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Also Known As: Died: November 19, 2009
Born: Cause of Death: esophageal cancer
Birth Place: Profession: Film Production - Unit ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
50 Years of Action! (1986) as Herself
The history of the Directors Guild of America is recounted. Begun in the years when people in the United States were fighting for unions, the guild was initially not recognized by the movie studios. The organization was started by twelve men and evolved fairly peacefully until 1950 when president Jo

Producer (feature film)

2.
Undercover Blues (1993) as Associate Producer
A married couple of ex-spies are hired for one last job while on vacation in New Orleans with their baby daughter.
3.
Class Action (1991) as Associate Producer
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.
4.
Life Stinks (1991) as Associate Producer
A callous billionaire makes a bet that turns his super luxurious lifestyle upsidedown.
5.
Problem Child 2 (1991) as Associate Producer
After moving to a new town with his divorced and lonely father, Junior attempts to fix him up.
6.
Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (1989) as Producer
A single working mother is determined to make a go of it with her two daughters in a small rural community, American River, despite her eldest daughter's burning desire to leave the quaint but provincial place. She is the proprietor of a truckstop motel and diner.
7.
Moving (1988) as Associate Producer
A New Jersey mass-transit worker loses his job, and is forced to move his family to Idaho where he is offered the job of a lifetime.
8.
Tin Men (1987)
Two competing aluminum-siding salesmen try to outsmart each other in the name of revenge.
9.
Perfect (1985) as Executive Producer
A "Rolling Stone" reporter, out to do an expose of LA's health clubs, meets an attractive aerobics instuctor and becomes smitten with her, but winning her over is no easy challenge.
10.
Mike's Murder (1984) as Executive Producer
Bank teller Betty is a single woman living in Los Angeles. After she has an affair with an attractive tennis instructor named Mike, she doe not see him for months. When they run into each other again, they arrange a date, but Mike never shows up. Mike has been supplementing his income by dealing drugs, and Betty learns that he was killed when a deal went bad. Shaken, Betty decides to investigate Mike's murder, which leads her into a sordid world and puts her own life in danger.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

11.
Some Kind Of Hero (1982) as Assistant Director
A Vietnam veteran who has spent six years in a prison camp comes home to a hero's welcome in Los Angeles that becomes overshadowed with finding out his family has gone to pot as well as any money he had saved.
12.
Hand, The (1981) as 1st Assistant Director
Jonathan Lansdale is a talented cartoonist, whose drinking and arrogant personality have put a strain on his marriage. When he is in a car accident, Jonathan's drawing hand is severed, and his career is seemingly over. His wife Anne begs him to hire another cartoonist to take over the strip, which would help them financially, but Jonathan's ego won't allow it. Now with even more animosity between him and his wife, Jonathan begins having blackouts, during which his belongings are damaged. Before long, the people he dislikes begin disappearing, because Jonathan's hand has returned from the scene of the accident and taken on a murderous life of its own.
13.
Continental Divide (1981) as Assistant Director
Ernice is a Chicago newspaper columnist who regularly reports on the corrupt behavior of local politicians. When one of his pieces about a crooked alderman proves too controversial, the paper sends Ernie out to the Rocky Mountains to write a lightweight article about reclusive ornithologist Nell Porter. Nell wants no part of the project and orders Ernie to leave, but since his guide is gone and won't return for weeks, she relents and allows him to stay. Forced to put up with each other's company, the two find a way to tolerate the situation, and eventually fall in love.
14.
Urban Cowboy (1980) as Assistant Director
A Texas boy learns about love the hard way at the local honky tonk.
15.
The China Syndrome (1979) as Assistant Director
A television newswoman stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant.
16.
Promises In The Dark (1979) as 1st Assistant Director
A young woman who has cancer grows sicker as treatments fail, and her parents and boyfriend grieve for her.
17.
Bad News Bears In Breaking Training, The (1977) as Assistant Director
After miraculously winning the the Little League champions of California, the team is invited to play an exhibition game at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly, the Bears' star player, decides to rejoin the team for the trip to Houston, where he confronts his estranged father, Mike.
18.
Brothers (1977) as Assistant Director
After an African American man named David Thomas is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, he begins corresponding with college professor and black activist Paula Jones. His relationship with Paula gives him insight and the strength he needs to live within the brutal and racist prison system.
19.
All The President's Men (1976) as Assistant Director
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

20.
Solar Crisis (1992) as Production Manager
A multi-national journey to the sun in 2050 is in order when a sunspot threatens the earth's weather patterns, and thus the survival of the planet.
21.
Life Stinks (1991) as Production Manager
A callous billionaire makes a bet that turns his super luxurious lifestyle upsidedown.
22.
Winter People (1989)
Romantic drama about a passionate affair between two Blue Mountain locals which shakes up the whole community.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

