Hollywood film and television star Charles Napier has passed away. Napier appeared in a string of television series’, from the live action format (Knight Rider, The A Team, Dukes Of Hazzard) and to voicing roles in the animated format (The Superman Adventures), as well as a vast number of bit-roles in film. He’s best remembered as the leader of the Good Ol’ Boys in the original Blues Brothers film, as well as opposite Sly Stallone in Rambo: First Blood Part II, Silence of the Lambs, The Cable Guy (with Jim Carrey), Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery (and the sequel, The Spy Who Shagged Me), Philadelphia (with Denzel Washington), Steel (with former NBL star Shaquille O’Neill), the remake of The Manchurian Candidate, and among his last films, Annapolis, in 2006.
Mr Napier passed away on October 5th, aged 75.
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