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Also Known As: Died: April 14, 1999
Born: September 24, 1931 Cause of Death: renal cell cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Summertree (1971) as Director
As he is dying in Vietnam, a young soldier remembers his girlfriend, and the fights he had with his parents over becoming a musician instead of going to college and his plan to evade the draft. He also recalls the "summertree" where he spent so many of his happiest times he was sent off to war.
2.
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) as Director
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Boris and Natasha (1992) as Sal Manelli
A television movie based on characters from the popular children's cartoon series, "Rocky and Bullwinkle." The two Pottsylvanian spies, Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale infiltrate the United States to locate a missing scientist responsible for creating a priceless time-reverse microchip.
4.
Polly Comin' Home! (1990) as Dabney Mayhew
A sequel to "Polly" a telefilm that aired on NBC November 12, 1989. Set in Alabama in 1956, Polly tries to find a replacement for the new headmaster of the town orphanage and to rekindle her aunt's romance.
5.
Coins In The Fountain (1990) as Alfred Bancroft
A television movie updating the 1954 film, "Three Coins in the Fountain." Focuses on the romantic adventures of three friends who are vacationing together in Rome.
6.
Garbage Pail Kids Movie, The (1987) as Captain Manzini
A teenage boy named Dodger finds a gang of kids living in a garbage can. Their repulsive powers, such as continually flowing nasal mucous or a super-human ability to vomit, make them the perfect team to help Dodger fight against his rival for the girl of his dreams.
7.
Stagecoach (1986) as Peacock
A loose remake of John Ford's classic film, this television movie is set in the 1880s in the Arizona Territory, and is the story of a disparate collection of people who board a stagecoach at Tonto, each of them bound for Lordsburg for personal reasons ranging from physical and psychological escape t
8.
Outrage! (1986) as Victor Coles
A father takes justice into his own hands after his daughter has been raped and murdered, and her assailant has gone unpunished through a technicality in the law. The trial of the avenging father creates wide public attention, and puts the state's judicial system on trial.
9.
Blade in Hong Kong (1985) as Tommy T
San Francisco private eye, returning to Hong Kong to visit his adoptive father, a wealthy Chinese merchant, becomes involved in a series of assassination attempts on the old man's life and uncovers a kidnapping and a multi-million dollar extortion plot that includes a shady tycoon with his own army,
10.
Mr. Quilp (1975) as Daniel Quilp
12.
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) as Heironymus Merkin
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.
13.
Sweet November (1968) as Charlie Blake
A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
14.
Doctor Dolittle (1967) as Matthew Mugg
A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.
15.
The Image of Love (1964) as Narrator
16.
The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963) as Sammy Lee
17.
Let's Get Married (1960) as Dickie Bird
18.
Jazz Boat (1960) as Bert [Harris]
A would be cat burglar gets mixed up with more serious thieves.
19.
Killers of Kilimanjaro (1960) as Hooky [Hook]
An American engineer fights to build the first railroad through East Africa.
20.
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959) as [Cpl.] Stokes
Kasim Khan terrorizes India and seeks revenge on the British.
21.
Tank Force (1958) as Noakes
An American sergeant and his British crew are captured by the Nazis in Northern Africa.
22.
High Flight (1958) as Roger Endicott
A flight trainer tries to deal with a headstrong cadet.
23.
How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1958) as Edward
A bumbling nobleman tries to kill his rich uncle in a series of elaborate traps.
24.
The Man Inside (1958) as Ernesto
A detective tracking a stolen gem begins to suspect there's more to the case than just theft.
25.
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1957) as Ralph, Merchant Seaman
The British navy fights to trap a deadly German battleship during World War II.
26.
X the Unknown (1957) as Pvt. Spider Webb
A radioactive ooze terrorizes a remote Scottish village.
27.
Fire Down Below (1957) as Miguel
Partners in a tramp steamer both fall for a mysterious lady passenger.
28.
The Last Man to Hang (1956) as [Cyril] Gaskin
A man is put on trial for the alleged murder of his wife.
29.
The Cockleshell Heroes (1956) as Marine Clarke
A British major leads a suicide mission to take out a German shipyard in occupied France.
30.
Port Afrique (1956) as Pedro
Returning to his home in French Morocco, an ex-army flier finds his wife dead and suspects murder.
31.
Above Us The Waves (1956)
The greatest threat to the British navy is the German battleship Tirpitz. Being anchored in a Norwegian fjord, it is impossible to attack it with any chance of success. But the navy trains a special commando to attack it, using little submarines to plant underwater explosives under it.
32.
The Weak and the Wicked (1954) as Bob Baden
Frank "women in prison" story that sympathetically tracks several inmates through their imprisonment and subsequent return to society. Some are successfully rehabilitated; some are not.
33.
Vote For Huggetts (1949)
A working class man decides to run for office.
34.
Guinea Pig, The (1948) as Miles Minor
A tobacconist's son wins a place at a posh public school.
35.
Oliver Twist (1948) as Artful Dodger
The famed orphan gets caught up in Fagin''s criminal band while searching for familial love.
36.
Vice Versa (1948) as Dick Bultitude
A businessman and his son mystically change bodies.

