Pop-up Fact #14 – Know Your BAMF – Pat Roach

Who beat up James Bond, Conan, Red Sonja, Robin Hood, and Indiana Jones (twice in the same movie)? Pat Roach, that’s who. A 6’-5” English BAMF who was most memorable as the bald, barrel-chested guy who punches Indiana like a ragdoll on the tarmac while a plane spins menacingly nearby.

What roles did Roach play when he was not laying the hurt on heroes: oh, just nightmarish generals and Greek gods (General Kael in Willow, and the Greek God Hephaestus in the original Clash of the Titans).

When you needed your protagonist to get pummeled by the best, you got Pat Roach. Now you know.