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Cast (feature film)

The Story of Ruth (1960) as Servant
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
Ocean's Eleven (1960) as Rabbi
A group of friends plot to rob a Las Vegas casino.
Gangster Story (1959) as Palmer
An ambitious gangster and his chief rival team for a daring heist.
Say One for Me (1959) as Rabbi Berman
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Elderly treader
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Mr. Mueller
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Lust for Life (1956) as Camille Pissarro
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
The Prodigal (1955) as Blind man
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
Trial (1955) as County clerk
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Elderly man
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
Forever Female (1954) as Bill Forrest
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
Désirée (1954) as Barras
A young woman wins the heart of Napoleon, though the two can never be together.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Marcipor
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Claudius
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
Fighter Attack (1953) as Father Paola [Paolo]
Fort Algiers (1953) as
The Robe (1953) as Marcipor
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Salome (1953) as Old scholar
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
The Jazz Singer (1953) as Dr. Johnson
A cantor's son goes against family tradition to become a popular singer.
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) as Abbe Barreto
Three children from a small village claim to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary.
Payment on Demand (1951) as Mr. Polanski
A bitter divorcee thinks back on the mistakes that destroyed her marriage.
The Damned Don't Cry (1950) as Barney Green
Fed up with her small-town marriage, a woman goes after the big time and gets mixed up with the mob.
Border Treasure (1950) as Padre
Two cowboys fight to protect a jewel shipment slated to help Mexican earthquake victims.
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) as Blind musician
Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the hands of the Nazis, is alive and married to the Barone.
Adventures of Don Juan (1949) as Innkeeper
The legendary lover saves his queen from treason.
The Daring Caballero (1949) as Patrick Del Rio
Song of My Heart (1948) as Nicolay Rimsky-Korsakov
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Blind man
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
An Act of Murder (1948) as Dr. Levi
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
Big City (1948) as Rudy
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
Blonde Ice (1948) as Dr. Geoffrey Klippinger
Sword of the Avenger (1948) as Ignacio
Intrigue (1947) as Headwaiter
Desire Me (1947) as Cobbler
A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.
Bells of San Fernando (1947) as Father Xavier
Mendoza ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's girl friend Maria, Michael plans an escape. He hopes to reach the Governor and bring back the troops.
The Unsuspected (1947) as Dr. Edelman
The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air.
Second Chance (1947) as Gaarten
Rendezvous 24 (1946) as Gustave Heinrich Kleinheldt
Don Ricardo Returns (1946) as Father Carlos
Victims of Persecution (1933) as Herschel

Editing (feature film)

