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Luke Askew

Actor

Born - 26 March 1932, Macon, Georgia, USA
Died - 29 March 2012

Tall, rangy, mean-looking American actor and singer with unkempt brown hair. inevitably cast as countrified villains in the prime of his career. A late starter to acting, his distinctive looks quickly established him in film roles, often in westerns: Hurry Sundown (1966), The Happening (1966), Will Penny (1967), Cool Hand Luke (1967), The Green Berets (1968), Easy Rider (1969), The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1971), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972), Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973), Slipstream (1974), Posse (1975), Rolling Thunder (1977), Wanda Nevada (1978), The Beast Within (1982), White Star (1983), Legend of the White Horse (1985), Bulletproof (1987), Dune Warriors (1990), Frank and Jesse (1994), Savage (1995), The Newton Boys (1998), Vendetta (1999), Frailty (2002) and The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005), his last.