Roger Hill aka Cyrus From The Warriors Dead At 65

…not anymore…

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The-Warriors-Actor-Roger-Hill-665x385Veteran actor Roger Hill — whose most famous role was as a gang leader in the 1979 cult classic “The Warriors” — died Thursday in New York.

He was 65.

In director Walter Hill’s “The Warriors,” Hill played Cyrus, the feared gangster who is assassinated during an attempt to unite street gangs and take over the city.

A lifelong New Yorker, Roger Hill spent most of his 20-year career in theater. He appeared in Off-Broadway plays and a touring production of “Hamlet.”

He is survived by his son, Chris Hill, a film editor.


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