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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Music (feature film)

1.
Iron Eagle II (1988) as Music Recording Engineer
Military adventure about an American-Soviet cooperative effort to destroy an atomic reactor in an Arab country.

Sound (feature film)

2.
Ranch, The (2004)
Inspired by the true story of the legal brothel The Mustang Ranch, story is set in the fictional Diamond Ranch, a legal brothel in Reno, where the girls in the deal with friendships, relationships and rivalries.
3.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company' (2003)
The behind the scenes story of what really happened on the hit 70's comedy starring John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt and Suzanne Somers.
4.
On Thin Ice (2003)
Based on the true story of a single, widowed mother who dealt drugs during a financial emergency and later became an FBI informant in order to bust a drug ring.
5.
Mary Higgins Clark's All Around the Town (2003)
A college student with Multiple Personality Disorder is finally getting her life together after being kidnapped at the age of four. When she's then accused of the murder of her English professor, she must battle her repressed MPD. With the help of her sister, she uncovers another plot by the same ki
6.
Mary Higgins Clark's Haven't We Met Before (2002)
Law student Emily Winton barely escapes from an attack by a man named Stephen Koening, who believes she was responsible for his death in a previous existence. The detective assigned to the case thinks Koening may have committed several unsolved murders in retribution for crimes Koening believes were
7.
Mary Higgins Clark's You Belong to Me (2002)
Susan Chandler, a psychologist with a radio call-in show, gets tangled in the web of a serial killer.
8.
Mary Higgins Clark's Pretend You Don't See Her (2002)
While working as a real estate agent in New York, Lacey Farrell witnesses a client's murder and must change her identity to escape the killer.
9.
Walter and Henry (2001)
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
10.
Submerged (2001)
About the sinking and rescue of the American submarine Squalus during World War II.
11.
Mary Higgins Clark's Loves Music, Loves to Dance (2001)
Darcy Scott, producing a documentary on people who date through the personals, talks her best friend Erin into answering some of the ads in order to gather information on the topic for an upcoming television show. But Erin is murdered at the hands of one of the dates -- a serial killer who places da
12.
Seventeen Again (2000)
When 12-year-old Willie Donovan's home science project g s awry, his estranged grandparents magically turn 17 again. But they won't enjoy their long-lost youth for long unless Willie can find an antidote to prevent them from dying prematurely.<P>The Donovan family has just moved from Los Angeles to
13.
Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All-American Girl, The (2000)
Chronicles the true story of 35-year-old married school teacher and mother of four, Mary Kay Letourneau, who had an affair with one of her 13-year-old students. Her subsequent arrest, pregnancies and imprisonment made headlines around the world.
14.
Wishing Tree, The (2000)
Clara Collier, a cynical, hard-driving attorney from Atlanta returns to her rural childhood home in the lowlands of the Deep South to attend the funeral of her mother Mattie, a legendary local storyteller. While there, she reconnects with her roots, and through her best friends' children, discovers
15.
Sandy Bottom Orchestra, The (2000)
Once a talented classical pianist, Ingrid Green gave up her dreams for life in a small town with dairy farmer Norman and their daughter Rachel. An iconoclast who doesn't quite fit in with middle American life, Ingrid is always battling the one-track minds of those around her, whether it's to save an
16.
No Alibi (2000)
Businessman Bob Lessing becomes the target for Vic Haddock, a hard-nosed racketeer who mistakes Bob for the petty thief who accidentally made off with a large stash of his drug money.
17.
Nostradamus (2000)
A homicide detective, assisted by a clairvoyant, investigates a series of strange multiple murders. The apparent perpetrator is a time-traveling assassin, from the 15th century, seeking to bring about Armaggedon by killing people whose names appear on a sacred and mysterious list.
18.
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled
19.
Outlaw Justice (1999)
Four ex-bank robbers get together to hunt for a former associate who gunned down one of their own. Seasoned gunslinger Lee comes upon young Bryce Naylor, the son of his friend Tobey Naylor, digging a grave for his murdered father. Bryce tells Lee that Tobey has been denied a proper Christian burial
20.
Ultimate Deception (1999)
When bartender Terry Cuff marries Bobby Woodkin, she realizes she is one step closer to her dream of raising a family. Unable to have children, the couple decides to adopt. However, Terry does not realize that Bobby is wanted by the police. She thinks he is out arranging for an adoption, but in fact
21.
Behind the Mask (1999)
Dr. Bob Shushan is an overworked and absent father who runs a center for the mentally and physically challenged. When Shushan suffers a heart attack, his life is saved by a James Jones, a young patient at the center. The two men forge a friendship and help each other rekindle the father-son bond tha
22.
Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)
The true story of Daniel Huffman, a high-school football star who sacrifices his chance for a college scholarship and gives up the sport he loves when he donates his kidney to save the life of his grandmother, Shirlee Allison.
23.
Love Songs (1999)
A trilogy of stories that depict ordinary people overcoming extraordinary problems with the strength of their love for each other. In "A Love Song For a Champ," an up-and-coming boxer breaks the rules in order to earn much-needed money for his family. Though his money-making scheme does not go as pl
24.
Sea People (1999)
Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a loner, living in a small coastal town in Nova Scotia and dreaming of swimming the English Channel. When she sees an old man jumping off an inlet bridge, she dives in to save him. He introduces himself as John McRae and insists he was just going for a swim in the bitterl
25.
Galapagos (1999) as Sound
A documentary following Smithsonian marine biologist Carole Baldwin as she explores the Galapagos Islands. Her story is linked to Charles Darwin's 1835 expedition which propelled his theory of evolution.
26.
Bone Daddy (1998)
A medical examiner turned novelist trails a serial murderer who debones his victims.
27.
Too Close to Home (1997)
A mother is so consumed with a possessive love for her son that she may have committed murder in order to keep him by her side. When the son's new wife is found murdered, the mother is arrested for the crime. In denial about his mother's guilt, the son, a successful lawyer, agrees to defend her. Bas
28.
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by the ghost of her dead partner Maude Marley and then by other spirit
29.
Prayer in the Dark, A (1997)
Two prison escapees team up with an accomplice and travel to upstate New York where they take a Quaker family hostage and threaten to kill them all unless the mother, the president of the local bank, gives them $4 million in ransom. One of the convicts is a young man who left the Quaker community an
30.
Prayer in the Dark, A (1997)
Two prison escapees team up with an accomplice and travel to upstate New York where they take a Quaker family hostage and threaten to kill them all unless the mother, the president of the local bank, gives them $4 million in ransom. One of the convicts is a young man who left the Quaker community an
31.
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by the ghost of her dead partner Maude Marley and then by other spirit
32.
No Greater Love (1996)
When a woman's parents and fiance are killed aboard the Titanic, she must care for her siblings, mend her broken heart and run the family newspaper business alone. Based on Danielle Steel's novel.
33.
John Woo's Once a Thief (1996)
Telefilm based on the 1991 feature film of the same title written and directed by John Woo. A Hong Kong crime family consists of two adopted siblings, Li Ann Tsei and Mac Ramsey, one blood sibling, Michael Tang, and their father, the Godfather. Li Ann and Mac were orphans taken in and trained at a y
34.
Deliverance of Elaine, The (1996)
A woman who corresponds with a prison pen pal continues their relationship after he is released from jail. The prisoner forces her to examine a painful event in her past that shaped her life.
35.
Dancing in the Dark (1995)
A married woman is the object of unwanted advances made by her father-in-law and then is wrongly committed to a private psychiatric institution.
36.
My Antonia (1995)
Adaptation of the novel by Willa Cather, set against the backdrop of 1890's Nebraska, about a bond that develops between a 15-year-old immigrant girl, whose impoverished family had recently settled a farm and a 14-year-old orphan who is sent to live with his grandparents following the loss of his pa
37.
Vanished (1995)
A television movie based on "Vanished," Danielle Steel's novel about a woman who must confront her tragic past and the loss of her first child when her ex-husband is accused of kidnapping her new son. Set during World War II.
38.
Vow to Kill, A (1995)
A young woman from a wealthy family marries a charming man after a whirlwind romance. Honeymooning on a remote island, she accidentally learns that her husband has contacted her father and masqueraded as a kidnapper -- demanding cash for their safe release. When he discovers that she's on to him, she tries to flee. He goes after her, but she kills him.
39.
Mary Higgins Clark's Remember Me (1995)
A children's book writer, tortured by guilt for the accidental death of her child, is nearly driven insane by someone intent on her death while she is researching the history of her pre-Revolutionary War house on Cape Cod. The house is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a grieving woman whose chi
40.
Across The Sea Of Time: New York 3d (1995) as Re-Recording Engineer
Hoping to find the branch of his family that came to America at the turn of the century, Tomas, a Russian immigrant boy, stows away on a freighter and lands in New York Harbor. Armed with a stereopticon (a primitive device for viewing 3D photos) and a collection of stereo pictures taken decades earl
41.
Perfect Stranger, A (1994)
A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
42.
I Know My Son Is Alive (1994)
A young mother suffering from post-partum depression becomes a suspect when her baby suddenly disappears.
43.
Spider and the Fly, The (1994)
A wager between two novelists about committing the perfect crime becomes real when a murder occurs under the circumstances they had plotted in jest and either one of them might be the killer.
44.
Ghost Mom (1993)
A recently deceased busybody continues to meddle in her son's life after she is dead. Her ghost joins forces with her son in solving an international gem caper.
45.
Stranger in the Mirror, A (1993)
A television movie based on the Sidney Sheldon novel "A Stranger in the Mirror." Two young people go to Hollywood to pursue their dreams of stardom.
46.
Quiet Killer (1992)
A television movie about a race against time to stop a deadly outbreak of plague in New York City.
47.
Town Torn Apart, A (1992)
Based on the story of Dennis "Doc" Littky, a high school principal who fought to reform a trouble-ridden New England school, but in the attempt also divided the New Hampshire community.
48.
Day One (1989)
A television movie dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project and the race to develop the atomic bomb. The saga revolves around three main characters: General Leslie R. Groves, the military man who spear-headed the endeavor; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the project; and
49.
Storm (1987) as Additional Sound Rerecording
50.
Sword of Gideon (1986)
A group of five men are recruited to avenge the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. The fictional treatment of Israel's actions describes the efforts of the team and questions the morality of revenge. The Sword of Gideon represents Israeli justice.

