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Also Known As: Died: May 8, 1994
Born: October 1, 1928 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Five Days From Home (1978) as Director
A former policeman who was convicted of killing his wife's boyfriend is only six days away from being released when he breaks out of prison to see his seriously ill son. While on the run, he meets lots of interesting people while he is evading the cruel lawman who is determined to take him back to j

Cast (feature film)

2.
Tigress, The (1993)
Set in Berlin during the 20s, two young con artists, one a beautiful young woman and the other a well-educated but bitter man, forge a duplicitous alliance.
3.
Audrey Hepburn: Remembered (1993)
The life and career of actress Audrey Hepburn.
4.
Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (1989) as Detective Frank Doakey
George Peppard reprises his role as Sergeant Frank Doakey, an honest police detective who is fighting to keep organized crime out of Los Angeles in the 1940s. In this sequel, Doakey follows a trail of murder which leads him to uncover a prostitution ring operated by mobsters in Chinatown.
5.
Silence Like Glass (1989) as Eva'S Father
Story of a friendship between two girls, one a ballerina from an affluent family, the other from a poor family, who are both suffering from cancer.
6.
Man Against The Mob (1989) as Sergeant Frank Doakey
Set in Los Angeles in the '40s, a group of tough, honest detectives fight to keep the city free from organized crime.
7.
De l'enfer a la Victoire (1984) as Brett Rosen
On August 24, 1939, at a small French cafe, six friends are about to go their separate ways. They vow to reunite on that day each year at the cafe. The film follows each of their lives: one begins work with the French resistance, one joins the French commandos, another is forced to join the Nazi army, one becomes a flier, and the two others are just simple officers. On the day Paris is liberated, the three surviving friends meet at the cafe and get drunk.
8.
Target Eagle (1982) as Mcfadden
9.
Race For the Yankee Zephyr (1981) as Theo Brown
10.
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Space Cowboy
A group of mercenaries from outer space is assembled to defend a peaceful planet when it is attacked by marauding aliens.
11.
Torn Between Two Lovers (1979) as Paul Rassmussen
A women's picture dealing with a happily married suburbanite who becomes romantically attached to a handsome architect she meets at O'Hare airport in Chicago. Its distinction comes from Lee Remick's presence and her reteaming with director Delbert Mann with whom she worked a similar magic on "Breaki
12.
Crisis in Mid-Air (1979) as Nick Culver
A drama involving an aging air traffic controller who is haunted by a recent mid-air collision for which an investigator is trying to hold him responsible.
13.
Five Days From Home (1978) as T M Pryor
A former policeman who was convicted of killing his wife's boyfriend is only six days away from being released when he breaks out of prison to see his seriously ill son. While on the run, he meets lots of interesting people while he is evading the cruel lawman who is determined to take him back to j
14.
Damnation Alley (1977) as Denton
A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the freakish weather mutated plant and animal life and other dangers along the way.
15.
One of Our Own (1975) as Dr Jake Goodwin
A hospital drama involving a neurosurgeon/chief of services who faces numerous crises -- including saving a fellow doctor's life after an incompetent physician makes an erroneous diagnosis. This was the pilot for Peppard's short-lived "Doctors Hospital" series (1975-76), that had Lampert, Campos and
16.
Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case (1975) as Dr Sam Sheppard
A drama about the headline-making murder case involving Dr. Sam Sheppard, the Cleveland osteopathic surgeon who was convicted of the July 4, 1954 slaying of his wife Marilyn. The film relates the ten years he spent in prison and the famous re-trial of 1965 in which he was acquitted on grounds of ins
17.
Newman's Law (1974) as Vince Newman
Police officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. His honesty is put to a strong test when he and his partner discover an international drug ring involving some of the police department's highest ranking officers.
18.
Banacek: Detour to Nowhere (1972) as Thomas Banacek
An urbane, Boston-based insurance investigator attempts to locate an armored car filled with gold bullion that vanished in the middle of a deserted Texas highway. This pilot film spawned the TV series with Peppard (1972-74).
19.
Bravos, The (1972) as Major John Harkness
A rugged Western about the commander of a beleaguered cavalry post whose precarious friendship with the area's Indians is destroyed, resulting in his son's abduction.
20.
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972) as Tuxan
A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between investigator Tuxan, the mystery intruder Welles and the people who sent him on the mission.
21.
One More Train to Rob (1971) as Harker Fleet
In the 1880's, Harker and his gang steal $40,000 from a train in the gold-mining country of California. After the robbery, the gang splits up to hide out, but when they meet to divide the spoils, Harker is cornered, framed for the crime and is sent to jail. When he is released over two years later,
22.
The Executioner (1970) as John Shay
A British spy tracks down a beautiful double agent.
23.
Cannon for Cordoba (1970) as Capt. Rod Douglas
A ruthless Mexican general captures the army platoon sent to stop him.
24.
House of Cards (1969) as Reno Davis
Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, tutor of young Paul de Villemont; in Villemont Manor he discovers the plot and, after the kidnapping of the boy, he travels to Rome, where the organization would exchange Paul with a list of members stolen by Davis to give to the press.
25.
Pendulum (1969) as Capt. Frank Matthews
A decorated police captain soon finds the tables turned on him when he's accused of murdering his wife.
26.
What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968) as Pete
A smuggled toucan escapes from New York customs and infects every downtrodden person in the city with a virus that causes them to be happy and generous.
27.
P. J. (1968) as P. J. Detweiler
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money.
28.
Rough Night in Jericho (1967) as Dolan
In A Western town a US Marshall corrals the townsfolk to take a stance and fight a gang boss who terrorizes them.
29.
Tobruk (1967) as Capt. Kurt Bergman
September 1942 - With Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps on the march through Egypt, a British special forces unit, composed of German Jews who serve with the British despite the mutual resentment between both, kidnap a Canadian officer who is an expert topographer and who is held prisoner by the Vichy French in Algeria. The officer, Donald Craig, must negotiate a company of British and German-Jewish commandos through 800 miles of the Sahara to aide a pending amphibious landing against Tobruk's massive fuel storage base - a mission that sees one impediment after another, and which discovers an undetected German armored force ready to win the battle of Egypt.
30.
The Blue Max (1966) as Bruno Stachel
The tactics of a German fighter pilot offend his aristocratic comrades but win him his country's most honored medal, the Blue Max. The General finds him useful as a hero even though his wife also finds him useful as a love object. In the end the General arranges for him to test-fly an untried fighter.
31.
Operation Crossbow (1965) as Lieut. John Curtis
Allied agents go behind enemy lines to destroy a German missile base.
32.
The Third Day (1965) as Steve Mallory
33.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Jonas Cord, Jr.
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
34.
The Victors (1963) as Corporal Chase
Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
35.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Zeb Rawlings
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
36.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) as Paul Varjak
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl's carefree existence.
37.
Home from the Hill (1960) as Raphael "Rafe" Copley
A southern landowner's family is torn apart by the revelation that he has an illegitimate son.
38.
The Subterraneans (1960) as Leo Percepied
39.
Pork Chop Hill (1959) as Chuck Fedderson
Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it.
40.
The Strange One (1957) as Robert Marquales
A military school student develops a destructive power over his fellow cadets.

