Napier, Charles 1936– (Chuck Napier)

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Napier, Charles 1936- (Chuck Napier)


Born April 12, 1936, in Mount Union, KY; son of Liones Napier; married; wife's name, Dee; children: Hunter, Meghan. Education: Western Kentucky College (now University), graduated, 1961, graduate study, 1964. Avocational Interests: Sport shooting, watercolor and oil painting.


Contact—c/o 2109 South Wilbur Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362. Agent—Vox, Inc., 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90036.


Actor and voice artist. Appeared in advertisements and public service announcements. Worked as high school basketball coach in Scottsville, KY, and as an art teacher at a junior high school in Clearwater, FL; also worked for an advertising agency and a bridge company. Also known as Chuck Napier. Military service: U.S. Army, served in the Airborne Infantry, Airborne Division, beginning 1954.


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


Film Appearances:

Paul, Love and Kisses, Universal, 1965.

Harry, Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (also known as Megavixens and Three Ways to Love), Eve Releasing, 1969.

Jake Ellis, The Hanging of Jake Ellis, 1969.

The House near the Prado (also known as Diary of a Madam), 1969.

Baxter Wolfe, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (also known as Hollywood Vixens), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970.

Love and Kisses, 1970.

Moonfire, Hollywood Continental, 1970.

Officer Iverson, The Seven Minutes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971.

Harry Sledge, Supervixens (also known as Russ Meyer's "Supervixens," SuperVixens, Super vixens, SuperVixens Eruption, and Vixens), RM Films International, 1975.

Harold "Chrome Angel" Rissley, Citizen's Band (also known as The Great American Citizens Band and Handle with Care), Paramount, 1977.

Jim Bob, Thunder and Lightning (also known as Thunder on the Highway), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.

Dave Quittle, Last Embrace, United Artists, 1979.

Tucker McElroy, The Blues Brothers, Universal, 1980.

Ventura, Melvin and Howard, Universal, 1980.

Chief Patrick O'Hara, Wacko (also known as Crazy Doctor in Love), Jensen-Farley, 1983.

Donnelly, China Lake, 1983.

Moon Willis, Swing Shift, Warner Bros., 1984.

T. J. Rivers, In Search of a Golden Sky, 1984.

Marshall Murdock, Rambo: First Blood, Part II, TriStar, 1985.

Irate chef, Something Wild, Orion, 1986.

Detective Ian McLemore, Deep Space, 1987.

Major Davis, Instant Justice (also known as Marine Issue), Warner Bros., 1987.

Police lieutenant O'Brien, Kidnapped, Hickmar Productions, 1987.

Sergeant J. J. Striker, The Night Stalker, Almi Pictures, 1987.

Sheriff Charlie, Body Count (also known as The Eleventh Commandment, Camping della morte, and Camping del terrore), Titanus-Racing Pictures, 1987.

Ray, Married to the Mob, Orion, 1988.

Colonel Kovacks, Alien degli abissi (also known as Alien from the Deep), 1989.

Dante, One Man Force, Shapiro/Glickenhaus Entertainment, 1989.

Tom Mitchum, Hit List, New Line Cinema, 1989.

American consul, L'ultima partita (also known as The Last Match and Opponent), Buena Vista, 1990.

Gloucester Hebbing, The Grifters, Miramax, 1990.

John Granger, Cop Target (also known as Obiettivo poliziotto), 1990.

Lew Brady, Maniac Cop 2, Medusa Pictures, 1990.

Moochow, Dragonfight, 1990.

Sergeant Bill Henderson, Miami Blues, Orion, 1990.

Warden, Ernest Goes to Jail, Buena Vista, 1990.

Culle tracce del condor (also known as After the Condor and Condor), 1990.

Mal d'Africa (also known as Beyond Kilimanjaro, across the River of Blood, El blanco humano, and Hoelle der Verdammten), Dania Film/Medusa Produzione/National/Reteitalia, 1990.

IMC president, Indio 2—La rivolta (also known as Indio 2—The Revolt), 1991.

John Doogan, Killer Instinct (also known as Homicidal Impulse), Concorde Pictures, 1991.

Lieutenant Boyle, The Silence of the Lambs, Orion, 1991.

Robby Ross, Lonely Hearts, LIVE Entertainment, 1991.

Under Surveillance, 1991.

Agent Williams, Center of the Web, Pyramid Releasing, 1992.

Brian Hornsby, Mean Tricks (also known as Hornsby e Rodriguez—sfida criminale), 1992.

Colonel Bob Blair, Soldier's Fortune (also known as Soldiers of Fortune), 1992.

Detective Wilson, Eyes of the Beholder, 1992.

Captain Delano, Frogtown II (also known as Hell Comes to Frogtown II and Return to Frogtown), 1993.

