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Guy Boyd (actor)

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Name  Guy Boyd
Role  Character actor
Children  John Boyd, Pauline Boyd

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Born  April 15, 1943 (age 72) (1943-04-15) Chicago, Illinois
TV shows  Black Scorpion, Beverly Hills Buntz
Nominations  Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actor
Movies  Foxcatcher, The Dark Side of the Sun, Body Double, Caravan of Courage: An Ewok, Taking Chance
Similar People  Brett Rice, Cheryl Pollak, Craig Wasson, John Boyd, Aubree Miller

Guy boyd actor

Guy Boyd (born April 15, 1943) is an American character actor. 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). 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.


  • Nominated, 3rd Genie Awards, "Best Performance by a Foreign Actor" for role in film Ticket to Heaven
  • Partial filmography

  • Between the Lines...Austin (1977)
  • Ticket to Heaven...Eric (1981)
  • Ghost Story...Omar Norris (1981)
  • Streamers...Rooney (1983)
  • Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure (TV movie)...Jeremitt (1984)
  • Newhart (TV series) (episode "Book Beat")...Col. Lloyd Meninger (1984)
  • Lucas...Coach (1986)
  • Miami Vice ...Frank Hackman (1986 & 1988)
  • Sister Act...Det. Tate (uncredited) (1992)
  • Balloon Farm...Mayor (1999)
  • Law & Order (TV series) (episode "Mother's Milk")...Elston Norrell (2000)
  • Black Scorpion (TV series)...Capt. Henry Strickland (2001)
  • Law & Order (TV series) (episode "Publish and Perish") (2005)
  • Blackbird...Landlord (2007)
  • The Savages...Bill Lachman (2007)
  • Henry's Crime...Bernie (2010)
  • Foxcatcher...Henry Beck (2014)
  • References

    Guy Boyd (actor) Wikipedia