VIDEO: Character Actor Ed Lauter Dies at 74

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2013 19:06 - Written by

Longtime character actor Ed Lauter has died from cancer at the age of 74. Lauter appeared in more than 200 movies and TV shows during a career that spanned nearly five decades. He's best known for playing a prison guard in the original version of 'The Longest Yard.' Other credits include 'The Rockford Files,' 'The Office,' and 2011 Oscar winner 'The Artist.'