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Every Little... A vengeful nanny takes on the Mob in this zany farce starring Lynn Redgrave and... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: August 4, 1999
Born: January 29, 1913 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Samson and Delilah (1984) as Manoah
In this lavish (by TV standards) remake of Cecil B. De Mille's 1949 Biblical epic, the bold and rebellious Danite from one of the tribes of Israel that fled Egypt in the Great Exodus and the Philistine courtesan who seduces and then betrays him, newcomer Antony Hamilton is Samson and Australian actr
Firepower (1979) as Harold Everett
Won Ton Ton, The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
Every Little Crook and Nanny (1972) as [Carmine] Ganucci
A nanny with a grudge kidnaps her gangster boss''''s son.
Head (1968) as The Big Victor
A plotless collection of various musical encounters and adventures by the famous rock band The Monkees which follows Davy, Peter, Mike and Mickey as they travel through an assortment of places in search of meaning.
After the Fox (1966) as Tony Powell
A notorious con man poses as a film director to front a major caper.
The Tartars (1962) as Oleg
A barbarian army attacks Viking settlements along the Russian steppes.
Hannibal (1960) as Hannibal
After making his historic crossing of the Alps with elephants transporting supplies and troops, Hannibal (Victor Mature) marches on Rome in a war of revenge. During his advance, he captures Sylvia (Rita Gam), the niece of Roman Senator Fabius Maximus (Gabriele Ferzett) but, instead of holding her prisoner, he shows her his powerful army and herds of elephants, then sets her free. He is sure she will report what she has seen to his Roman enemies. Hannibal defeats the Romans at the battle of Trebbia and sends a message to Sylvia that he is marching on Rome. Sylvia succumbs to her love of Hannibal and they have a rendezvous, but are surprised by a Roman patrol. Hannibal escapes and Sylvia is confined to the temple of the Vesta Goddess. She escapes and meets Hannibal again. Hannibal orders his brother Hasdrubal (Rik Battaglia) to Carthage to take over command of the reenforcements preparing to join Hannibal. Hannibals wife Danila (Milly Vitale)arrives from Carthage unexpectedly and Sylvia runs away and returns to Rome, where she is tried for high trteason and sentenced to death. Hannibal continues to fight but he knows he will not succeed in destroying Rome.
Escort West (1959) as Ben Lassiter
A Confederate veteran helps the survivors of a Union wagon train.
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959) as Kasim Khan
Kasim Khan terrorizes India and seeks revenge on the British.
Timbuktu (1959) as Mike Conway
A French colonel needs his wife''''s lover to help him stop an Arabian rebellion.
The Big Circus (1959) as Henry Jasper "Hank" Whirling
A ringleader tries to keep his circus on the road despite the efforts of a saboteur.
Tank Force (1958) as [Sgt. David] Thatcher
An American sergeant and his British crew are captured by the Nazis in Northern Africa.
China Doll (1958) as Cliff Brandon
A World War II veteran searches for the daughter he left behind in China.
Pickup Alley (1957) as Charles Sturgis
A U.S. narcotics agent trails an international drug smuggler.
The Long Haul (1957) as Harry Miller
A veteran is lured into crime by his boss''s sultry mistress.
Safari (1956) as Ken Dufield
While leading a wealthy couple on safari, a hunter tries to avenge his son''''s murder.
Zarak (1956) as Zarak Khan
A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.
The Sharkfighters (1956) as Lt. Commander Ben Staves
Navy scientists race to develop a shark repellent that could save the lives of downed fliers.
The Last Frontier (1956) as Jed Cooper
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Crazy Horse
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
Violent Saturday (1955) as Shelley Martin
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
Betrayed (1954) as "The Scarf"
During World War II, a U.S. officer falls for a Resistance fighter suspected of being an enemy spy.
The Egyptian (1954) as Horemheb
An ancient Egyptian doctor uses court intrigue to discover his birthright.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Demetrius
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Dangerous Mission (1954) as Matt Hallett
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
The Robe (1953) as Demetrius
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as Captain
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Bill Blakeley
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
The Glory Brigade (1953) as Lt. Sam Prior
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.
The Veils of Bagdad (1953) as Antar
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar!
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as James Sullivan
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''s first great swimming star.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Lt. Dave Andrews
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
Something for the Birds (1952) as Stephen Bennett
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
Gambling House (1951) as Marc Fury [previously known as Marcus Furioni]
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
I'll Get By (1950) as Himself
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Samson
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Andy Clark
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
Stella (1950) as Jeff De Marco
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Danny James
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
Easy Living (1949) as Pete Wilson
An aging football star risks his health when his greedy wife won't let him retire.
Cry of the City (1948) as Lt. Vittorio Candella
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Cash Blackwell, also known as Tex Cameron
Moss Rose (1947) as Michael Drego
Kiss of Death (1947) as Nick Bianco, also known as Nick Cavallo
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
My Darling Clementine (1946) as Doc Holliday
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
Song of the Islands (1942) as Jefferson Harper
A cattle baron''s son falls for the daughter of a South Seas businessman.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) as Johnny Grey
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
Footlight Serenade (1942) as Tommy Lundy
Conceited World Champion boxer Tommy Lundy decides to test his popularity in a Broadway show. Tommy always has an eye for the ladies and he starts paying attention to beautiful chorus girl Pat Lambert. Pat's boyfriend Bill Smith isn't impressed with Tommy even though Tommy gets him a boxing part in the show. When Tommy finds out that Pat and Bill were secretly together the night before the show opens, he angrily plans to turn the boxing scene with Bill into a real bout.
The Shanghai Gesture (1942) as Doctor Omar
A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Paul [Dreiser] Dresser
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
I Wake Up Screaming (1941) as Frankie Christopher
A celebrity promoter is accused of murdering one of his clients.
One Million B.C. (1940) as Tumak
An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe.
No, No Nanette (1940) as William [Trainor]
Captain Caution (1940) as Dan Marvin
When a ship''''s captain dies at war, his daughter takes command.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Lefty
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.

Producer (feature film)

The Big Circus (1959) as Producer
A ringleader tries to keep his circus on the road despite the efforts of a saboteur.

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