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Cast (feature film)

1.
This Is My Life (1992)
A story about the strained relationship between a stand-up comic and her teenage daughter, from whose life she gleans material.
2.
Brain Donors (1992) as Jacques
Three strange people bilk a rich widow and stage a ballet, in the comedic vein of the Marx Bros.
3.
Giant of Thunder Mountain, The (1991)
Story about an endearing little girl who befriends a hulking and reclusive mountain man.
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5.
Ryder, P.I. (1986) as Eppie
6.
Miracles (1986)
7.
Falcon And The Snowman, The (1985)
Outrage leads two young Americans to sell national secrets to the Soviets in this intense, Cold War era drama that is based on real events. Disgusted by what he learns at his job routing messages for the CIA, ex-seminary student Timothy Hutton joins forces with his best friend Sean Penn to do a litt
8.
Sorceress (1982) as Erlik
The evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child in order to maintain his powers. This prompts Traigon's wife to run away after her twin daughters are born. When death is near, she gives the girls to the warrior Krona, who has promised to take care of them and raise them to be exceptional
10.
The Private War of Major Benson (1955) as Capt. Duffield
An outspoken officer is forced to take charge of a military school.
11.
Double Jeopardy (1955) as Sgt. McNulty
12.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Lt. Rogers
13.
Tarantula (1955) as Trooper
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.
14.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Policeman
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
15.
Playgirl (1954) as Assistant district attorney
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
16.
The Glass Web (1953) as Plainclothesman
The ice-cold diva Paula ruthlessly exploits the guys she dates. While blackmailing the married Don with a recent one-night-stand, she has a secret affair with Henry, who works as researcher for the weekly authentic TV show "Crime of the Week", which Don writes for. When Henry fails to help her to a role, she insults him deadly... and ends up dead herself. Now Don desperately tries to hide his traces, but Henry sabotages his efforts and suggests he write the unsolved murder case for next week's show...
17.
Seas Beneath (1931) as Reserve
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in attacking Allied shipping. Posing as a harmless schooner, the mystery ship is in fact fitted with a formidable gun capable of sinking a U-boat. Stopping in the Canary Islands to refuel, the crew interacts with locals involved with Germans, and with Germans themselves, including the sister of the U-Boat commander, who is lurking offshore waiting for the coming battle.

Writer (feature film)

18.
Ryder, P.I. (1986) as Screenwriter

Music (feature film)

19.
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Drama about the controversial Tuskegee, Alabama, syphilis experiments of the 1930s and 1940s, performed on unknowing black men. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by David Feldshuh. The story centers on nurse Eunice Evers who works at Tuskegee Hospital in 1932 to assist in caring for poor black men with syphilis. Government funding becomes available to study syphilitic African-American men who will receive no medical treatment as a way to establish whether the disease affects blacks and whites differently. Evers reluctantly goes along, lying to the men while giving them only vitamins and tonics. As the years pass, the afflicted men never receive treatment. Eventually all the men die and the full truth of the inhumane experiment is revealed in a U.S. Senate hearing decades later.

Art Department (feature film)

20.
Evel Knievel (1971) as Set Decoration
Biography of Evel Knievel (George Hamilton), the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big jump.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

21.
This Is My Life (1992)
A story about the strained relationship between a stand-up comic and her teenage daughter, from whose life she gleans material.

Cast (special)

22.
Comedy Central's Documentary of the Making of the Remake of "Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman" (1993)
Martin Mull visits Arnold, California, the home of Nancy Archer, the 50 ft. woman who is the subject of the HBO movie, "The Attack of the 50 ft. Woman."
23.
Bob Nelson (1992)
A comedy special starring Bob Nelson. Taped before an audience in Old Westbury, Long Island.
24.
Nothing Upstairs (1990) as Bob
A comedy pilot starring stand-up comics. Set backstage in a fictional New York comedy club.
25.
Super Bowl Saturday Nite (1990)
A broadcast of live entertainment from New Orleans on the night prior to the Super Bowl Game. The variety special is hosted by Don Johnson.
26.
Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
Rodney Dangerfield appears in sketch and stand-up comedy in a show taped at his own club in New York City. Dangerfield is joined by up-and-coming comics Jeff Altman, Roseanne, Sam Kinison, Bob Nelson, Jerry Seinfeld, and Robert Townsend.
27.
Rodney Dangerfield Hosts the 9th Annual Young Comedians Special (1985)
Taped at his nightclub in New York City, Rodney Dangerfield performs and acts as host while he introduces several young comedians who are given the opportunity to perform.

Producer (special)

28.
Bob Nelson (1992) as Executive Producer
A comedy special starring Bob Nelson. Taped before an audience in Old Westbury, Long Island.

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