SANTA ANA (AP) — A bit actor who appeared in the first “Austin Powers” movie has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the violent 1990 gang rape of a Southern California woman.

Orange County District Attorney spokeswoman Farrah Emami said Friday that 40-year-old Joseph Son was found guilty of one felony count of torture on Aug. 25.

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In 1997’s “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery,” Son wore a bowler hat and played one of Dr. Evil’s henchmen, named Random Task.

Authorities say Son and a co-defendant abducted the then-19-year-old victim as she was walking her dog by her Huntington Beach apartment on Christmas Eve.

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In the back of the car, Son repeatedly raped and sodomized the woman while pistol-whipping her and threatening to kill her. She suffered severe injuries.

Son was later linked to the crime through DNA testing.

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