23.
Torque (2004) as Unit Production Manager
Biker Cary Ford has returned to his hometown to reunite with his girlfriend Shane and take care of a little unfinished business. When he skipped town months ago, Ford was in possession of several motorcycles belonging to Henry, a ruthless drug dealer and leader of the Hellions biker gang. Now Henry's putting the squeeze on Ford in an attempt to retrieve the bikes, which have something a little more valuable than gas in their tanks. When Ford is less than willing to cooperate, Henry frames him for the murder of Junior, younger brother of Trey, the fearsome leader of the Reapers motorcycle gang. With the help of his loyal buddies Dalton and Val, Ford must outrun an FBI agent who's hot on his trail while eluding both the misinformed Trey, hell-bent on revenge, and the callous Henry, who's dead-set on getting back what is rightfully his. Racing across the desert in a perilous attempt to prove his innocence and convince Shane that he's worth a second chance, Ford must outrace his enemies if he wants to clear his name and live to ride another day.
24.
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
By the year 2176, the planet Mars, long inhabited by human settlers, has become the manifest destiny of an over-populated Earth. Nearly 640,000 people now live and work all over Mars, mining the planet for its abundant natural resources. But one of those mining operations has uncovered a deadly mother lode: a long dormant Martian civilization whose warriors are systematically taking over the bodies of human intruders. Lt. Melanie Ballard of the Martian Police Force is on transport assignment to bring James "Desolation" Williams, the planet's most notorious criminal, to justice. Williams has no plans to make Ballard's job easy. What begins as a battle of force and wits between cop and criminal soon turns into something more fundamental: a battle for human survival in the realm of the Martian warriors. It's civilization against civilization as Ballard and Williams join forces in mortal combat with the Ghosts of Mars.
25.
15 Minutes (2001) as Unit Production Manager
A famous homicide detective teams up with a fire marshal. Dark comic thriller.
26.
Swing Vote (1999) as Unit Production Manager
A juror must decide if a young mother is guilty of murder.
27.
John Carpenter's Vampires (1998) as Unit Production Manager
A vampire hunter is enlisted by the church to thwart vampire armagedon.
28.
Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997) as Unit Production Manager
Two media moguls battle over ownership of a pro football team.
29.
House Arrest (1996) as Unit Production Manager
Two sisters lock their parents in the basement in order for them to reconcille their marriage of 18 years.
30.
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995) as Unit Production Manager (2nd Unit)
In the two years since they said good-bye, Jesse and Willy have both become part of their own families: Jesse has been adopted by his foster parents, Glen and Annie Greenwood, and Willy has found his own Orca "pod," including his mother and younger siblings, in the seas off the Pacific Northwest. On a camping trip with his foster parents and newly discovered half-brother, Elvis, Jesse finds his old friend, Willy, off the coast, and the two quickly rediscover the us-against-the-world camaraderie that they shared before. But their happy reunion is cut short when an offshore oil spill threatens to trap Willy, his sister and his brother away from their mother and family of whales forever. As the danger moves closer, Jesse must call upon all the trust, loyalty and faith Willy has in him to return Willy--along with his brother and sister--back to their mother in the open seas.
31.
Undercover Blues (1993) as Unit Production Manager
A married couple of ex-spies are hired for one last job while on vacation in New Orleans with their baby daughter.
32.
Class Action (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.
33.
Problem Child 2 (1991) as Unit Production Manager
After moving to a new town with his divorced and lonely father, Junior attempts to fix him up.
34.
Moving (1988) as Unit Production Manager
A New Jersey mass-transit worker loses his job, and is forced to move his family to Idaho where he is offered the job of a lifetime.
35.
Tin Men (1987)
Two competing aluminum-siding salesmen try to outsmart each other in the name of revenge.
36.
Perfect (1985) as Unit Production Manager
A "Rolling Stone" reporter, out to do an expose of LA's health clubs, meets an attractive aerobics instuctor and becomes smitten with her, but winning her over is no easy challenge.
37.
Mike's Murder (1984) as Unit Production Manager
Bank teller Betty is a single woman living in Los Angeles. After she has an affair with an attractive tennis instructor named Mike, she doe not see him for months. When they run into each other again, they arrange a date, but Mike never shows up. Mike has been supplementing his income by dealing drugs, and Betty learns that he was killed when a deal went bad. Shaken, Betty decides to investigate Mike's murder, which leads her into a sordid world and puts her own life in danger.

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