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Also Known As: Died: December 31, 1985
Born: May 8, 1940 Cause of Death: Plane Crash
Birth Place: Teaneck, New Jersey, USA Profession: Music ...


Cast (feature film)

Three on a Date (1978) as Bob Oakes
The adventures of four couples, winners on a television game show, and their young chaperone on a Hawaiian holiday. A "Love Boat" carbon, set ashore.
Over-the-hill Gang, The (1969) as Jeff Rose
In this comedy Western, a retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. This marked the TV-movie debuts of both Rick Nelson and Gypsy Rose Lee, and it was the latter's farewell acting appearance.
Love and Kisses (1965) as Buzzy Pringle
The Wackiest Ship in the Army? (1960) as Ens. Tommy Hanson
The captain of a broken-down ship has to sneak an Australian spy into enemy waters during World War II.
Rio Bravo (1959) as Colorado
A sheriff enlists a drunk, a kid and an old man to help him fight off a ruthless cattle baron.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Thomas Clayton Campbell, Jr. as a boy
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Here Come the Nelsons (1952) as Ricky Nelson
The entire Nelson family become embroiled in confusion by the misunderstandings caused when Ozzie invites the attractive grown-up sister of a school chum to stay with the family during a centennial celebration in the community of Hillsdale. Meanwhile, Harriet unknowingly duplicates Ozzie's hospitali

Music (feature film)

30 Beats (2012)
When the doe-eyed Julie seeks out worldly anthropologist Adam in a determined effort to lose her virginity, the stage is set for a dive into a world of sensual singlehood in New York City. The encounter triggers a chain reaction that connects 10 city-dwellers over a period of three sweltering days.
Wrecking Crew, The (2008)
Collectively, their roster of hit songs is unmatched in the recording industry, numbering in the hundreds and spanning decades. They've been instrumental in helping a diverse array of popular artists on their path to stardom - from The Beach Boys to Frank and Nancy Sinatra; from The 5th Dimension to
You Kill Me (2007)
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem, and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Ten-year-old Arthur has a lot on his plate: a real estate developer is about to snap up his grandma's home... and there's no way Arthur's going to hang around for his parents or grandparents to sort out the problem. Maybe the solution lies in his grandpa's treasure, which is hidden somewhere on the
Bad Santa (2003) as Song Performer ("Jingle Bells")
Willie T. Stokes is a washed-up, wise-cracking Department Store Santa who can't help but be more naughty than nice. Underneath his ill-fitting red suit, Willie is actually a safecracker who makes one big score every year--on Christmas Eve. As shoppers head home from the mall, this Santa and his inge
Nurse Betty (2000) as Song Performer ("Poor Little Fool")
A young woman believes she is the ex-fiance of a character on her favorite soap opera.
U Turn (1997) as Song Performer ("Lonesome Town")
When his car breaks down in a small God-forsaken town in Arizona, Bobby Cooper, a broke, two-bit criminal becomes involved with a beautiful married woman whose husband secretly wants her dead--and offers Bobby a high price to get the job done right.
Runaway Daughters (1994)
Afraid she is pregnant, a girl sets out with two pals to find her boyfriend, who has gone to join the navy.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
An inside look at a memorable community of criminals. Prizefighter Butch Coolidge has decided to stop payment on a deal he's made with the devil. Honey Bunny and Pumpkin are a couple of young lovers and small time thieves who decide they need a change of venue. Meanwhile, two career criminals, Vince
Dragstrip Girl (1994)
A high school girl falls in love with a drag racing car thief from the other side of the tracks.
Jack the Bear (1993) as Song Performer ("Dream Lover")
Story of the relationships between two sons and their father, who moves the family to California and becomes a tv horror show host after the death of his wife.
Dogfight (1991) as Song Performer ("Travelin' Man")
Set in 1963, a romance involving a Marine on his way to Vietnam who encounters more than he bargained for when he takes part in a sadistic Marine ritual.
36 Fillette (1988) as Song Performer ("I'Ll Walk Alone")
A precocious teenaged girl, unsatisfied with school and family, looks for stimulation and sexual experience while on vacation with her family.
Heavy Petting (1988) as Song Performer ("Be Bop Baby" "The Girl I Love" "Whole Lotta Shakin Going On")
A humorous look at teenage romance in America, its trials, tribulations, and mores, utilizing compilation footage and interviews.
36 Fillette (1988) as Music
A precocious teenaged girl, unsatisfied with school and family, looks for stimulation and sexual experience while on vacation with her family.
Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971) as Music man
A semi-documentary featuring real addicts re-living their lives on-screen: junkies dealing, shooting up, overdosing, and squealing.

Cast (special)

Rick Nelson: It's All Right Now (1990)
A documentary special that takes a candid look at the life of singer Rick Nelson. The program includes interviews with Nelson about his family and personal life as well as intercuts of concert performances by Nelson and his band The Stone Canyon.
Dick Clark Production: Coming Home A Rockin Reunion (1989)
A special showing the 1985 reunion of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Includes in-depth interviews about their careers and their personal memories of Elvis Presley as well as archival
Heart and Soul (1989) as Youngblood Member
A pilot for a comedy series about a rich black girl who skips college to take up a singing career.
Fathers and Sons (1985) as Michael Flynn
A pilot for a series that explores the relationship between a group of young boys who are best friends, and their fathers, who come from diverse backgrounds. In the pilot, one of the boys fears that his parents are divorcing, and enlists the help of his buddies to prevent it.
High School, U.S.A. (1984) as Pete Kinney
The antics of the students and faculty of the mythical Excelsior Union High School in Indiana. The pilot episode relates the auto shop's efforts to beat the preppies in a float contest.
Tale of Four Wishes, A (1981) as Skeeter
A program combining live-action with animation to tell how a story-telling stranger helps a perplexed thirteen-year-old girl cope.
Men Who Rate a "10" (1980)
The program presents the men whom women find attractive. A sequel to "Women Who Rate a 10."
Swing Out, Sweet Land (1976)
John Wayne hosts this historical survey of the growth of the United States by means of military conquest and politial finagling. Sundry entertainers join him to add song, dance, and comedy to the analysis.
Fol-De-Rol (1972)
A program of music, song, and comedy set against the background of a medieval fair.
Bobbie Gentry Special, The (1971)
An hour of country and western music, featuring singer Bobby Gentry and friends.

Music (special)

Just For the Ride (1996) as Song Performer ("Garden Party")
At look at the world of female-rodeo competition.
Rick Nelson: It's All Right Now (1990) as Song Performer ("I'M Walkin'")
A documentary special that takes a candid look at the life of singer Rick Nelson. The program includes interviews with Nelson about his family and personal life as well as intercuts of concert performances by Nelson and his band The Stone Canyon.

Misc. Crew (special)

Don Henley Live -- Inside Job: Live by Request (2000) as The Waters And Friends Chorus Member
Don Henley in concert from Dallas, Texas.

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