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Born: December 26, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Plymouth, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

61* (2001) as Ford Frick
During the 1961 baseball season, friends and Yankee teammates Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle compete against each other to break Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs. As the flamboyant superstar Mantle and the aloof family man Maris chased the ghost of the Babe, they found themselves caug
Cookie's Fortune (1999) as Jack Palmer
In a small Mississippi town, Cookie Orcutt discreetly kills herself in order to join her late husband. But her uptight daughter can't stand the idea of a suicide in the family, and rearranges the evidence to seem like murder. The investigation of the alleged murder reveals hidden secrets about the p
Smile Like Yours, A (1997) as Dr Felber
Jennifer wants to have a child but her husband Danny is slightly reluctant. After he commits to the idea, he discovers he has a little deficiency known as "lazy swimmer" which makes it impossible for Jennifer to get pregnant. Danny and Jennifer get plenty of advice from their friends. Jay, who has f
Evening Star, The (1996) as Hector Scott
After her daughter Emma's death, Aurora Greenway raised her grandchildren in her devoted, but overbearing way. The results are mixed and she knows it. Still plugging away at thankless parenting, she battles with 18-year-old Melanie and prods the older brothers Tommy and Teddy, but they all regard he
Is There Life Out There? (1994) as Grandpa Walter
After a brush with breast cancer and the death of her father, a woman realizes that something is missing from her life and decides to pursue a college education. Her husband feels threatened by her academic exploits, but eventually comes to appreciate them. Inspired by Reba McEntire's song and its a
Clear and Present Danger (1994) as Us President Edward Bennett
The story of a covert war waged against Colombian drug lords by the Central Intelligence Agency.
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993) as Frank Harrington
The hidden past of a young newlywed resurfaces when her brother reapppears.
Majority Rule (1992) as Walter Simms
A general, the first American woman to lead troops in combat, becomes a national hero and runs for president.
Housesitter (1992) as George Davis
A woman moves into an architect''s house and tells his neighbors that she is his wife. When the man returns, the two continue acting as a couple and fall in love.
No Time to Die (1992) as Sheldon Hays
A television movie airing as part of the "Columbo" series of telefilms for "The ABC Sunday Night Movie." Columbo is called upon to rescue a kidnap victim.
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992) as O'Connell
A television movie based on the life of Jackie Presser, the labor leader who rose to the top of the Teamsters Union by making deals with the Mafia and manipulating the FBI, becoming one of the most powerful men of the Reagan Era.
Class Action (1991) as Quinn
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.
Regarding Henry (1991) as Charlie
A lawyer who survives a shooting struggles, with the help of his family, to regain his memory and recover his speech and mobility.
Babe Ruth (1991) as Jacob Ruppert
A television movie biography of baseball great Babe Ruth.
Great Pretender, The (1991) as Owen Milner
A television movie pilot about a disgruntled journalist who investigates a story about an accidental death and stumbles on a corrupt land deal involving people all the way up to the state house.
Bonfire of the Vanities, The (1990) as Mr Mccoy
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
Son's Promise, A (1990) as Cecil O'Kelley
A television movie depicting the true story of Terry O'Kelley, the eldest of seven brothers, who honors the last request of his dying mother by making sure that his family of seven brothers does not separate.
Kaleidoscope (1990) as Arthur Patterson
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's novel "Kaleidoscope." A detective obeying a dying man's last wish tries to unravel the mystery of three sisters separated in childhood.
Flowers For Matty (1990) as Garrett Fitzsimmons
Kojak charms a beautiful heiress, who becomes key figure in a mystery involving art thefts, murder, and munitions smuggling.
Music Box (1989) as Harry Talbot
When a young female attorney''s father is accused of war crimes she must fight to clear his name.
Far North (1988) as Uncle Dane
Four generations of a family in northern Minnesota are brought together when the head of the family lands in the hospital after being thrown by his horse.
Unbearable Lightness of Being, The (1988) as Chief Surgeon
During the 1968 Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia, a womanizer visiting the West must choose between freedom, or returning to his wife in Soviet-occupied Prague.
Necessary Parties (1988) as Grampa Mills
A two-part "WonderWorks" presentation about a youngster's struggles to hold his family together after his parents decide to get a divorce.
Monster in the Closet (1987) as General Turnbull
Be afraid, be very afraid. The proverbial monster in the closet is out and causing terror in California in this horror comedy. No home, nor even office buildings, with a closet is safe.
When the Time Comes (1987) as Harold
A terminally ill young wife turns to those she loves to help her end her suffering. First her husband, and then her best male friend are forced to consider her unusual request for aid in committing suicide.
Desperado (1987) as Malloy
A television western about a cowboy and his clash with the corrupt powers that control a mining town. --BASELINE.
Gone to Texas (1986) as Colonel John Allen
The drama focuses on Sam Houston''s life before Texas'' independence, and his involvement in the Texas rebellion against Mexico, who was twice President of Texas, then its senator and governor.
Best Of Times, The (1986) as Colonel
Twelve years after dropping the winning pass in a high-school football game, a timid clerk tries to regain lost honor.
