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Richard Mckenzie

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Any Given Sunday (1999) as Additional Player--Football Team
The biggest battle for the NFL's Miami Sharks is not with the other teams, but within the Shark's own ranks as aging star quarterback, Jack "Cap" Rooney, and battle-weary coach, Tony D'Amato, go head to head with young players and new management who are more concerned with big money and the star-making potential of television than the ethics of the game or the health of its players.
2.
In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound (1995) as Preston Donner
A movie in a series of telefilms based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." Sheriff Gillespie and Chief Forbes track down the murderer of a young woman and her unborn child, but they face political complications when their prime suspect turns out to be an employee of the local businessman compe
3.
Ghost in the Machine (1993) as Frank Mallory
An electrical storm causes a power surge in a hospital's MRI machine, killing the crash victim--a computer repairman cum serial killer--being scanned, but sending his soul into the city's electrical circuitry and computer systems. Thus liberated, he resumes stalking his next victims.
4.
Doctor, The (1991) as Mr Richards
A contemporary urban drama about a doctor with a terrible bedside manner who learns he has cancer, becomes a patient himself and through his illness he comes to terms with his own humanity.
5.
Daddy (1991)
A successful executive is faced with rebuilding his life and caring for his three children when his wife of twenty years leaves her family. Based on Danielle Steel's novel "Daddy."
6.
Child Of Darkness, Child Of Light (1991) as Father Guarini
A television movie revolving around the investigation of two virgin births. One virgin will give birth to a redeemer sent to save the world; the other is evil incarnate, sent to thwart the savior's holy intentions.
7.
Deadly Medicine (1991) as Brookshire
A pediatrician becomes trapped in a web of betrayal and guilt when her best friend, a nurse, seems to be a baby-killer. Based on a true story.
8.
Shootdown (1988) as Representative Oberstar
A mother desperately searches for the truth surrounding her son's tragic death in the Soviet downing of Korean Airlines Flight 007.
9.
Bird (1988) as Southern Doctor
Saxophone great Charlie Parker builds a career in jazz while fighting drug addiction.
10.
In Love and War (1987) as Commander Boroughs
A movie based on fact, about American Naval Commandeer Jim Stockdale's imprisonment during the Vietnam War after being shot down in 1965 and captured by the North Vietnamese. As the highest-ranking American officer imprisoned, he is tortured and interrogated daily. During his eight-year ordeal, Stoc
11.
Acceptable Risks (1986) as Mayor Earl Ross
A television movie dramatizing the catastrophic events and circumstances leading up to a devastating leak at an American chemical plant which kills and injures hundreds of people.
12.
Playing With Fire (1985) as Principal Sweeney
Troubled teenager whose parents have split up and who thinks his life is coming apart takes out his frustrations by setting fires. Gary Coleman plays his first true dramatic role on television as the pint-sized arsonist who, at program's end, steps out of character to face the audience and give a le
13.
Memories Never Die (1982) as Everett Mcewan
Lindsay Wagner is a troubled woman who returns home after spending six years in a fashionable mental clinic; Gerald McRaney is her loving husband whose heart attack triggered her homecoming; Barbara Babcock is the strong-willed housekeeper who has become second mother to her children. Hostility and
14.
Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982) as President Harry Truman
A dramatization of the life of Eleanor Roosevelt following FDR's death through the time of her new career at the fledgling United Nations. Jean Stapleton was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Actress, and other nominations went for costume design and hairstyles.
15.
Some Kind Of Hero (1982) as Psychiatrist
A Vietnam veteran who has spent six years in a prison camp comes home to a hero's welcome in Los Angeles that becomes overshadowed with finding out his family has gone to pot as well as any money he had saved.
16.
Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981) as Judge Henry
Mystery thriller about a bigoted community's retribution against the town dummy, whom a group of vigilantes led by a mailman think did harm to a ten-year-old girl.
17.
First Monday in October (1981) as Hostile Senator
Conflict erupts when the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court takes her seat on the bench and her conservative views are in sharp contradiction to her peers of the court.
18.
Callie & Son (1981) as Donohue
A fictional drama, covering a thirty year period, about a poverty-stricken teenager forced to give up her illegitimate son at birth and the climb to wealth and power as the wife of a newspaper publisher who helps her locate her son, in whose future she becomes obsessed. The original script, set in T
19.
Splendor in the Grass (1981) as Doc Smiley
In this TV adaptation of Elia Kazan's notable 1961 film of William Inge's bittersweet drama of young love in 1928 Kansas, Melissa Gilbert and Cyril O'Reilly take the roles played originally by Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty as Deanie Loomis, the girl from the strict home who is on the verge of an em
20.
Gideon's Trumpet (1980) as Judge Robert Mccrary
In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy
21.
Being There (1979) as Ron Steigfler--Book Publisher
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
22.
Corvette Summer (1978) as Principal
A high school student takes off in search of his stolen, rebuilt Corvette.
23.
Nowhere to Run (1978) as Dr Steinberg
A disgruntled husband devises a winning blackjack system as part of an elaborate scheme to leave his overbearing, unfaithful wife and start a new life, despite the fact that she has hired an inept, down-at-the-heels private detective to keep an eye on him.
24.
True Grit (1978)
The further adventures of Rooster Cogburn, the rascally Western hero played in "True Grit" (1969) and "Rooster Cogburn" (1975) by John Wayne, has him battling injustice in his own unorthodox way while contending with a teenage girl bent on reforming him.
25.
Danger in Paradise (1977) as Carson Fears
This was the pilot for the brief 1977-78 series "Big Hawaii," with an angry young man fighting his scheming stepmother for control of his ill father's huge island ranch-estate.
26.
Man on a Swing (1974)
A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only to the police, he suspects that the man may be more involved in the case than he lets on.
27.
Nicky's World (1974) as Mr Lanning
A close-knit Greek-American family, jeopardized when its Manhattan bakery goes up in flames, looks desperately for ways to solve its financial dilemma without destroying its heritage.
28.
Stoolie, The (1972)
Roger Pitman is a petty thief who makes a deal with the police to use bait money to trap other criminals. But when he gets the cash, Roger can't resist the temptation and steals part of it. He runs off to Miami Beach, but now lives in fear of the crooks that he set up as well as the police.

