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Beau Starr

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Birth date, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthQueens, New York, U.S.
Years active1980 2007

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Beau Starr (born 1944) is an American actor who has starred in movies and on television. He is known for his film role as Sheriff Ben Meeker in the 1988 hit horror movie Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers; he reprised his role in the 1989 sequel Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers.

Starr was born in Queens, New York to a retail employee mother and a meatpacker father. His brother is actor Mike Starr. Beau Starr's well known television role was in the 1990s Canadian television series Due South as Lieutenant Harding Welsh of the Chicago Police Department. He also starred in the 1980s television series Rituals, Bizarre and True Blue. He has starred in several made-for-television movies, and appeared in a number of productions based in Canada, including Due South as well as some advertisements.

His first feature film role was in the 1982 drama movie Hanky Panky with Gene Wilder. He also starred in the 1987 comedy movie Summer School and the hit 1990 movie Goodfellas as Henry Hill's father. His most recent role is in the 2005 hit movie Cinderella Man. Starr made many guest appearances on television series, including T.J. Hooker, The A-Team, Knight Rider, Hill Street Blues, V: The Series, The 4400, A Nero Wolfe Mystery and NYPD Blue.

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