Writer (feature film)

37.
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) as Screenwriter
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.
38.
Stop the World--I Want To Get Off (1966) as Screenwriter
An ambitious circus performer rises to the top at everyone else's expense.

Producer (feature film)

39.
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) as Producer
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.

Music (feature film)

40.
Ghost Stories (2018)
A professor of psychology's skepticism is tested when his former mentor enlists him to help make sense of some disturbing, supernatural happenings.
41.
Thor 3: Ragnarok (2017)
Storyline is under wraps.
42.
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Chronicles the life and story of Harvard Psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston and the relationship between his wife and their lover that inspired the iconic super heroine Wonder Woman.
43.
Grudge Match (2013)
Fifty years after their last fight, two boxers--and lifelong rivals--are coaxed out of retirement for a final grudge match.
44.
Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
45.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
When a piece of the ice pack breaks free, Manny, Sid and their friends are set adrift in treacherous waters and must somehow find their way back home.
46.
Sparkle (2012)
When it comes to your dreams, will you know when to make the right move? For 19-year-old Sparkle, an innocent, bubbly young woman growing up in late 1960s Detroit, making that leap has its rewards and its consequences. The girl who grew up admiring her mother and sisters and loving everything about
47.
Repo Men (2010)
In this futuristic action-thriller, humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union.
48.
Seven Pounds (2008)
Ben Thomas is a man at a crossroads searching for a way to redeem his heavy conscience. He discovers he has the power to change the circumstances of seven strangers who deserve a second chance. But when one of them captures his heart, he must decide if he should reveal his secret -- even if it means giving up on his plan.
49.
Last Holiday (2006)
Georgia Byrd lives a small life tucked inside big dreams. A shy cookware salesperson for a New Orleans retail outlet, she handles knives and skillets with the flair of a master chef. But when Georgia learns her days are numbered, she throws caution to the wind and embarks on a dream holiday vacation to a grand resort in Europe. There, thinking she has nothing to lose, Georgia undergoes a metamorphosis--and her transformation affects everyone around her. Georgia''s newly uninhibited personality shakes up staff and guests alike, including a venerate chef as well as a retail magnate who becomes convinced she''s a rival intent on sabotaging his business plans. From snowy slopes to spectacular spas, delectable dinners to midnight balls, Georgia is going to live a lifetime of fun in just a few weeks.
50.
Little Black Book (2004) as Song ("The Candy Man")
Have you ever been tempted to go where you shouldn't? Stacy Holt, an associate producer for daytime talk show hostess Kippie Kann, is frustrated when her boyfriend Derek refuses to discuss his past relationships. With the encouragement of her co-worker Barb, she delves into his Palm to learn about h
51.
Bruce Almighty (2003) as Song ("The Candy Man"); Song ("Oompa-Loompa Doompadee-Doo")
Bruce Nolan is a local Eyewitness News TV reporter in Buffalo, New York, best known for doing human interest stories--which makes everyone happy but him. Bruce would much rather be replacing the soon-to-retire anchorman. Essentially, Bruce is disconnected with everything in his life and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. He has a loving girlfriend, Grace, who runs a day care center and adores Bruce in spite of his negativity. Bruce is handed a great opportunity when he's asked to do the 23rd anniversary of Niagra Falls' famed Maid of the Mist boat, which will air live during sweeps. But the mist hits the fan when it's announced on-air--just before Bruce goes live--that the co-anchor position, about to be vacated, is going to Bruce's superficial rival. In