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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Other Side of Midnight, The (1977) as Cocyannis
Beautiful Noelle Page meets dashing WWII American pilot Larry Douglas in France and falls in love. She expects him to marry her, but instead Larry abandons her. In the United States, successful Catherine Alexander meets Larry Douglas and they marry. But Noelle hasn't forgotten Larry even as she's become a successful actress. She maneuvers to have Larry hired as the private pilot of her wealthy and powerful lover Constantin Demiris so she can seek revenge on him, but instead she and Larry rekindled their passion. Desperate to be together, Larry and Noelle make deadly plans. But soon the lovers face a terrible fate determined by the jealous Demiris using Catherine as his pawn.
2.
For Pete's Sake (1974) as Dominic
A woman goes to outlandish extremes to make her husband rich.
3.
I Love a Mystery (1973)
Surfacing six years after being made and eagerly awaited by old-time radio buffs, this send-up of the fondly remembered mystery show had insurance detectives Jack Packard, Doc Long and Reggie York searching for a mysterious billionaire. Not to be confused with the 1945 film of the same name, also ba
4.
The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971) as Mabulla
A U.S. Senator is spirited away to a secret New Mexico medical lab after a serious car crash. His injuries are completely healed by a secret organization that has developed advanced medical technology. What does the organization want in exchange for saving his life? Meanwhile, a reporter who witnessed the accident decides to investigate the senator's disappearance.
5.
A Dream of Kings (1969) as Falconis
The father of a dying boy tries to find the money to move his family to Greece.
6.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) as Spirmonedes
A deaf mute changes the lives of all he meets.
7.
Catalina Caper (1967) as Borman
A group of teens try to foil a group of crooks searching for a stolen scroll.
8.
Ship of Fools (1965) as Religious man #1
Passengers on a steam ship in the '30s struggle with their tangled relations and the rise of Nazism.
9.
Island of Love (1963) as Nick
A con artist scams a gangster into financing his movie.
10.
Drums of Africa (1963) as Chavera
Three adventurers fight the slave trade in turn-of-the-century Africa.
11.
Terror at Black Falls (1962) as Father
12.
The Scarface Mob (1962) as Bomber Belcastro
The pilot for the series of the same title. The exploits of Eliot Ness, the leader of an elite group of Treasury Department agents assigned to battle the underworld. In the pilot episode, broadcast as two one-hour segments of "Desilu Playhouse," Ness attempts to break up Al Capone's gang.
13.
Merry Andrew (1958) as Vittorio Gallini
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
14.
Fort Bowie (1958) as Sgt. Kukus
Cavalrymen have to attack their own fort when it's taken by the Apache.
15.
Sabu and the Magic Ring (1957) as Muzafar
Designed to capitalize on Sabu's earlier success in THE JUNGLE BOOK, this re-edited, unsold television pilot by the director of THE HYPNOTIC EYE (George Blair) finds the thirty three year old elephant boy in league with a powerful genie (William Marshall of BLACULA).
16.
Looking for Danger (1957) as Hassan
The Bowery Boys' leader recalls his days as a World War II spy in Arabia.
17.
Spook Chasers (1957) as Snap
The Bowery Boys go after crooks hiding in a haunted house.
18.
My Gun Is Quick (1957) as La Roche
Detective Mike Hammer's investigation of a murder puts him in the middle between warring jewel thieves.
19.
The Crooked Circle (1957) as Tony, bartender
20.
When Gangland Strikes (1956) as Thorndike
21.
The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956) as Henchman
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to friction as the other two increasingly feel left out of things.
22.
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Head waiter
When a lonely woman's wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
23.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Chief driver
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'.
24.
The Searchers (1956) as Jerem Futterman, trading post owner
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
25.
The Conqueror (1956) as Bogurchi
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
26.
Quincannon, Frontier Scout (1956) as Blackfoot Sam
A young woman hires a frontier scout to help her discover if her brother died in an Indian attack.
27.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Andy
28.
The Prodigal (1955) as Guard
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
29.
The Marauders (1955) as Ramos
An honest rancher fights off greedy cattlemen.
30.
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955) as Cruishank
Reverend Macklin is headed for Lodestone where his father was killed 25 years before when the Indians burnt down the church. He plans to rebuild the church and minister to the people, but all he seems to do is stop the gambling at the Silver Palace Saloon. Marty wants him to build on the other side of town and will finance the new church if Macklin moves, but he will not. When Marty is robbed by a gang of outlaws one of them hides the money in the church altar. Macklin finds that he has been ordered to San Diego due to his lack of accomplishment, and it might take a miracle for him to stay.
31.
I Cover the Underworld (1955) as Charlie Green
32.
A Bullet for Joey (1955) as Captain
A deported gangster sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for the Reds.
33.
Desert Sands (1955) as Lucia
A member of the French Foreign Legion falls for an Arab woman whose family has sworn to kill all foreigners.
34.
Pirates of Tripoli (1955) as Keppa
A pirate tries to help a deposed Arabian princess reclaim her throne.
35.
El Alamein (1954) as Corp. Singh Das
36.
The Gambler from Natchez (1954) as Etienne
37.
The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954) as Chief executioner
