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Derrick O'Connor, Villain in 'Lethal Weapon 2,' Dies at 77

Derrick O'Connor, Villain in 'Lethal Weapon 2,' Dies at 77
Derrick O'Connor, the respected character actor who portrayed a vicious South African bad guy in Lethal Weapon 2 and appeared in three films for Terry Gilliam, has died. He was 77.

O'Connor died Friday of pneumonia in Santa Barbara, publicist Jane Ayer announced.

A native of Ireland, O'Connor also stood out as Sarah Miles' neighbor Mac in John Boorman's autobiographical World War II period piece Hope and Glory (1987).

He also played the theologian Thomas Aquinas opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in End of Days (1999); Father Everett, a blind superhero's confidante, in Daredevil (2003); and an aspiring buccaneer in ...
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