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Born: February 3, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Sidney Hall (2017)
Story follows three stages in the life of the title character, who writes the book of his generation before disappearing without a trace. Meanwhile, a literary rival searches for him, hoping to solve the mystery behind his disappearance.
Lounge Act (2015)
Aging actor Lester Rosenthal has lost his way and depends on his friends in the Actors' Equity Lounge. He returns to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio where he is cast as the role of The Fool in "King Lear." While there, he re-connects with his old girlfriend Lisa and navigates the perplexing realities o
Nutcracker in 3D, The (2010)
An updated version of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," taking place in the 1920s, when a young girl named Mary brings her new nutcracker doll to life.
Astro Boy (2009)
Set in futuristic Metro City, this is the tale of a young robot with incredible powers, created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma. Powered by positive "blue" energy, he is endowed with super-strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly. Embarking on a journey in search of acc
Swing Vote (2008)
Bud Johnson, an apathetic, beer-slinging, lovable loser, is coasting through a life that has passed him by. The one bright spot is his precocious, over-achieving twelve year-old daughter Molly. She takes care of both of them, until one mischievous moment on Election Day, when she accidentally sets off a chain of events which culminates in the election coming down to one vote--her dad''s.
Trumbo (2007)
Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo's remarkable journey from Hollywood royalty to blacklisted writer to Academy Award winner is told through the writer's own indelible words. Combined are performances of some of his extraordinary letters, clips from his films and archival and contemporary interviews with t
Producers, The (2005) as Max Bialystock
It's a 1959, and Broadway is buzzing with some of the theater world's biggest names. Producer Max Bialystock, however, is no longer one of them. One day, mousy accountant Leo Bloom shows up at Bialystock's office to do his books and innocently remarks that a dishonest man could make more money produ
Lion King 1 1/2, The (2004) as Voice Timon
A humorous look at life, as told by Timon and Pumba, after "The Lion King" and before "The Lion King 2."
Disney's Teacher's Pet (2004) as Voice Of Spot Helperman/Scott Leadready Ii
A talking dog named Spot fulfills his ultimate wish to become "a real boy" when he hooks up with a mad scientist, Dr. Ivan Krank. With the support of his family--his best friend and master, Leonard, and their mother, fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Helperman--Spot becomes a canine "guinea pig" in Krank's
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004) as Richard Levy The Driven
Rosalee Futch is a grocery clerk living in rural West Virginia. But even a small-town girl can have big dreams, and Rosalee's is to someday--somehow--meet her big-screen idol Tad Hamilton. The "somehow" arrives in the form of a contest--the grand prize: a date with Tad Hamilton--and the "someday" is now. Rosalee wins, much to the chagrin of her best friend and co-worker Pete, who is deeply, hopelessly--and secretly--in love with Rosalee. The "Win a Date" contest was cooked up by Tad's agent, Richard Levy, and his manager, also named Richard Levy, to clean up Tad's bad-boy image. Someone should have told them to be careful what you wish for. When Tad meets Rosalee and gets a taste of what he's been missing in the "real world," he decides he wants seconds and moves to West Virginia, turning Rosalee's dream come true into a nightmare for Richard Levy, Richard Levy and, most of all, Pete.
Cabbages & Queens (2003)
A romp through the London theater world.
Stuart Little 2 (2002) as Voice Of Snowbell
Two years have passed since we last visited the Little family and much has changed. Stuart has blossomed and settled nicely into his new life. He goes to school (in his very own car), is very handy when it comes to building model airplanes and is proud of the fact he made the soccer team. He loves having a big brother, George and new baby sister, Martha with whom he can play. Even Snowbell, the curmudgeonly cat with an attitude, has warmed up to Stuart in his own way. All is well in the Little world, but even so, Stuart yearns for a friend of his own--someone like him. Driving home from school, Stuart hears a loud squawk and suddenly an injured bird falls out of the sky, landing in the passenger seat of his car. When she regains consciousness, the mysterious bird introduces herself as Margalo. Frightened, she tells Stuart she is being threatened by Falcon, a feared crime lord who terrorizes all creatures living Manhattan. When Stuart learns the Margalo doesn''t have a place to live he insists she stay with the Littles. Mr. and Mrs. Little immediately accept Margalo and, much to Snowbell''s chagrin, welcome her to stay as long as she wants. It''s obvious for all to see that Stuart has a crush on the charming and beguiling bird who promises him adventure... but Margalo is hiding a dark secret and is not what she appears to be. When she mysteriously vanishes, the unlikely duo of Stuart and Snowbell set out on long journey to find her unlock the mystery. The furry duo has no idea where they are headed--all Stuart knows is he has to find Falcon''s lair and get Margalo back.
Nicholas Nickleby (2002) as Vincent Crummles
