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Charles Cyphers (born July 28, 1939) is an American actor who has starred in many films and on television. He is known in the horror movie community for his work in the films of John Carpenter, especially his role as Sheriff Leigh Brackett in Carpenter's 1978 hit horror movie Halloween. He reprised this role in the 1981 sequel Halloween II. He is not related to actor Jon Cypher, alongside whom he played in Hill Street Blues.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Charles Cyphers (born July 28, 1939) is an American actor who has starred in many films and on television. He is known in the horror movie community for his work in the films of John Carpenter, especially his role as Sheriff Leigh Brackett in Carpenter's 1978 hit horror movie Halloween. He reprised this role in the 1981 sequel Halloween II. He is not related to actor Jon Cypher, alongside whom he played in Hill Street Blues.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Cyphers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1939-07-28

Place of Birth Niagara Falls, New York

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Stingy Jack as Sheriff Taggart - age 59
2010 Halloween: The Inside Story as Himself
2007 Methodic as Chief Sperranza
2003 Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest as Himself
2001 Critical Mass as Henderson
2001 Mach 2 as Harry Olson
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1 episode)
1996 Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (43 episodes)
1995 Murder One (1 episode)
1995 Sliders (1 episode) as Coach Almquist
1994 ER (1 episode)
1994 seaQuest DSV (1 episode) as Calvin Shelley
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1993 National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 as Interrogator
1989 Mancuso, F.B.I. (1 episode)
1989 Seinfeld (1 episode)
1989 Major League as Charlie Donovan
1989 Gleaming the Cube as Harvey McGill
1988 Freddy's Nightmares (1 episode) as Ben Ostroff
1988 China Beach (1 episode)
1988 Aaron's Way (1 episode)
1987 Big Bad Mama II as Stark
1987 Jake and the Fatman (1 episode)
1987 21 Jump Street (1 episode) as Team Doctor
1986 Matlock (1 episode)
1986 Hunter's Blood as Woody
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Airwolf (1 episode) as Joe Ganns
1983 Memorial Day as Jack Ruskin
1983 Grizzly II: The Concert as Steve
1982 Death Wish II as Donald Kay
1981 Simon & Simon (1 episode)
1981 Halloween II as Sheriff Leigh Brackett
1981 Escape from New York as Secretary of State
1981 Hill Street Blues (2 episodes)
1980 Borderline as Ski
1980 The Fog as Dan O'Bannon
1979 A Force of One as Dr. Eppis
1979 Elvis as Sam Phillips
1978 Someone's Watching Me! as Gary Hunt
1978 Halloween as Sheriff Leigh Brackett
1978 Coming Home as Pee Wee
1976 Gibbsville (1 episode)
1976 Assault on Precinct 13 as Starker
1976 The Tony Randall Show (1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1976 Alice (1 episode)
1976 The Bionic Woman (1 episode)
1975 Wonder Woman (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (3 episodes)
1974 The Missiles of October as Press Photographer
1974 Truck Turner as Drunk
1971 Cannon (2 episodes)

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