Charles Napier (1936-2011)

Actor Charles Napier died October 5 at the age of 75. His numerous genre tv and movie appearances include Star Trek (“The Way To Eden,” 1969), The Incredible Hulk (1979, 1981), the animated Men In Black series (as Zed, 1997-2001), Alien Attack (1976), Dragonfight (1990) Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Body Bags (1993). He was also a member of Russ Meyer’s repertory company and had a memorable cameo as one of Hannibal Lecter’s guards in Silence of the Lambs.

[Thanks to Steve Green for the story.]

2 thoughts on “Charles Napier (1936-2011)

  1. I’m at a loss that you’d leave out mentioning this, his finest role, which clearly should have won a Hugo, an Emmy, and a Grammy.

    Surely it’s the peak of his acting career, as well as his sf acting career?

    How quickly we forget the classics.

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