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Cast (feature film)

1.
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)
African-American stand-up comedienne Moms Mabley broke racial and sexual boundaries as a pioneering comic talent. Here, Whoopi Goldberg reveals Mabley's historical significance and her profound influence as a performer ahead of her time.
2.
Certifiably Jonathan (2011)
Jonathan Winters, 85-year-old comic genius, is a gifted painter. He dreams of having his paintings hang in the Museum of Modern Art. When Jonathan's art exhibitions in Beverly Hills and Las Vegas fail, a discouraged Jonathan is ready to abandon his dream. The filmmakers decide to help by hunting dow
3.
Back-Up Plan, The (2010)
A single New Yorker dreams about meeting Mr. Right, having a baby and living happily ever after. But after a string of Mr. Wrongs, Zoe commits to her back-up plan: to take on motherhood alone. When she does find Mr. Right can he handle the truth?
4.
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
A thirtysomething Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10-year-old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love: Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the presidential campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as an idealistic young man learning the 'ins' and 'outs' of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. Will hopelessly attempts a gentler version of his story for his daughter, and changes the names so Maya has to guess who is the woman her father finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next door Emily? Is she his longtime best friend and confidante, the apolitical April? Or is she the free-spirited but ambitious journalist Summer? As Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle, she begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. And as Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back--and maybe even possible to find a happy ending.
5.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Former college roomates Charlie Fineman and Alan Johnson meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie--once a successful dentist--has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the
6.
Ira & Abby (2006)
A comic consideration of what happens if you dare to make your own choices that follows Ira, a distraught commitment-phobe and Abby, an ambitious go-getter.
7.
People I Know (2003) as Dr Sandy Napier
A veteran New York press agent is drawn into the sleazy world of politics, celebrity, and illicit drugs when his famous actor-client falls into a scandal that jeopardizes his ambitious plans to become a senator.
8.
How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) as Phillip Warren
Andie Anderson, the how-to girl for Composure Magazine, agrees to write a firsthand account of all the things women do to drive away men; she has to find a guy, make him fall in love with her, then get dumped--all in 10 days. But little does she know that her target, ad agency hottie, Benjamin Barry
9.
Comedian (2002)
An inside view of the post-Seinfeld life of Jerry Seinfeld. Neither a concert film, nor a biographical documentary, the film examines the birth of a comedy act and offers a window into the details of backstage life and the challenge of making people laugh. Seinfeld is revealed in ways no one has se
10.
Two Weeks Notice (2002) as Larry Kelson
Millionaire George Wade doesn't make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her--it's George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
11.
Pinero (2001) as Doctor
About the life of Latino poet Miguel Pinero, who spent time in Sing-Sing prison.
12.
Safety of Objects, The (2001) as Howard Gold
The interwoven stories of four suburban families who are struggling to crawl out from the isolating safety of objects. Once a promising teenaged singer-songwriter, Paul Gold lies in his bedroom in a coma, nursed by his mother, Esther, who in her caregiver role, has unintentionally distanced herself
13.
Suits (1999) as Tom Cranston
Ken Tuttle is a smart young graduate who has landed a job in advertising, but is cynical about having to use his knowledge to sell deodorant. His company is about to lose a major client - the deodorant maker - and Ken is called upon to come up with a catchy new campaign for their new product: a bran
14.
Labor Pains (1999)
A pregnant woman manages to mask her condition until the last possible moment.
15.
Primary Colors (1998) as Norman Asher
