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Born: October 30, 1957 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Late Bloomer, The (2016)
After the removal of a brain tumor, a 30-year-old man goes through puberty for the first time and must navigate the changes while trying to win over the girl next door.
Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
Interviews with comedians blended with archival footage and photos explore how professional performers transform pain into humor.

Cast (feature film)

Three Christs of Ypsilanti, The (2018)
The true story of three men in a mental asylum who each believe that they are Jesus Christ, while their doctor tries to convince them that there can only be one Christ.
Front Runner, The (2018)
Chronicles the downfall of Democratic presidential nominee frontrunner Gary Hart after the disclosure of an extramarital affair.
Compadres (2016)
After being released from prison, former Mexican cop Garza seeks revenge on Santos. Santos has kidnapped his girlfriend Maria and framed him for a crime he didn't commit. With the help of his former boss Coronado, Garza manages to escape with a tip about how to find Santos which leads him to San Die
Borealis (2016)
An out of work gambler hits the road with his estranged, pot-smoking teenage daughter as he is being chased by a volatile bookie.
Special Correspondents (2016)
A radio journalist who's desperate for ratings fakes his news coverage of a turbulent overseas rebel uprising from the comfort of his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in Manhattan.
Camino (2015)
A war photographer named Avery finds herself in the middle of a violent conflict in Colombia where she takes a photo of a dangerous guerilla leader named El Guero committing a heinous atrocity. When El Guero discovers she has the image, he will stop at nothing to destroy it, and Avery must go on the run into the harsh jungle.
Night Owls (2015)
Workaholic Kevin has a drunken one night stand with the beautiful train wreck Madeline, who he's horrified to discover is actually his boss' jilted ex-mistress. After she takes an entire bottle of sleeping pills, Kevin is forced to keep her awake through the night... and as the hours pass, the two begin to fall for each other.
One I Wrote for You, The (2014)
A man who has given up on being a singer/songwriter to support his family learns that his daughter has entered him in a TV talent competition and must decide if he'll pursue his dream again.
Napa (2012)
Columbus Circle (2012)
In order to escape the hounding public and press, Abigail, the famous daughter of a wealthy industrialist, secluded herself in her Manhattan loft on the day she received her enormous inheritance - her eighteenth birthday. Sequestered at the top of the Columbus Circle luxury apartment high-rise, Abig
Magic of Belle Isle, The (2012)
A famous Western novelist's struggle with alcoholism has sapped his passion for writing. He decides to take a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle, and befriends the family next door-an attractive single mom and her young daughters-who help him find inspiration again.
Choose (2011)
All is not well in sleepy suburbia....Woken in the middle of the night, teenager Sara finds her parents tied to their bed by a terrifying intruder. An intricate hour-glass filled with blood is placed before her and she is told that she has 60 seconds to choose which of her parents should die. If she
Two: Thirteen (2011)
A detective tracks a serial killer with a love of Shakespeare.
Big Year, The (2011)
Three obsessive bird watchers compete to spot and record the highest number of species in 1998-when El Nino brought an unprecedented number of species to North America. During their competition, they come to realize that winning isn't everything.
Chez Upshaw (2011)
Red State (2011)
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Middle Men (2010)
In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music was sold in record stores, and the world-wide-web was a new found discovery. Businessman Jack Harris had the perfect life - a beautiful family and a successful career fixing problem companies. And then he met Wayne Beering and Buck Dolby, two genius but troubled m
Cop Out (2010)
Officers Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are two bickering-but-got-your-back Brooklyn buddy cops on the trail of a stolen mint-condition baseball card that plunges the pair into a gunslinging war with a deadly drug ring.
Niagara Motel (2008)
A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls.
Numb (2007)
A screenwriter suffers from acute depersonalization disorder, a condition so alienating and sanguine that it makes the chronically depressed look perky. When he falls for a girl, he puts himself through every single therapy in the book in order to win her love.
