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Charles Aidman

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Also Known As: Died: November 7, 1993
Born: January 21, 1925 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Innerspace (1987) as Speaker At Banquet
Uncommon Valor (1983) as Senator Hastings
A man''s son has been missing in Vietnam for ten years. No longer able to live the nightmare of not knowing whether his son is dead or alive, he decides to take matters into his own hands. Utilizing the strength of his own convictions, he enlists the help of a number of men to rescue his son and all the MIAs.
Marian Rose White (1982) as Dr Ashcroft
Somewhat of a companion story to that of Bill Sackter, whose life Mickey Rooney dramatized in "Bill", this film chronicles the true-life drama of a woman who spent 30 years in a state asylum after being abandoned by her mother at thirteen, thought to be feeble-minded but later discovered to be handi
Prime Suspect (1982) as Roy Mckinney
In a film somewhat akin to Paul Newman's "Absence of Malice," Mike Farrell is an upstanding, law-abiding citizen whose life is shattered by TV reporter Teri Garr's story linking him with the sex murder of a young girl from whom he was seen buying cookies, and his voluntary cooperation with the polic
Zoot Suit (1981) as George
In 1940s Los Angeles, members of a Mexican-American gang, and their leader Henry Reyna, are accused of murder. Although there is insufficient evidence for a fair trial, they are convicted and sent to San Quentin prison. While part of the defense team continues to fight against this misjustice, one o
Long Days of Summer, The (1980) as Narrator
In this sequel to his 1978 "When Every Day Was the Fourth of July" (and a pilot to a prospective series), producer/director Dan Curtis recalls more of his youth during the late '30s, and follows a fictionalized family where the father has jeopardized a promising law career to defend a Jewish immigra
Last Song, The (1980) as Dr Shaw
In her first TV-movie following her star-making "Wonder Woman" series, Lynda Carter is an aspiring singer who unwittingly comes into possession of several tapes for which her engineer husband and his partner in their electronic eavesdropping business were murdered, and discovers that she and her dau
When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (1978) as Narration
Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befri
New Adventures of Heidi, The (1978) as Wild Man
The long-familiar Heidi tale is given a contemporary setting -- as the young heroine leaves her familiar Swiss mountain for the bright lights of Manhattan -- and a musical background.
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) as Colonel Bernstein
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President revels details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
Amelia Earhart (1976) as Mr Earhart
An ambitious movie biography of the famed aviatrix and her marriage to a noted publisher. Emmy nominations went to Susan Clark as Best Actress, Susan Oliver as Best Supporting Actress, and William Tuntke and Richard Freedman for their art direction and set decoration.
Barbary Coast, The (1975) as Lieutenant Tully
A government undercover agent and the dashing owner of a boomtown San Francisco casino team up to expose an elaborate extortion plot devised by a Confederate Army officer in this pilot for the short-lived (late 1975) series that bore a striking resemblance to the fondly-remembered "Wild, Wild West."
Red Badge of Courage, The (1974) as Tattered Man
The Civil War classic, filmed previously in 1951 by John Huston, revolving around a young Union soldier's flight in terror from his first battle, his inner resolve that leads him back to combat, and his ultimate discovery that he doesn't have it in him to kill.
Deliver Us From Evil (1973) as Arnold Fleming
Stumbling onto an injured skyjacker who parachuted into the mountains with $600,000 in ransom, five greenhorn hikers kill the fugitive and fight the elements and each other for the money.
Dirty Little Billy (1972) as [Ben] Antrim
A tough and violent portrait of a psychopathic, yet fresh-faced youth--the infamous Billy the Kid in his grimy early days.
Kotch (1971) as Gerald Kotcher
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
Adam at 6 A.M. (1970) as Mr. Hopper
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) as Benby
After killing his girlfriend''s father in self defense, a rebellious Native American races to elude a bloodthirsty posse.
Angel, Angel, Down We Go (1969) as Willy Steele
The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal to profoundly impossible heights.
Sergeant Ryker (1968) as Major Kitchener
Countdown (1968) as Gus
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
Hour of the Gun (1967) as Horace Sullivan
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
War Hunt (1962) as Capt. Wallace Pratt
A war hero tries to help a kill-crazy private during the Korean War.
Pork Chop Hill (1959) as Harrold
Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it.
The Wrong Man (1957) as Jail medical attendant
A musician is mistaken for a vicious thief, with devastating results.

Cast (special)

Walt Disney... One Man's Dream (1981) as Mark Twain
A musical variety special that focuses on the life and accomplishments of Walt Disney, a creative giant of American cinema and pop culture.
Honorable Sam Houston, The (1975) as Wilson
A dramatic-historical special, broadcast as part of ABC's "American Heritage" series, focusing on Sam Houston, the founding father of the Republic of Texas.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980) as Warden Johnson
Clarence Carnes, an Indian from Oklahoma who as a teenager was the youngest convict ever incarcerated at Alcatraz following a gas station holdup/murder, is the central figure in this fictionalized, glorified B-movie account by screenwriter Ernest Tidyman of how Carnes spent decades hatching various
Picture of Dorian Gray, The (1973) as Basil Hallward
Oscar Wilde's eerie tale about a handsome Englishman who retains his youth while his portrait ages was given a two-part tape-to-film adaptation. Earlier there had been five silent film versions plus the classic production with Hurd Hatfield in 1945 and its 1970 remake.

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