Richard Lynch

Richard Hugh Lynch (February 12, 1940 – June 19, 2012) was an Irish American actor best known for portraying villains in films and television. His film credits included The Sword and the Sorcerer, Invasion USA, The Seven-Ups, Scarecrow, Little Nikita, Bad Dreams, God Told Me To, Puppet Master 3, Trancers 2, Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween, and most recently Zombie's Lords of Salem (although, his ill-health obligated his being replaced by Andrew Prine). He often appeared in science fiction productions, including Battlestar Galactica (as Wolfe) and its sequel series Galactica 1980 (as Commander Xaviar). He also appeared in such shows as Starsky and Hutch, T. J. Hooker, Airwolf, The A-Team, Charmed and Star Trek: The Next Generation.