Longtime character actor G.D. Spradlin died at the age of 90 last Sunday at his San Luis Obispo home, reports the LA Times. Spradlin had a long career in Hollywood that began after a failed mayoral run in his native Oklahoma. He was undoubtedly best know for his role as the wildly corrupt Nevada senator Pat Geary in Francis Ford Coppola‘s The Godfather: Part II. Spradlin also played the part of the general who sends Martin Sheen upriver in Apocalypse Now.
His last part was as a Washington Post editor in the 1999 film Dick.