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Also Known As: Died: November 16, 1997
Born: November 16, 1912 Cause of Death: lymphoma
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996) as Harv Smithfield
Television movie reunion of the series, "Dallas," which was broadcast on CBS from 4/2/78 to 5/3/91. After five years of exile in Europe, J.R. Ewing surprises everyone when he returns to Texas to reclaim Southfork from his longtime enemy Cliff Barnes. The whole Ewing clan reconvenes in Dallas where a
2.
Folks! (1992) as Sammy
A comedy about a successful commodities executive whose life is disrupted by his aging parents.
3.
Baby Boom (1987) as Everett Sloane
A super-yuppie businesswoman has to adjust to motherhood when she inherits a baby.
4.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) as Martin
Two days before Thanksgiving, marketing consultant Neal Page races to catch a plane home to Chicago, only to find that his flight has been delayed. Hours later, he boards the plane and ends up next to obnoxious salesman, Del Griffith. When the flight is detoured to Wichita, the mismatched pair are forced to find their own way to Chicago-by any means necessary.
5.
Something in Common (1986) as Uncle Louie
Lighthearted romantic drama about a sophisticated book editor, her 22-year-old shy, gourmet-cooking son with whom she shares her Manhattan apartment, and the 40ish divorcee who comes into his life, forcing his widowed mom of about the same age to re-examine her own life. "Love 40" was the film's ori
6.
Day After, The (1983) as Dr Landowska
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
7.
Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (1981) as Frank
In this sequel to 1979's "Goldie and the Boxer", the ingratiating twosome -- the heavyweight champ (Simpson) and his 10-year-old manager (Michaelson) -- flee to California when a vengeful promoter who lost a bundle on the title fight wants retribution. Jack Gilford takes the part an ailing Phil Silv
8.
City in Fear (1980)
David Janssen had his final role as a boozing newspaper columnist who is hired by circulation-hungry publisher Robert Vaughn to make a page-one celebrity out of a psycho (Mickey Rourke) who has been murdering young blondes. Inspired unofficially by New York's infamous Son of Sam killer, this movie,
9.
Skag (1980)
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
10.
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (1979) as Warren Porter
The real-life account of a deaf girl who overcomes her handicap to become one of Hollywood's top stunt-women and holder of the women's world land-speed record in a rocket-powered racing car. Colleen Dewhurst was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and Lou Antonio was nominated as
11.
Fire In The Sky, A (1978) as Hank
A fiery comet is hurtling toward Phoenix, Arizona, and an astronomer''s desperate warnings fall on deaf ears among city officials in this lengthy disaster tale highlighted by some striking special effects and miniature work. Publicity releases for this movie insisted that a record (for a TV film) 5,700 extras were used in the exodus sequences and that the miniature work was the most extensive ever created for television. Emmy Award nominations went to this film for Special Effects and Sound Editing.
12.
Operation Petticoat (1977) as Admiral Hatfield
This pilot movie (complete with laugh track) for the subsequent one season-plus series -- with much of the same cast during the first season and a complete overhaul during the initial weeks of the second -- is the TV remake of the 1959 Cary Grant/Tony Curtis comedy about a World War II submarine pai
13.
Raid On Entebbe (1977) as Chaim Zadok
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
14.
Deadliest Season, The (1977) as President Maccloud
A professional hockey player, compelled by his drive to succeed and by financial pressures to adopt a more aggressive playing style, gets involved with violence on the ice, resulting in the death of a player and a manslaughter charge against him.
15.
Tail Gunner Joe (1977) as Charles Kraus
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
16.
Panic In Echo Park (1977)
An undisciplined but dedicated black doctor spends his off-duty hours tracing the cause of an apparent epidemic afflicting tenants of a slum building in east Los Angeles with the help of local teenagers, and is accused by city officials of precipitating a panic. This pilot film never materialized in
17.
What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968) as
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.
18.
He Rides Tall (1964) as Crowley
19.
Wall of Noise (1963) as Mr. Harrington
20.
Hud (1963) as Joe Scanlon
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
21.
Gypsy (1962) as George
A domineering mother pushes her two daughters to burlesque stardom.
22.
At Sword's Point (1952) as Chalais
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
23.
Boomerang! (1947) as O'Shea
A prosecutor fights to prove the defendant in a scandalous murder case is innocent.

Cast (special)

24.
Honeymooners Anniversary Special, The (1990)
A special commemorating the anniversary of the long-running comedy series "The Honeymooners." The program includes rare interview footage along with episode clips. Former cast members and writers of the series share their memories.
25.
Jackie Gleason: The Great One (1988)
A tribute to Jackie Gleason on the occasion of his death, featuring remembrances by fellow entertainers and rare clips, some of which have not been seen in 30 years.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (TV Mini-Series)

27.
Blue and the Gray, The (1982) as Court Clerk
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona
28.
Dream Merchants, The (1980) as Fraser

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