Staircase Murders, The (2007)
Based on the true story of best-selling novelist, aspiring politician and loving father Michael Peterson and the murder of his socialite wife, Kathleen. Investigators respond to Michael's frantic 911 call reporting that his wife accidentally fell down the staircase. Once on the scene investigators
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, The (2006)
Santa struggles to keep his new family happy while battling Jack Frost, who is trying to take over Christmas.
Aristocrats, The (2005)
Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on thier insider status and invite over 100 of their closest friends--who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment, from George Carlin, Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Cary to Gilbert Gottfried, Bob Saget, Paul Reiser an
Hostage (2005) as Cast
Devastated by a hostage situation that resulted in the deaths of a young mother and her child, LAPD negotiator Jeff Talley leaves Los Angeles for a low-profile job as chief of police in the low-crime town of Bristo Camino in Ventura County. When three delinquent teenagers follow a family home intend
Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Harlan the aging, small-time grifter, and Fiona, the beautiful, ambitious student, both of them shilling for chicken feed while dreaming of the larger score. When they finally get their big chance, all bets are off in a game of wits and outwits that leaves Harlan's life in deeper and deeper shambles
Whole Ten Yards, The (2004) as Lazlo
Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky, retired hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill''s doorstep: it''s Oz, and he''s begging them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak, a childhood rival of Jimmy''s and another notorious hitman. Oz, Jimmy and Jill will have to go the whole nine yards--and then some--to manage the mounting Mafioso mayhem.
Blizzard (2003)
When a young girl has her love of skating taken away from her, she is cheered up by Blizzard, Santa's most magical reindeer.
Juwanna Mann (2002) as Lorne Daniels
Jamal Jeffries is one basketball star who stirs up heat both on and off the court. This player's got game, girls and attitude to spare. But when one confrontation too many gets him booted out of the league, Jamal is gonna need a lot more than a good agent to get him back on the courts. He'll need br
Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
As a child Frank McKlusky watched his daredevil father wipe out in a horribly-conceived motorcycle stunt, and since then, Frank's developed an unhealthy aversion to any kind of risk: he lives with his parents, wears a helmet everywhere he goes, and lives his life strictly by the rules. He was inspir
Stolen Summer (2002) as Rabbi Jacobsen
The friendship of two young Chicago boys, Irish Catholic Pete and Jewish Danny, is challenged when Danny discovers that he's dying. He and Pete team up to figure out how they can guarantee they'll get into Heaven, making a list of ten good deeds they call the "Decathlon of Heaven".
Santa Clause 2, The (2002) as Cupid
Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems. His son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. And Santa himself is mysteriously de-Santafying. To top it all off, if Scott doesn't get married by
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) as Voice Of Crocodile
The continuing tale of the doctor who can talk to the animals--this time, it's Dolittle versus Darwin when the animals launch a labor strike to protect their forest from unscrupulous human developers. Dolittle quickly comes up with a plan: populate the forest with a species of animal that the law p
Wedding Planner, The (2001) as Doctor John Dojny
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn''t have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) as Jack Reilly
The continuing tale of the doctor who can talk to the animals--this time, it's Dolittle versus Darwin when the animals launch a labor strike to protect their forest from unscrupulous human developers. Dolittle quickly comes up with a plan: populate the forest with a species of animal that the law p
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) as Federal Marshall Damitry
