Luke Askew was a character actor for more than 40 years. He
is best known for his role in the 1969 film Easy Rider. Askew
made his film debut in the 1967 Otto Preminger film Hurry
Sundown. He was a native of Macon, Georgia, later moving
to Lake Oswego, Oregon. He died Thursday, March 29 at
his Lake Oswego home of lung cancer.