Ed Brigadier

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Ed Brigadier
Born(1949-10-16)October 16, 1949
DiedFebruary 26, 2012(2012-02-26) (aged 62)[1]
Years active1992–2012

Ed Brigadier (October 16, 1949 – February 26, 2012) was an American actor immortalized as the gruesome motorcycle-riding title character in the cult slasher film, Dr. Chopper (2005). Brigadier made many other appearances in film and television on such shows as House, Nip/Tuck, Scrubs, Alias, How I Met Your Mother and Malcolm in the Middle. He appeared many times on The History Channel, most memorably as Philippe de Rigaud Vaudreuil in the miniseries The War That Made America - The Story of the French and Indian War, and acted on stage in such plays as The Imaginary Invalid, A Servant of Two Masters, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

In the 1980s, Brigadier spent time in Berlin, Germany working for the U.S. Army Recreation Services as a director for the community theater there. He performed and directed Arsenic and Old Lace while there.


  1. ^ Tom B. (2012-03-01). "Boot Hill: RIP Ed Brigadier". Westernboothill.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-03-26.

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