Fresh out of prison, seasoned criminal Michael Zane wastes no time setting up his next big heist by joining up with a new gang led by his old friend and partner-in-crime, Thomas Murphy. Along with Hanson, Franklin and Gus, the boys plan a daring raid on the Riviera Hotel Casino in Las Vegas during International Elvis Week. Decked out in high collars, glittering belted jumpsuits and sideburns for miles, the gang hits the strip in search of their jackpot. But, blinded by the dollar signs in their eyes, they fail to see that their main obstacle will not be security, but each other''s greed, not to mention the unexpected meddling of the scheming Cybil and her larcenous son Jesse, who get caught up in the middle of the feuding felons as their grand scheme begins to go bankrupt.
Steal This Movie (2000) as Gerry Lefcourt
The rise and fall of Abbie Hoffman -- activist, radical, fugitive, lover. With the love of his life, Anita, by his side, Abbie outraged the establishment and seduced his passive generation into action. In 1968, Abbie, Anita, and a small circle of friends founded Yippie! -- a band of revolutionaries
Deal of a Lifetime (2000) as Jerry--The Devil'S Agent
A Devil's sleazy agent tempts a teenage reject into selling his soul for a date with the hottest girl in high school.
Whole Nine Yards, The (2000) as Janni Gogolak
Oz is a nice-guy dentist who is beaten down by his wife Sophie and his mother-in-law who constantly demean him. Oz is scrambling to dig himself out of the state of financial ruin that his father-in-law has left in, finally coming to the gloomy realization that he is worth more dead than alive -- a sentiment that takes on a whole new meaning when mobster, and celebrated hit-man, Jimmy ''The Tulip'' Tudeski moves in next store.
End of Days (1999) as Chicago
Jericho Cane, a beaten down ex-cop, wakes up to another day, oblivious to the struggle that he soon must face. His job as a security specialist alongside his partner Chicago has become a tireless routine of seedy surveillance jobs, and since the death of his wife and child, everything in life which
She's All That (1999) as Wayne Boggs
Zack is the reigning stud of Harrison High School, and everyone thinks his match with princess Taylor will last forever. When Taylor dumps him for an obnoxious star of "The Real World", Zack is devastated. But he rebounds, betting his friend Dean that he can turn any girl into a prom queen. Dean chooses Laney, a geeky outcast who worries about Bosnia and spends her days painting in her basement. Laney has no time for Zack, but he persists and as time goes by, the two find themselves friends. Rather than raising her to his social level, Zack finds himself falling hard for non-conformist Laney.
Deterrence (1999) as President Walter Emerson
Set in the year 2008, a political thriller which takes place over the course of an election evening. When Walter Emerson, the embattled incumbent President of the United States, finds himself trapped in Colorado by a freak snowstorm, he and his entourage must seek refuge in a diner. As President Eme
Sex Monster, The (1999) as Dr Berman
A building contractor's wish to spice up his marriage with a sexual three-way with another woman goes awry when his demure wife turns into a demanding sexual dynamo, embracing her new-found bisexuality.
Ruby Bridges (1998) as Dr Robert Coles
Fact-based dramatization of the triumph of six-year-old Ruby Bridges, one of the first African-American students to integrate a public elementary school in New Orleans. She overcomes the difficulties and challenges of her situation with the help of teacher Barbara Henry; psychiatrist Dr. Robert Cole
Outside Ozona (1998) as Wit Roy
While a "rebellious" all-night disk jockey plays the blues instead of country music (much to the chagrin of his station manager) various sets of listeners tune into his broadcast while while driving through the desolate Southwest. They include: an unemployed clown and his trashy girlfriend, two feu
Buffalo 66 (1998) as The Tv Sportscaster
A deranged ex-con returns to his hometown of Buffalo to revisit his dysfunctional parents along with a woman he's kidnapped to pose as his wife. While there, he decides to take revenge on an ex-pro football player whom he blames for losing a sports bet years ago that led to his demise.
Truth Or Consequences, N.m. (1997) as Yuppie Hostage
Ray and Addy are two working class lovers who dream of a better life together after he is released from prison. When Raymond is released, he turns to drug dealer Eddie Grillo who promised him a job in return for doing time for him. Ray is disgruntled by his poor wages and his lack of a future. Despe
That Thing You Do! (1996) as Boss Vic Koss
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
Chameleon (1996) as Matt Gianni
A federal agent investigating a drug ring and money laundering operation, goes undercover inside a prison and then at a bank. When his fellow employees become suspicious, he's in a race against time to break the case before he's exposed.