A tale based on the classic novel, "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens. Set in 19th Century England, the story revolves around the resourceful Nicholas Nickleby and his beloved family, as their world changes dramatically when tragedy strikes. The Nicklebys have always e
Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001) as Max Prince
Memoir of Neil Simon's formative years in New York as a television comedy writer. Recreating the golden age of television when comedy was king and Simon was a writer of "Your Show of Shows" starring Sid Caesar, the telefilm takes viewers into the eclectic, volatile writers' den and into the life of
Titan A.E. (2000) as Voice Of Preed
The year is 3028. Mankind has conquered space, and even though it was routine to travel to the farthest galaxies, humans always thought that Earth would be home. However, with mankind's new freedom comes new enemies, forcing Earth to prepare for an attack by the Drej, a vicious alien race. In a litt
Isn't She Great (2000) as Irving Mansfield
Before Jacqueline Susann published her best-selling novel "Valley of the Dolls," she was deteremined to find her place in the spotlight. When a friend told her that "talent wasn't everything" she embarked on a quest to find someone to promote her. She found Irving Mansfield, a manager and publicist
Love's Labour's Lost (2000) as Costard
A musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, set in the glamorous court of the King of Navarre. In 1939, the King and his three best friends swear off women for several years so they can devote themselves to philosophical study. However, when the Princess of France arrives on a diplomatic mis
Trixie (2000) as Kirk Stans
Numbed after witnessing a colleague's murder, security guard Trixie Zurbo accepts a laidback job at a lakefront casino, working undercover to nab pickpockets. Here, Trixie meets a colorful assortment of regulars, including Ruby, a glamorous young barfly and Dex, a raffish ladies' man. Later, in a ch
Stuart Little (1999) as Voice Of Snowbell
A little guy with a big heart (not to mention whiskers, a little pink nose and a really dapper wardrobe), Stuart searches for a sense of belonging and a place to call home in a decidedly supersized world. When he''s adopted by the Littles, a human family, he embarks on adventures with a variety of characters--including his nemesis, family cat Snowbell--and learns the family, loyalty and friendship. The Littles, in the meantime, discover there is a little "Stuart" in all of us--the spunk, spirit and courage to be true to ourselves and follow our dreams despite the odds.
Get Bruce (1999) as Himself
Who do Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Whoopi Goldberg call the funniest man in Hollywood? A guy you've never heard of until now: Bruce Vilanch. Chances are, when a star needs a little (or a lot of) advice, they'll say two words: 'Get Bruce!' Vilanch has written for every type of aw
At First Sight (1999) as Phil Webster
When New York architect Amy Benic falls in love with blind, charismatic masseur Virgil Adamson, she convices him to undergo experimental surgery that will allow him to see the world as she sees it - in all its chaotic, colorful glory. In this new, exciting time together, they soon learn that all gif
Lion King II: Simba's Pride, The (1998) as Voice Of Timon
Simba is now the king of the beasts, with his mate Nala by his side and newborn Kiara. Kiara proves to be a free spirit, and wanders in the forbidden Outlands where she meets Kovu. Kovu is the son of evil Zira, and begins by helping his mother plot to destroy Simba. However, as he grows up he falls
Mouse Hunt (1997) as Ernie Smuntz
Two hapless brothers inherit an old mansion from their father which would be worth millions, if only they could evict a smart, tenacious mouse that is intent on staying in the house and making life miserable for the brothers.
Boys Next Door, The (1996) as Norman Bulansky
Adaptation of Tom Griffin's off-Broadway play about a group of developmentally disturbed men who share a home in a suburban neighborhood.
The Birdcage (1996) as Albert
A drag entertainer and his partner deal with their son''''s engagement to a conservative politician''''s daughter.
Wizard of Oz in Concert, The (1995) as Cowardly Lion
Semi-staged concert performance of the music to the 1939 MGM film, "The Wizard of Oz."
Lion King, The (1994) as Voice Of Timon
A young lion cub hides from his colony after being blamed for his father's death, but triumphantly returns when he realizes it his destiny to be King.
Life with Mikey (1993) as Ed Chapman
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
Addams Family Values (1993) as Desk Sergeant
A nanny-from-hell is hired to care for Morticia''s recently born son, Pubert, and winds up marrying Uncle Fester.
He Said, She Said (1991) as Wally Thurman
Conservative Dan Hanson and liberal Lorie Bryer debate the issues on the editorial page of the Baltimore Sun. But when their mistrust turns to attraction, they have to deal with a relationship that threatens to derail both of their lives.
Frankie and Johnny (1991) as Tim
Johnny is fresh out of jail and working at a diner when he spots tough-as-nails waitress Frankie. Johnny is determined to woo her, but the emotionally battered Frankie fights him all the way.
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) as Baw--Waponi Advance Man
Convinced that he''s dying, a man agrees to jump into a volcano to save an island from an angry god.
Ironweed (1987) as Harold Allen
Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are has-beens on the outside of society, homeless, hungry and surrounded by dreams of what could have been. Now the drifter plans to confront his family.

