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Go Tell the... "Go Tell the Spartans" (1978) encompasses all of the shattered idealism and... more info $5.98was $5.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: September 4, 1995
Born: November 9, 1952 Cause of Death: complications from AIDS
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Ratings Game, The (1984) as Al
Diminutive Danny DeVito, as both actor and director, skewers television, the ratings system, big business and anything else that gets in the way in this first movie-for-television made for The Movie Channel, playing New Jersey trucking magnate Vic DeSalvo, who breaks into television by having the worst idea ever to come down the pike accepted by a disgruntled, just-fired TV progamming chief. The neophyte's script becomes the biggest hit in television history and Vic DeSalvo becomes the industry's darling.
2.
Cannonball Run, The (1981) as Arthur Rose
The contestants in the highly illegal race across the country will do anything to win, and cheating is encouraged. With car crashes, sight gags and the coolest collection of 80s vehicles on film.
3.
Skag (1980)
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
4.
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979) as 1st Outlaw
The story of young Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, western outlaws.
5.
Go Tell the Spartans (1978) as Corporal Ackley
A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S. involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against the Viet Cong and the doomed actions of a French unit at the same site a decade before in this bitter look at the beginnings of the Vietnam war.
6.
I Want to Keep My Baby! (1976) as Andy
A drama about a fifteen-year-old girl who becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby rather than give it up for adoption. The film marked the TV acting debut of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
7.
Boy in the Plastic Bubble, The (1976) as Smith
A teenager, born with no immunities and forced to live in an incubator-like environment isolating him from any direct human contact, is faced with a life-or-death decision when he falls in love with the girl next door. Diana Hyland, playing the boy's mother, won an Emmy Award for her performance. Wr
8.
Blindfold (1966) as Mario Vincenti
Dr. Bartholomew Snow, a psychiatrist, is treating a man with emotional problems who, it turns out, is a brilliant scientist being pursued by different international powers and their operatives. Snow soon finds himself caught in the middle and out of desperation, he falls in with a mysterious and beautiful woman named Vicky Vincenti. But is she helping him, or is she yet another sinister figure out to manipulate him?
9.
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) as New boy
A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family's secrets hidden.
10.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1963) as Charles Baker "Dill" Harris
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.

Cast (special)

11.
Hollywood High (1977) as Icky; The Undesirable
One of two pilots for a prospective series. The misadventures of Phoebe and Dawn, two Hollywood High School students. This episode depicts the problems that befall the girls when they reluctantly accept dance invitations from the class undesirables, then scheme to get out of the dates.

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