Bo Hopkins, the star of ‘American Graffiti’ and ‘The Wild Bunch,’ is now dead at the age of 84.
As The Daily Caller reports:
Actor Bo Hopkins of “American Graffiti” and “The Wild Bunch” died Saturday at the age of 84.
He died at a hospital in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, wife Sian Eleanor Green told The Hollywood Reporter. “It is with great sadness that we announce that Bo has passed away,” his official website also said Saturday. “Bo loved hearing from his fans from around the world and although he was unable to respond to every email over the last few years, he appreciated hearing from each and every one of you.”
The actor reportedly had a heart attack in early May, Fox News reported.
Hopkins was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1938. He started pursuing his acting career after leaving the military, making his debut in a “The Phyllis Diller Show”episode in 1966, the outlet reported.
RIP Bo Hopkins. Even if you don't recognize the name I'm sure you've seen him. American Graffiti, Midnight Express, Wild Bunch to name a few.
His IMDB page is like a CVS receipt of great character actor parts pic.twitter.com/nQdsexSC0m
— Matt Oswalt (@MattOswaltVA) May 28, 2022
Hopkins collected more than 100 credits for his film and television acting throughout his long acting career.