front of millions of viewers, Bruce has an on-camera meltdown, punctuated by a four-letter word not yet cleared for network television. On this worst day of Bruce's life, he's fired from the station, beaten up by a gang of toughs, and his car is vandalized. Furious, Bruce rails and rages against the Lord for his rotten luck--which is followed by a curious set of signs, one of which leads him to an old building called Omni Presents, Inc. There, Bruce meets a janitor who reveals himself to be who he really is. He's heard Bruce's complaints and now has an offer for the choleric newscaster. By endowing Bruce with all his powers, God challenges him to take on the job and see if he can do any better!
52.
Gangster No. 1 (2000) as Song ("Why")
In London's Soho section in the 1960's, a leading gangster boss teaches his ambitious young apprentice the secrets of his trade.
53.
Vegas Vacation (1997) as Song ("Once In A Lifetime (From Musical 'Stop The World - I Want To Get Off')")
Nobody plans a vacation better than Clark Griswold. This time out, Clark has finally chosen the perfect destination. He''s selected the Promised Land where the Griswolds can enjoy their own special brand of kinship and reach certain vacation nirvana: the new family-entertainment capital of America -- Las Vegas, Nevada. But Clark didn''t count on one thing. Despite Vegas'' new image as a city with wholesome activities for the whole family to enjoy, its tempting underbelly still lures the unsuspecting with its glitzy, glammy enchantments. And each wide-eyed member of the Griswold gang becomes seduced by the easy enticements of Sin City. Can the Griswolds come back together once they''ve tasted the high life in Lost Wages? Before their Vegas voyage is over, they''ll see and do it all: wonder at the illusion of a Siegfried & Roy stage extravaganza, scale the dizzying heights of the Hoover Dam, thrill at the bulbs and buzz on the Strip and indulge in the decadent pleasures of the big-ticket suites.
54.
Point Of No Return (1993) as Song ("Feeling Good")
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
55.
Polly Comin' Home! (1990)
A sequel to "Polly" a telefilm that aired on NBC November 12, 1989. Set in Alabama in 1956, Polly tries to find a replacement for the new headmaster of the town orphanage and to rekindle her aunt's romance.
56.
Fabulous Baker Boys, The (1989) as Song ("The Candy Man")
Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.
57.
Saint Jack (1979) as Song ("Goldfinger")
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
58.
Sammy Stops the World (1978) as Lyrics
A man who sells coffee for a living gets his boss's daughter pregnant. This changes his life and eventually leads to his becoming a powerful business tycoon with no moral center.
59.
Sammy Stops the World (1978) as Music
A man who sells coffee for a living gets his boss's daughter pregnant. This changes his life and eventually leads to his becoming a powerful business tycoon with no moral center.
60.
Old Dracula (1975) as Song ("Vampira")
61.
Mr. Quilp (1975) as Music
63.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) as Composer
A boy wins a tour of a famous, and deadly, chocolate factory.
65.
Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) as Composer
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.
66.
Sweet November (1968) as Composer
A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
67.
Stop the World--I Want To Get Off (1966) as Composer
An ambitious circus performer rises to the top at everyone else's expense.
68.
Goldfinger (1964) as Composer
James Bond tries to thwart an attempt to rob Fort Knox.
69.
High Flight (1958) as Composer
A flight trainer tries to deal with a headstrong cadet.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

70.
Sammy Stops the World (1978)
A man who sells coffee for a living gets his boss's daughter pregnant. This changes his life and eventually leads to his becoming a powerful business tycoon with no moral center.
71.
Sammy Stops the World (1978)
A man who sells coffee for a living gets his boss's daughter pregnant. This changes his life and eventually leads to his becoming a powerful business tycoon with no moral center.

