Charles Napier

Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 73
Charles Lewis Napier was an American character actor in film and television known for his prolific career playing memorable supporting and leading roles in genre cinema, often in the role of a police officer, soldier, or authority figure. After leaving his Kentucky hometown to serve in the army, he graduated from college and worked as a sports coach... read more

Charles Lewis Napier was an American character actor in film and television known for his prolific career playing memorable supporting and leading roles in genre cinema, often in the role of a police officer, soldier, or authority figure. After leaving his Kentucky hometown to serve in the army, he graduated from college and worked as a sports coach and art teacher before settling on acting as a career. Napier established himself in character roles and worked steadily for the next 35 years. He made numerous collaborations with director Jonathan Demme, including roles in the critically acclaimed drama Philadelphia, comedy Married to the Mob, historical horror-drama Beloved, the political-thriller remake The Manchurian Candidate, and the Best Picture-winning psychological horror film adaptation The Silence of the Lambs.

Birth Name

Sr. Charles Whitnel Napier

Born

Sunday, 12 April 1936

Died

Wednesday, 05 October 2011

Actor Filmography

Movie Nights Captain Delano 2010
Archer Dr. Speltz 2009
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Dick Lewiston 2009
Shadowheart Sheriff Sanders 2009
Life Blood Sherrif Tillman 2009
One-Eyed Monster Mohtz 2008
Black Crescent Moon Father Woods 2008
Your Name Here Chuck 2008
Annapolis Supt. Carter 2006
The Kid & I Eyepatch-wearing Two Spies boss 2005
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Movie Nights Captain Delano 2010
Archer Dr. Speltz 2009
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Dick Lewiston 2009
Shadowheart Sheriff Sanders 2009
Life Blood Sherrif Tillman 2009
One-Eyed Monster Mohtz 2008
Black Crescent Moon Father Woods 2008
Your Name Here Chuck 2008
Annapolis Supt. Carter 2006
The Kid & I Eyepatch-wearing Two Spies boss 2005
How William Shatner Changed The World Adam (archive footage) 2005
Squidbillies Sheriff (voice) 2005
Suits on the Loose General Wilkins 2005
Lords Of Dogtown Nudie 2005
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Seargent Guard 2004
The Batman Killgore Steed 2004
Justice League Unlimited General Hardcastle 2004
The Manchurian Candidate General Sloan 2004
The 4400 Rev. Josiah 2004
Dinocroc Sheriff Harper 2004
Cold Case Hal Chaney '08 2003
Dr. Phil Self 2002
Austin Powers In Goldmember 2002
Monk Sheriff Bates 2002
Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron Roy (voice) 2002
Down 'n Dirty Capt. Jerry Teller 2001
The Mummy Jack O'Connell 2001
The Legend of Tarzan Ian McTeague 2001
Extreme Honor Commanding Officer #1 2001
Forgive Me Father Frank Ransom 2001
The Thief & the Stripper Face 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Bert's Dad 2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Warren Matthews 2000
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Wild Bill Cooley 2000
Very Mean Men Detective Bailey 2000
Never Look Back 2000
Son of the Beach Charles Foster Brooks 2000
God, the Devil and Bob (voice), Rev. Nat Potterson 2000
The Big Tease Sen. Warren Crockett 1999
Pirates of the Plain Grandpa 1999
Roswell Hal Carver 1999
The Hunter's Moon J.T. Conover 1999
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Gen. Hawk 1999
Lima: Breaking the Silence Padre 1999
The Magician (voice) 1999
Cypress Edge Detective O'Reilly 1999
Beloved Angry Carny 1998
Hercules (voice) 1998
Armstrong Robert Zorkin 1998
Second Chances Craig Hardy 1998
Men in Black: The Series Zed (voice), Zed, Chief Zed (voice) 1997
George & Leo Dutch 1997
Steel Col. David 1997
Les deniers du culte himself 1997
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Commander Gilmour 1997
The Practice Judge Abraham Betts 1997
Macon County Jail Sheriff Dempsey 1997
Riot Agent Devaney 1996
Jumanji Capt. Ishmael Squint (voice), Capt. Ishmael Squnt (voice), Capt. Ishmael Squnt 1996
Superman: The Animated Series Gen. Hardcastle, Gen. Hardcastle (voice) 1996
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Hinkle (voice) 1996
The Cable Guy Arresting Officer 1996
