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Cast (feature film)

Leonard Part 6 (1987) as Duchamp
Trouble In Mind (1985) as Lieutenant Gunther
The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City, when the boyfriend in the couple starts working for the city's notorious crime syndicate.
Sunset Limousine (1983) as Elmer
Aspiring comic John Ritter, sent into the cruel world by his divorcee girlfriend, Susan Dey, who is tired of supporting him, takes a job as a limousine chauffeur and inadvertently gets involved with the mob, which wants to retrieve a briefcase one of his customers left in the back seat. Ritter and D
The Shaggy D.A. (1976) as Dog Voices
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
Thunder in the East (1953) as Englishman
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
Kind Lady (1951) as Pedestrian
A con artist and his criminal cohorts hold an old lady hostage in her own home.
The Strange Door (1951) as Cook
Noble-born cad Dennis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty years after she married his brother (Cavanagh) instead and subsequently passed away during childbirth. Maletroit is determined to have his revenge: the brother has been stowed away in the dungeon for two decades, while he's convinced his disreputable house guest will make a suitably hellish husband for his niece. As luck would have it, the young couple manage to fall in love, and with the help of manservant Voltan (Karloff), they try to make their escape, but not before a final confrontation with Maletroit in the dungeon's crushing deathtrap.
Please Believe Me (1950) as Person at dock
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as 2d tailor
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
Hills of Home (1948) as Barker for dog collar man
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) as Doctor
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster.
Unconquered (1947) as Charles Mason, London astronomer
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Calcutta (1947) as Day desk clerk
Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Barker
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Doctor
Of Human Bondage (1946) as Cockney man
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
To Each His Own (1946) as Clergyman
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
Kitty (1946) as Soliciter
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Night and Day (1946) as Cab driver
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
The Verdict (1946) as Grocer
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Latham
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Miner
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Father
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
National Velvet (1945) as Villager
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) as Old man
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Old gentleman
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Rogues Gallery (1944) as Duckworth
Shake Hands with Murder (1944) as Mr. Adams
A female bail-bond broker and her partner help an accused embezzler prove his innocence. Having the body of the embezzler's late business partner pop up doesn't help matters.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Father Pierre
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Man in waiting room
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Doctor Williams
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
The Spider Woman (1944) as News vendor
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
The Uninvited (1944) as Gas station attendant
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
A Guy Named Joe (1944) as Fisherman
A downed World War II pilot becomes the guardian angel for his successor in love and war.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as Pilot Johnson
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
The Constant Nymph (1943) as Moving man
A composer finds inspiration in his wife's romantic cousin.
The Ape Man (1943) as Butler
Conducting weird scientific experiments, crazed Dr. James Brewster, aided by his colleague Dr. Randall, has managed to transform himself into a hairy, stooped-over ape-man. Desperately seeking a cure, Brewster believes only an injection of recently-drawn human spinal fluid will prove effective. With Randall refusing to help him, it falls to Brewster and his captive gorilla to find appropriate donors.
Forever and a Day (1943) as
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
His Butler's Sister (1943) as Fat man
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Hotel clerk
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
Random Harvest (1942) as Conductor
A woman''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
The Black Swan (1942) as Assemblyman
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
The Man with Two Lives (1942) as Butler
Phillip Bennett (Edward Norris) and Louise Hammond (Eleanor Lawson), engaged to be married, are returning from her home after the engagement party, and Phillip is apparently killed in an automobile accident. Dr. Clarke (Edward Keane) is called and asked to bring Phillip back to life as he has been able to do so on animals. Panino, a vicious criminal, is to be electrocuted that same night at midnight. Dr. Clarke performs his operation a few minutes before this, and as Panino dies his soul enters Phillip's body, and he lives. Phillip is brought home but seems to have amnesia, as he does not recognize any one. He goes instinctively for Panino's haunts, and gradually assumes leadership of the gang and its business. Hobart Bennet (Frederick Burton), Phillip's father, becomes worried because of his newly-developed attitude and continued absence from home. A crime wave and gang-war breaks out in the city, with many killings. Mr. Bennett and Dr. Clarke go to the gang's hideout, and both are recognized by other gangsters. They question the men regarding Phillip's connection with the gangsters, and tell them that Phillip is Bennett's son. Phillip/Panino learns of this and murders the members of the gang who have found out his identity, but doesn't know that a brother of one of the slain men also knows the secret. The brother tips the police about a robbery Phillip has planned but he escapes the trap and returns home. He kills a detective that has followed him, but is in turn killed by Dr. Clarke.
International Squadron (1941) as Bartender
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
The Great Lie (1941) as Minister
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
South of Suez (1940) as Clerk
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
Waterloo Bridge (1940) as Waiter
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940) as Roscoe's butler
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Miner
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
We Are Not Alone (1939) as Bailiff
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
Island of Lost Men (1939) as Waiter
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Poulterer
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Orderly
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Proprietor of inn
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
The White Angel (1936) as Soldier
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Shopkeeper
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Vagabond Lady (1935) as First butler
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) as Bailiff
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
The Human Side (1934) as Dignified actor
Glamour (1934) as Shoe man
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.
Father Brown, Detective (1934) as Butler
Pleasure Cruise (1933) as
An idle Englishman poses as ship''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
Cynara (1932) as Mr. Boots
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.

Cast (special)

But... Seriously (1994)
A documentary reflecting on comedy's role as America's social conscience. Combines historical news footage with vintage concert and club footage to reflect the times when comedians served as social critics on such issues as homelessness, AIDS, the Los Angeles riots and the Gulf War.
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
A documentary examining the history of black comedy. Includes television and film footage.
Laugh, a Tear, A (1990)
A special, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, highlighting African-American humor. Included are interviews, comedy routines and highlights of the careers of famous comedians from the past, such as Steppin Fetchit, Moms Mabley, Pigmeat Markham, and Bert Williams.
That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88 (1988)
A broadcast of The Warwick Foundation's AIDS Benefit Gala Concert held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in June 1988.
Cameo by Night (1987) as Gruddy
Jennifer Cameo, a mysterious police-department secretary goes underground in the rock-music world to find the vicious killers of a teen-ager.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's USO Christmas in Beirut (1984)
An edited-for-television chronicle of Bob Hope's twenty-third USO Christmas Tour for servicemen overseas.
Rosenthal and Jones (1975) as Henry Jones
The comic adventures of Nate Rosenthal and Henry Jones, two retired widowers who share a low-rent apartment as the only alternative to living a miserable existence with their grown children. In the pilot episode, Nate seeks a way to tell Henry that he lost the $28 he gave him to open an account at t
Saga of Sonora (1973) as Bartender
A musical fantasy about Sonora, a ghost town of the Old West, that comes to life to relive the adventures of a singing villain with a lust for gold.
Special London Bridge Special (1972)
A musical fantasy that follows the meeting and courtship of a young couple. Taped in London and in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, the site of the transplanted London Bridge.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

You Must Remember This (1992) as George

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