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Also Known As: Died: October 31, 1993
Born: August 23, 1970 Cause of Death: Morphine and Cocaine Overdose (Speedball)
Birth Place: Madras, Oregon, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Dark Blood (2012)
A drifter living in the desert waits for the end of the world. When a wealthy married couple arrives seeking shelter, the drifter becomes obsessed with the wife.
Thing Called Love, The (1993) as James Wright
A young country singer tries to make it in Nashville.
Silent Tongue (1993) as Talbot Roe
A ghost story of the Old West about an Indian woman, Silent Tongue, raped years earlier by a white medicine show charlatan, who haunts her plainsman husband.
Sneakers (1992) as Carl Arbogast
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
My Own Private Idaho (1991) as Mike Waters
Two street hustlers from the Northwest, one abandoned as a child, the other rebellious scion of a wealthy and powerful family, travel as far as Rome, Italy in search of the former's missing mother.
Dogfight (1991) as Birdlace
Set in 1963, a romance involving a Marine on his way to Vietnam who encounters more than he bargained for when he takes part in a sadistic Marine ritual.
I Love You To Death (1990) as Devo
After discovering that her husband has been cheating on her, a woman plots to kill him but ends up falling in love with him all over again.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) as Young Indy
When his father Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing, Indiana dumps his books to retrace his steps. Indy finds his father in Germany, where Nazis have been picking his brain in an attempt to find the resting place of the Holy Grail, an artifact that promises eternal life to anyone who drinks from it. N
Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, A (1988) as Jimmy Reardon
A young man on the threshold of adulthood is suddenly forced to confront two of life's truths: responsibility and commitment.
Running on Empty (1988) as Danny Pope
A family of fugitives deal with their son''s growing independence.
Little Nikita (1988) as Jeff N Grant
A teenager discovers his parents are "sleeper" KGB agents who, after being inactive for 20 years, are called upon to run one last dangerous mission.
Stand by Me (1986) as Chris Chambers
Four friends share a rite of passage on a long walk to view a dead body.
Mosquito Coast, The (1986) as Charlie Fox
Allie Fox and his wife take their family to Central America to build a paradise that doesn't take.
Circle Of Violence (1985) as Chris Benfield
A movie examining parental abuse -- the abuse of older parents by their grown children. Georgia Benfield is a woman caught in the middle of a wrenching personal and financial crisis, and is forced to support her family when her husband leaves her for another woman. Her strength is further tested whe
Surviving (1985) as Philip Brogan
Two teenagers fulfill a suicide pact that tears apart two families in this socially significant update of the "Romeo and Juliet" theme, allowing tour-de-force performances by stars Ellen Burstyn and Marsha Mason as two women, close friends whose lives are forever changed by the death of their childr
Explorers (1985) as Wolfgang Muller
Ben is obsessed with monster movies on late night television, reading comic books about space, and playing an arcade game with fighting space ships in his bedroom. Ben''s best friend Wolfgang is a budding scientific genious, and when Ben describes a dream he had about the two of them flying in a spacecraft , Wolfgang creates a computer program that enables them to make such a machine. The boys take off to another galaxy and learn that things are more similar to home than they imagined.

Music (feature film)

Thing Called Love, The (1993) as Song Performer ("Standing On A Rock" "Until Now" "Blame It On Your Heart" "Lone Star State Of Mine" "Ol' John And Jimmy" "Lost Highway" "Love Is")
A young country singer tries to make it in Nashville.
Thing Called Love, The (1993) as Song ("Lone Star State Of Mine")
A young country singer tries to make it in Nashville.

Cast (special)

Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (1984) as Brian Ellsworth
The story examines the problem of dyslexia as seen through the experiences of Brian Ellsworth, a schoolboy who suffers from the reading disorder.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985) as Robert Kennedy Jr (Part 3)
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
Celebrity (1984) as Jeffie--Age 11
Three inseparable Fort Worth buddies from the high school class of 1950 find their destinies intertwined by a youthful crime relived 25 years later -- one (Marley) an ambitious writer who becomes a celebrated journalist (a semi-autobiographical character patterned after Thomas Thompson, the best-sel

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