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Also Known As: Died: September 1, 2008
Born: February 26, 1920 Cause of Death: Respiratory Failure
Birth Place: Australia Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Tim (1979) as Director
A simple builder''''s laborer falls in love with a woman who offers him yard work.

Cast (feature film)

Official Denial (1993) as Wisdomkeeper
When the owner of a tree nursery is kidnapped by aliens for experimentation, the Air Force shoots down the alien craft over the mountains of Nevada. One alien survives, and the nursery owner is forced to serve as an ambassador to the creature as a secret military unit watches.
Howling III, The (1987) as United States President
Somewhere in the Australian Outback exists a rare tribe of marsupial wearwolves. A beautiful she-werewolf escapes the remote village and heads to a big city. Blending in with the "normal" population , she finds a steady job, but the city isn''t quite prepared for what is about to happen.
Death of a Soldier (1986) as Major General Sutherland
An American GI is sought for the murders of three women during World War II.
Camel Boy, The (1984) as Voice
Return of Captain Invincible, The (1983) as United States President
Wild Duck, The (1982) as George Wardle
Partners (1981) as Al Giesman
Mad Dog (1976) as Superintendent Winch
Hondo And The Apaches (1967)
A frontier scout fights off Indians and corrupt settlers.
Return of the Gunfighter (1967) as Frank Boone
An aging gunfighter tries to help a younger man accused of murder.
The Singing Nun (1965) as Mr. Arlien
Fanciful biography of the Belgian nun who briefly made the hit parade.
Major Dundee (1965) as Sierra Charriba
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965) as Sitting Bull
General Custer''''s fight to win equal rights for Native Americans leads to his undoing.
Brainstorm (1965) as Dr. Mills
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
Advance to the Rear (1964) as Thin Elk
Civil War rejects are sent to the West, supposedly out of harm's way.
Drums of Africa (1963) as Viledo
Three adventurers fight the slave trade in turn-of-the-century Africa.
Beauty and the Beast (1963) as Prince Bruno
A princess tries to protect a prince turned werewolf.
McLintock! (1963) as Puma
A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife.
PT 109 (1963) as Lieut. Reginald Evans
Future president John Kennedy fights to save his crew when their PT boat sinks in the Pacific.
California (1963) as Don Francisco Hernandez
Tower of London (1962) as Sir Ratcliffe
A hunchback murders his way to the British throne.
Sergeants 3 (1962) as Watanka
Three adventurous Cavalry officers and their bugler take on a renegade chief.
The Canadians (1961) as Chief Four Horns
When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to get back their horses, but they pretend to search for a girl who once had been robbed by the Indians.
Walk Like a Dragon (1960) as Will Allen
A cowboy''''s love for a Chinese slave girl triggers controversy in a Western town.
Green Mansions (1959) as Priest
A young adventurer falls in love with a mystical woman in the South American jungle.
Curse of the Undead (1959) as Drake Robey [also known as Drago Robles]
B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter.
Westbound (1959) as Mace
A Civil War veteran fights to protect a gold shipment from a bitter Confederate officer.
Hong Kong Confidential (1958) as John Blanchard
Secret agents set out to rescue a kidnapped Arab prince.
Desert Hell (1958) as Ahitagel
French Foreign Legion Captain Edwards (Brian Keith), is returning to his post with his desert patrol that is ambushed by an Arab tribe, with Edwards and his sergeant, Benet (Richard Denning), the only survivors. Edwards and Benet are later sent to gather a new patrol. While Benet seeks volunteers, Edwards goes to say farewell to his wife, Celie (Barbara Hale), whom he finds in the arms of another officer, Lieutenant Forbes (Johnny Desmond.) Edwards and Forbes, naturally, begin their dangerous mission with hostility between them. Surrounded by the deadly Tuaregs, Edwards loses one man after another, but doggedly pushes on. He learns that even while the leader of the Tauregs is signing a peace treaty at the outpost, rivals within the tribe plan to ambush the leader, blame it on the French and start a new war.
Something of Value (1957) as Joe Matson
Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising.
The Tall Stranger (1957) as Charley
When rustlers leave him for dead, a Westerner throws in his lot with the wagon train whose inhabitants have rescued him.
The Oklahoman (1957) as Charlie [Smith]
A Western doctor stands between Natives and a ruthless oil baron.
Reprisal! (1956) as Bert Shipley
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon trouble between Frank and the Shipleys who are using Frank's land to graze their cattle. When the brother of one of the Indian victims kills a Shipley, Frank is accused and put in jail. The Shipleys then organize a lynch mob and head for the jail.
