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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 4, 2011|
|Born:||January 26, 1931||Cause of Death:||Heart disease|
|Birth Place:||Washington D.C., USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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After years of bachelorhood and ample pressure from his father, Doc, and best friend Mac, Eddie Cantrow starts to wonder if he is being too picky about the women he meets. So when a chance encounter with an alluring blonde named Lila leads to a sweet romance, Eddie impulsively proposes. But right after the wedding, as the newlyweds get to know each other on the drive down the California coast, Eddie begins to realize he''s made a terrible mistake. Soon after reaching their exotic Mexican hideaway, he falls for the down-to-earth Miranda, who has no clue he''s on his honeymoon. Now Eddie has to find a way to extricate himself from his days-old marriage without losing the girl of his dreams.
Ireland 1920: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning car
Bob and Walt Tenor are small-town legends who excel at sports, and who are the proud owners of a fast-food restaurant where their four hands work the grill at lightning speed. When the acting bug bites Walt, he convinces Bob to honor their childhood pact to never hold back the other, and the brothers head west for the bright lights of Hollywood. Bob and Walt make fast friends with their sexy neighbor, who helps Walt land a grizzled agent whose idea of a prime gig for Walt is a porn film. Things finally begin to look up for Walt when the boys encounter legendary diva--and Academy Award winning actress--Cher. Looking to sabotage her new television series, of which she wants no part, Cher casts Walt as her co-star. Instead of dooming the show, Walt propels it to the top of the ratings, and the brothers became instant celebrities. But their real adventure is only beginning, as Bob finds romance with a longtime cyber-pal, and the brothers make a decision that will forever change their lives. Whatever happens to the boys, one thing is certain: nothing will ever come between them.
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
The socialite-to-revolutionary evolution of a pampered young heiress whose concern leads her first to the Peace Corps and ultimately to a group of political terrorists bent on changing the system. Art Carney, as her father in this film paralleling the Patty Hearst case, received an Emmy nomination a
A sensationally promoted juvenile delinquency film about a fourteen-year-old girl's struggles to adjust after being sent to a tough detention home. A graphic sequence depicting a broom-handle rape of Linda Blair (in her TV-movie debut) subsequently was deleted but made the film the focal point of a
The drama of an adopted girl searching for her real mother with the help of a young man who also is looking for the parents who gave him up. Meredith Baxter's real-life mother, Whitney Blake, plays the real mother of the girl in the story.
Frustrated by the role society has forced on her as a wife and mother, a suburbanite abandons her family in an effort to find a more challenging and fulfilling life.
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
An aging rodeo rider tries to deal with his dysfunctional family.
In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots. Refusing to descend to the casting couch for work, she finds that she is soon blacklisted from the industry. But an agent named Arthur sees something in Jean and begins representing her. For a long time, the jobs are scarce and consist mostly of receiving the pie in the face in low budget comedies. But Arthur's belief in Jean never wavers and when she finally graduates to featured roles, the critics say that she cannot act, but she is unforgettable. Polishing the image as the girl next door, but with some fire, she begins her climb to the top and becomes the girl every woman wants to look like and every man wants to have. But her own life is a disaster - unlike her screen life.
Jeff Keenan, insurance investigator, checks out the car-crash death of film star Clark Denver in the south of France. He learns that Denver, and two other victims of recent suspicious deaths, all knew the lovely Verna Berteaux...and all had been patients at a private psychiatric clinic, being treated by electronically induced dream therapy. But the deaths are only a byproduct of a sinister plot; and Zakon, owner of the clinic, is due to marry Jeff's old flame Ruth...
In an update of the Dostoyevsky classic novel, a murderer believes he can escape the penalties of justice.
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
In post-Civil War Wyoming, ranch owner Lucy Lee is en route to Rock Springs to sell her cattle. When Jeff Young approaches her camp, asking for food and a place to sleep, she at first fears that he is part of Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang that has been terrorizing the country, but nevertheless allows him to stay.
Blackmail threatens an American filmmaker''''s attempts to rebuild his career in England.
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
After defeating Custer at the Little Big Horn, the famed chief tries to save an Indian sympathizer from court-martial.
Crystal 'Chris' Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. She acquires a gun and makes arrangements anticipating her own death, tape-recording a message for her teenage daughter which (in flashback) tells of her involvement with Steve Blackford, who has very good reason to hate her. Chris is determined and resourceful, but Steve has had 18 years to plan revenge. Doom closes in...
U.S. soldiers invade a Pacific Island during World War II to catch an informer.
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
Betrayed by his manager, a master magician uses his skills to seek revenge.
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
A frontiersman leads a wagon train full of mail-order brides.
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Profile of actor Robert Reed, best known for his role as Mike Brady on the television series "The Brady Bunch."
"The Cosby Show" smashed stereotypes and ratings expectations by presenting the first affluent, educated African-American family in prime-time television history. The unexpected success of the show, however, led by creator, executive producer and lead actor Bill Cosby, proved to be difficult for the
Profile of actress Loni Anderson. Loni Anderson got her start by acting in plays, local TV commercials and appearances on "Police Woman," "Barnaby Jones" and "The Bob Newhart Show," but it was only after a strategic career move -- changing her hair color -- that Hollywood began to take notice of he
Profile of actress Melissa Gilbert.
Profile of journalist and television personality Barbara Walters.
TV Guide reveals the untold stories of "Welcome Back Kotter," the television series that launched the career of John Travolta. Additional segments look at "Roseanne" and "The Facts of Life."
Profile of actress Meredith Baxter.
Profile of actor Burt Reynolds.
Profile of actress Farrah Fawcett.
The experiences of Daniel Zachary, a newly appointed Supreme Court judge. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "The Dick Powell Show," Zachary locks horns with his former law partner over the prospect of commuting the death sentence for a convicted murderer.
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