Bruce Boa

Actor

Born: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

BIOGRAPHY

Andrew Bruce Boa (10 July 1930 – 17 April 2004) was a Canadian actor, who found success playing the token North American in British films and television. Boa's most recognizable film role is in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) as General Rieekan. He also played the Marine colonel in Full Metal Jacket (1987) who chastises Matthew Modine's character over a peace pin on the lapel while having "Born To Kill" written on his combat helmet.

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