G.D. Spradlin

The veteran character actor, a former Oklahoma oilman who didn't begin acting until he was in his 40s, was known for playing authority figures, including roles in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000003276" title="The Godfather: Part II (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/the-godfather%3A-part-ii-%28movie%29-ENMV000003276.topic">"The Godfather: Part II"</a> and "Apocalypse Now." He was 90. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-g-d-spradlin-20110726,0,3973610.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-2010notables-film-tv-gallery,0,7212804.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable film and television deaths of 2010</span></a>

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The veteran character actor, a former Oklahoma oilman who didn't begin acting until he was in his 40s, was known for playing authority figures, including roles in "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now." He was 90. Full obituary

Notable film and television deaths of 2010

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