Bill McKinney

The character actor carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000402" title="Ned Beatty" href="/topic/entertainment/ned-beatty-PECLB000402.topic">Ned Beatty</a>'s character in the 1972 film "Deliverance."  He also appeared in a string of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001518" title="Clint Eastwood" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/clint-eastwood-PECLB001518.topic">Clint Eastwood</a> movies -- "The Outlaw Josey Wales," "The Gauntlet," "Every Which Way but Loose," "Bronco Billy" and "Any Which Way You Can." He was 80. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings-20111205,0,2908924.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-2011notables-film-television,0,3261166.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable film and television deaths of 2011</span></a>
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The character actor carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance." He also appeared in a string of Clint Eastwood movies -- "The Outlaw Josey Wales," "The Gauntlet," "Every Which Way but Loose," "Bronco Billy" and "Any Which Way You Can." He was 80. Full obituary

Notable film and television deaths of 2011

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