The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) as Harry Adkins
A prostitute has no choice but to flee San Francisco when the police turn on her and want her out of town.
The Killer Is Loose (1956) as Chris Gillespie
A crook tries to avenge his wife''''s accidental shooting by a cop.
Congo Crossing (1956) as Bart O'Connell
Congotanga, West Africa, has no extradition laws; the government is controlled by foreign gangsters, headed by Carl Rittner. The latest plane from Europe carries lovely Louise Whitman, fleeing a French murder charge, and Mannering, who pays resident hit man O'Connell to kill her. Through a chain of circumstances Louise, O'Connell, and heroic surveyor David Carr end up alone in the jungle on Carr's mission to determine the true border of Congotanga... in which Rittner is keenly interested.
The Court Jester (1956) as Sir Locksley
A traveling actor is mistaken for a medieval rebel.
7th Cavalry (1956) as Captain Benteen
An alleged coward tries to redeem himself by reclaiming General Custer''''s body.
A Lawless Street (1955) as Harley Baskam
A Marshal's past comes back to haunt him.
Skabenga (1955) as Narrator
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Aaron
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954) as Conrad, Marquis of Montferrat
King Richard''''s attempts to win back the Holy Lands are complicated by his love of a tempestuous Englishwoman.
Hondo (1954) as Vittoro
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
El Alamein (1954) as Sgt. McQueen
Secret of the Incas (1954) as Pachacutec
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Rev. Williams
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
Houdini (1953) as Dooley
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953) as Varde
Brothers on a whaling schooner become romantic rivals.
Julius Caesar (1953) as Flavius
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''''s classic about Julius Caesar''''s assassination and its aftermath.
The Royal African Rifles (1953) as [Bill] Cunningham
The Desert Rats (1953) as Capt. Currie
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
Target Hong Kong (1953) as Dockery Pete Cresham
The Maze (1953) as William
A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he has suddenly aged. Some mysterious things happen in a maze made from the hedges adjoining the castle.
Rogue's March (1953) as Crane
After being unjustly accused of spying, a British officer tries to redeem himself in India.
5 Fingers (1952) as Morrison
A British valet in Turkey during World War II sells secrets to the Germans.
The Black Castle (1952) as Ernest Von Melcher
Face to Face (1952) as Leggatt
Thunder on the Hill (1951) as Willie
Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her innocence and sets out to find the real killer.
Ten Tall Men (1951) as Browning
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
The Strange Door (1951) as Talon
Noble-born cad Dennis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty years after she married his brother (Cavanagh) instead and subsequently passed away during childbirth. Maletroit is determined to have his revenge: the brother has been stowed away in the dungeon for two decades, while he's convinced his disreputable house guest will make a suitably hellish husband for his niece. As luck would have it, the young couple manage to fall in love, and with the help of manservant Voltan (Karloff), they try to make their escape, but not before a final confrontation with Maletroit in the dungeon's crushing deathtrap.

Writer (feature film)

Mary & Tim (1996) as From Film ("Tim")
Mary, a widow in her 40s, has created a satisfactory life for herself since the death of her husband some years before. Her world is turned upside down when she hires Tim, a handsome but mentally challenged young man, to be her gardener. As the two develop special feelings for each other, Mary is fa
Tim (1979) as Screenwriter
A simple builder''''s laborer falls in love with a woman who offers him yard work.
Mango Tree, The (1977) as Screenwriter
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) as Story
The Civil War complicates the Cavalry''s battle against Indians.

Producer (feature film)

Tim (1979) as Producer
A simple builder''''s laborer falls in love with a woman who offers him yard work.
Mango Tree, The (1977) as Producer
Age of Consent (1969) as Associate Producer
An artist runs off to the South Pacific and falls for a young girl there.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Dangerous Life, A (1988)
A three-part miniseries based on the Philippine uprising that resulted in the ousting of Ferdinand Marcos and brought President Corazan Aquino to power in 1986. The drama focuses on two American journalists caught up in the revolution.

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