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G D Spradlin

Actor

Born - 31 August 1920, Paul's Valley, Oklahoma, USA
Died - 24 July 2011

Careworn, brown-haired character actor who played (often shifty) figures of authority. A lawyer who made a fortune in oil, Gervase Duan Stradlin turned to acting in his early forties. A Broadway debut in 1963 was followed by innumerable film roles, among them: Will Penny (1967), Number One (1969), Zabriskie Point (1970), Monte Walsh (1970), The Hunting Party (1971), The Only Way Home (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), MacArthur, the Rebel General (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Formula (1980), The Man with the Deadly Lens (1982), The Lords of Discipline (1983), Tank (1984), The War of the Roses (1989), Ed Wood (1994), Canadian Bacon (1995), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Dick (1999), after which he retired to his cattle ranch.