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Cast (feature film)

1.
Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
As a homeschooler, Benjamin d sn't have much experience in the real world, but his imagination takes him to fantastical worlds far from the drab small town in which he lives. When he finds out that his idol, sci-fi legend Dr. Ronald Chevalier will be teaching at Cletus Festival "the best writers cam
2.
Sex and Breakfast (2007)
Meet James and Heather. Their relationship isn't working. A cold distance has grown between them and their intimate moments feel forced. Heather is a take-charge problem solver who sometimes gets too carried away for her own good. She's determined to make her relationship with James work, even if it
3.
Helter Skelter (2004)
An adaptation of former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi's book of the same name, focusing on the life and personality of Charles Manson and how he got people to commit the murders that eventually landed him in prison.
4.
James Dean (2001) as Billy Rose
Life story of James Dean (born February 8, 1931), the promising teen icon movie star, who died in a motor crash September 30, 1955 after the release of only one of his three major films and remains a legend 45 years after his death. The story focuses on Dean's troubled youth, including the loss of h
5.
Truman Show, The (1998) as Network Executive (Christof'S World)
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was born. When the seams in this make-believe world begin to split and he realizes his whole life is a lie, it leads to a breakdown - and a famous breakout. The 1998 film - Oscar-nominated for Best Screenplay, Director and Supporting Actor -co-stars Laura Linney and Ed Harris. .
6.
Day Lincoln Was Shot, The (1998) as Secretary Of State Seward
Minute-by-minute account of the moments leading up to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, from the perspective of Lincoln and his murderer, John Wilkes Booth. On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln met with his cabinet and signed an executive order lifting the blockade of the South. That evening, he took wife Mary Todd Lincoln to see a new play, "Our American Cousin," at Ford's Theatre in downtown Washington. While watching the play, he was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Southern patriot. Also recreates Booth's dash for freedom and the showdown that ended in his death.
7.
Percy and Thunder (1993) as Bill Slocum
A young black fighter and his veteran trainer are pitted against big-money boxing's bureaucracy of influence and greed.
8.
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
A stranger drifts into Harmony, a dying small town where dark secrets fester.
9.
Percy and Thunder - Part 1 (1993)
Percy is a crafty, ornery fight trainer who could have been a contender. Thunder is the up-and-coming middleweight boxer he trains. Together they maintain their integrity and resist corruption, even when dealing with a slick, all-powerful Don King-like promoter.
10.
Percy and Thunder - Part 2 (1993)
Percy is a crafty, ornery fight trainer who could have been a contender. Thunder is the up-and-coming middleweight boxer he trains. Together they maintain their integrity and resist corruption, even when dealing with a slick, all-powerful Don King-like promoter.
11.
Heart of the Lie, The (1992) as Kramer
Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek, a police officer, is convicted and sentenced in 1982 to a life prison term for the murder of her husband's ex-wife, a charge she denies. Based on a true story.
12.
Lies of the Twins (1991) as Gary
A woman is emotionally torn between rival identical twin brothers: one loving yet predictable, the other exciting, yet despicable. When she uncovers their horrible past, all three of their lives are changed forever.
13.
Deadly Game (1991) as Charley Sloan
A deranged, hideously burned millionaire plots revenge on seven people by luring them to his island retreat where he stalks each of them.
14.
Murder in Paradise (1990) as Wagner Thorne
A burned-out New York policeman whose wife is killed by a psychotic serial killer. Unable to solve the case, he seeks refuge in Hawaii, only to become embroiled in a serial murder case that appears to be identical to his last case in New York City.
15.
Vietnam, Texas (1990) as Harold
True story about a group of Vietnam vets who live by their own rules in a small Texas town.
16.
Paramedics (1988) as Doctor Lido
Antics of a bumbling ambulance crew.
17.
Shattered Innocence (1988) as Mel Erman
Based on a true story, about a young girl from the Midwest who arrives in Los Angeles seeking a film career. Instead, she finds work as a nude model, and then as a star of pornographic films, becomes dependent on cocaine, and finally commits suicide at age 20.
18.
Welcome Home, Bobby (1986) as John Hamill
A teenage boy has a sexual relationship with an older man, and then returns home, confused and ambivalent about his own sexuality, to face his hurt and overwhelmed father and abusive classmates. Bobby, the young man, goes on to determine his own identity and pursue a life that is right for him.
19.
Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986) as David Elias
The December-to December romance of a pair of elderly lovers defies the conventions of the community and shocks their children. Margaret Delafield, a wealthy WASP matron is nursed through a medical crisis by a divorced Jewish physician, Dr. Marvin Elias, and their ensuing romance stuns both sets of
20.
Stormin' Home (1985) as Al Singer
An aging motor-cross racer, already having lost his wife and daughter to his footlooseness and now about to have his semi-tractor cab repossessed, vows to make one last go of it on his bike in the race of his career. Filmed entirely on location in Dallas.
21.
Malice in Wonderland (1985) as Tommy Gallep
Fact-based comedy drama recounting Hollywood's legendary feud between Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper during filmdom's golden era. Jane Alexander's depiction of Hedda Hopper won her an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actress, with other nominations going to costume designers Nolan Miller and M
22.
Burning Rage (1984) as Frank Vandenburg
Country singer Barbara Mandrell made her dramatic TV debut here as a government geologist investigating fires in an abandoned mine in an Appalachin coal town which she finds to be under the thumb of "boss" Eddie Albert. "Coalfire" was the original title of the film, shot entirely in the Lake City ar
23.
Micki & Maude (1984) as Hap Ludlow
When both of his wives get pregnant, a bigamist struggles to keep them from meeting.
24.
Kid with the Broken Halo, The (1982) as Jeff Mcnulty
In this fantasy adventure which served as the pilot to his 1982-83 Saturday morning animated cartoon series, Gary Coleman is a twelve-year-old wayward angel who must prove himself worthy of passing through the Pearly Gates and is sent to Earth accompanied by a reluctant Robert Guillaume to save thre
25.
S.O.B. (1981) as Youngest Vice President
A struggling director decides to reshoot a family movie with his wholesome leading lady, and include R-rated scenes.
26.
Once Upon a Family (1980) as Willie Hedges
Another "Kramer vs. Kramer" variation (with two kids instead of one) has Barry Bostwick as a father trying to make it as a single parent when his wife (Maureen Anderman) walks out on him and the children.
27.
Rocky II (1979) as Director
A heavyweight contender defies his doctors to enter a rematch with the champ.
28.
Users, The (1978) as Kip Nathan
A small-town girl with a dark past falls in love with a fading screen star and masterminds his spectacular professional and personal comeback. Screen veteran Joan Fontaine made her TV-movie debut here as a Hollywood socialite.
29.
House Calls (1978) as Theatrical Agent
Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.