House Arrest (1996) as Ned Beindorf
When Janet and Ned Beindorf decided to separate, they tried to break it to their kids gently. Unfortunately for them, their teenage son Grover and 10-year-old daughter Stacey have come up with a unique way of coping with the news. Coaxing their parents into the basement, Grover nails the door shut,
Cannes Man (1996) as (Cameo Appearance)
A producer makes a bet that he can take the worst script -- entitled "Con Man" -- and get a deal for it at the Cannes Film Festival.
Casino (1995) as Phillip Green
A mafia drama exposes the inner workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino.
Grumpier Old Men (1995) as Jacob Goldman
Summertime has come to Wabasha, Minnesota, and mosquito-slapping in canoes has replaced shivering in ice shanties as the local fishing ritual. Even the decades-old battle of one-upmanship between next-door neighbors John Gustafson and Max Goldman has mellowed. With John happily and newly married to Ariel, Max is left without a sparring partner. Until the arrival of Maria Ragetti who has taken over Chuck''s legendary bait store and has the unspeakable, sacrilegious notion to threaten the cherished fishing hole and its rustic way of life by converting the store into a romantic Italian ristorante. To keep that from happening, John and Max begin a strategic campaign of innuendo, gossip and sabotage that spreads quickly through town. But the pair aren''t prepared for the fortitude of Maria, who has no intention of surrendering so easily. As she returns their volleys, insult-for-insult and prank-for-prank, not only does she threaten to win the war, but to win Max''s heart as well.
Canadian Bacon (1995) as Stuart Smiley
The bungling President of the U.S. is facing an approval rating plummeting almost as fast as the economy. Desperate, he approves a ludicrous plan to create a new "evil empire"... Canada? The plan appears foolproof--that is, until one particular fool proves otherwise. Overzealous patriot Bud Boomer,
Miami Rhapsody (1995) as Jordan
After accepting the marriage proposal of her zoologist boyfriend, a young copywriter gets cold feet when she discovers that each member of her family is engaged in an extramarital affair.
Clean Slate (1994) as Rosenheim
A private eye gets short-term amnesia as the result of an accident; he then winds up involved in a jewelry theft.
Usual Suspects, The (1994) as Todd Hockney
Five criminals are recruited by a mysterious underworld figure to stop a drug transaction.
Reality Bites (1994) as Stand-Up Comic
Film about four recent college graduates, and how difficult it is to find good jobs (even if you're the valedictorian) and romance after college.
Indian Summer (1993) as Brad Berman
Story about a final reunion between a group of friends prior to the closing of their old summer camp.
Grumpy Old Men (1993) as Jacob Goldman
A longtime feud heats up when the men become rivals for a sexy new neighbor.
Wayne's World 2 (1993) as Jerry Segel
Wayne and Garth continue to host their late-night cable-access TV show, but the former yearns to accomplish something more with his life. Suddenly, a vision comes to him--he''ll stage a marathon rock concert known as Waynestock!
A Few Good Men (1992) as Lieutenant Sam Weinberg
When a Marine dies on a US Navy base, two fellow Marines stand trial for murder.
L.A. Story (1991) as Frank Swan
After becoming disenchanted with living in Los Angeles, a television weatherman loses his job but rediscovers life with the help of a British reporter and the messages he sees on an electronic freeway traffic sign.
Another You (1991) as Phil
A comedy about a con artist--assigned through a court order to do "community service"--who must help a chronic liar (recently released from a sanitorium) begin a new life in New York City. The relationship grows more complicated and hilarious as cons, lies and mulitple identities are woven together.
Opposite Sex and How to Live With Them, The (1991)
Story of a young couple's relationship, from their first meeting through their marriage.
Ricochet (1991) as Larry Doyle
A good cop is run out of the force and has to fight for his life when a criminal he put in prison seeks revenge.
Avalon (1990) as Izzy Kirk
A Polish-Jewish family try to make a better future for themselves in the United States.
Willow (1988) as Rool
In a mystical kingdom, a diminutive young farmer embarks on a quest to protect an enchanted infant from an evil queen. This fantasy epic features magic wands, supernatural fairies, a giant monster with two heads as well as a swaggering warrior.
Million Dollar Mystery (1987) as Officer Quinn
A groupf strangers must try to solve a man's death when he dies in a restaurant and leaves a million dollars behind.

