Guy Boyd (actor)

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Guy Boyd
Born (1943-04-19) April 19, 1943 (age 74)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981–present

Guy Boyd (born April 15, 1943) is an American character actor.[1] Boyd has starred in more than fifty films from the late 1970s to the present, he is probably best known for his role as Detective Jim McLean in Body Double (1984).

In 1984, he was honored at the Venice Film Festival with the Golden Lion Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Robert Altman's adaptation of David Rabe's play Streamers (1983).[1] In recent years Boyd was seen playing Captain Strickland on the science fiction television show Black Scorpion, he will be starring as Archbishop Kurtwell (a Catholic prelate accused of child sexual abuse) in the upcoming HBO drama The Young Pope.


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  1. ^ a b Porter, Bob (May 20, 1983). "Altman claims Dallas Ideal Setting for Film". Victoria Advocate. p. 12TV. Retrieved August 19, 2011. 

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