Monthly Archives: December 2006

Peter Boyle Passes By…

Posted on by Joshua Dysart Posted in Journal, News & Politics | Leave a comment

Peter Boyle, died yesterday at 71 after battling multiple myeloma and heart disease. “He’d made his breakthrough… in the title role of Joe, the 1970 film in which he starred as a bigoted hard-hat construction worker who wreaked a murderous vengeance upon that era’s hippies. Joe briefly stereotyped the prematurely-balding Boyle as a conservative icon, “It was a very strange experience,” Boyle once told The New York Times. “People coming up and saying, ‘That’s what they ought to do with …