The fictional story of a presidential run by Jack Stanton, a womanizing, idealistic Southern governor who battles other Democratic candidates in a primary run in 1992. As seen through the eyes of his African-American campaign manager, the Stanton campaign is filled with enthusiastic young Democrats all of whom have dreams that their man is going to win. The story behind the scenes, however, is a little more bawdy and involves Jack Stanton's politically astute wife; an attempt to blackmail the candidate with doctored audiotapes detailing a past sexual encounter; an alleged bastard child of Stanton's from a black teenager; a possibly illegal real estate deal known as Tidewater Estates; the uncovering of a candidate's past as a cocaine-addicted homosexual by Stanton's campaign; and the suicide of one of Stanton's longtime friends.
16.
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) as Arty Lesser
Set in Boston, a humorous meditation on romance, friendship and destiny involving Erin, a night-shift nurse who's been recently dumped by her activist boyfriend and Alan, an ambitious ex-plumber struggling to fulfill his dream of being a marine biologist. Although Erin, and Alan's totally unrelated
17.
One Fine Day (1996) as Dr Martin
Melanie Parker is a career-minded architect/Super Mom, taking on the demands of single parenting in New York City. Meanwhile, Jack Taylor is a hard-driving newspaper columnist/every-other-weekend Dad, challenging the improprieties of City Hall. Having been let down in the past, she has almost given
18.
Jeffrey (1995) as Skip Winkley
No sooner does a gay actor-waiter, terrified of contracting AIDS, decide to abstain from sex altogether than he meets his dream man--who happens to be HIV-positive.
19.
Mixed Nuts (1994) as Mr Lobel
Christmas is only hours away, and Philip and his dedicated staff are about to go just a little crazy. Philip is a clumsy do-gooder who runs Lifesavers, a suicide prevention hotline service in the funky beach community of Venice, California. Unfortunately, Lifesavers is going to be evicted so the landlord can turn the building into a condominium complex. Philip, however, remains optimistic. He always sees the light at the end of the tunnel, even though it's inevitably the headlight of the next oncoming train. Philip's Lifesavers is a place where the rescuers need help, where the lines of communication are hopelessly tangled, where anxious callers get cut off. Here, disorder is the order of the day, particularly on Christmas Eve, when people can become so overwhelmed by all that Yuletide cheer that there's only one thing to do--reach for the phone and call for help.
20.
Radioland Murders (1994) as Father Writer
As a radio station is about to go on the air in 1939, mishap and murder ensue.
21.
Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990) as Wyatt ("Lover'S Vow")
In order to keep from being eaten by a witch a young boy spins three tales of terror. They involve a vengeful mummy, a living gargoyle and a cat who refuses to die.
22.
23.
This Wife For Hire (1985) as Alan Harper
A cutesy treatment of a reportedly true story about a happily married housewife and mother who hires herself out for assorted domestic services -- though drawing the line at sex, with Yuppie lawyer husband incensed at having to share wifey with various part-time "mates."
24.
Poison Ivy (1985) as Big Irv Klopper
Television's answer to the spate of early-'80s, generally raunchy summer camp comedies mixes the genre's traditional romance and hijinks involving campers and counselors. Michael J. Fox and Nancy McKeon, two of TV's bright young lights, handle the youthful romantic angle, Robert Klein is the bumblin
25.
Your Place or Mine (1983) as Nick
Psychiatrist Bonnie Franklin, dumped by her lover and finding she must counsel herself as a deserted woman, is thrown together with divorced landscape designer Robert Klein by her best friends, Tyne Daly and Peter Bonerz, but they have trouble making this made-in-heaven twosome stick. "Love in Bloom
26.
Last Unicorn, The (1982) as Voice Of Butterfly
Based on Peter S. Beagle's classic tale about a lonely unicorn who sets out on an extraordinary quest.
27.
Nobody's Perfekt (1981) as Walter
Three patients who have the same psychiatrist want the city to buy them a new car when a pothole totals their vehicle. They approach this legally, but when that fails, they develop an extortion plot to get the money from the mayor.
28.
Bell Jar, The (1979) as Lenny
Julie Harris in an adaptation of Plath's autobiographical novel, which details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the Rosenbergs' execution to sleazy disc jockeys and predatory college boys.
29.
Hooper (1978) as Roger Deal
Two Hollywood stunt men, a long-time veteran and a younger man, compete for the title of "greatest stunt man alive" by performing increasingly dangerous feats.

