Film and TV fans across America and around the world were shocked by a sad news on Saturday May 28 as it was revealed that the veteran actor bo hopkins Died at the age of 80.
Hopkins was a beloved TV personality in the 70s and 80s, primarily known for his ruggedly handsome personality, which he brought to all of his roles.
Hopkins is most prominently remembered for his role in ’80s TV classic Dynasty, in which he played Matthew Blazel for 18 episodes.
The news of Hopkin’s passing was announced on his website with a message informing fans of his passing and how much he appreciated the e-mailing of fans from around the world, regardless of his old age. Cause could not answer all of them. ,
Bo Hopkins was born in 1942 in Greenville, South Carolina. He began his acting career in 1966 when he made an appearance on “The Phyllis Diller Show”. Hopkins continued to act in the ’70s with some of his more prominent projects to come, including the 1973 American Graffiti, directed by the great George Lucas, creator of classic franchises such as Star Wars and Indiana Jones.
During much success in the ’70s and ’80s, Hopkins would appear on several popular shows of the time, including 1976’s Charlie’s Angels, 1983’s The A-Team and Hotel, which came out in 1983.
No one knew Hopkins about her final project in 2020 at Hillbilly Alley, where she was joined by Ron Howard, with whom Hopkins worked on American Graffiti.
His other fellow actor from the film included Glenn Close who posted a heartfelt goodbye to Hopkins on his Instagram the day the news of Hopkins’ passing away came to light. Close commented on his privilege of getting the chance to work with Hopkins, saying that Hopkins may have been a “bad boy” in the ’80s, but he was a sweet and kind old man today.
Hopkins has a wife Eleanor Green with whom he had been for 30 years, a son named Matthew Hopkins and a daughter named Jane Hopkins.