Music (feature film)

Wizard of Oz in Concert, The (1995) as Song Performer ("If I Only Had The Nerve" "If I Were The King Of The Forest" "The Merry Old Land Of Oz" "The Jitterbug" "Over The Rainbow")
Semi-staged concert performance of the music to the 1939 MGM film, "The Wizard of Oz."
Lion King, The (1994) as Song Performer ("Hakuna Matata" "Can You Feel The Love Tonight")
A young lion cub hides from his colony after being blamed for his father's death, but triumphantly returns when he realizes it his destiny to be King.

Cast (special)

Harry For The Holidays (2003) as Performer
A Holiday special coinciding with the release of Harry Connick's eponymous new album that combines his skills as a singer, actor, and entertainer with special guests that showcase traditional and nontraditional performances celebrating the holiday season.
Comedy Central Presents The NY Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase (2002)
Coverage of the New York Friars Club Celebrity Roast of actor Chevy Chase.
74th Annual Academy Awards, The (2002) as Presenter
Seventh-fourth annual presentation of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.
My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001)
Concert performance of Broadway love songs from City Center, New York City, to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Recording "The Producers": A Musical Romp With Mel Brooks (2001)
Documentary that captures the behind-the-scenes story of the full-day cast-album recording session as the company lays down the score Mel Brooks expanded from his 1968 film "The Producers." The entire cast is on hand, led by Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, plus director Susan Stroman and writer/c
First Ten Awards: Tony 2001, The (2001) as Nominee
Live coverage of the presentation of the first ten Tony Awards, honoring the shows and stars of the 2000-2001 Broadway season. The ten awards announced include: Best Direction of a Play, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Costume Design
55th Annual Tony Awards, The (2001) as Host
Live coverage of the 55th annual Tony Awards presentation from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the shows and stars of the 2000-2001 Broadway season.
54TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, THE (2000) as Co-Host
Live coverage of the 54th annual Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2000)
At the 23rd annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala, a tribute to distinguished artists, taped at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C., dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, musician Chuck Berry, singer and conductor Placido Domingo, actor/director Clint Eastwood and actress Angela Lansbury are salute
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000)
The American Film Institute (AFI) reveals a list of the 100 funniest American films.
Great Streets (2000) as Host ("Venice'S Grand Canal")
Documentary that highlights five of the world's best-known thoroughfares: Sunset Boulevard; Venice's Grand Canal; Manhattan's Fifth Avenue; Paris' Champs Elysee; and Edinburgh's Royal Mile.
Man Who Came to Dinner, The (2000) as Sheridan Whiteside
Presentation of the Roundabout Theater Company's Broadway production of "The Man Who Came to Dinner," the story of a famous, irascible, big-city radio personality (based on Alexander Woolcott) who is forced by injury to spend several weeks in the home of an unassuming Midwest middle-class family. Th
Intimate Portrait: Jacqueline Susann (1999) as Narration
Documentary about the life and career of author Jacqueline Susann.
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.
American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, An (1999) as Host
Entertainers gather for an annual performance at Ford's Theatre in Washinton DC. The entertainers pay tribute to the many forms of American music, from jazz and Broadway to gospel and country, before a live audience, including President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Nathan Lane's Tribute to Danny Kaye (1999)
Nathan Lane joins Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra in a tribute to Danny Kaye.
Hollywood & Vinyl: Disney's 101 Greatest Musical Moments (1998)
A look at musical moments in the history of Disney animated feature films over the last 75 years. Includes the songs "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight," "Heigh-Ho," "A Spoonful of Sugar," "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah." Features reflect
