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Also Known As: Died: September 5, 2016
Born: April 19, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994) as Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp returns to Tombstone, Arizona, 25 years after the 1881 shootout at the O.K. Corral, where he reflects back on his tenure as a frontier marshal. The reminiscences are compilations of clips from the television series starring Hugh O'Brian, "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," broadcast on A
Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990) as General Miles
A television movie sequel based on the long-running CBS series, "Gunsmoke." Matt Dillon attempts to rescue his daughter, whom he has never seen, from her Apache captors.
Twins (1988)
Six men combine their sperm in order for a beautiful woman to give birth to a superior infant. However, when two boys are born, they are separated at birth, and do not meet again until they are adults.
Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988) as Richard Camalier
Ryan Richmond, a lonely teenager living a Holiday Inn in Arizona, finds his world turned upside down when he learns there's a chance he may be an alien prince from another planet.
Cruise into Terror (1978) as Captain Andy
Evil emanates from an ancient sarcophagus brought aboard a pleasure cruise ship peopled by a predictably stellar TV cast. Originally this was to have been called "Voyage into Evil."
Game of Death, The (1978) as Steiner
Fantasy Island (1977) as Paul Henley
In this pilot to the hit series which began in the fall of 1977, a planeload of wealthy vacationers land on a glamorous island paradise for the weekend, where for $50,000 each they can live out their most compelling fantasies. Suave Montalban and his short Man Friday, Villechaize, continued welcomin
Benny & Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (1977) as Jack Davis
Two undercover cops find their avocation -- a musical act -- helpful in tapping informants on the Las Vegas Strip regarding the alleged kidnapping of a top entertainer. This pilot was for a series that never materialized. Original title (until eve of premiere): "Benny and Barney, The Aristocrats."
Murder at the World Series (1977) as The Governor
A troubled young man, bent on avenging the Houston Astro baseball team's rejection of him, plots a bizarre kidnapping during the final two games of the World Series in Houston and places the lives of five innocent women in jeopardy.
The Shootist (1976) as Pulford
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
Murder on Flight 502 (1975) as Detective Daniel Myerson
A road-company "Airport" with a stellar cast being menaced by a maniac on a transatlantic jet who has murdered once and threatens to kill again. Rock-jawed Robert Stack is the stalwart, unflappable pilot; his wife Rosemary and daughter Elizabeth have key roles.
Killer Force (1975) as Lewis
Head of company security, Harry Webb, fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at their major mining complex deep in the desert. He quickly manages to become very unpopular, particularly with Claire Chambers, a celebrated cover girl, daughter of the mine administrator. She is visiting the man she loves, Mike Bradley, who is responsible for security at the mine. Nelson, the mine administrator, gives Bradley a curious mission - to steal a diamond. He wants to implicate Bradley in order to bring him into contact with a certain Lewis who is preparing to rob the mine with the aid of a group of mercanaries and a local accessory known as Father Christmas. Webb, not being informed of the deceit, relentlessly pursues Bradley, who is contacted by Lewis. With the mercanaries in the process of penetrating the mine. Bradley reveals himself to be Father Christmas, the organiser of the entire operation. With Webb in pursuit, Bradley flees into the desert with the only other survivors - Lewis and Clair.
Search (1972) as Hugh Lockwood
In this chase thriller, the pilot for the TV series "Search" (1972-73), a space-age detective, monitored and directed by mission control center, investigates the disappearance of a fabulous gem collection. O'Brian, Meredith and Angel Tompkins continued in the short-lived series, and were joined by T
Wild Women (1970) as Killian
Five female convicts are recruited to help secretly transport arms into a section of Texas occupied by the Mexican army in 1840.
Strategy of Terror (1969) as Matt Lacey
Africa--Texas Style! (1967) as Jim Sinclair
Ten Little Indians (1966) as Hugh Lombard
Party guests at a remote mansion have been brought together to pay for past crimes.
Ambush Bay (1966) as 1st Sgt. Steve Corey
During WWII, nine Marines try to escape from the Japanese.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Air Force major
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
Love Has Many Faces (1965) as Hank Walker
An aging heiress struggles to hold on to the kept man she loves.
Come Fly with Me (1963) as 1st Officer Ray Winsley
Three stewardesses try to find husbands while flying over the Atlantic.
Alias Jesse James (1959) as
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) as Dan Hardy
The Brass Legend (1956) as Wade Addams
A young westerner''''s life is on the line when he stumbles on a notorious gunman''''s hideout.
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955) as Marty Callahan
Reverend Macklin is headed for Lodestone where his father was killed 25 years before when the Indians burnt down the church. He plans to rebuild the church and minister to the people, but all he seems to do is stop the gambling at the Silver Palace Saloon. Marty wants him to build on the other side of town and will finance the new church if Macklin moves, but he will not. When Marty is robbed by a gang of outlaws one of them hides the money in the church altar. Macklin finds that he has been ordered to San Diego due to his lack of accomplishment, and it might take a miracle for him to stay.