Cast (special)

30.
100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) as Honoree (Archival Footage)
Comedy Central celebrates the best in stand-up comedy, as comedian panelists Dom Irrera, Judy Gold, Mario Joyner, and Greg Giraldo count down the top 100 comics of all time.
31.
Uncensored Comedy: That's Not Funny (2003) as Featuring
A documentary that looks at humor that touches on subjects considered taboo or offensive, featuring interviews with, among others, Robert Klein, Bill Maher, Bill Bellamy, Matt Stone, Trey Parker and the staff and writers of The Daily Show.
32.
Laugh Out Loud: TV's 15 Greatest Comedians (2002) as Interviewee
A countdown of the funniest comedians in the history of television. The 15 comedians are (in alphabetical order): Steve Allen, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Carol Burnett, Sid Caesar, Johnny Carson, Bill Cosby, Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Martin, Groucho Marx, Richard Pry
33.
Intimate Portrait: Swoosie Kurtz (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life of actor Swoosie Kurtz, whose career includes numerous movies, television shows and stage productions, both on and off Broadway.
34.
Robert Klein: Child in His 50s (2000)
Comic Robert Klein performs a solo stand-up show before an audience at New York City's John Jay College. Features Klein's insights into the foibles of society, the follies of politics and the mixed blessings of aging.
35.
Intimate Portrait: Madeline Kahn (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of late actress Madeline Kahn, whose extensive body of work included credits on Broadway, television and movies.
36.
Great American History Quiz: Pursuit of Happiness, The (2000)
Game show that tests viewers' knowledge about how Americans have exercised their right to have fun. Among the celebrities asking questions and providing answers are Kellie Martin, Miss Piggy, Maya Angelou and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
37.
Barry Levinson on the Future in the 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on the concept of the future in the 20th century. Director Barry Levison explores our century-long preoccupation with the future and revisits familiar and not so familiar images of the world we expected to see at the end of the 20th century.
38.
Norman Jewison on Comedy in the 20th Century: Funny Is Money (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on comedy in the 20th century. Using the hype surrounding the finale of "Seinfeld" as a launchpad, Norman Jewison explores the annals of comedy with a focus on its evolution and impact on society. From early radio shows to the slapstick humor of Milton Berle in the 1950s
39.
Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special (1999)
A live broadcast of the 25th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live," featuring clips and highlights from previous seasons as well as appearances by former regulars and former guest hosts.
40.
U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Tribute to Monty Python (1998) as Moderator
Retrospective and tribute to the Monty Python comedy troupe of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and the late Graham Chapman. Includes a question and answer session with Monty Python members.
41.
Rodney Dangerfield: Respect at Last (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of comedian Rodney Dangerfield.
42.
Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You For the Last Time (1998)
Stand-up comedy special featuring comedian Jerry Seinfeld, telecast live from the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City.
43.
Intimate Portrait: Brett Butler (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary profiling the life and career of actress/comedian Brett Butler.
44.
Catch a Rising Star 50th Anniversary -- Give or Take 26 Years (1996)
Special honoring the New York comedy club where many comedians got their start. Features classic performances and new tribute performances.
45.
Gail Sheehy's New Passages (1996)
Special featuring best-selling author Gail Sheehy who discusses the opportunities that come with mid-life. Celebrities of all ages discuss the possibilities of the start of a second adulthood. Follows the adult life cycle from the "tryout 20s" and the "turbulent 30s" through the "flourishing 40s,"
46.
D.C. Follies (1996) as Host
Documentary examining how politics has been portrayed in the movies. Includes film clips, actual news footage and classic campaign commercials.
47.
Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman, A (1995)
Tribute to the comedy of the late Andy Kaufman. Includes stars introducing clips of his most outrageous performances and personal recollections.
48.
Robert Klein: It All Started Here (1995)
Robert Klein performs a solo standup routine at the Forum Theater in Metuchen, New Jersey.
49.
Comic Relief VII (1995)
The seventh annual live Comic Relief, to benefit the nation's homeless people.
50.
20 Years of Comedy on HBO (1995)
Comedy retrospective featuring dozens of classic clips, ranging from solo HBO specials and the "Comic Relief" benefits to early appearances of today's superstars.
51.
Hal Roach: Hollywood's King of Laughter (1994)
Documentary on the comedy producer and director Hal Roach. Includes clips from his short comedies as well as scenes from his features and TV sitcoms.
52.
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.
53.
Laurel & Hardy: A Tribute to the Boys (1992)
A special commemorating the comedy team Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on the occasion of the 100th birthdates of Hardy and Hal Roach, the director of most of their movies. Included are colorized clips from their movies and interviews with several of today's comedians.
54.
Why Bother Voting? (1992)
Aimed at young people, this special uses humor, celebrity cameos, archival footage, graphics and music to explain the mechanics of voting and the importance of the political decision-making process.
55.
Comic Relief V (1992)
A live broadcast of the fifth annual "Comic Relief" fundraiser to help homeless Americans.
56.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (1990) as Narration
