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Charles Napier (born April 12, 1936 in Mt. Union, Kentucky - October 5, 2011 in Bakersfield, California) was an American actor and singer.
- "Fearful Symmetry" - General Hardcatle
Former paratrooper and teacher Charles Napier usually plays rough military-type characters. He was best known for his roles in The Blues Brothers as well as Rambo: First Blood Part II. He also played Colonel David in Shaq's version of Steel and hunter Kilgore Steed in The Batman.
Napier was also a friend of director Jonathan Demme, and had a minor role in almost every one of Demme's films, including Tennessee Police Officer Boyle in Silence of the Lambs and the Judge in Philadelphia.