Writer (feature film)

30.
Million Dollar Rip-Off, The (1976) as From Screenplay
Prinze, in his only dramatic film role, is an ex-con electronics whiz who, with the aid of four female accomplices, steals a bundle from the Chicago Transit Authority, much to the annoyance of a dyspeptic detective who has been keeping an eye on him since he left prison. The original story, interest

Cast (special)

31.
Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette (2002) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Suzanne Pleshette.
32.
Bell, Book and Candle (1976) as Nicky Holroyd; Gillian'S Brother
The story of Alex Brandt, a publisher who moves into a flat above a curio shop that is run by Gillian Holroyd, a beautiful young witch, and her aunt Enid, also a sorceress. In the pilot episode, Brandt first meets -- and immediately falls in love with -- Gillian.
33.
Zero Hour (1967) as Guest
An outrageous hour of comedy skits featuring the unique talent of Zero Mostel.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Curse of Inferno, The (1995) as Mr Wizzard
35.
Bloodlines: Murder in the Family (1993) as Neil Woodman
A miniseries based on a true-life murder case involving two brothers who confessed to having paid for the murder of their parents.
36.
Windmills Of The Gods (1988) as Eddie Maltz
A two-part miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel involving a Midwestern college professor who is swept into the world of international political intrigue when she is appointed by the President to be the new American Ambassador to Romania. She becomes the target of an assassin who's

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Seventh Avenue (1977) as Marty Cass
The third in NBC's "Best Seller" series, this three-part serialization of Norman Bogner's novel about a poor young man from New York's lower east side who becomes a power in the garment industry in the post-Depression era won Emmy Award nominations for Steven Keats and Dori Brenner.
38.
Trial Of Lee Harvey Oswald, The (1977) as Lee Harvey Oswald
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

Cast (short)

39.
Her Name Was Ellie, His Name Was Lyle (1967)
A relationship is threatened when a young man discovers he has caught syphilis from his waitress in this short film.

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