By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

With his square jaw and big bass voice, Charles Napier became famous for playing tough-guy rolls like officers in Rambo, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Silence of the Lambs.

But he also played the judge in Philadelphia and the leader of a country band in The Blues Brothers.

Napier was born in Mount Union near Scottsville in 1936. He was a graduate of WKU and an army veteran.

Charles Napier was 75. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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