Rob the Mob (2014)
Rob the Mob (2014)
Salomé (2013)
Chlorine (2010)
In 1985 New England, a man discovers that his wife has unwittingly put him in a local real estate deal that has him caught squarely into the savings and loan debacle.
City Island (2009)
Vince Rizzo is a lifelong resident of the tiny, tradition steeped Bronx enclave of City Island. A family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, Vince longs to become an actor. Ashamed to admit his aspirations to his family, Vince would rather let his wife believe his weekly poker games a
Guitar, The (2008)
One morning Mel, a mousy, harried New Yorker with a thankless job and an even-less-appealing boyfriend learns that the tumor in her throat is cancerous; the diagnosis is terminal, so it seems that both her job and her relationship are kaput. Rather than lying down and dying then and there, she embar
West 32nd (2007)
Night of the White Pants, The (2006)
A penniless night in the life of a Dallas power broker, whose life is falling apart, and his daughter's punk rocker boyfriend.
Thing About My Folks, The (2005) as Editor
Befuddled Sam drops by his son's family home, unexpectedly, with the news that his wife Muriel has suddenly up-and-left after 40 years, leaving nothing more than a vaguely worded note about needing to be alone. The following morning, Ben asks his father to come look at a farmhouse he's thinking of b
Motel, The (2005)
A coming-of-age film about Ernest Chin, a boy growing up in his family-owned motel, who befriends Sam Kim, a charismatically self-destructive man who has checked in. Sam decides to take Ernest under his wing and teach the fatherless boy how to be a man--all in about a week.
On the Outs (2004)
The lives of three New Jersey girls from the same Latino neighborhood intersect in prison: Oz is a tough seventeen-year-old tomboy who commands respect on the streets, even though she is conflicted about her chosen profession--dealing drugs; Suzette is a fifteen-year-old who gets knocked up by a smo
indocumentados (2004)
A glimpse into the streets of New York in the aftermath of the destruction of the Twin Towers and a deeper look at the faces of the people who make up the most diverse city in the world. The cast of characters--which includes a priest, a young Palestinian boy, a Rasta and many others--are linked by
Red Betsy (2003) as Editor
Wisconsin, 1941. A group of townspeople gather on a farm field, eagerly observing amateur pilot Dale Rounds as he readies his airplane for its inaugural flight. Dale built the plane with the help of his father, Emmet, from spare automotive parts. As the community watches with growing excitement and
Technical Writer, The (2003) as Editor
Merriman Jessup suffers from agoraphobia complicated by acute social anxiety disorder and has cut himself from almost all physical contact with the outside world. He exists in a place where a simple greeting from a stranger on the street can terrorrize him. Jessup lives hidden away like an urban mon
Chasing Sleep (2001) as Editor
A college professor struggles to find answers after his wife does not return home.
Two Family House (2000) as Editor
Set in Staten Island circa 1956, Buddy Visalo is a factory worker and frustrated singer who once had a shot at the big time, but whose dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed money-making schemes. His latest is to buy a two-family house for himself and his wife, Estelle,
Broken Giant, The (1999) as Editor
The story of repression and personal upheaval in a small town: Ezra is the preacher at a local New England town where he grew up. He is also dating the mayor's daughter, Rosemary, yet is nevertheless disenchanted with is life. When a young attractive woman named Clio asks for sanctuary at his parson
Animals (1998) as Editor
A New York cabbie encounters some remarkable characters who inspire him to set off on a journey and discover the meaning of life. He is spiritually dead until, after almost being killed by a criminal, he meets some strange young men who involve him in events in the midst of which he meets the love o
Belly (1998) as Editor
Two childhood friends, Tommy Brown and Sincere, climb the rungs of organized crime. To many in his neighborhood, 17-year-old Tommy is the Ghetto president--a womanizing charismatic thug consumed by wealth and power. In stark contrast to Tommy, Sincere is a refined intellectual who, between scores, o
Hudson River Blues (1997) as Editor
A marriage is put to the test when Laura, a high-powered attorney, and her husband, Jeff, an advertising executive, spend a weekend at a family gathering.
Second Skin (1997) as Editor
Bumbling through the hours at his boring pet-store job, gawky, shy Billy only has eyes for the store's most exotic creature, a six-foot snake. When an alluring customer buys the snake, an unlikely love triangle is formed as the three share a bus ride through suburban hell and survive to enjoy a mome
Nadja (1995) as Editor
After Dr. Van Helsing drives a stake through her Dracula daddy's heart, he tracks Nadja and her twin brother Edgar who are hiding in the afterhours netherworld of contemporary New York City. When Van Helsing enlists his nephew Jim in his quest to kill the vampire twins, they discover that Jim's wife
Palookaville (1995) as Editor
Three unemployed factory workers--the dog-loving dreamer Sid, married man Jerry, and Russ, a would-be leader of men who still lives with his mother--try their hand at crime in order to keep themselves and their families above the poverty level. When their first attempt goes awry--they break through
Short Cuts (1993) as 1st Assistant Editor
Episodic narrative based on nine short stories and one poem by the late Raymond Carver, detailing the longings and thwarted lives of a disparate group of individuals in contemporary Southern California.
Another Girl, Another Planet (1992) as Editor
The chronicle of an unmarried young man's involvement with a succession of women.
Goodfellas (1990) as 1st Assistant Editor
A young man works his way up through the New York City mobs.
New York Stories (1989) as 2nd Assistant Editor ("Life Lessons")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Last Temptation of Christ, The (1988) as 2nd Assistant Editor
A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.

Editing (special)

House of Ramon Iglesia, The (1986) as Assistant Editor
A teleplay about a Hispanic family living in New York City. The Iglesia family is in crisis over shattered dreams and dreams yet to be fulfilled, and Ramon Iglesia, after living in the United States for nineteen long, disappointing years, decides to move his family back to his native Puerto Rico. Th

Editing (TV Mini-Series)

Julie Johnson (2005) as Editor

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