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      Charles Boswell

      Highest Rated: 71% Forrest Gump (1994)

      Lowest Rated: 71% Forrest Gump (1994)

      Birthday: Apr 28, 1945

      Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, USA

      Character actor Charles Boswell spent years performing on stages in New York and Los Angeles before embarking on a successful career in film and television. Boswell developed an interest in acting after he realized he wouldn't become a professional basketball player, and moved from Louisiana to New York to study with famed drama coach Sanford Meisner. After several years of performing in Off-Broadway venues, Boswell moved to Los Angeles and continued performing and training with top-tier instructors like Stella Adler and Meisner disciple Charles Conrad. He made his film debut in 1979 in a bit part in the suspense thriller "When a Stranger Calls," about a babysitter terrorized by a mysterious psychopath. He worked steadily through the '80s, portraying a surly cop in "Lost in America," Albert Brooks' comedy about two L.A. yuppies who give up their cushy lifestyle to travel the country in a Winnebago; and a stoic bodyguard on several episodes of the popular detective series "Matlock." He was cast as a suspicious police officer in "Kiss Me a Killer," an L.A.-set version of the classic noir "The Postman Always Rings Twice," and appeared as a priest in the long-running soap opera "General Hospital." Since then Boswell has played a grieving brother in the TV mini-series "Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story" and starred as a sadistic prison guard in the legal drama "Murder in the First."

      Highest rated movies

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      Forrest Gump

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Words of the Holy Ghost Uncle Elmer the Preacher (Character) - 2011
      71% 95% Forrest Gump Aging hippie (Character) $330.3M 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Voices From Within Unknown (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 41% Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight Taylor (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kiss Me a Killer Lt. Dennehy (Character) - 1991

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 84% ER 'Dr.' Lyle Strong (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Knots Landing Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Frankie Odell (Guest Star) 1986 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Guns of Paradise Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet 100% 21 Jump Street Commandant Max McGee (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet North and South, Book II Hughes (Guest Star) 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1985