Bo Hopkins, the actor who has appeared in classics like “American Graffiti,” “The Wild Bunch,” “Midnight Express” and “The Getaway,” died Friday. He was 80 years old.
American actor Bo Hopkins dies at the age of 80 due to a heart attack. As said in Variety, the character actor took his last breath at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys.
Hopkins has shared the screen in several projects, including George Lucas’ American Graffiti and the Oscar-winning hit Midnight Express. His death got confirmed on his official website and through his family members.
Bo, whose real name is William, got his name while playing the character of “Bo.” His producer wanted to fix his name by the character’s name. Hence, he kept his first name Bo and did not change his last name.
Is Bo Hopkins Related To Anthony Hopkins?
Bo Hopkins and Anthony Hopkins do not seem to have a relationship. Besides having the same surname and similar professional background, they seem to be not-related to each other personally.
Neither their interaction on social media is seen. The two actors were almost similar in age. However, they have different worlds and living styles.
After six years of being inactive on the platform, Bo had finally returned to the profession. The actor was on his way to writing his autobiography but sadly could not complete it.
Bo Hopkins Obituary And Funeral
Eleanor probably took her husband after experiencing some painful uneasiness in his breathing. Unfortunately, the actor who played the tough characters could not remain tough due to unbearable pain and lost his life.
The exact date and location for Hopkins’ funeral have not come to the media. Moreover, he probably will be survived by his son and wife.
The actor had already seen someone experiencing a heart attack. Hopkins’father died due to the illness at the age of thirty-nine.
Who Is Bo Hopkins Wife Sian Eleanor Green? His Family, And Children
Bo Hopkins had a small and happy family of three. Along with his wife, Sian Eleanor Green, and son Matthew, he used to reside together on their residency. The details of his son’s wife and grandchildren have not come to the media.
The couple was married for thirty-three years until his demise. Green is shocked and is not in a state of interaction after the death of her beloved.
Before Sian, Bo was married to Norma Hopkins in 1959. The former couple only stayed three years together and parted away. Bo also has a child from Norma’s side named Jane Hopkins.
Bo spent his childhood with his adoptive parents, with whom he went along since he was nine months.