Tom Towles…American character actor noted for work in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer dies aged 65

Posted: 7 April, 2015 in Obituary
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Tom Towles TomTowles, a noted American character actor, has died aged 65 shortly after suffering a stroke.Towles appeared in film and television extensively beginning in the 1980s. He was probably best known for his turn in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer as a character modeled after Ottis Toole, Henry Lee Lucas’ reputed accomplice in several murders.

He has also appeared in Night of the Living Dead , Fortress , Mad Dog and Glory , Blood in Blood Out , House of 1000 Corpses , and its sequel, The Devil’s Rejects . He portrayed a drug trafficking gang leader in the big screen adaptation of Miami Vice and had a cameo in one of the faux trailers Werewolf Women of the SS in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse .


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