Ernie Buckle, Skeeter, 1993.

Interrogator, Loaded Weapon 1 (also known as National Lampoon's "Loaded Weapon 1"), New Line Cinema, 1993.

Judge Garnett, Philadelphia, TriStar, 1993.

Leon, Body Shot, 1993.

Cole, Savage Land, 1994.

Father, To Die, to Sleep (also known as Mortal Danger and Turn Your Pony Around), 1994.

Major David Stiles, Raw Justice (also known as Good Cop, Bad Cop and Skip-Tracer), 1994.

Schulz, Silk Degrees (also known as Target Witness), 1994.

Silent Fury, 1994.

Duke, Felony, 1995.

Jack, 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up, TriStar, 1995.

Jed, Jury Duty, Triumph Releasing, 1995.

Nolan Gobal, Fatal Choice, 1995.

Underwood, Ballistic (also known as Fist of Justice), 1995.

Warden Pike, Hard Justice, New Line Cinema, 1995.

Agent Devaney, Riot, PM Entertainment Group, 1996.

Arresting officer, The Cable Guy, Columbia, 1996.

Bonn, Expert Witness, 1996.

Harry, Ripper Man, Warner Bros., 1996.

Mayor, Original Gangstas (also known as Hot City), Orion, 1996.

Sheriff Nate Bridges, Alien Species, 1996.

Billy Lone Bear, 1996.

Himself, Hollywood Rated "R" (documentary; also known as Alles Schund—Hollywood auf dem Index, Hienot huonot halpisleffat, Hollywood: Kielletty lapsilta, Hollywood para adultos, and Les deniers du culte), Kalamazoo International, 1997.

Colonel David, Steel, Warner Bros., 1997.

Commander Gilmour, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (also known as Austin Powers—Das Schaerfste, was Ihre Majestaet zu bieten hat), New Line Cinema, 1997.

Sheriff Dempsey, Macon County Jail (also known as Jailbreak), Concorde Pictures, 1997.

No Small Ways, Artist View Entertainment, 1997.

(Uncredited) Angry carnival worker, Beloved, Buena Vista, 1998.

Face, The Thief & the Stripper (also known as Strip 'n Run), 1998.

Herbert, Fatal Pursuit, 1998.

Padre, Lima: Breaking the Silence, Martien Holdings, 1998.

Centurion Force, 1998.

Detective O'Reilly, Cypress Edge, 1999.

General Hawk, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999.

Grandpa, Pirates of the Plain, 1999.

J. T. Conover, The Hunter's Moon, Entertainment around the World, 1999.

Senator Warren Crockett, The Big Tease, Warner Bros., 1999.

Voice of the gringo cowboy, Los Gringos, MediaTrip, 1999.

Captain Jerry Teller, Down 'n Dirty, 2000.

Detective Bailey, Very Mean Men, Miracle Entertainment, 2000.

Frank Ransom, Forgive Me Father, Myriad Entertainment Group, 2000.

General, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (also known as Klumps, The Klumps, The Nutty Professor II, Nutty II: The Klumps, Boelcsek koevere 2—A Klump csalad, Den galna professorn 2—Klumps, El professor chiflado II, El professor chiflado II: La familia Klump, Familie Klumps und der verrueckte Professor, La famiglia del professore matto, La famille foldingue, Nigaud de professeur II: Les Klumps, Nutty Professor II: Familien Kump, O professor aloprado 2—A familia Klump, O professor chanfrado 2, and Paehkaehullu professori 2: Klumpit), Universal, 2000.

(In archive footage) Gulag official, The Frozen Inferno, 2000.

Never Look Back, Giants Entertainment, 2000.

Commander, Extreme Honor (also known as Last Line of Defence 2), Dreamfactory/Hollywood Feature Entertainment, 2001.

Voice of Roy, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (animated; also known as Spirit), DreamWorks, 2002.

General Sloan, The Manchurian Candidate, Paramount, 2004.

General Wilkins, Suits on the Loose, Halestone Distribution, 2005.

Nudie, Lords of Dogtown (also known as American Knights and Dogtown Boys), TriStar, 2005.

Superintendent Carter, Annapolis, Buena Vista, 2006.

Chuck, Your Name Here, Asymmetrical/MEB Entertainment, 2007.

Father Woods, bgFATldy, BFL Productions, 2007.

Mohtz, One-Eyed Monster, Factory in Motion, 2008.

Some sources cite an appearance in Hunt for the Devil.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Supervixens (also known as Russ Meyer's "Supervixens," SuperVixens, Super vixens, SuperVixens Eruption, and Vixens), RM Films International, 1975.

Television Appearances; Series:

Luther Sprague, The Oregon Trail, NBC, 1977.