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba (John Derek) is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia (Elaine Stewart) is trying to talk her father, the Caliph (Donald Randolph) into giving her in marriage to Nur-El-Din (Paul Picerni), a rival prince known far and wide as mean and fickle. Her father intends Fawzia for Fawzia to marry a friend and ally, and makes plans to send her to him. But a courier brings word from Nur-El-Din that an escort awaits Fawzia on the outskirts of the city and she escapes the palace disguised as a boy. Hajji encounters the escort-warrior (Paul Baxley) at the rendezvous spot, is attacked and beats up the escort with his barber's tools. The princess arrives and mistakes Hajji as the escort until he mistakes the emerald ring sent by Nur-El-Din to Fawzia as the prize to be delivered. In her efforts to escape him, her turban becomes unbound and Hajji realizes that the girl herself is the treasure Nur-El-Din awaits. Hajji promises to escort her and they spend the night with the caravan of Osman Aga (Thomas Gomez), who invites them to stay for the dancing girls, among them, the incomparable Ayesha (Rosemarie Bowe). The pair are overtaken by the Caliph's guards sent to bring Fawzia back, but the guards are driven off by an invading army of Turcoman women, a band of fierce and beautiful women who prey on passing merchants.
38.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Physician
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
39.
Private Eyes (1953) as Chico
The Bowery Boys open a detective agency when one of them develops mind-reading talents.
40.
The Glory Brigade (1953) as Col. Kallicles
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy's true objective is learned.
41.
City Beneath the Sea (1953) as Mendoza
Divers Brad and Tony arrive in Jamaica to attempt salvage of the "Lady Luck," sunk with all hands and a million in gold. They charter a boat, "American Beauty," skippered by attractive Terry McBride, but cannot find the ship. But there's more to the "Lady Luck" than meets the eye, and undersea skullduggery forms a counterpoint to Brad's romance with Terry, and Tony's with cabaret singer Venita.
42.
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Diegas
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario's wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
43.
Forbidden (1953) as Sam
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
44.
Fort Vengeance (1953) as Broken Lance
James Craig, Rita Moreno, Keith Larsen, Reginald Denny, Charles Irwin, Morris Ankrum. After violence erupts during a high stakes poker game, two brothers (one good, one evil) are forced to flee to Canada where they join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The evil brother murders a fur trapper and frames a member of the Black Feet Indian tribe forcing the good brother to right the wrong.
45.
Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952) as Pilot
The jungle king's cousin tries to get him to help find a diamond treasure.
46.
Harem Girl (1952) as Sarab
A wisecracking secretary saves the ruler of an Arab nation from foreign invaders.
47.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Officer
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
48.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) as DeGautet
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
49.
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Soldier
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
50.
Horizons West (1952) as Lt. Salazar
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
51.
Sirocco (1951) as Greek
A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
52.
Mask of the Avenger (1951) as Lieutenant
When his father is murdered, an Italian nobleman becomes an outlaw to avenge the crime.
53.
Kim (1951) as Conspirator
Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels.
54.
Comin' Round the Mountain (1951) as Gangster
55.
The People Against O'Hara (1951) as James Korvac
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
56.
Let's Go Navy (1951) as Chief Nuramo
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
57.
Flame of Stamboul (1951) as Pierre
A U.S. agent guards defense plans at a conference in Istanbul.
58.
Pier 23 (1951) as Nick Garrison
59.
Silver Canyon (1951) as Laughing Jack
During the Civil War, U.S.Army scouts Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and "Cougar" Claggett (Pat Buttram) are detailed to Utah to bring in Confederate guerilla raider Wade McQuarrie (Jim Davis) who is interfering with Federal supply lines. They track the raiders to Gateway, a frontier post commanded by Colonel Middler (Edgar Dearing) who has a daughter, Dell (Gail Davis) and a son, Walt (Bob Steele). Walt secretly supports McQuarrie's actions. Gene and Dell are captured by McQuarrie but escape.
60.
China Corsair (1951) as Juan
An adventuress enlists a shipwrecked sailor to help her fight smugglers.
61.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Pirate
62.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as "Cootie" Adams
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
63.
South Sea Sinner (1950) as Man at table
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
64.
Cargo to Capetown (1950) as Gomez
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
65.
Tarzan and the Slave Girl (1950) as Lionian
A dying tribe kidnaps the jungle king's wife to help replenish their numbers.
66.
Trail of the Yukon (1949) as Rand
67.
Tuna Clipper (1949) as Manuel
68.
House of Strangers (1949) as Guard
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
69.
Malaya (1949) as Henchman
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
70.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Ferrara's cross-bowman

Cast (special)

71.
Oath: 33 Hours in the Life of God, The (1976) as Dr Animo
The first of two pilot films for a perspective series of medical dramas. The first pilot film tells the story of Dr. Simon Abbott, a cold, impersonal cardiologist whose total dedication to his work begins to affect his health and marriage.
72.
Watchman, The (1964) as Chauffeur
The story of Jack Fleming, a Hemingway-like writer who explores various aspects of life. Broadcast as "The Watchman" on "Kraft Suspense Theater."

Cast (special)

73.
Jackie Collins' "Lucky/Chances" (1990) as Greek Priest
A three-part miniseries adapted from two novels by Jackie Collins. Spanning 40 years, it tells the story of Gino Santangelo, one of America's most wealthy and powerful gangsters, and his strong-willed daughter, Lucky, who threatens to take over his empire in her desire to win his respect and approva
74.
French Atlantic Affair, The (1979) as Otto Lanier
There's terror on the high seas when cult leader Telly Savalas and his fanatic followers, among whom is devoted Shelley Winters, seize a luxury liner commanded by Louis Jourdan and hold a stellar roster of film and TV luminaries for a ransom of $70 million in gold. Chad Everett is a successful novel

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