Guy Boyd has been a reliable and renowned supporting actor since his film debut in Between the Lines (1977). His acting career began studying Shakespearian dramas and on-and-off Broadway productions before starting a lengthy career in films, usually playing tough authority figures. In twenty years, Boyd has starred in nearly fifty motion pictures and is probably best known for his funny and sometimes sick performance as Detective McLean in Brian De Palma’s Body Double (1984). Boyd won the Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion Award for Best Actor for his role in Robert Altman’s Streamers (1983). Most recently, he was seen co-starring on the science fiction television series Black Scorpion (1995).