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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Under the Influence (1986) as Gary Watson
Andy Griffith's greatly-admired portrayal of a man whose alcoholism has a devastating effect not only on his professional life but on his family as well was the driving force behind this drama by Joyce Rebeta-Burditt, herself a recovered alcoholic whose novel "The Cracker Factory" had become a TV mo
2.
Gladiator (1986) as Dr Maxwell
In reaction to his brother's death in a senseless hit-and-run-accident, a man customizes his truck and sets off nightly as a one-man avenger of the road, gaining a reputation as a hero known as the Gladiator.
3.
Starman (1984) as Major Bell
A stranded alien enlists a widow's help to get back to his ship.
4.
Anatomy of an Illness (1984) as Dr Paulsen
Humanitarian, lecturer and "Saturday Review" editor, Norman Cousins' controversial decision in the mid-1960's to cure himself of a debilitating spinal disorder after the medical community gave up hope provides the thrust of this dramatization of his book. Despite the physical disparity between Cousi
5.
Hellinger's Law (1981) as Dave Fredericks
In this pilot to a followup series to his "Kojak", Telly Savalas is a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of the syndicate's accountant--actually a Justice Department plant who has infiltrated the mob--accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. Hellinger finds that not only does the g
6.
Killing of Randy Webster, The (1981) as Foreman
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
7.
Last Song, The (1980) as Arnold Overstratten
In her first TV-movie following her star-making "Wonder Woman" series, Lynda Carter is an aspiring singer who unwittingly comes into possession of several tapes for which her engineer husband and his partner in their electronic eavesdropping business were murdered, and discovers that she and her dau
8.
Nero Wolfe (1979) as Yarmack
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
9.
Betsy, The (1978) as Man
The patriarch of a family-owned corporation hires a young race car driver to help him design a fuel efficient car in secrecy. They face resistance from the president of the company (the patriarch's grandson), who wishes to eliminate the motor car division because of bad blood between himself and his grandfather. During flashbacks, a parallel set of problems is revealed in the family's past, problems that persist into the present, and the race car driver gets deeper into the web of deception and corporate intrigue.
10.
Someone's Watching Me ! (1978) as Wayne
A suspense tale about a career gal who becomes the target of a terror campaign by an unknown man in a neighboring high rise and who takes matters into her own hands when she cannot get protection from the police. "High Rise" was the original title for this one.
11.
Halloween (1978) as Dr Wynn
A young boy kills his sister on Halloween of 1963, and is sent to a mental hospital. 15 years later he escapes and returns to his home town in order to wreak havoc.
12.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) as Photographer No 2
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
13.
Secrets (1977) as Minister
An unhappily married young woman succumbs to her sexual fantasies and becomes compulsively promiscuous in a desperate attempt to find the "secret" of happiness that her mother had convinced her was hers.
14.
Killing Affair, A (1977) as Sergeant Holt
A white woman detective and her black partner are caught up in a love affair while working on a series of vicious crimes.
15.
Corey: For the People (1977)
A lowly assistant D.A. bucks the system and files capital charges against a socialite in the murder of her doctor-husband, suspecting that she is more than the battered wife killing her spouse in self-defense. This was a proposed pilot for a series for Artur Rubinstein's actor/musician son John.

Cast (special)

16.
1775 (1992) as Man
A comedy pilot about an innkeeper and his family who live in pre-Revolutionary Philadelphia.
17.
Enemy of the People, An (1990) as Drunk
A drama broadcast as a presentation of "American Playhouse." Adaptation by Arthur Miller of Ibsen's classic play about a doctor who discovers that the mineral springs which have brought economic prosperity to his village are poisoned. When he insists on telling the truth about the pollution, he is p
18.
Bender (1979) as Raker
The exploits of Bender, a tough ex-New York police captain who becomes the Chief of Police in Tamarisk Wells, a well-to-do California desert resort town targeted by clever criminals as "easy pickings."
19.
Touch of the Poet, A (1974) as Mickey Maloy
An adaptation for television of Eugene O'Neill's play, the first of a planned cycle of plays telling the story of an Irish family in America. Set in New England in the early nineteenth century, the story relates the conflicts between an immigrant and his American-born son.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

20.
Centennial (1978) as Reverend Holly
An epic miniseries about the making of America -- the most ambitious project ever filmed for television -- this filming of James Michener's 1,100-page saga that spanned the decades from the late eighteenth century to the present ended up as a 26 1/2 hour movie irregularly scheduled over four months

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

21.
Trial Of Lee Harvey Oswald, The (1977)
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is

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