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Also Known As: Died: April 30, 2007
Born: October 17, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, The (2004) as Lord Palimore
Mia has matured into a stunning, young woman and is ready to assume her role as princess of Genovia. But no sooner has she moved into the Royal Palace with her beautiful, wise grandmother Queen Clarisse, than she soon learns her days as a princess are numbered--Mia''s got to lose the tiara and immediately take the crown herself. As if getting ready to rule wasn''t enough, the stakes for Mia have never been higher--with Genovian law stating that princesses must be married before being crowned, Mia''s in for a parade of suitors who''d all like to be her king.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004) as Father Zabrinsky
After faithfully and happily celebrating Christmas their entire lives, and with their daughter Blair in Peru to serve a stint in the Peace Corps, Luther and Nora Krank are facing the prospect of a very lonely holiday. One blustery Chicago night, Luther glances longingly at an alluring poster in a tr
Story of Us, The (1999) as Harry
Ben and Katie have been happily married for 15 years and have two wonderful children to whom they are both devoted. But Katie feels that their relationship has stopped progressing and needs to be rejuvenated. While their children, Josh and Erin, are away at summer camp, the Jordans attempt a trial
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) as Gordon Hargrove
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
Quiet Little Neighborhood, A Perfect Little Murder, A (1990) as Don Corman
A television movie in which a young couple and their baby move to suburbia and discover that their neighbors are plotting a murder when a communications device in their baby's room picks up their conversation.
Carbon Copy (1981) as Reverend Hayworth
An executive's life takes an unexpected turn when his illegitimate son shows up.
Up The Academy (1980) as Sisson
Guide For the Married Woman, A (1978) as Marty Gibson
A romantic comedy about a housewife who rebels against being taken for granted by her husband and dreams about finding new romantic adventures in her life. Cybill Shepherd made her television film debut as the star of this semi-sequel to writer Frank Tarloff's 1967 movie "A Guide for the Married Man
Rabbit Test (1978)
Lionel is a young man who has never had sex and is engaged to be married. His cousin sets him up with a one-night stand, and not long after this he finds himself to be the world's first pregnant man.
Magnificent Magnet of Santa Mesa, The (1977) as Willard Bensinger
A Disney-like comedy about a naive young scientist whose employers try to steal his invention -- an energy disk that can solve the world's energy crisis. Originally this film had been scheduled to premiere nearly three months earlier under the title "Adventures of Freddie."
Happy Hooker, The (1975) as J Arthur Conrad
Having emigrated to New York and immediately got the kiss-off from her mother-besotted fiance, a Dutch lass takes a well-paid office job and starts liberally sampling the local male talent. After a while she decides to make her pleasure her business too, and as her reputation grows she graduates to a high-class bordello. Soon she realises she has the right talents to make a real success of a place of her own.
Cold Turkey (1971) as Mr. Edgar Stopworth
Small-town residents try to quit smoking for a cash reward.
Soldier in the Rain (1963) as Lieutenant Magee
A story of friendship between a worldly-wise Army Master Sergeant and his naive worshiper.
The Old Dark House (1963) as Tom Penderel
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
Zotz! (1962) as Prof. Jonathan Jones
A college professor finds a mystical coin that gives him super powers.
City That Never Sleeps (1953) as Detective
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette (2002) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Suzanne Pleshette.
Bob Newhart: The Last Sane Man (2001) as Interviewee
Biography of TV comedian/actor Bob Newhart. Includes childhood photos, home movies, footage of Newhart's standup performances; clips from his various variety show appearances; scenes and outtakes from both "The Bob Newhart Show" and "Newhart."
Comic Relief VII (1995)
The seventh annual live Comic Relief, to benefit the nation's homeless people.
Dorf's Family Stump (1991)
A comedy special about a diminutive, off-beat character named Derk Dorf and his ten sports-oriented siblings.
Hollywood Christmas Parade, The (1989)
A telecast of the 58th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on a three-mile route along Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.
Thirteenth Annual Circus of the Stars, The (1988)
A variety special in which more than two dozen stars of television, motion pictures and the stage -- none with prior professional circus experience -- perform circus feats, including aerial acts, acrobatics and comedy.
Comic Relief II (1987)
A live comedy benefit for the homeless held at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. HBO telecast the first benefit in 1986. A toll-free 800 telephone number was displayed onscreen for viewer contributions to relieve the plight of the homeless in 23 cities nationwide.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1986)
In a special black-tie event, celebrities perform as entertainers and pay tribute as seven new members are inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. The inductees include: Steve Allen, Fred Coe, Walt Disney, Jackie Gleason, Mary Tyler Moore, Frank Stanton, and Burr Tillstrom.
Real Trivial Pursuit, The (1985)
Six celebrity guests, divided into two three-member teams, play the board game Trivial Pursuit, with clues provided by film clips and an array of guests.
I've Had It Up to Here (1981)
A series of comedy sketches that look at the things that irritate people.
Beane's of Boston (1979) as Frank Beane
The antics of the staff and management of Beane's of Boston, an old-line department store.
Harry and Maggie (1975) as Arlo Wilson; Harry'S Friend
A story of clashing lifestyles as seen through the bickering relationship of Harry Kellogg, a grumpy Iowa widower, and Maggie Sturdivant, his aggressive, flamboyant, and sophisticated sister-in-law who lives with him and takes charge of his life. In the pilot episode, Harry attempts to arrange a rom
Bobby Parker and Company (1974) as His Psychiatrist
The story of the somewhat self-obsessed Bobby Parker, as seen through his eyes only. The other characters are only significant insofar as they have some relation to Bobby, and in fact are only referred to as, for instance, "Bobby's wife," or "Bobby's mother," etc. Bobby thinks of these intrusive fig
Merman on Broadway (1959) as Guest
The program spotlights actress Ethel Merman's Broadway career.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Save the Dog! (1988) as Veterinarian
Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite, The (1981) as Omar Krepps
In this Operation Prime Time sequel to 1980''s adaptation of John D. MacDonald''s best-selling science-fiction fantasy, "The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything," true-blue Kirby Winter, who inherited a floundering business and a magical watch that can stop time, and free-spirited Bonnie Lee Beaumont have their wedding interrupted by a frantic call from her mother to help save the family farm from a nasty land tycoon. Philip MacHale and Lee Purcell are in the roles played initially by Robert Hays and Pam Dawber.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Fresno (1986) as Doc Parseghian
An ambitious (though failed) television experiment -- a comedy miniseries parody of primetime soap operas, which many maintain are themselves parodies to begin with, this six-hour tale of "love, hate and sour grapes" (as it was humorously promoted) in the raisin industry set in the gloss and glitter

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