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Ken Swofford

Actor

Born - 25 July 1933, Du Quoin, Illinois, USA
Died - 1 November 2018

Heavy-set, rubicund, auburn-haired character actor, often in broadly-drawn, mouthy or aggressive roles. Despite alcohol problems, which culminated in a two-year jail term for drunk driving in 1989, he kept fiercely busy on TV and movies: Lonely Are the Brave (1962), Captain Newman MD (1963), Father Goose (1964), First to Fight (1966), Gunfight in Abilene (1967), The Lawyer (1970), Skyjacked (1972), One Little Indian (1973), The Black Bird (1975), The Domino Killings (1977), S.O.B. (1981), Annie (1982), Hunter's Blood (1986), Black Roses (1988), Thelma & Louise (1991) and Cops & Roberts (1995), his last. He and his wife, Barbara Ann, would have celebrated their diamond wedding in 2019.