Variety reported tragic news tonight that Billy Drago who often played damage but chilled gangster roles and appeared in Brian De Palma The Untouchables and Clint Eastwood Pale Rider died Monday in Los Angeles from complications from a stroke. He is 73.
He appears in more than 100 films and has roles in three of Chuck Norris' films, including Invasion USA, Hero and Terror and Delta Force 2: as a narco-baron Ramon Kota. It also appears in the genre films Vamp, Dark Moon Rising, Zombie Hunters, The Ritual, The Children of Corn: Genesis, The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Tremors 4: The Legend Begins and even "Masters of Horror" by Takashi Miike . On another television he appeared in episodes of "The X-Files", "Monsters", and on Friday 1
Dragon Darren Burroughs' son, who survives him, appears on TV shows, including the North Exposure.
We send our thoughts to his friends and family. It is a legend that fans of horror will never forget.