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Also Known As: Died: October 16, 2005
Born: October 4, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Salem, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) as Prosecuting Attorney
This time around the ill-fated aircraft of the original version, AIRPLANE!, is now a Moon-bound space shuttle but the same crew of loonies are still at the controls, along with some additional cameo appearances by such veteran stars as Sonny Bono, Chuck Connors, Rip Torn, Richard Jaeckel, Sandahl Bergman, John Dehner, and Jack Jones.
The Amityville Horror (1979) as Father Nuncio
Newlyweds discover their dream home is haunted.
Future Cop (1976) as Forman
An old-line street cop is assigned a rookie partner who happens to be an android programmed in a lab. The subsequent short-lived 1977 series also starred Borgnine, Shannon and Amos, as did another TV movie, "Cops and Robin" (1978), which recycled what the producers felt continued to be a viable conc
Collision Course (1976) as General Omar Bradley
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
Framed (1975) as Sheriff Bundy
After serving a long prison stretch for a crime he didn''t commit, Joe Don Baker goes gunning for the crooked cops that did him dirt. A fast-paced revenge thriller in the style of WALKING TALL.
Ellery Queen (1975) as District Attorney
The pilot film for an atmospheric whodunit set in the 1940s that involves an author-criminologist in one of the cases stumping his New York City police inspector father -- the murder of a famed fashion designer. Hutton and Wayne continued their roles in the subsequent series (1975-76) that also had
Desperate Miles, The (1975) as Dr Bryson
A disabled Vietnam veteran, out to prove that a person does not have to be helpless, embarks on a grueling 130-mile trip in a wheelchair, an odyssey in which his life is endangered by a paranoid truck driver.
Winter Kill (1974) as Dr Bill Hammond
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
Chadwick Family, The (1974) as Fargo
After many years with "My Three Sons" Fred MacMurray made his TV movie debut in this pilot about a concerned father whose brood consists of one son, three daughters, two sons-in-law, and the Chinese-American boyfriend of the youngest girl. The concept worked better later as "Eight Is Enough."
Bad Ronald (1974) as Sergeant Lynch
A family with three daughters moves into an old house, unaware that it has a secret room occupied by a teenage murderer.
Santee (1973)
Santee is a bounty hunter who cherishes the memory of his son who was killed by outlaws many years ago. When he kills a criminal while doing his job, Santee takes the man's son along with him. The boy is furious, and swears to avenge his murdered father. Newly happy with his new adopted son, Santee
Magic Carpet (1972) as Mr Tracy
A language student living in Rome hires on as a tour guide and falls for a mysterious stowaway who is sought by the police in this filmed-on-location stellar (by TV standards) romp.
City, The (1971) as Holland Yermo
Quinn's powerhouse TV-movie debut as a shirt-sleeved mayor in Albuquerque who solves urban as well as personal problems later led him to reprise the role in the brief (1971) series that was retitled "The Man and the City."
Women in Chains (1971) as Barney
A lady parole officer has herself imprisoned in order to examine charges of brutality but is trapped when the only other person who knows why she is there is killed. Playing a sadistic prison superintendent, Ida Lupino (in her TV-movie debut) virtually reprised a similar role from fifteen years earlier in "Women''s Prison."
Dirty Harry (1971) as Chief
A maverick San Francisco cop tracks down a deranged sniper.
Play Misty for Me (1971) as Sgt. McCallum
A disc jockey is stalked by a rejected girlfriend turned violent.
Move (1970) as Mounted patrolman
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
Cannon for Cordoba (1970) as Harry Warner
A ruthless Mexican general captures the army platoon sent to stop him.
The Great Bank Robbery (1969) as Sheriff
Outlaws pose as a religious group to mask their attempt to rob a Western bank.
The Wrecking Crew (1969) as MacDonald
Secret agent Matt Helm tries to stop a super-villain from stealing a billion-dollar gold shipment.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Grimes
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) as General Patton
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Hell to Eternity (1960) as Capt. Schwabe
A young man adopted by Japanese-Americans becomes a hero in World War II.
The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958) as Jed Givens
Ex-army sergeant Jed Givens and his gang rob an army payroll shipment led by Lt. Hemp Brown. Givens kills a civilian woman and all the soldiers, leaving Brown alive to face a military tribunal in which he is branded a coward, stripped of all insignia and drummed out of the army. Brown sets out to track down Givens in an effort to clear his name.
From Hell to Texas (1958) as Hal Carmody
A kindly cowboy suddenly finds himself the object of a massive manhunt after he accidently kills the son of a powerful rancher.
Written on the Wind (1957) as Roy Carter
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband''''s best friend.
Gun for a Coward (1957) as Stringer
A young cowboy, whose dedication to the principles of peace and reason has earned him a reputation for cowardice, overcomes his psychological aversion to violence after his elder brother unjustly censures him for not joining in a foolhardy gunfight in which their youngest brother is killed.
Man in the Shadow (1957) as Ed Yates
A modern sheriff investigates the town boss''''s efforts to cover up a brutal crime.
The Careless Years (1957) as Sam Vernon
A rich girl and her poor boyfriend flee to Mexico to escape family disapproval.
Quantez (1957) as Heller
Seven Men from Now (1956) as Pate Bodeen
A former sheriff hunts down the seven men who killed his wife.
Behind the High Wall (1956) as William Kiley
A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals $100,000 of the gang's money, then when police arrive he accuses the inmate of the guard's murder in order to cover up his own crime.
The Killer Is Loose (1956) as Otto Flanders
A crook tries to avenge his wife''''s accidental shooting by a cop.
Man from Del Rio (1956) as Bill Dawson
An uneducated Mexican gunfighter wins a town over when he shows his courage.
Illegal (1955) as District attorney's assistant
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
Tight Spot (1955) as Detective
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
The Phenix City Story (1955) as Clem Wilson
A crusading lawyer takes on the corrupt machine running a Southern town.
5 Against the House (1955) as Policeman
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
The McConnell Story (1955) as Cy
A man's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
Bitter Creek (1954) as Gunman
A man attempts to find the killer of his brother.

Cast (special)

Judgment Day (1981) as Burton Randolph
An unusual story that is set in a celestial courtroom where a deceased person is evaluated for entrance into either Heaven or Hell. Seated before the Judge, the in-limbo soul is placed on trial and Mr. Heavener (representing Heaven) and Mr. Heller (representing Hell) present the good and bad aspects
Operation Spark (1959)
A World War II drama, based on actual events, depicting an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in March 1943 by a chemical-action bomb while he was in flight from the Russian front.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

War and Remembrance (1988) as P A Announcer (Test Site)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Critical List, The (1978) as Sprony
Two two-hour pilot films are strung together here in which a hospital director in line for a federal cabinet post first finds that his private life may jeopardize the opportunity and then discovers himself in the middle of a scandal involving stolen federal health funds.

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