Cast (special)

72.
D-Day Remembered -- A Musical Tribute From the QE2 (1994)
A commemoration, set on the deck of the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, to mark the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allied Forces crossed the English Channel to Normandy during World War II. Features performances by international stars, reunions, eyewitness stories, photographs, music, and let
73.
Collins Meets Coward (1992) as George Pepper
A special featuring three one-act plays written by Noel Coward and starring Joan Collins. The plays featured are entitled: "Ways and Means," "Still Life -- A Romantic Interlude" and "The Astonished Heart -- A Sad Love Tale."
74.
18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, The (1990)
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.
75.
Royal Variety Performance 1987, The (1989)
A broadcast of the 1987 "Royal Variety Performance," a benefit for the Entertainment Artists' Benevolent Fund. Taped in the London Palladium and attended by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
76.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989)
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
77.
Limited Partners (1988) as Sir Freddy
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. A pair of friends whose get-rich-quick schemes always seem to backfire work at a pseudo-British fast-food franchise owned by their intimidating Cockney boss.
78.
Mother-Daughter International Pageant 1988, The (1988) as Host
A broadcast of the first annual international pageant featuring mother/daughter teams representing 26 different countrie competing in a variety of categories, including beauty, personal achievement, community involvement and personality. The pageant was taped at Guam University in June 1988.
79.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1985)
Taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the special celebrates the performing arts and honors six of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The honorees are choreographer Merce Cunningham, actress Irene Dunne, comedian Bob Hope, writer/ly
80.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984)
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
81.
Linda in Wonderland (1980) as Guest
Music, songs, and comedy sketches that spotlight the talents of actress Linda Lavin.
82.
Animal Talk (1980) as Host
The program features dramatic adaptations of scenes from three famous novels: Jack London's "Call of the Wild," Mel Ellis' "Flight of the White Wolf," and Sterling North's "Rascal."
83.
Circus of the Stars (1979) as Ringmaster
Another installment of an irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
84.
Burt Bacharach! (1972)
An hour of music and song, featuring the popular tunes of composer Burt Bacharach.
85.
Anthony Newley Show, The (1971) as Host
An hour of popular songs with singer/songwriter Anthony Newley.

Writer (special)

86.
Stop the World, I Want to Get Off! (1996) as Writer
Performance of the musical comedy "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off," which tells the life story of Littlechap, an opportunistic Cockney who marries the boss's daughter to rise to political power and wealth.

Music (special)

87.
D-Day Remembered -- A Musical Tribute From the QE2 (1994) as Song Performer ("As Time Goes By" "Lili Marlene")
A commemoration, set on the deck of the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, to mark the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allied Forces crossed the English Channel to Normandy during World War II. Features performances by international stars, reunions, eyewitness stories, photographs, music, and let
88.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989) as Song Performer ("What Kind Of Fool Am I?")
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
89.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989) as Song ("Candy Man")
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
90.
Peter Pan (1976) as Music
A musical adaptation of the James M. Barrie play about Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, and his adventures with the Darling children in Never Never Land.

Misc. Crew (special)

91.
Stop the World, I Want to Get Off! (1996) as Somgs
Performance of the musical comedy "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off," which tells the life story of Littlechap, an opportunistic Cockney who marries the boss's daughter to rise to political power and wealth.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

92.
Anna Lee: Dupe (1994) as Fred Slinger
93.
Alice in Wonderland (1985) as Mad Hatter
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.
94.
Malibu (1983) as Wilson Mahoney
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad

Music (TV Mini-Series)

95.
Malibu (1983)
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad
96.
Malibu (1983)
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad

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