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Cast (feature film)

Anchor Man, The (2000) as Coach Farnese
The legend of John Henry, historically celebrated in song and story, is the account of an ex-slave and steel driver who victoriously raced a drilling machine through a mountain, died of exhaustion shortly after and hence became an African-American folk hero. Anthony Milo is the strongest and fastest
Gothic Line (1998) as Sal
Six soldiers in World War II must deliver ammunitions to the front in Northern Italy. On the way, they encounter Italian Partisans and the German Army.
My Fellow Americans (1996) as Caretaker Ben
Two former Chief Executives, Russell Kramer and Matthew Douglas, who hate everything about each other -- but hate their lives out of the political limelight even more -- are thrown together and on the road. When a scandal brewing in the White House threatens to implicate both of them, Kramer and Douglas head out of the Beltway and into the real America to dodge the operatives who want to track them down. There, they learn a lot about the country that elected them -- a lot they never suspected -- as they get to the bottom of the scheme.
Guardian Angel (1994)
Lawton Hobbs is a wealthy and famous man with a problem, he is being stalked by a murderous woman. Lawton hires bodyguard Cynthia McKay to protect him and believes that he is finally safe, but when they become romantically involved, he learns that he was wrong.
Desperate Motive (1993) as Mr Williams
A visit from some distant, criminally insane relatives turns into a nightmare for a sweet, unknowing young couple.
Majority Rule (1992)
A general, the first American woman to lead troops in combat, becomes a national hero and runs for president.
Haunted, The (1991) as Father Larson
A television movie based on the true story of a suburban Pennsylvania family's battle against demonic possesion. In their struggle, they enlist the help of demonologists when they are refused help from their church.
For The Boys (1991) as T V Censor (New York)
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
Stepfather II (1989) as Sam Watkins
In a sequel to the 1987 thriller, the stepfather escapes from the asylum he found himself in, romances another widow, but is discovered before incurring fatal damage.
Time of Destiny, A (1988) as Father Basil
When Jorge Larrenata, patriarch of an immigrant family in San Diego, learns that his daughter Josie has eloped with a GI named Jack, he tracks her down. While attempting to bring her back, Jorge accidentally skids off the road and dies while being pursued by Jack. Martin, Jorge's irresponsible son
Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies (1987) as Father Karsey
A nun is determined to start a half-way house for women leaving prison on parole.
My Chauffeur (1986) as Giles
Casey Meadows confronts sexism when she becomes the only female driver at the Brentwood Limousine Company. She is harassed by her co-workers and the manager who gives her the worst fares. Casey's life becomes more complicated when she is assigned to chauffeur a workaholic executive who recently brok
Sins of the Father (1985) as Bodell
Philandering high-powered attorney finds that his mistress, the lawyer daughter of his dead ex-partner, has been hopping into bed with his marine biologist son. Curiously, however, Elizabeth Gill's teleplay lays all the blame on the woman of the piece, leaving all the decisions about with whom to sl
Last Starfighter, The (1984) as Rylan Bursar
An alien scalawag who recruits a young video game expert into a real live-or-die battle in outer space.
Mr. Mom (1983) as Norman Young
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It''s just that he''s never done it before, and really doesn''t have a clue...
Confessions Of A Married Man (1983) as Principal
A middle-aged man fights boredom by walking out on his family and having a fling with a younger woman. Robert Conrad is the philandering hubby, Jennifer Warren his loving wife, and Ann Dusenberry his paramour.
Day the Bubble Burst, The (1982)
Chronicling various personal stories surrounding the 1929 stock market crash, this adaptation of the best-seller by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts had a curious TV history. Originally announced in 1978 as a four-hour movie to be called "The Day America Died", with a stellar cast of TV personalit
Airplane! (1980) as Reporter
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980) as Father Leonor
The dramatization of the life of the 19th century priest who devoted himself to service in Hawaii's leper colony cast Ken Howard in the title role as a last-minute replacement for David Janssen, who had just died and to whose memory this film is dedicated. Nominated for Emmy Awards were Peter Matz f
