Bo Hopkins, American Graffiti Star: The Tragic Demise

According to the Hollywood ReporterBo Hopkins, the legendary actor, passed away on May 28, after succumbing to a heart attack that he suffered in early May. An official statement about the actor’s death official website says, “Bo loved hearing from his fans from around the world and although he was unable to respond to every email over the last few years, he appreciated hearing from each and every one of you.”

Hopkins was well-known for his ability to play both sides of the law, as seen in Western classics like “Posse”And “The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing.” According to his IMDbpage Hopkins was back in his country roots as he played the role of Papaw “Hillbilly Elegy”2020 

Hopkins’ death was quickly announced. “Hillbilly Elegy”Glenn Close, Glenn Close’s star, posted a touching tribute to her on her blog InstagramThis page says it all “He may have once, during his early days, around the time of AMERICAN GRAFFITI, been one of the bad boys, but I got acquainted and enjoyed the company of a man with a twinkle in his eye and the heart of a knight.”Bo, Rest in Peace 

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