Charles Dierkop was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and attended Aquinas High School in La Crosse. He was cast in two George Roy Hill films, and played an outlaw both times – as Flat Nose Curry in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid he played a member of the Hole in the Wall Gang, and as Floyd in The Sting, he acted as a bodyguard to Robert Shaw’s New York gangster/grifter, Doyle Lonnegan. He is best known for his work in the Police Woman television series between 1974 and 1978. He is a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio. Charles appears in the music video of Man on the Moon, a hit song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M.