Jailed actor, Joseph Son from Austin Powers, charged with killing cellmate at Wasco State Prison

Already serving life sentence for 1990 gang rape

WASCO, Calif. - A jailed actor best known for his role in a spy movie spoof has faced a Kern County judge for the first time.

Joseph Son played Dr. Evil's shoe-throwing henchman Random Task in the first "Austin Powers" movie.

He's now accused of killing his Wasco prison cell mate, Thomas Graham, two years ago.

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Son arrived at Wasco in September 2011 to serve out a life sentence for a 1990 gang rape in Orange County.

A month after arriving, prison officials found his 50-year-old cell mate dead in their quarters.

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