Producer (feature film)

41.
Five Days From Home (1978) as Producer
A former policeman who was convicted of killing his wife's boyfriend is only six days away from being released when he breaks out of prison to see his seriously ill son. While on the run, he meets lots of interesting people while he is evading the cruel lawman who is determined to take him back to j

Cast (special)

42.
Defense Rests: A Tribute to Raymond Burr, The (1993)
A special chronicling the life and career of the late Raymond Burr. Also included are clips and interviews with some fo Burr's co-stars.
43.
24th Annual Victor Awards, The (1990)
A salute to the top athletes of the year in auto racing, baseball, basketball, pro boxing, pro football, golf, hockey, horse racing, tennis, soccer and track and field. Nominees are selected by the editors of "The Sporting News." Winners are determined by the votes of sports writers and broadcasters
44.
Happy Birthday, Bugs: 50 Looney Years (1990)
A special celebrating the fiftieth birthday of cartoon character Bugs Bunny. Also included is a tribute to the late Mel Blanc, the creator of Bugs' voice.
45.
47th Annual Golden Globes1989 (1989)
A live telecast of the 47th annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television.
46.
1988 Miss America Pageant, The (1988) as Judge
The 35th annual live telecast of the Miss America Pageant originating from the Convention Hall on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
47.
Sex Symbols: Past, Present and Future (1987)
The program explores America's fascination with sex symbols. Included are interviews and film clips.
48.
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (1987)
Two-hour coverage of a black-tie event, broadcast from the Constitution Hall of Philadelphia's Civic Center, honoring the bicentennial of the signing of the United States Constitution. The program features performers and special guests offering tributes through music, dance, and dramatic representat
49.
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
50.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
51.
NBC All-Star Hour, The (1985)
The program features highlights of NBC's Fall 1985-86 season with performers introducing clips from their series.
52.
Hollywood Stars' Screen Tests (1984) as Host
The program spotlights the never-before-seen screen tests of famous stars.
53.
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, The (1984) as Guest
A comical tribute to Mr. T (Lawrence Tero).
54.
Evening at the Moulin Rouge, An (1983) as Host
Variety acts from the Moulin Rouge Night Club in Paris.
55.
Twilight Theater (1982)
A program of comedy vignettes that satirize various aspects of our culture.
56.
Little Moon of Alban (1958) as Dennis Walsh
The story, set in Ireland in l9l9, relates the experiences of a desperate young woman who enters a convent and becomes a nurse to wounded soldiers. She develops a very close relationship with one cynical patient, a gravely wounded British officer.
57.
Bang the Drum Slowly (1956) as Piney Woods
The story of Bruce Pearson, a third-string catcher for the New York Mammoths baseball team, who discovers he has an incurable disease. He only confides in his close fried, Henry Wiggin, and it is through Henry that Bruce's story is told. Broadcast live as a segment of "The U.S. Steel Hour." The dram

Cast (special)

58.
Night Of The Fox (1990) as Harry Martineau

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