A children's story presented on "HBO Storybook Musicals" about a singing steam shovel operator Mike Mulligan and his prized shovel Mary Anne.
57.
Comic Relief IV (1990)
The fourth annual "Comic Relief" fundraiser to help homeless Americans. The five-hour presentation is broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
58.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
59.
World of Jewish Humor, The (1990)
A documentary tracing the evolution of Jewish humor from New York's turn-of-the-century Lower East Side to the present.
60.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989)
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
61.
Woodstock: Return to the Planet of the '60s (1989)
A special that takes a humorous look at the lifestyle and music of the '60s, including unreleased film footage from the 1969 rock festival at Woodstock. Performers at the festival include Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Band, Sly & the Family Stone, John Sebastian, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, and Crosb
62.
Montreal International Comedy Festival (1989)
A special featuring performances by comedians from around the world doing stand-up, sketch, and visual routines during the last night of the two-week Montreal International Comedy Festival.
63.
Good Life, A (1989) as Buddy Amber
A comedy about a disgruntled family man who makes a smoking declaration of independence by taking up his old smoking habit against everyone's wishes.
64.
All-Star Toast to the Improv, An (1988) as Host
Top comics toast the place where they got their start in this live broadcast from the Improv, Budd Friedman's Los Angeles comedy club.
65.
Baseball's All-Star Comedy Classics '88 (1988) as Host
A special celebrating the July 12, 1988 All-Star Baseball Game, combining action footage with interviews by noted sports personalities. Taped before a studio audience at Harcourt, Brace & Janovich's "Boardwalk and Baseball" amusement park near Orlando, Florida.
66.
Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening (1987)
A special taped before a black-tie audience at Carnegie Hall, which had been shut down for seven months for the most extensive renovation in its 96-year history. The program celebrates the re-opening of the great concert hall, and highlights its history through personal anecdotes, vintage photograph
67.
Humor and the Presidency (1987)
A symposium held at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan, discussing the role of humor in politics. The one-hour special features highlights of the three-day symposium taped in September, 1986, and attended by politicians, comedians, journalists, and cartoonists.
68.
Paddington's Birthday Bonanza (1986) as Voice
Paddington Bear's bank account is bare, and it's soon going to be his owner's birthday. When Mr. Brown says that he hasn't seen a one-man band for ages, Paddington is inspired to take to the streets playing his harmonica, but produces some sour notes. The beloved bear eventually wins some money in
69.
Paddington's Birthday Bonanza (1986) as Narration
Paddington Bear's bank account is bare, and it's soon going to be his owner's birthday. When Mr. Brown says that he hasn't seen a one-man band for ages, Paddington is inspired to take to the streets playing his harmonica, but produces some sour notes. The beloved bear eventually wins some money in
70.
Robert Klein on Broadway (1986) as Host
Robert Klein in his fifth "On Location" special, taped live at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. The one-man show includes Klein's irreverent brand of humor filled with his spontaneous insights and satirical slices of life.
71.
Father's Day (1986) as Robert Morgan
Robert Morgan lives a mundane 9-to-5 life as an income tax agent and goes through agonies when his 14-year-old daughter, Daisy, announces that she is going on her first date.
72.
Falstaff (1986) as Host
A performance of Giuseppe Verdi's final work. This operatic comedy, adapted from Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor," describes the escapades of the corpulent, pleasure-loving knight, Sir John Falstaff, as he attempts and fails to woo Mistress Ford and Mistress Page (known also as "the merry wive
73.
Second City 25th Anniversary Special, The (1985)
A comedy special that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Second City, the famous Chicago-based improvisational comedy troupe. The program featuers an array of graduates who appear in brief comedy skits.
74.
Summer Switch (1984) as Bill Andrews
A comedy about a father and son who envy each other's lifestyle so much that they somehow exchange bodies. In the process, they discover that the grass is not always greener. Bill Andrews, a movie executive, is apprehensive about his new boss, who is a woman. He envies his son who is about to leave
75.
Pajama Tops (1983) as George Chauvinet
The story, set in a villa in Deauville, France, follows the misadventures of George Chauvinet, the man of the house, as he struggles to conceal the presence of his mistress, the Parisian bombshell Babette Latouche, from his unsuspecting wife Yvonne.
76.
Marx Brothers in a Nutshell, The (1982)
A tribute to the classic comedy team, The Marx Brothers. The program includes some of the most popular moments from their films as well as previously unseen footage from newsreels, home movies, promotional trailers, and a recently discovered unfinished television pilot the boys produced but never, s
77.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Host
A special hosted by comedian Robert Klein, featuring sketches, monologues, and music.
78.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Host
Comedian Robert Klein hosts this special which includes comedy sketches.
79.
All Commercials -- A Steve Martin Special (1980)
A comedy special hosted by Steve Martin which uses sketches and blackouts to spoof television commercials.
80.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Birthday Party (1979)
A celebration of Hope's seventy-sixth birthday.
81.
Klein Time (1977) as Host
A proposed series of comedy sketches.
82.
That Was the Year That Was (1976) as Host
A satirical review of 1976 -- an election year, an Olympics year, a leap year, and of course, the year of the much ballyhooed bicentennial celebration.

