Hopkins, Bo 1942–

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HOPKINS, Bo 1942–


Born February 2, 1942, in Greenville, SC; married second wife, Sian Eleanor, 1989; children: (first marriage) Jane, Matthew. Education: Trained for the stage with Uta Hagen and at Desilu Playhouse Training School. Military service: U.S. Army, 1958.

Addresses: Agent—Michael McLean, Michael McLean & Associates, 12754 Sarah St., Studio City, CA 91604. Office—c/o Diane Davis, 3800 Barham Blvd., Suite 503, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1042.

Career: Actor. Hollywood Celebrity Softball Team, member. Military service: U.S. Army, 1958.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Golden Boot Award, 1995.


Film Appearances:

Navy truck driver, Dayton's Devils, 1968.

(Film debut) Crazy Lee, The Wild Bunch, Warner Bros., 1969.

Captain Douglas, The Thousand Plane Raid, 1969.

Corporal Grebs, The Bridge at Remagen, 1969.

Jumpin' Joe Joslin, Monte Walsh, National General, 1970.

Bud Blackwell, The Moonshine War, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Yancy, Macho Callahan, 1970.

Dixie Brick, The Culpepper Cattle Company, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972.

Frank Jackson, The Getaway, National General, 1972.

Orval, The Only Way Home, 1972.

Roy Boone, White Lightning (also known as McKlusky), United Artists, 1973.

Billy, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973.

Joe, American Graffiti, Universal, 1973.

Turner, The Nickel Ride, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975.

Earle Shoop, The Day of the Locust, Paramount, 1975.

Wesley, Posse, 1975.

Jerome Miller, The Killer Elite, United Artists, 1975.

Earle Shoop, The Day of the Locust, Paramount, 1975.

Sheriff Duke, A Small Town in Texas, American International Pictures, 1976.

Will Gleason, Tentacles (also known as Tentacoli), American International Pictures, 1977.

Tex, Midnight Express, Columbia, 1978.

Little Joe, More American Graffiti (also known as Purple Haze), Universal, 1979.

Carl, The Fifth Floor, 1980.

Mutant (also known as Forbidden World), 1982.

Dan Burke, Sweet Sixteen, Aquarius, 1984.

Sheriff Will Stewart, Night Shadows (also known as Mutant), Film Ventures International, 1985.

What Comes Around Goes Around, 1985.

Reilly, Nightmare at Noon (also known as Deathstreet U.S.A.), Omega Entertainment, 1988.

Sheriff Sam Frost, Trapper County War (also known as Trapper County and Porter Country), Republic Pictures, 1989.

Sheriff Bennett, The Bounty Hunter, AIP Distribution, 1989.

Sheriff Whistler, The Final Alliance (also known as The Allies), RCA, 1990.

Sheriff Jon Farlock, Fertilize the Blaspheming Bombshell (also known as Mark of the Beast and Triangle of Death), 1990.

Lester, Big Bad John, Magnum, 1990.

Frank Allesendro, Center of the Web, Pyramid Releasing, 1992.

Mike Zetterland, Inside Monkey Zetterland, IRS Releasing, 1992.

Ranger Haynes, The Legend of Wolf Mountain, Hemdale Releasing, 1993.

The President's Target, Hemdale Home Video, 1993.

Frank Badger, The Ballad of Little Jo, Fine Line, 1993.

Andrews, Cheyenne Warrior, Concorde/New Horizons, 1994.

Captain Hogan, The November Conspiracy (also known as The Feminine Touch), MiraCon, 1994.

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone, 1994.

Billy's father, Radioland Murders, Universal, 1994.

Brownie, Painted Hero (also known as Shadow of the Past), Cabin Fever Entertainment, 1995.

Sheriff Bishop, Texas Payback, Cabin Fever Entertainment, 1995.

Billy Van Owen, Riders in the Storm, Coldstone, 1995.

Sergeant Harry McQue, R.I.O.T.: The Movie, 1996.

Himself, Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right (documentary), FBN, 1996.

Sergeant Twining, Uncle Sam, 1996.

Sheriff Harris, Fever Lake, Showcase Entertainment, 1997.

Mitch Swindell, Lunker Lake, 1997.

Ed, U Turn (also known as Stray Dogs), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Agent Hawthorne, Dean Koontz's "Phantoms", Miramax, 1998.

K. P. Aldrich, The Newton Boys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Colonel Thompson, The Thundering Eighth, 1998.

Officer Caminetto, Getting to Know You (also known as Getting to Know All About You), 1999.

Sheriff Lawson, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, 1999.

Time Served, Buena Vista Home Video, 1999.

Jamie Barnett, With Intent to Arouse: Texas vs. Logan, 2000.

A Crack in the Floor, 2000.

Doc Angus, South of Heaven, West of Hell, 2000.

Oddo, Big Brother Trouble, Mainline, 2000.

Jamie Barnett, Vice, Taz, 2000.

Doc, Choosing Matthias, Deep Step, 2001.

Ray Drupp, Cowboy Up (also known as Ring of Fire), Destination, 2001.

The boss, Don't Let Go, Jimmy Ray, 2002.

Teddy (uncredited), City of Ghosts, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

Scarne, Shade, Dimension, 2003.

Jimmy Stangel, The Road Home (also known as Pitcher and the Pin-Up), Universal Studios, 2003.

Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah, 2005.

Film Executive Producer:

Shade, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Eldred McCoy, Doc Elliott, ABC, 1973–74.

Matthew Blaisdale, Dynasty, ABC, 1981.

Movie Lover's Road Trip, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Doc Elliott, ABC, 1973.

Captain Daniels, Judgement: The Courtmartial of Lieutenant William Calley, ABC, 1975.

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, Kansas City Massacre, ABC, 1975.

Earl Owens, The Runaway Barge, NBC, 1975.

Swan, Dawn, Portrait of a Teenage Runaway, NBC, 1976.

George Dunning, The Invasion of Johnson County, 1976.

Eddie Lee Haskell, Thaddeus Rose and Eddie, CBS, 1978.

Having Babies, ABC, 1978.

Buchanan, Crisis in Sun Valley, NBC, 1978.

Doolin, The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, NBC, 1979.

Bunny Dwyer, Beggarman, Thief, NBC, 1979.

Art Reeves, The Plutonium Incident, CBS, 1980.

Stoney, Casino, ABC, 1980.

Will Garrett, Rodeo Girl, CBS, 1980.

Dave Groves, Ghost Dancing, CBS, 1983.

Dark Horse, 1985.

Jud, "Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills" (also known as "Down the Long Hills"), Disney Sunday Movie, The Disney Channel, 1986.

Colonel Sidney Sherman, Houston: The Legend of Texas (also known as Gone to Texas: The Sam Houston Story), CBS, 1986.

Sheriff John Jensen, A Smokey Mountain Christmas, ABC, 1986.

Chief Hunter, Blood Ties, Fox, 1991.

Andrews, Cheyenne Warrior, 1994.

Rip Bartlett, Shaughnessy (also known as Louis L' Amour's Shaughnessy), 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Cat Ballou, NBC, 1971.

Beau Creel, Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1976.

Woman on the Run, CBS, 1977.

The Busters, CBS, 1978.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Budd Townsend, Aspen (also known as The Innocent and the Damned), NBC, 1977.

Darrell McCaskey, Tom Clancy's Op Center, NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Chub, "The Hubcap Caper," The Pruitts of Southampton, 1966.

Will, "Johnny Moon," The Virginian, NBC, 1967.

Harper Haggen, "Hard Luck Henry," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1967.

Zack, "Night of the Iron Fist," The Wild, Wild West, CBS, 1967.

George, "Goober the Executive," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1967.

"No Law Against Murder," Judd, for the Defense, ABC, 1968.

"Guilt," Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1968.

Bo Randall, "The Tug-of-War Raid," The Rat Patrol, 1968.

"What's in a Name," The Guns of Will Sonnett, 1968.

Tom Styles, "A Seat in the Window," Mod Squad, ABC, 1969.

Stretch Logan, "The Witness," Bonanza, NBC, 1969.

Tom Styles, "A Faraway Place So Near," Mod Squad, ABC, 1970.

"And Then There Was One," Ironside, NBC, 1972.

"Sleight of Hand," Nichols, NBC, 1972.

Jeb, "One Big Happy Family," Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1973.

"Gondola," Conflicts, PBS, 1974.

Sonny Welch, "Death on the Run," Manhunter, CBS, 1974.

Wayne Shipley, "Death at Six A.M.," The Rookies, ABC, 1974.

"Robert and the Ball Player," Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers, CBS, 1974.

Ken Morley, "Flight to Danger," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1975.

"Promise to Kill," Jigsaw John, NBC, 1976.

Beau Creel, "Charlie's Angels," Charlie's Angels, 1976.

John Cooper, "The Jersey Bounce," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1978.

John Cooper, "Local Man Eaten by Newspaper," The Rockford Files NBC, 1978.

"Superstar," Supertrain, NBC, 1979.

"Love Boat Angels: Parts 1 & 2," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1979.

John Cooper, "The Return of the Black Shadow," The Rockford Files, (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1979.

Harry, "The Spoilers," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982.

Reverend Noah Sunday, "The Beverly Hills Social Club," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983.

Charles Drew, "Pure-Dee Poison," The A-Team, NBC, 1984.

Walt, "Encores," Hotel, ABC, 1984.

William Davis/Drew Gilbert, "Forgotten Melodies," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1984.

Lieutenant Ray Jenkins, "Armed Response," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985.

Nick Cross, "J. Edgar's Ghost," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985.

"Bill W.," An American Portrait, CBS, 1985.

Sheriff Phil Talbot, "Reunion," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1986.

"A Fox at the Races," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1986.

"A Time for Rifles," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1987.

"Kill John Doe," The New Mike Hammer, CBS, 1987.

Scott Larkin, "The Monte Carlo Murders," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991.

Sheriff, "The Man of the Year," Matlock, NBC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Making of "Midnight Express" (documentary), 1977.

The Celebrity Football Classic, NBC, 1979.

Judge, From Hawaii with Love, syndicated, 1986.

Drug Free Kids: A Parent's Guide, PBS, 1988.

Stage Appearances:

Made stage debut in Teahouse of the August Moon; appeared in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, and Between Two Thieves, all at Desilu Studios, Hollywood, CA.


Video Games:

Le Monde, Nuclear Strike, 1997.