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Red West

Actor

Born - 20 November 1936, Bolivar, Tennessee, USA
Died - 18 July 2017

Ginger-haired American bit-part actor, a friend and one-time bodyguard to Elvis Presley, and in many of his films. More than 100 often fleeting appearances, frequently as characters called Red (he was born Robert West) included those in Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1959), Ice Palace (1960), Two for the Seesaw (1961), Kid Galahad (1962), Shock Treatment (1964), Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966), Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), Walking Tall (1973), Framed (1975), Angel City (1980), Road House (1989), The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992), Natural Born Killers (1994), The Rainmaker (1997), Above Suspicion (2000), Vampires Anonymous (2003), Glory Road (2006), Goodbye Solo (2008), Father of Invention (2010), The Black Dove (2012) and Safe Haven (2013), his last. he died from an aortic aneurysm.