floor
Sheriff Talmidge
 2000 The Thundering 8th
 2000 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
- Fat Chance!/Dag in the Mirror (2000) ... Huttin (voice)
 2000 Vice
Jamie Barnett
 2000 Big Brother Trouble
 2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
Doc Angus Dunfries
 1999 Time Served (TV Movie)
Mr. D
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video)
Sheriff Otis Lawson
 1999 Getting to Know You
Officer Caminetto
 1998 Lunker Lake
Mitch Swindell
 1998 The Newton Boys
K.P. Aldrich
 1998 Phantoms
Agent Hawthorne
 1997 Nuclear Strike (Video Game)
Le Monde (voice)
 1997 Fever Lake (Video)
Sheriff Harris
 1997 U Turn
 1996 R.I.O.T.: The Movie (Video)
Sgt. Harry McQue
 1996 Uncle Sam (Video)
Sgt. Twining
 1996 Shaughnessy (TV Movie)
Rip Bartlett
 1996 Painted Hero
 1995 The Feminine Touch (Video)
Capt. Hogan
 1995 Riders in the Storm
Billy Van Owen
 1995 Texas Payback
Sheriff Bishop
 1995 OP Center (TV Mini Series)
Dan McCaskey
 1994 Radioland Murders
Billly's Father
 1994 Cheyenne Warrior (TV Movie)
Jack Andrews
 1994 Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (TV Movie)
Rattlesnake Reynolds
 1993 The Ballad of Little Jo
Frank Badger
 1992 The Legend of Wolf Mountain
Ranger Steven Haynes
 1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland
Mike Zetterland
 1992 Center of the Web
Frank Allesendro
 1992 Fertilize the Blaspheming Bombshell
Sheriff Jon Farlock
 1985-1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Scott Larkin / Lt. Ray Jenkins
- The Monte Carlo Murders (1992) ... Scott Larkin
- Armed Response (1985) ... Lt. Ray Jenkins
 1991 Blood Ties (TV Movie)
Chief Hunter
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
- The Man of the Year (1991) ... Sheriff
 1990 The Final Alliance
Sheriff Whistler
 1990 Big Bad John
 1989 The Bounty Hunter
Sheriff Bennett
 1989 The Man from Nowhere
Marty Rogers
 1989 Trapper County War
Sheriff Sam Frost
 1988 Nightmare at Noon
 1981-1987 Dynasty (TV Series)
Matthew Blaisdel
- The Siege: Part 2 (1987) ... Matthew Blaisdel
- The Siege: Part 1 (1987) ... Matthew Blaisdel
- Shadow Play (1987) ... Matthew Blaisdel
- The Testimony (1981) ... Matthew Blaisdel
- Blake Goes to Jail (1981) ... Matthew Blaisdel
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Ted Sharpe
- Kill John Doe (1987) ... Ted Sharpe
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie)
Sheriff John Jensen
 1986 Houston: The Legend of Texas (TV Movie)
Col. Sidney Sherman
 1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (TV Movie)
 1986 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- A Fox at the Races (1986) ... Lowell
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sheriff Phil Talbot
- Reunion (1986) ... Sheriff Phil Talbot
 1985 Dark Horse (TV Movie)
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Nick Cross
- J. Edgar's Ghost (1985) ... Nick Cross
 1985 What Comes Around
Tom Hawkins
 1985 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Lew Bridgeman
- A Time for Rifles (1985) ... Lew Bridgeman
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
William Davis / Drew Gilbert
- Forgotten Melodies (1984) ... William Davis / Drew Gilbert
 1984 Mutant
Sheriff Will Stewart
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Walt Solanski
- Encores (1984) ... Walt Solanski
 1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
Charles Drew
- Pure-Dee Poison (1984) ... Charles Drew
 1983 Ghost Dancing (TV Movie)
Dave Groves
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Rev. Noah Sunday
- The Beverly Woods Social Club (1983) ... Rev. Noah Sunday
 1983 Sweet Sixteen
Sheriff Dan Burke
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- The Ghost's Story/The Spoilers (1982) ... Harry
 1980 Rodeo Girl (TV Movie)
Will Garrett
 1980 Casino (TV Movie)
 1980 The Plutonium Incident (TV Movie)
Art Reeves
 1979 Beggarman, Thief (TV Movie)
Bunny Dwyer
 1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie)
Billy Doolin
 1976-1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Wes Anderson / Beau Creel
- Love Boat Angels (1979) ... Wes Anderson
- Charlie's Angels (1976) ... Beau Creel
 1979 More American Graffiti
Little Joe
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
- Superstar (1979) ... O'Toole
 1978-1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
John Cooper
- The Return of the Black Shadow (1979) ... John Cooper