Jack "the hammer" Benedict, B. J. and the Bear, NBC, c. 1979-81.

Wolfson "Wolf" Lucas, The Outlaws, CBS, 1986-87.

Voice of Duke Phillips, The Critic (animated), ABC, 1994, Fox, 1995.

Voice of Zed, Men in Black: The Series (animated), The WB, beginning 1997.

Voices of Lieutenant Dereck Vega and Jack "Black Jack" Malone, The Magician (animated), Fox, 1998-99.

Voice, God, the Devil, and Bob (animated), NBC, 2000.

Voice of sheriff, Squidbillies (animated), Cartoon Network, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Major Harrison, The Blue and the Gray, CBS, 1982.

Lieutenant general Walter Bedell Smith, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1988, 1989.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(Uncredited) Shuttle captain, Alien Attack (re-edited television episodes), 1976.

Big Bob Johnson, Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus, NBC, 1978.

Sonny, Gridlock (also known as The Great American Traffic Jam), NBC, 1980.

Morgan Carroll, The Cartier Affair, NBC, 1984.

Mike Fouche, The Incredible Hulk Returns, NBC, 1988.

David Mickland, Future Zone (also known as Future Force 2), syndicated, 1990.

Captain Oakly, Treacherous Crossing, USA Network, 1992.

Baseball team manager, "Eye," Body Bags (also known as John Carpenter Presents "Body Bags" and John Carpenter Presents "Mind Games"), Showtime, 1993.

Horse connection, Jailbreakers, Showtime, 1994.

Becker, Max Is Missing, Showtime, 1995.

Robert "Bob" Zorkin, Armstrong, HBO, 1998.

Colonel Kilbourn, New Kids on the Planet, Nickelodeon, 2000.

Craig Hardy, Second Chances, Animal Planet, 2001.

Sheriff Harper, DinoCroc, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Taco Bob, Fielder's Choice, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) First guard, "The Play," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1968.

Adam, "The Way to Eden," Star Trek (also known as Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: TOS), NBC, 1969.

(Uncredited) "The Missing Klink," Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1969.

Thug, "Run for the Money," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1971.

(Uncredited) Roland, "Cocaine," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1972.

Billy Webster, "Two into 5.56 Won't Go," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1975.

John Brown Harris, "Texas Longhorn," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1975.

Marty Vaughan, "My Brother, My Enemy," Kojak, CBS, 1975.

Norderman, "No Place to Hide," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1975.

Phil, "The Torch Man," The Rookies, ABC, 1975.

Whitey, "Double Image," Baretta, ABC, 1975.

Alt, "Hot Spell," Delvecchio, CBS, 1976.

Major Red Buell, "Best Three out of Five," Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron), NBC, 1976.

Mitch Donner, "New Life, Old Dragons," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1977.

Sheriff Joe Tyce, "Satan's Witches," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1978.

John Blake, "The Slam," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1979.

Bert, "Triangle," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

Digger, "Bye, Bye, Boss," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1981.

"The Protectors of the People," Walking Tall, NBC, 1981.

Carl Daggett, "Where There's a Will …," Dallas (also known as Oil), CBS, 1982.

Gibson, "Mike & Pat," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1982.

Klane, "Something Special," CHiPs (also known as Chips and CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1982.

Marshal, "The Man in the White Hat," Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, CBS, 1982.

Richard Trallis, "Deadly Chemicals," Strike Force, ABC, 1982.

Carl Daggett, "Crash of '83," Dallas (also known as Oil), CBS, 1983.

Carl Daggett, "A Ewing Is a Ewing," Dallas (also known as Oil), CBS, 1983.

Carlton, "Pardon Me Boy, Is That the Quake City Choo Choo?," Gun Shy, CBS, 1983.

Pete, "Targets: Daisy and Lulu," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1983.

Ray Cross, "Labor Pains," The A Team, NBC, 1983.

Tex, "High Stakes Lady," Tales of the Gold Monkey (also known as Tales of the Golden Monkey), ABC, 1983.

Colonel Briggs, "Fire," The A Team, NBC, 1984.

Douglas Blackthorne, "May I Take Your Order Please?," Whiz Kids, CBS, 1984.

Mitch Bowers, "Hi Honey, I'm Home," Night Court, NBC, 1984.

John Slade, "Hot Target," Street Hawk, ABC, 1985.

Hank Sutter, "Death Stalks the Big Top: Parts 1 & 2," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

"A Gather of Guns," Paradise (also known as Guns of Paradise), CBS, 1989.

Detective Foley, "The Beverly Hills Hangers," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991.

First Mr. Smith, "Camp Town Races Aren't Nearly as Fun as They Used to Be," The Golden Palace, CBS, 1992.

Brackett, "Fighting Cage: Parts 1 & 2," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1993.

