Charles Dierkop

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Charles Dierkop
Born (1936-09-11) September 11, 1936 (age 80)
La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–present

Charles Dierkop (born September 11, 1936) is an American film and television character actor.

Dierkop was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and attended Aquinas High School in La Crosse. He was cast in two George Roy Hill films, and played an outlaw both times — as "Flat Nose Curry" in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid he played a member of the Hole in the Wall Gang, and as "Floyd" in The Sting, he acted as a bodyguard to Robert Shaw's New York gangster/griftee, Doyle Lonnegan. He is best known for his work in the Police Woman television series between 1974 and 1978. He is a lifetime member of The Actor's Studio.

Dierkop appears briefly in the music video of "Man on the Moon", a hit song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M.

Partial filmography[edit]


Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery (2006 TV Movie)



  • Aquinas News, Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin, September 18, 1975, vol. 45, no.2, pg. 1, "Former Aquinite is TV Star". Article about Charles Dierkop.
  • Aquinas News, Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin, September 2, 1978, Special 50th Anniversary edition, pg. 12, "Former Aquinite has his name in lights", Sue Schmidt, class of 1978. Article about Charles Dierkop.

External links[edit]