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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Making Of A Male Model (1983)
A chic Manhattan modeling agency's seductive owner plucks a rugged young Nevada rancher from obscurity and endeavors to make him into an overnight sex symbol, only to discover that he craves the wide open spaces back home. Jon-Erik Hexum, in his first starring film, is the hunk who came to real-life
2.
Cheech & Chong's Up In Smoke (1978) as Bennie
Cheech and Chong meet up by chance on the highway somewhere in California. They go in search of some dope and are accidentally deported to Mexico where in their desperation to get home they agree to drive a van back to the States so they can get back in time for a gig they are due to play. Unaware of the properties from which the van is constructed they make their way back having aquired a couple of female hitch-hikers whilst all the time avoiding the cops whom they are not even aware are following them.
3.
Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Director's Cut), The (1978)
Cosmo Vitelli owns the Crazy Horse West, a strip joint in California. He's laconic, a Korean War vet, and a gambler. When we meet him, he's making his last payment on a gambling debt. Then, he promptly loses $23,000 playing poker at an illegal local casino. The guys he owes this time aren't so friendly, pressuring him for immediate payment. Then they suggest that he kill a Chinese bookie to wipe off the debt. Vitelli and the film move back and forth between the double-crossing, murderous insincerity of the gamblers and the friendships, sweetness, and even love among Vitelli, the dancers, a dancer's mother, and the club's singer, Mr. Sophistication.
4.
Killing of a Chinese Bookie, The (1976) as 2nd Bartender
A sleazy nightclub manager, in debt to the mob, is pressured to wipe out an underworld power.

Stunts (feature film)

5.
Mobsters (1991) as Stunt Player
A story about the rise of the mob involving the young Manhattan hoods: Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello.

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