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Charles Tyner (born June 8, 1925) is an American actor. He was born in Danville, Virginia.

In 1957, Tyner made his debut on Broadway, in the play Orpheus Descending. His first movie role was in That Kind of Woman (1959). He worked with Newman again in 1967, as Boss Higgins in Cool Hand Luke.

He appeared in such movies as The Reivers, Lawman, Harold and Maude, The Cowboys and Emperor of the North Pole. He was in the 1974 prison comedy The Longest Yard. He played Howard Rodman in the television series Father Murphy. He was also in Pete's Dragon.

Tyner retired in 2014.

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