White Feather (1955) as American Horse
The story of the peace mission from the US cavalary to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when one the officers falls for the chief's daughter.
Fireman Save My Child (1954) as Smitty
An intended film for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ened up with Hugh O'Brian (a performer who was often funny, but not on purpose) and Buddy Hackett in the A&C roles, with most of the footage given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, with all hands members of a 1910 fire company about to be mechanized. A&C visible in some long shots.
Broken Lance (1954) as Mike Devereaux
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
Drums Across the River (1954) as Morgan
A bigot is forced into the role of peacekeeper when crooks try to steal Native American lands.
Saskatchewan (1954) as [Carl] Smith
O'Rourke and his Cree half brother Cajou are returning from a northern Canadian trapping trip when they encoutner a burned wagon train and sole surivor Grace. Naive Mountie commander Benton believes it to be a Cree attack. The Sioux from across the border are trying to force the Cree into being allies in their struggle with the U.S. seventh cavalry. O'Rourke must mutiny to save the men. He must also aid Grace, in whom Marshal Smith has both official and unprovoked amorous interests.
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Charles Gibbs
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as Lt. [Tom] Lamar
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Ike Hanley
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
The Stand at Apache River (1953) as Tom Kenyon
Sheriff Lane Dakota captures robbery-murder suspect Greiner just as the latter is wounded in an Apache ambush. At remote outpost Apache River, Lane and his prisoner spend the night with other travelers, including 2 women with a surprising number of fancy dresses. In the morning, who should appear but a band of ostensibly peaceful Apaches strayed from the reservation. And bigoted Colonel Morsby is strongly inclined to shoot first and ask questions afterward...
Back to God's Country (1953) as Frank Hudson
In a small village in the icy wilderness of Alaska Captain Peter Keith has to defend himself against two especially mean villains, who are after his wife Dolores and a boatload of precious hides.
Seminole (1953) as Kajeck
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Danny O'Moyne
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
Son of Ali Baba (1952) as Hussein
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
The Cimarron Kid (1952) as Red Buck
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
Meet Me at the Fair (1952) as Chilton Corr
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are being investigated by new appointee Zerelda Wing, who doesn't know that her fiancée is one of the politicians responsible. Tad wants to stay with his new friend Doc, who is attracted to Zerelda, to the discomfiture of his old flame Clara...all amid nostalgic musical numbers.
The Raiders (1952) as Hank Purvis
Red Ball Express (1952) as [Pvt.] Wilson
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
The Battle at Apache Pass (1952) as Lt. Robert Harley
Geronimo conspires with a corrupt government agent to frame Cochise for a stagecoach raid.
Little Big Horn (1951) as Pvt. Al DeWalt
Vengeance Valley (1951) as Dick Fasken
An honest rancher tries to block his evil brother's plots while keeping them from their father.
Fighting Coast Guard (1951) as Tom Peterson
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Garth
Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas (1951) as Ted Gately
It's just after the Civil War in Texas and Sam White has found a rich deposit of bauxite. But lawlessness abounds and Jim Tulane and his henchmen are in control. Tulane knows White has found something but is unable to find out what and kills him. He also knows the key is in a toy wagon White gave to his son. The son figures out the puzzle only to learn that Tulane's henchman has already accidently found the answer.
On the Loose (1951) as Dr. Phillips
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
The Return of Jesse James (1950) as Lem Younger
Johnny looks so much like the real Jesse, he is mistaken for him by a grizzled old member of the now deceased James gang. Johnny is talked into leading a new gang to rob banks using the same modus operandi as the famed outlaw. Jesse's brother Frank decides to put a stop to the defamation of his dead brother's name. Johnny and his gang run into trouble when they try to rob the same two banks, simultaneously, that proved to be the downfall of the original gang.
Rocketship X-M (1950) as Harry Chamberlin
Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon on. Because of craft malfunction and some fuel calculations, they end up landing on Mars. On Mars, evidence of a once powerful civilization is found. The scientists determinted that an atomic war destroyed most of the Martians (Who suprsingly look like humans). Those that survived reverted to a caveman like existance. 2 of the Astrunauts are killed while on Mars. The remaining 3 Astronauts return to Earth. Unfortunatly, they are killed when lack of fuel causes them to crash on re-entry.
Never Fear (1950) as Len Randall
A dancer who has just gotten engaged to her partner is devastated to learn that she has contracted polio.
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950) as Jack Beaumont
Hick town sheriff Gene must arrest Jack Beaumont even though he believe Jack innocent of his father's murder. Which, of course, he sets out to prove.
D.O.A. (1950) as Jazz fan
The victim of a slow-acting poison tracks down his own killer.