Island, The (1980) as 1st Doctor
In a Caribbean colony that has existed for hundreds of years, ruthless pirates make their living by raiding pleasure ships. When reporter Blair Maynard goes to investigate the story about disappearing boats, he and his son Justin are captured, but the pirates spare their lives. Instead of killing th
Portrait of a Rebel: Margaret Sanger (1980) as Dr Jessup
A fact-based story about that controversial crusader for women's rights.
Nero Wolfe (1979) as Theodore Horstmann
Gourmet Nero Wolfe interrupts his orchid-tending to take on the case of a lady tycoon who wants to know why she's under investigation by the FBI, only to find himself enmeshed in a puzzling murder-mystery. This pilot to a prospective Nero Wolfe series went on the shelf after being made in 1977 becau
No Other Love (1979) as Optician
A drama about a young, marginally retarded girl and boy who meet, plan to marry, and convince the world that they are entitled to a life of their own -- despite the attempts by the girl's parents to separate them.
Moment By Moment (1978) as Pharmacist
One year after "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta starred in this love story between a young drifter and an older woman - Lily Tomlin. The characters are savagely portrayed, and the story is set against a backdrop of shrink-riddled, over-privileged Marin County society.
Demon Seed (1977) as Royce
A sophisticated computer falls in love with its creator''''s wife and terrorizes her.
Heroes (1977) as Ticket Clerk
It's 4 years since Jack is back from Vietnam, but he still has nightmares. In a bus on his way to California he meets Carol, who just left her fiancée - only 4 days before their wedding, allegedly just for a few days of vacation. Jack happily tells her about his plans to set up a worm farm for fishing baits together with four of his Vietnam ex-comrades. Although he gets on her nerves at the beginning, she starts to care. When one after the other of his friends steps out and Jack looses his optimism, Carol remains as the last support that keeps him from despair.
Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (1976) as Mr Creed
An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy''s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.
All The President's Men (1976) as 1st Attorney
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) as Marriott
This, the second adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel is much closer to the source text than the original, 'Murder, My Sweet', which tended to avoid some of the sleazier parts of the plot, but still concerns private eye Philip Marlowe's attempts to locate Velma, a former dancer at a seedy nightclub, and the girlfriend of Moose Malloy, a petty criminal just out of prison. Marlowe finds that once he has taken the case events conspire to put him in dangerous situations, and he is forced to follow a confusing trail of untruths and double crosses before he is able to locate Velma.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) as Beaudine
A deaf mute changes the lives of all he meets.
The Group (1966) as Putnam Blake
Eight friends from a women''''s college fight for happiness during the Great Depression.
Julius Caesar (1950) as Marullus, a tribune

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Monster in the Closet (1987) as Production Assistant
Be afraid, be very afraid. The proverbial monster in the closet is out and causing terror in California in this horror comedy. No home, nor even office buildings, with a closet is safe.

Cast (special)

Catalina C-Lab (1982) as Hallet
The story, set off California's Catalina Island, follows the exploits of the oceanographers attached to the Gamma Foundation, a marine research center. The pilot episode depicts the efforts of the oceanographers to disarm a live, stray mine that threatens to destroy the foundation.
Ghost of a Chance (1980) as Minister
The program, set in New York City, follows the marital misadventures of Jenny and Wayne Clifford, a couple whose lives are plagued by the ghost of Jenny's first husband, Tom Chance, who returns to haunt her and voice his objections to her remarriage. The pilot episode depicts Jenny's attempts to ad

Sound (special)

Korean War Stories (2001) as Location Audio
The Korean conflict is often called "The Forgotten War," but it has never been forgotten by the men and women who experienced it. Veterans share their experiences and memories.

Special Thanks (special)

Enter the Jury Room (1997) as Special Thanks
Examination of the trial jury process, including taping of deliberations during three criminal cases and post-trial interviews with the attorneys, prosecutors, judges and jurors.

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