Art Department (feature film)

29.
Speechless (1994) as Set Designer
Two sppechwriters for opposite political candidates fall in love.
30.
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994) as Set Designer
The West calls again in the hilarious comedy sequel "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold" (1994). New Yorker Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is back in the city and ready to put his adventures on the dusty trail behind him, but a treasure map and brotherly duties compel him to pull on some cowboy boots and go chasing through the Nevada desert. This laugh-out-loud follow-up to the 1991 smash hit "City Slickers" stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance and Daniel Stern.
31.
Nowhere To Run (1993) as Set Designer
An escaped convict befriends a young widow and helps her battle corrupt land developers who want to force her off her land.
32.
Fatal Instinct (1993) as Lead Set Designer
A policeman-lawyer, who arrests people and then defends them, is distracted in his personal life by three attractive women.
33.
One Good Cop (1991) as Set Designer
The story of a Manhattan detective who takes charge of his partner's children, when his longtime friend and partner is killed in the line of duty.
34.
Another You (1991) as Set Designer
A comedy about a con artist--assigned through a court order to do "community service"--who must help a chronic liar (recently released from a sanitorium) begin a new life in New York City. The relationship grows more complicated and hilarious as cons, lies and mulitple identities are woven together.
35.
Chances Are (1989) as Set Designer
23 years after his death, a man comes back to Earth and stumbles into the life of Corinne, his former wife, as well as that of her daughter Miranda and his former best friend Philip, who harbors a long-suffering adoration for Corinne.
36.
Spaceballs (1987) as Set Designer
Only a rogue space merchant can stop an evil dictator from stealing a planet's air supply.
37.
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) as Set Designer
Terry (Whoopi Goldberg) works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. People are killed, and Terry is chased. Throughout she remains in contact with this unknown person, who needs Terry to help save his life.
38.
Silverado (1985) as Set Design
A group of misfits try to bring justice to a small Western town.
39.
Tank (1984) as Set Designer
When his son winds up in jail for a crime he did not commit, a dedicated Army sergeant decides to take matters into his own hands and becomes a media hero for using his restored Sherman tank on the Georgia sheriff who framed his son.
40.
Body Heat (1981) as Set Designer
A femme fatale seduces a Florida lawyer and convinces him to kill her husband.
41.
History of the World Part I (1981) as Set Designer
A funny look at the history of the world according to Mel Brooks.
42.
Man With Bogart's Face, The (1980) as Set Designer
A man has plastic surgery to make him look like his idol Humphrey Bogart and then, taking the name Sam Marlowe from some of Bogart's film characters, he opens a detective agency. Business is slow until he put his picture in the paper. Then a group of people contact him and he gets involved in his fi
43.
Can't Stop The Music (1980) as Set Designer
A lawyer helps an ex-model and a songwriter promote a gay singing group called the Village People.
44.
The China Syndrome (1979) as Set Designer
A television newswoman stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant.

Cast (special)

45.
Faculty, The (1986) as George Dent
A realistic view of the teaching profession, as told through the eyes of six educators in an urban school system, all of whom must function as teacher, psychologist, social worker, role model, and cop.
46.
You Are the Jury (1984) as Dr Salton
A program that allows viewers to determine the guilt or innocence of a defendent in a crime. The program begins in a courtroom and flashback sequences are used to recall the crime and the circumstances that led up to it. In the pilot episode, "The Case of the People of Florida vs. Joseph Landrum," v
47.
Just Pals (1982) as Tom Gordon
A "CBS Afternoon Playhouse" presentation which focuses on Danny Gordon, a 13-year-old boy who must learn to reevaluate his friendship with Jo Davis, a tomboy, when she returns from a summer vacation in France as a young lady now interested in feminine pursuits.

Art Department (special)

48.
Bakery, The (1990) as Set Designer
A pilot for a series that spans three eras within a single Los Angeles precinct house "temporarily" located in a converted bakery. The three times depicted are 1965, the present, and 2001.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Billionaire Boys Club (1987) as Steven Raleigh
A miniseries about the Billionaire Boys Club, consisting of wealthy young investment partners led by Joe Hunt, who was convicted of murdering a fellow investor whom Hunt felt had swindled him.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

50.
Roses Are For the Rich (1987) as Prosecutor
Opportunistic and manipulative Autumn McAvan Norton Osborne is the oft-married heroine of this soapy four-hour, two-part saga about a young woman who has clawed her way out of an Appalachian mining town to exact revenge on the powerful businessman who destroyed her family, in this adaptation of the
51.
Malibu (1983) as Hunnicutt Powell
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad
52.
Ike: The War Years (1978) as Colonel Offenheim
Eisenhower the military man is the focus of this TV miniseries, his relationship with the other wartime leaders, and, very discreetly, his personal relationship with his driver, Kay Summersby. "Ike" came up with five Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Cinematography (Part 2), Outstanding Film Editi
53.
Roots (1977) as Sam Harvey
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a

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