Alamo Bay (1985) as Wally Scheer
License to Kill (1984) as Howard Webster
In this companion piece of sorts to "M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers," James Farentino and Penny Fuller are a married couple whose college-bound daughter is killed in an automobile accident with a drunk driver (Don Murray), who had a few drinks too many with his country club cronies.
Who Will Love My Children? (1983) as Dick Thomas
In her dramatic television debut, Ann-Margret is the true-life Lucile Fray, an Iowa farm woman with ten children who, discovering she has terminal cancer and feeling her alcoholic husband (Frederic Forrest) is unable to care for the kids, sets out to find new homes for each of them. Ann-Margret's Em
The Right Stuff (1983) as Lyndon B Johnson
The first astronauts fight for their place in space.
Thing, The (1982) as Garry
The stage is set for havoc and terror when a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has been buried for over 100,000 years.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981) as Hugh Auchincloss
Jaclyn Smith plays the starring role, tracing Jackie Kennedy's career from age five through finishing school, her arrival in Washington as a newspaper photographer and columnist, her whirlwind romance with a young Congressman from Boston, to November 22, 1963, in Dallas. James Franciscus is JFK, a r
Popeye (1980) as Taxman
Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee''Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore''s ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee''Pea to help him find the old man''s treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.
Long Days of Summer, The (1980) as Josef Kaplan
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
On the Nickel (1980) as Sam
Mrs. R's Daughter (1979) as Frank Randell
Cloris Leachman fights the system in a frustrating battle to bring to trial the man who raped her divorced daughter and then vows to mete out her own vengeance when the judicial process breaks down.
Ebony, Ivory and Jade (1979) as Ian Cabot
Tennis bum-turned-Las Vegas-song-and-dance man doubles as a private eye with two female dancers, going undercover to protect a lady scientist from international hit-men as she heads for Washington from the Near East with her super-secret formula. Pilot to a prospective series.
Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979) as Wally Ball
A drama about a dying woman who returns to the home of her widowed mother after an absence of twenty years and how their bitter estrangement slowly turns to love. This double tour-de-force for Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands was a heralded first effort for writer Michael de Guzman, and premiered right
Winter Kills (1979) as Captain Of T K
An assassinated president''s brother investigates the unsolved crime.
Promises In The Dark (1979) as Dr Walter Mcinterny
A struggling doctor finds challenge and reward with her young patient.
Gift of Love, The (1978) as William Schuyler
Marie Osmond made her dramatic acting debut playing a poor little rich girl who loses her heart to a penniless immigrant in New York of the Gay Nineties in this variation of the O. Henry tale that has the girl cutting and selling her long hair to buy a watch chain for her husband who has sold his pr
Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (1978) as Colonel Benton
A strong drama based on the true story of an Air Force sergeant's fight to stay in the service after admitting his homosexuality.
Exoman (1977) as Rogers
This pilot movie for a proposed series is about a professor, paralyzed in an attack by syndicate hit-men, who creates an exo-suit to make him mobile again -- and superhuman.
Mary White (1977) as Sir James M Barrie
A sensitive story of a young girl and her moving relationship with her famed father, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist William Allen White, and the profound change in his life following her tragic death at sixteen in a horseback riding accident in 1921. Caryl Ledner received an Emmy Award for the ad
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) as Harry Hopkins
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
Call of the Wild, The (1976) as Simpson
Jack London's classic tale of two men, a trapper and a prospector, who, with the aid of a magnificent dog, battle the frozen Klondike in an effort to reach gold country. Clark Gable had starred in William Wellman's 1935 version, and Charlton Heston headed a multi-national cast in the 1974 remake. Ja
Snowman (1975) as Air Traffic Controller
An eagle named Caesar and a wolf named Romulus star in a popular television show named that is named after them. When the show is selected to win a Patsy award, their trainer Zak plans to fly in his own plane with Caesar and Romulus from Denver to California for the awards ceremony. But over the Uta
Terminal Man, The (1974) as Dr Arthur Mcpherson
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
Showdown (1973) as Art Williams
In the Old West, Billy and Chuck were best friends until Chuck married the woman they both loved. The two of them drifted apart and eventually, Chuck became a sheriff and Billy a robber. Now Chuck has to hunt down his old friend, and as the chase goes along, they each reminisce about their past toge
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) as Manning
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1972) as Thomas Melville
Based on trial of Father Daniel Berrigan and eight other Vietnam War protesters who burned draft records, this film examines the motives of war protesters of the time.
Devil and Miss Sarah, The (1971) as Appleton
A legendary western outlaw with satanic powers, being escorted to justice by a homesteading couple, uses hypnosis to possess the wife's soul and to help him make his getaway.
R. P. M. (1970) as Perry Howard
A liberal professor takes over as college president in the midst of a student uprising.
Rachel, Rachel (1968) as Niall Cameron
A small town teacher tries to overcome her shyness.