Original Gangstas Mayor 1996
Pacific Blue Tyrone Justice 1996
Alien Species Sheriff Nate Culver 1996
Hudson Street Max Lester / Lone Star Sheriff 1995
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries Colonel Ambore 1995
Hard Justice Warden Pike 1995
Max Is Missing Becker 1995
Jury Duty Jed 1995
3 Ninjas: Knuckle Up Jack 1995
Ballistic Underwood 1995
Fatal Pursuit Herbert 1995
Ripper Man Harry 1995
Felony Detective Duke 1994
Savage Land Cole 1994
Party of Five Video Guy 1994
Silk Degrees Schultz 1994
To Die, to Sleep Father 1994
Rebel Highway Charlie, the Horse Connection 1994
Raw Justice Mayor David Stiles 1994
Body Shot Leon 1994
The Critic Duke Phillips, Duke Phillips (voice), Duke Phillips (voice) (credit only) 1994
Philadelphia Judge Garnett 1993
Diagnosis Murder Johnny McNamara 1993
Skeeter Ernie Buckle 1993
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Sailin' Whalen 1993
Body Bags Baseball Team Manager (segment "Eye") 1993
Walker, Texas Ranger Warden Kyle 1993
Loaded Weapon 1 Interrogator 1993
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Gen. Rex Denning 1993
Killer Instinct John Doogan 1992
Frogtown II Capt. Delano 1992
Renegade Col. Nelson Brackett, Sgt. Douglas Raines 1992
The Golden Palace Mr. Smith #1 1992
Center Of The Web Agent Williams 1992
Treacherous Crossing Captain 1992
Eyes Of The Beholder Det. Wilson 1992
Lonely Hearts Robby Ross 1991
Soldier's Fortune Col. Blair 1991
Rugrats Captain 1991
Indio 2 - La rivolta IMC President 1991
The Silence of the Lambs Lt. Boyle 1991
Under Surveillance Troy 1991
After the Condor Denis 1990
The Grifters Gloucester Hebbing 1990
Future Zone Mickland 1990
Maniac Cop 2 Lew Brady 1990
Dragonfight Moochow 1990
Miami Blues Sgt. Bill Henderson 1990
Ernest Goes to Jail Warden 1990
The Last Match American Consul 1990
Cop Target John Granger 1990
The Simpsons Warden, Officer Krackney, Grant Conner 1989
Alien From The Deep Col. Kovacks 1989
One Man Force Dante 1989
Hit List Tom Mitchum 1989
Coach Buzz Durkin 1989
War and Remembrance Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell Smith 1988
Paradise Sheriff Cochran 1988
Married To The Mob Angela's Hairdresser 1988
Deep Space Det. Ian McLemore 1988
The Incredible Hulk Returns Mike Fouche 1988
The Night Stalker Sgt. J.J. Striker 1987
Kidnapped Lt. O'Bryan 1987
Outlaws Wolf Lucas 1986
Something Wild Irate Chef 1986
Body Count Charlie, the Sheriff 1986
Instant Justice Maj. Davis 1986
L.A. Law Detective Norris 1986
Blacke's Magic Nick Rhodes 1986
Rambo: First Blood Part II Murdock 1985
Street Hawk John Slade 1985
The Cartier Affair Morgan Carroll 1984
Murder, She Wrote Hank Sutter, Denver Martin 1984
Swing Shift Moon Willis 1984
In Search Of A Golden Sky T. J. Rivers 1984
Night Court Mitchell Bowers 1984
Whiz Kids Douglas Blackthorne 1983
China Lake Donnelly 1983
Gun Shy Carlton 1983
The A-Team Burt Cross, Army Col. Briggs 1983
The Blue and the Gray Maj. Harrison 1982
Wacko Chief O'Hara 1982
Knight Rider Carney 1982
Tales of the Gold Monkey Tex 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Marshal 1982
Simon & Simon Gibson 1981
Private Benjamin Trustmore 1981
Walking Tall Vernon Larkin 1981
Gridlock Sonny 1980
Melvin and Howard Ventura 1980
The Blues Brothers Tucker McElroy 1980
Concrete Cowboys Red Asher 1979
Last Embrace Dave Quittle 1979
The Dukes of Hazzard Digger, Pete 1979
B.J. and the Bear Hammer 1978
Dallas Carl Daggett, Harold Boyle 1978
The Incredible Hulk Hulk / Hulk (voice), Hulk, Bert / Hulk (voice), Hulk (voice), John Blake / Hulk / Hulk (voice) 1977
CHiPs Klane 1977
Thunder and Lightning Jim Bob 1977
Citizens Band Chrome Angel 1977
Black Sheep Squadron Maj. Red Buell 1976
Delvecchio Alt 1976
The Oregon Trail Luther Sprague 1976
Starsky and Hutch John Brown Harris, Sheriff Joe Tyce 1975
Supervixens Harry Sledge 1975
Baretta Whitey 1975
The Rockford Files Mitch Donner, Sheriff Billy Webster 1974
Kojak Marty Vaughan 1973
The Streets of San Francisco Norderman 1972
The Rookies Phil 1972
The Seven Minutes Iverson 1971
Moonfire Robert W. Morgan 1970
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Baxter Wolfe 1970
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! Harry 1970
Mod Squad Broker 1968
Mission: Impossible First Guard, Roland, Thug 1966
Star Trek: The Original Series Adam 1966

Producer Filmography

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