Stunts (feature film)

Den of Thieves (2018)
A thief plans a heist but gets trapped between two sets of criminals.
Automatic (1995)
When an android demonstrates independent thinking by saving an employee of the company that built him, the rebel android finds himself tracked down and marked for destruction.

Cast (special)

Rock Hudson: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Life and career of actor Rock Hudson.
Loretta Young (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Loretta Young.
29th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, The (1994)
A live presentation of the 29th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards honoring outstanding country music performers.
Gene Autry: The Singing Cowboy (1993) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life of singing cowboy-actor-businessman Gene Autry.
Rock Hudson: Tall, Dark & Handsome (1989)
An examination of the life and professional career of actor Rock Hudson. Featured are interviews with co-stars, clips from his films, and footage from the actor's home movie collection.
Bush Doctor (1982) as Dr Robert Maxwell
The story of Dr. Robert Marshall, an American surgeon scarred by the death of his daughter whom he could not save. He flees to Africa, and there he discovers the meaning of his profession when he is asked to help a group of children injured in a bus accident.
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.
Dial "M" for Murder (1967) as Max Halliday
A suspense melodrama about a tennis star (Tony Wendice) who marries for money, then plots to have his wife, Margot, murdered.
Spellbound (1962) as J B
The story of a psychiatrist who tries to help a young amnesiac falsely accused of murder.
Feathertop (1961) as Feathertop
When Madame Eau Charme, a social-climbing witch, fails to receive an invitation to the Governor's Ball, the most prestigious event of the season, she becomes angered and plots a dreadful revenge against the Governor. She brings a scarecrow (named Feathertop) to life and sets him on a quest to break
Desilu Revue, The (1959) as Guest
An hour review, broadcast as a special segment of "The Desilu Playhouse," that spotlights members of the Desilu Workshop for aspiring performers.
Frances Langford Presents (1959) as Guest
An hour of music, song, and comedy in which hostess Frances Langford presents top-name performers. The program is actually two unsold half-hour pilots that were reedited to form a sixty-minute special.

Cast (special)

Seekers, The (1979) as Andrew Piggot

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