BEIRUT: A Syrian character actor
famous for playing muscle-bound bodyguards has died under mysterious circumstances, media reports said Friday.
While it would be presumptuous to designate any one individual as cinema's greatest character actor
, a solid case can be made for Thomas Mitchell (1892-1962) having the most significant supporting player career year.
I don't want to big myself up and call myself a great character actor
and at the same time I don't want to call myself a leading man.
Be all that as it may, it is probably safe to say that the label 'character actor
' usually refers to players other than those in starring roles.
Yan secretly reports on Triad activities to his good father, Superintendent Wong (the marvelous Hong Kong character actor
. Anthony Wong) but spends all his time with his bad father, the ruthless Triad boss Sam (roly-poly high-energy charmer Eric Tsang).
Yate's noir thriller Seven Times Lucky, starring New Waterford Girl's Liane Balaban as an Artful Dodger named Fiona who teams with an older grifter, played by American character actor
The book includes a marvelous and in its own way moving retrospective on the film career of the character actor
Fans of the American Movie Channel will recognize the great character actor
Jose 'Nonong' de Andres, 72, known in Philippine television and movies as 'Bangkay' or 'Bangky' due to his corpse-like appearance, was found dead at a resort in Plaridel town, Quezon province, early on Tuesday, police said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mickey Jones, a veteran character actor
who played Rodney "Hot Rod" Dunham on "Justified" and construction worker Pete on the 1990s sitcom "Home Improvement," has died.
Fvwg FRANK Vincent, a veteran character actor
who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on The Sopranos, has died aged 80.
The acclaimed character actor
went on to play political figures Winston Churchill and Franklin D.