Comic Relief VIII (1998)
Eighth annual live comedy event to benefit the nation's homeless. Features stand-up comedy, musical performances and ensemble sketches. A toll-free 800 number is shown onscreen enabling viewers to make pledges and donations.
52nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 52nd annual Tony Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Awards include Best Play, Musical, Leading Actor (Play, Musical), Leading Actress (Play, Musical), Featured Actor (Play, Musical), Featured Actress (Play, Musical), and Revival.
50th Emmy Awards (1998) as Presenter
Presentation of the 50th annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
VH1 97 Fashion Awards (1997) as Presenter
Presentation of the 1997 VH-1 Fashion Awards from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (1997) as Presenter
Live presentation of the third annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, honoring the American public's favorite stars of motion pictures, home videos and music.
Merry Christmas, George Bailey (1997) as Clarence The Angel
Performance of the 1947 Lux Radio version of "It's a Wonderful Life, taped live in the historic Pasadena Playhouse as a benefit for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
68th Annual Academy Awards, The (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
50th Annual Tony Awards, The (1996) as Host
Live presentation of the 50th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special includes a salute to Tony's Golden Anniversary spotlighting historic moments from previous Tony broadcasts.
Spotlight: The Birdcage (1996)
Clips from the feature film, "The Birdcage," as well as interviews with some of its stars.
49th Annual Tony Awards, The (1995) as Host
Live presentation of the 49th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater.
Mickey Rooney: Hollywood's Little Giant (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of actor Mickey Rooney -- his rise to stardom as a young screen actor, his various marriages and his return to fame on the stage. Includes interviews with Rooney, friends and biographers.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1995)
Presentation of the 18th annual Kennedy Center Honors. The 1995 honorees are dancer Jacques D'Amboise, singer Marilyn Horne, guitarist B B King, actor Sidney Poitier, and playwright Neil Simon.
Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special (1992) as The Stage Manager ("The Last Mile")
A special celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Great Performances" by commissioning short new works by 20 performing artists. Segment performances include: "Kiss, Kiss Dahlings," "Not My Girl," "A Simple Melody," "Zoetrope," "Hip Hop - You Don't Stop," "Frankie Goes to Tanglewood," "The Last Mile,"
Guys and Dolls Off the Record (1992)
A documentary about the making of the cast album for the 1991 Tony-winning revival of the Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls."
Coney Island (1991) as Voice
A portrait of Coney Island at the turn of the 20th century.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1985)
Coverage of the 1985 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, telecast live from New York City.

Music (special)

My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) as Song Performer ("Sue Me")
Concert performance of Broadway love songs from City Center, New York City, to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Nathan Lane's Tribute to Danny Kaye (1999) as Song Performer
Nathan Lane joins Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra in a tribute to Danny Kaye.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1995) as Song Performer ("Your Friends Can See You Now")
Presentation of the 18th annual Kennedy Center Honors. The 1995 honorees are dancer Jacques D'Amboise, singer Marilyn Horne, guitarist B B King, actor Sidney Poitier, and playwright Neil Simon.

Cast (special)

Valley Of The Dolls (1981) as Stage Manager
This contemporary updating of Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-seller (plus, apparently, material omitted from the published novel) offers Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman and Veronica Hamel in the roles played in the 1967 film by Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate. Jean Simmons has the part tha

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