Post Production (feature film)

51.
No Greater Love (1996)
When a woman's parents and fiance are killed aboard the Titanic, she must care for her siblings, mend her broken heart and run the family newspaper business alone. Based on Danielle Steel's novel.
52.
Vanished (1995)
A television movie based on "Vanished," Danielle Steel's novel about a woman who must confront her tragic past and the loss of her first child when her ex-husband is accused of kidnapping her new son. Set during World War II.
53.
Perfect Stranger, A (1994)
A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

54.
Across The Sea Of Time: New York 3d (1995)
Hoping to find the branch of his family that came to America at the turn of the century, Tomas, a Russian immigrant boy, stows away on a freighter and lands in New York Harbor. Armed with a stereopticon (a primitive device for viewing 3D photos) and a collection of stereo pictures taken decades earl
55.
Storm (1987)

Sound (special)

56.
Remembering Patsy Cline (1994) as Rerecording Mixer
Profile of the life and death of country music star Patsy Cline -- through personal letters, TV appearances, and interviews.
57.
Willie Nelson: My Life (1994) as Rerecording Mixer
Profile of the at-times troubled life of country music superstar Willie Nelson -- through personal photos, concert performances, early TV appearances, feature-film clips, and interviews.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Beautiful Girl (2003) as Rerecording Mixer
59.
Season on the Brink, A (2002) as Rerecording Mixer
60.
Dogboys (1998) as Rerecording Mixer
61.
62.
Rugged Gold (1994) as Rerecording Mixer

Editing (TV Mini-Series)

63.
Spearfield's Daughter (1986) as Dialogue Editor (Canada)

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

64.
Glory! Glory! (1989)
A two-part miniseries set in the world of TV evangelism, about a down-and-out rock singer who is hired by a religious group to improve its ratings and donations. Sister Ruth is an immediate hit, and the Church of the Companions of Christ has never been so successful, but an investigative reporter ch
65.
Ford: The Man and the Machine (1987) as Sound Mixer

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

66.
Glory! Glory! (1989)
A two-part miniseries set in the world of TV evangelism, about a down-and-out rock singer who is hired by a religious group to improve its ratings and donations. Sister Ruth is an immediate hit, and the Church of the Companions of Christ has never been so successful, but an investigative reporter ch

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