- With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket Be Far Behind? (1979) ... John Cooper (voice, uncredited)
- Local Man Eaten by Newspaper (1978) ... John Cooper
- The Jersey Bounce (1978) ... John Cooper
 1978 The Fifth Floor
 1978 The Busters (TV Movie)
Chad Kimbrough
 1978 Midnight Express
 1978 Crisis in Sun Valley (TV Movie)
 1978 Having Babies (TV Series)
Hollis McAfee
- Old Friends (1978) ... Hollis McAfee
 1978 Thaddeus Rose and Eddie (TV Movie)
Eddie Lee Haskell
 1977 Woman on the Run (TV Movie)
 1977 Aspen (TV Mini Series)
Budd Townsend
- Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... Budd Townsend
- Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... Budd Townsend
- Aspen: Chapter I (1977) ... Budd Townsend
 1977 Tentacles
Will Gleason
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie)
 1976 The Invasion of Johnson County (TV Movie)
George Dunning
 1976 A Small Town in Texas
Sheriff Duke
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
Jimmy Franks
- Promise to Kill (1976) ... Jimmy Franks
 1975 The Killer Elite
Jerome Miller
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Ken Morley
- Flight to Danger (1975) ... Ken Morley
 1975 The Kansas City Massacre (TV Movie)
Charles Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd
 1975 Posse
 1975 The Day of the Locust
Earle Shoop
 1975 The Runaway Barge (TV Movie)
Earl Owens
 1975 Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley (TV Movie)
Prosecuting Attorney
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Wayne Shipley
- Death at 6 A.M. (1974) ... Wayne Shipley
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
Sonny Welch
- Death on the Run (1974) ... Sonny Welch
 1974 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series)
- Getting to First Bass (1974) ... Guest
 1974 The Nickel Ride
 1973-1974 Doc Elliot (TV Series)
Eldred McCoy
- Things That Might Have Been (1974) ... Eldred McCoy
- A Time to Live (1974) ... Eldred McCoy
- The Carrier (1974) ... Eldred McCoy
- The Runner (1974) ... Eldred McCoy
- A Small Hand of Friendship (1974) ... Eldred McCoy
 1974 Gondola (TV Movie)
 1973 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
- One Big Happy Family (1973) ... Jeb
 1973 White Lightning
Roy Boone
 1973 American Graffiti
 1973 The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing
Billy Bowen
 1972 The Getaway
Frank Jackson
 1972 The Only Way Home
 1972 The Culpepper Cattle Co.
Dixie Brick
 1972 Nichols (TV Series)
- Sleight of Hand (1972) ... Kansas
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Gregg Hewitt
- And Then There Was One (1972) ... Gregg Hewitt
 1971/I Cat Ballou (TV Movie)
 1969-1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Arnie / Tom Styles
- A Far Away Place So Near (1970) ... Arnie
- A Seat by the Window (1969) ... Tom Styles
 1970 Monte Walsh
Jumpin' Joe Joslin
 1970 Macho Callahan
 1970 The Moonshine War
Bud Blackwell
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Stretch Logan
- The Witness (1969) ... Stretch Logan
 1969 The Bridge at Remagen
Cpl. Grebs
 1969 The Wild Bunch
Crazy Lee
 1969 The Thousand Plane Raid
Capt. Douglass
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Ben Merceen / Wes Redford
- Guilt (1968) ... Ben Merceen
- What's in a Name (1968) ... Wes Redford
 1968 Dayton's Devils
Truck Driver
 1968 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Bo Randall
- The Tug of War Raid (1968) ... Bo Randall
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Ned Sims
- No Law Against Murder (1968) ... Ned Sims
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
- Goober the Executive (1967) ... George
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Zack Garrison
- The Night of the Iron Fist (1967) ... Zack Garrison
 1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Harper Haggen
- Hard-Luck Henry (1967) ... Harper Haggen
 1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
- Johnny Moon (1967) ... Will
 1966 The Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series)
- The Hubcap Caper (1966) ... Chub
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Although he began his career playing heavies--often trigger-happy cowboys (i.e., The Wild Bunch (1969)) or sadistic rednecks--he graduated into more "law-abiding" roles as he got older, and in the 1980s and 1990s especially was often cast as a small-town sheriff. See more »

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