Writer (special)

83.
Robert Klein: Child in His 50s (2000) as Writer
Comic Robert Klein performs a solo stand-up show before an audience at New York City's John Jay College. Features Klein's insights into the foibles of society, the follies of politics and the mixed blessings of aging.
84.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (1990) as Writer
A children's story presented on "HBO Storybook Musicals" about a singing steam shovel operator Mike Mulligan and his prized shovel Mary Anne.
85.
Robert Klein on Broadway (1986) as Writer
Robert Klein in his fifth "On Location" special, taped live at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. The one-man show includes Klein's irreverent brand of humor filled with his spontaneous insights and satirical slices of life.
86.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Writer
A special hosted by comedian Robert Klein, featuring sketches, monologues, and music.
87.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Writer
Comedian Robert Klein hosts this special which includes comedy sketches.
88.
Klein Time (1977) as Writer
A proposed series of comedy sketches.

Producer (special)

89.
Robert Klein: Child in His 50s (2000) as Executive Producer
Comic Robert Klein performs a solo stand-up show before an audience at New York City's John Jay College. Features Klein's insights into the foibles of society, the follies of politics and the mixed blessings of aging.
90.
Robert Klein: It All Started Here (1995) as Executive Producer
Robert Klein performs a solo standup routine at the Forum Theater in Metuchen, New Jersey.
91.
Robert Klein on Broadway (1986) as Executive Producer
Robert Klein in his fifth "On Location" special, taped live at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. The one-man show includes Klein's irreverent brand of humor filled with his spontaneous insights and satirical slices of life.

Music (special)

92.
Robert Klein: It All Started Here (1995) as Song Performer ("I Can'T Stop My Leg")
Robert Klein performs a solo standup routine at the Forum Theater in Metuchen, New Jersey.
93.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (1990) as Song Performer
A children's story presented on "HBO Storybook Musicals" about a singing steam shovel operator Mike Mulligan and his prized shovel Mary Anne.
94.
Robert Klein on Broadway (1986) as Music
Robert Klein in his fifth "On Location" special, taped live at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. The one-man show includes Klein's irreverent brand of humor filled with his spontaneous insights and satirical slices of life.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

95.
Goosed (2000) as Dad/ Mel

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