Cast (special)

Painting Churches (1986) as Gardner Church
Tina Howe's off-Broadway play about a talented artist who returns to her New England roots after an absence of many years in order to paint a portrait of her aging, eccentric parents. The bittersweet drama is a dramatic portrait of the inner-workings of a loving and talented family.
Lily (1986) as John Farnsworth
Lily Miniver is an eccentric, intrepid young woman whose job as associate curator at the prestigious Jeffersonian Museum in Washington, D.C., takes her around the globe. When a unique Aztec necklace, on loan from the British Museum, is slightly tarnished, she quickly deduces that it's a fake, and sh
Tartuffe (1978) as Tartuffe
The Circle in the Square production of Moliere's comic portrait of the scoundrel Tartuffe, a religious fraud who bilks a wealthy old man who is seeking to buy his way into God's favor.
Waiting For Godot (1977) as Estragon ("Gogo")
An adaptation for television of Samuel Beckett's play, performed by the Los Angeles Actors' Theatre. Two tramps try to amuse themselves while waiting for an appointment with an illusive gentleman named Godot.
Forget-Me-Not Lane (1975) as Charles Bisley
A performance by the Long Wharf Theatre in their production of Peter Nichols's comedy.
Touch of the Poet, A (1974) as Jamie Cregan
An adaptation for television of Eugene O'Neill's play, the first of a planned cycle of plays telling the story of an Irish family in America. Set in New England in the early nineteenth century, the story relates the conflicts between an immigrant and his American-born son.
Rex Harrison Presents Short Stories of Love (1974) as Fred (Story 2)
A proposed, but unsold, series of romantic short stories by famous authors. The pilot episode presents three stories: In Story 1, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s "Epicac," a computer engineer attempts to win the affections of a co-worker by sending her love poems composed by the giant computer he programs in th
Of Mice and Men (1968) as Slim
The story, set in California's Salina Valley, follows the unusual relationship between two migrant workers: George, wry and earthy, and Lennie, a powerful giant with the mind of a child. The drama plunges the good-natured pair into a conflict with a ranch owner's vicious, belligerent son and his be

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sleep Room, The (1999) as Joseph Rauh
Based on the true story of a Montreal psychiatrist, Dr. Ewan Cameron, who received funding from the CIA in the 1950s for brainwashing experiments on unsuspecting patients as part of his efforts to cure mental illness. Thirty years later, some of the patients seek justice with the help of two America
Cross of Fire (1989) as George Oberholtzer
A two-part miniseries based on a true story. Set in Indiana in the 1920s, the story concerns a young woman who becomes a victim of the terrorist activities of the Ku Klux Klan. She eventually dies at the hands of charismatic political boss and Grand Dragon David Stephenson. The ensuing investigation
Bourne Identity, The (1988) as David Abbott
A two-part miniseries adapted from Robert Ludlum's thriller about a man trying to regain his memory amidst a maze of espionage and intrigue.
Chisholms, The (1979)
The sprawling saga of a close-knit pioneer family's hazardous trek from their home in Virginia to Fort Laramie, Wyoming, and ultimately California. The subsequent brief series "killed off" Robert Preston in the opening segment.
Word, The (1978) as Henri Aubert
Intrigue surrounding the discovery and publication of a controversial document that appears to be a long-lost ancient eyewitness account of the life of Christ, with David Janssen playing a public relations executive hired to promote this new version of the Bible. International film beauty Florinda B

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1994) as Edgar Halycon

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