Writer (feature film)

Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
Interviews with comedians blended with archival footage and photos explore how professional performers transform pain into humor.
Columbus Circle (2012)
In order to escape the hounding public and press, Abigail, the famous daughter of a wealthy industrialist, secluded herself in her Manhattan loft on the day she received her enormous inheritance - her eighteenth birthday. Sequestered at the top of the Columbus Circle luxury apartment high-rise, Abig

Producer (feature film)

Borealis (2016)
An out of work gambler hits the road with his estranged, pot-smoking teenage daughter as he is being chased by a volatile bookie.

Editing (feature film)

Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
Interviews with comedians blended with archival footage and photos explore how professional performers transform pain into humor.

Cast (special)

100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) as Honoree (Archival Footage)
Comedy Central celebrates the best in stand-up comedy, as comedian panelists Dom Irrera, Judy Gold, Mario Joyner, and Greg Giraldo count down the top 100 comics of all time.
Reel Comedy: The Whole Ten Yards (2004) as Interviewee
Special in which host Jeff Cesario interviews the cast and director of the film "The Whole Ten Yards," and also shows film clips and behind the scenes footage from the film set.
Aesop's Fables: A Whodunit Musical: An Animated Special From the "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child" Series (2000) as Voice Of Grasshopper; Voice Of Mouse
A musical whodunit, in which the book of "Aesop's Fables" is stolen. It's up to a beautiful detective to track down the culprit and return the book to its rightful place. Once upon a time, in a land of cunning foxes, speedy hares and slow-but-steady tortoises, the annual Aesop's Fables storytelling
All-Access Pass: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the 14th Annual American Comedy Awards (2000)
A behind-the-scenes look at presenters and attendees as they get ready for the 14th annual American Comedy Awards presentation.
15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2000) as Presenter
The 15th annual Independent Spirit Awards presentation, honoring independent films in twelve different categories.
Comedy Central Presents the New York Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner, The (2000)
Coverage of the New York Friars Club Celebrity Roast of actor/director Rob Reiner from the New York Hilton Hotel.
13th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the American Comedy Awards honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talent in 14 categories.
American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese, The (1997)
Tribute to director and screenwriter Martin Scorsese, the 25th recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. Features a retrospective look at Scorsese's 28-year career, including scenes from his films, in addition to personal anecdotes by some of his most famous stars.
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)
A live tribute to the 30-year legacy of "Star Trek." It features appearances by many of the stars who have been part of "Star Trek" history, as well as personalities from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the performing arts.
Catch a Rising Star 50th Anniversary -- Give or Take 26 Years (1996)
Special honoring the New York comedy club where many comedians got their start. Features classic performances and new tribute performances.
Not Necessarily the Elections (1996) as Correspondent
Dennis Miller hosts a four-part series of live specials lampooning the faces and races making headlines in the fall 1996 election season.
Real Deal, The (1995)
Three-part special in which unscripted comedians converse while participating in an actual high-stakes poker game.
State of the Union Undressed '95 (1995) as Color Commentator
Comedic coverage of the President's State of the Union Address.
Salute to the American Red Cross, A (1995) as Host
Musical and informational salute to the American Red Cross, generating awareness for many of the organization's services -- disaster relief, blood drives, CPR and water safety training, and AIDS education.
Aspen Comedy Festival (1994)
Comedy special hosted by Michael Richards, shot on location at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
Comic Relief VI (1994)
A live presentation of the sixth annual Comic Relief fundraiser to benefit the homeless. Includes stand-up comedy performances, character pieces, ensemble sketches and short film clips describing the Comic Relief organization.
Children's Miracle Network Telethon (1991)
A live broadcast of the ninth annual telethon for the Children's Miracle Network from Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking (1991)
A comedy special starring Kevin Pollak taped before an audience at the Mountain View Center for the performing Arts in Mountain View, California.
World According to Straw, The (1990) as Straw
A comedy pilot not picked up by Fox. The head of the maintenance department in a large corporation loves to make people squirm when they need something done. In the pilot, when Straw's boss refuses to change the music in the elevator to rock 'n' roll, Straw takes away every roll of toilet paper in t
Partners in Life (1990) as Eddie Hayes
An inseparable pair (much resembling the team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy) canvass the country during the Great Depression, ever trying to secure gainful employment and creating havoc wherever they go.
Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (1987)
Paul Reiser appears in stand-up performance and scripted comedy as he continues his search for the "meaning of life" or "the main thing."

Producer (special)

Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking (1991) as Executive Producer
A comedy special starring Kevin Pollak taped before an audience at the Mountain View Center for the performing Arts in Mountain View, California.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Lost Room, The (2006)
A police officer comes into possession of a mysterious motel key that's connected to other seemingly normal but actually magical objects. As he tries to piece the mystery of this strange group of items, he must elude the various groups who will kill to get the key for themselves and his fellow poli
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Joe Shea
Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and
Hoods (1998)
Don's Analyst, The (1997) as Julian Riceputo

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