Sergeant Douglas Raines, "Windy City Blues," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1993.

Buzz Durkin, "Head Like a Wheel," Coach, ABC, 1994.

Denver Martin, "The Dream Team," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

General Denning, "Little Green Men," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1995.

Max Lester and Lone Star Sheriff, "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?," Hudson Street, CBS, 1995.

Sailin' Whalen, "Target: Jimmy Olsen!," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995.

Tyrone Justice, "Genuine Heroes," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1996.

Voice of Hinkle, "Without a Trace," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated; also known as Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures), TBS and Cartoon Network, 1996.

Dutch, "The Housekeeper," George and Leo, CBS, 1997.

Voice of Captain Ishmael Squint, "Eye of the Sea," Jumanji (animated), UPN, 1997.

Voice of General Hardcastle, "The Prometheon," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Last Son of Krypton, and Teraesmies), The WB, 1997.

Video man, "Here and Now," Party of Five, Fox, 1998.

Warden Kyle, "Fight or Die," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1999.

Hal Carver, "Summer of '47," Roswell (also known as Roswell High), The WB, 2000.

Voice of General Hardcastle, "Legacy: Parts 1 & 2," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Last Son of Krypton, and Teraesmies), The WB, 2000.

Voice of Wild Bill Cooley, "Haunted Moon," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command "), UPN and syndicated, 2000.

Johnny McNamara, "Sins of the Father: Parts 1 & 2," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2001.

Judge Abraham Betts, "Awakenings," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Judge Abraham Betts, "Gideon's Crossover," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Voice of Ian McTeague, "Tarzan and the Poisoned River: Part 2," The Legend of Tarzan (animated; also known as Disney's "The Legend of Tarzan"), UPN and syndicated, 2001.

Voice of warden, "Pokey Mom," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2001.

Charles Foster Brooks, "Three Days of the Condom," Son of the Beach, FX Channel, 2002.

Himself, "Fifteen Minutes of Fame," Dr. Phil, syndicated, 2003.

Voice of Grant Connor, "The Fat and the Furriest," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2003.

Voice of Jack O'Connell (Rick's father), "Like Father, Like Son," The Mummy: The Animated Series (animated; also known as The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai), The WB, 2003.

Voice of General Hardcastle, "Fearful Symmetry," Justice League (animated; also known as JL, JLA, Justice League of America, and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2004.

Voice of warden, "The Wandering Juvie," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2004.

Reverend Josiah, "Wake-Up Call: Parts 1 & 2," The 4400, USA Network, 2005.

Voice of Kilgore Steed, "The Laughing Cats," The Batman (animated), The WB, 2005.

Voice of Officer Krackney, "The Seven-Beer Snitch," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2005.

Warren Matthews, "Still Life," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2005.

Sheriff Bates, "Mr. Monk Bumps His Head," Monk, USA Network, 2006.

Provided voices for episodes of the animated series Rugrats, Nickelodeon; Sylvester and Tweety, CBS; and The Wild Thornberrys (also known as The Thornberrys), Nickelodeon. Also the narrator of Tough.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Major Red Buell, "Flying Misfits: Parts 1 & 2," Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron and Flying Misfits), NBC, 1976.

Pete Phelan, Ransom for Alice!, NBC, 1977.

General Thrustmore, "Benjamin to the Rescue," Private Benjamin, CBS, 1981.

Red Asher, Concrete Cowboys, CBS, 1981.

Carney, "Knight of the Phoenix: Parts 1 & 2," Knight Rider (also known as Knight Rider: Knight of the Phoenix and Knight Rider: The Movie), NBC, 1982.

Captain Striker, The Outlaws, ABC, 1984.

Voice, "In the Beginning," God, the Devil, and Bob (animated), NBC, 2000.

Television Work; Series:

Some sources state that Napier provided growls for the series The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1978-82.

Stage Appearances:

Captain Albarez, Cross and Sword, St. Augustine, FL, 1965.

Appeared as Iago in a production of Othello; appeared in a production of Stalag 17, Clearwater, FL; also appeared in productions at the Old Globe, San Diego, CA.



Himself, We Get to Win This Time (short), Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Video Games:

Voice of Frank Milkovsky, Spycraft: The Great Game, 1996.

Voice of Murphy, Return to Castle Wolfenstein (also known as Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection and Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War), Activision, 2001.

Voice of General Ulysses Harper, Quake 4, Activision, 2005.



(With George "Buck" Flower) Rednecks in Love, Publish America, 2002.


Correspondent for the magazine Overdrive, 1971-73.



Worldly Remains, Volume 1, issue 6, 2002, pp. 15-29.


The Official Charles Napier Website,, March 26, 2007.