Charles Tyner (June 8, 1925 – November 8, 2017) was an American actor.
|Died||November 8, 2017 92)(aged|
|Years active||1959 – 2014|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Tyner was a native of Danville, Virginia, and during World War II he served in the infantry in Germany and France.
During 1959, that he made his film debut, with an uncredited part in That Kind of Woman. He worked with Newman again in 1967, as Boss Higgins, the sadistic prison guard in Cool Hand Luke, and became a regular character actor, appearing in films such as The Reivers, Lawman, Harold and Maude, The Cowboys and Emperor of the North Pole. One of his better known roles was alongside Burt Reynolds, in the 1974 prison comedy The Longest Yard. Another one of his better known roles was that of the evil Howard Rodman in the television series Father Murphy.
- That Kind of Woman (1959) - Young Sharecropper, Father (uncredited)
- Fail Safe (1964) - Jet Fighter Pilot (voice, uncredited)
- Lilith (1964) - Patient (uncredited)
- Cool Hand Luke (1967) - Boss Higgins
- The Stalking Moon (1968) - Dace
- Gaily, Gaily (1969) - Dr. Lazarus
- The Reivers (1969) - Edmonds
- The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) - Charlie Bannister
- The Moonshine War (1970) - Mr. McClendon
- The Traveling Executioner (1970) - Virgil
- Monte Walsh (1970) - Doctor
- Sometimes a Great Notion (1970) - Les Gibbons
- Lawman (1971) - Minister
- Harold and Maude (1971) - Uncle Victor
- The Cowboys (1972) - Stonemason
- Jeremiah Johnson (1972) - Robidoux
- Fuzz (1972) - Pete Schroeder
- Bad Company (1972) - Egg Farmer
- Emperor of the North (1973) - Cracker
- The Stone Killer (1973) - Police Psychiatrist
- The Midnight Man (1974) - Ewing
- The Longest Yard (1974) - Unger
- Family Plot (1976) - Wheeler
- The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) - Zukie Limmer
- Pete's Dragon (1977) - Merle Gogan
- The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel (1979) - Doug Slocumb
- Evilspeak (1981) - Colonel Kincaid
- Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986) - Lyman Vunk
- Best Seller (1987) - Cleve's Father
- Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) - Gus Mooney
- Pulse (1988) - Old Man
- Enid Is Sleeping (1990) - Man at Indian Burial Site
- Pastime (1990) - Arnold
- Motorama (1991) - Dying Man
- "'Not A Puppie-Kicker' Says Hated Howard". Sunday News. Pennsylvania, Lancaster. February 7, 1982. p. 124. Retrieved 6 August 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- "("Charles Tyner" search results)". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 6 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
- "In Memoriam" (PDF). SAG-AFTRA Magazine. Vol. 7 no. 1. Los Angeles, CA: SAG-AFTRA. Spring 2018. p. 49. Retrieved 17 April 2018.