BO studied acting under UTA HAGEN and also at the DESILU PLAYHOUSE. His acting abilities earned him an audition with SAM PECKINPAH. This lead to his first film appearance in PECKINPAH'S Western, THE WILD BUNCH.
He has played a variety of roles ranging from dumb yokels to violent outsiders to being good guys like lawmen. He has had some success in TV series. He played ELDRED MCCOY, the Bush Pilot who helped DOC ELLIOT (73-74) and he played MATTHEW BLAISDAL, a geologist who was infatuated with KRYSTLE, played by actress LINDA EVANS, in DYNASTY (1981-88).
Bo Hopkins' Scores
- By date
- By user score
|Shade||Apr 9, 2004||Executive Producer||5.3|
|South of Heaven, West of Hell||Dec 15, 2000||Doc Angus Dunfries||5.7|
|U Turn||Oct 3, 1997||Ed||8.5|
|Midnight Express||Oct 6, 1978||Tex||8.5|
|American Graffiti||Aug 11, 1973||Joe||8.3|
|White Lightning||Aug 8, 1973||Roy Boone||tbd|
|The Getaway||Dec 13, 1972||Frank Jackson||tbd|
|The Wild Bunch||Jun 18, 1969||Crazy Lee||tbd|