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Also Known As: Died: February 9, 1995
Born: January 30, 1914 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Traverse City, Michigan, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Survivalist, The (1991) as Dub Daniels
An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed.
Poker Alice (1987) as Amos
A Bible-reading woman with a knack for playing cards unexpectedly wins a whorehouse in a poker game. With the aid of her cousin and a friendly bounty hunter, the lady assumes the role of "madame", putting her in conflict with the town's citizens and a rival brothel-owner, who happens to be the town'
Finders Keepers (1984) as Stapleton
American Christmas Carol, An (1979) as Merrivale
Set in Depression-era New Hampshire, a miser named Benedict Slade is given an unusual opportunity to change his ways. Inspired by the novella "A Christmas Carol," written by Charles Dickens.
Prize Fighter, The (1979) as Pop Morgan
During the 1930s, Bags is struggling to become a successful boxer. A gangster decides to take advantage of the gullible Bags and sets up a championship match between Bags and a powerhouse called The Butcher. Too make matters worse, Bags' friend, who is the owner of his gym, has bet everything on th
Girls in the Office, The (1979) as Ben Nayfak
A romantic comedy about four women employees of an ultra-modern Houston department store who discover that they must choose between love and success.
Gift of Love, The (1978) as Narrator
Marie Osmond made her dramatic acting debut playing a poor little rich girl who loses her heart to a penniless immigrant in New York of the Gay Nineties in this variation of the O. Henry tale that has the girl cutting and selling her long hair to buy a watch chain for her husband who has sold his pr
Gift of Love, The (1978) as O Henry
Marie Osmond made her dramatic acting debut playing a poor little rich girl who loses her heart to a penniless immigrant in New York of the Gay Nineties in this variation of the O. Henry tale that has the girl cutting and selling her long hair to buy a watch chain for her husband who has sold his pr
Murder at the Mardi Gras (1978) as Mickey Mills
A bubble-brained Philadelphia waitress witnesses a murder during the Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans and finds herself stalked by the killer.
In the Glitter Palace (1977) as Nate Redstone
A murder melodrama in which a defense lawyer-detective is urged by his ex-girl friend to defend her lesbian lover, charged with a killing of which she claims she is innocent.
Ellery Queen (1975) as Inspector Richard Queen
The pilot film for an atmospheric whodunit set in the 1940s that involves an author-criminologist in one of the cases stumping his New York City police inspector father -- the murder of a famed fashion designer. Hutton and Wayne continued their roles in the subsequent series (1975-76) that also had
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) as Colonel T R Clydesdale
Two bumbling outlaws try to help a trio of orphans protect their gold strike.
Huckleberry Finn (1974) as Duke
Mark Twain''''s famed tale of a Missouri bad boy who helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
FBI Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, The (1974) as Maynard Richards
The title tells it all in this meticulously restaged first film in a series by producer Quinn Martin based on landmark FBI cases. Through the 1978-79 season, only two others followed, indicating perhaps that Martin lost interest or Bureau cooperation.
The Front Page (1974) as Bensinger
A ruthless editor tries to get his top reporter to cover one more crime story before retirement.
Catcher, The (1972) as Armand Faber
A Seattle ex-cop and a Harvard graduate team up to locate fugitives, errant husbands and other missing persons, and are hired to undertake a cross-country search for a runaway coed in this pilot that never caught on. This modern bounty hunter-themed film was made in 1970.
African Elephant, The (1972) as Narrator
The Andromeda Strain (1971) as Dr. Charles Dutton
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
The Big Gamble (1961) as Samuel Brennan
The Last Angry Man (1959) as Woodrow Wilson Thrasher
A television journalist decides to profile his uncle''''s fight to bring medical care to the slums.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Cpl. Larry Dolan
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957) as Ralph White
A psychiatrist tries to help a woman integrate her split personalities.
The Naked Hills (1956) as Tracy Powell
An Indiana farmer heads to California in search of gold.
Sleeping Beauty (1955) as Narration
The narrated story of a beautiful princess who is put under a sleeping spell by a wicked fairy; and of a prince who attempts to awaken her by bestowing a kiss. Performed by the Sandler's Wells Ballet Company of England. (Now called the Royal Ballet.)
Sleeping Beauty (1955) as Harlequin
The narrated story of a beautiful princess who is put under a sleeping spell by a wicked fairy; and of a prince who attempts to awaken her by bestowing a kiss. Performed by the Sandler's Wells Ballet Company of England. (Now called the Royal Ballet.)
The Tender Trap (1955) as Joe McCall
A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line.
Hell and High Water (1954) as Dugboat Walker
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Eddie McCoy
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Lt. Frank G. Schmidt
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
Tonight We Sing (1953) as S. Hurok
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) as Freddie Denmark
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
With a Song in My Heart (1952) as Don Ross
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Jeff Norris
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952) as Ben Halper
Ben Halpen sets up his barber's shop at the turn of the century in Sevillinois and watches the town grow around him. Thinking it is for the best, he tries to shield his wife Nellie from the worries of the world. She finally rebels while he is away at war and takes a fateful trip to Chicago. This turns out to be the first of a number of critical family crises for Ben.
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Horace Truesdale
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
M (1951) as Martin Harrow, also known as "M"
When the police hunt for a child killer cramps their style, the criminal underworld tries to track him down.
As Young As You Feel (1951) as Joe Elliot
Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even his beautiful secretary Harriet can calm him. McKinley's wife Lucille becomes infatuated with Hodges. Many further complications ensue.
Up Front (1951) as Joe
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Stella (1950) as Carl Granger
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950) as Arthur Colner Maxwell
A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.
My Blue Heaven (1950) as Walter Pringle
A married song and dance team tries to adopt a child.
Adam's Rib (1949) as Kip Lurie
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''s rights case.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) as Gus O'Toole, taxi driver
An artist discovers his gift when he falls for a beautiful ghost.

Editing (feature film)

Cast (special)

40th Annual Tony Awards, The (1986)
The annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater, broadcast live from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. This year (1986) marks the twentieth time the Tony Awards have been presented on national television.
Lassie: The New Beginning (1978) as Dr Amos Rheams
A two-part special following the new adventures of Lassie, the beautiful collie, and her new masters, Samantha and Chip Stratton, two orphans who live with their uncle, Stuart Stratton, the editor of a small-town daily in Lake Pines, California. The pilot episode relates the would-be series storylin
Statesman, The (1975) as Arthur Lee
The fourth and final installment of a four-part special series dramatizing of the life of Benjamin Franklin. The program relates Franklin's efforts to help devise and institute a government for the new nation in the aftermath of victory in the War of Independence.
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1975) as Dr Sedgwick
The story spoofs the vulnerability of Superman when he is confronted by the machinations of a mad scientist who psychs the Man of Steel out of his superhuman powers.
Good Life, The (1971) as Charles Dutton; Their Employer
The story of Albert and Jane Miller, a married couple who pose as a butler and cook to escape life's endless problems. The pilot episode depicts how Albert and Jane become the servants to industrialist Charles Dutton.
Teahouse of the August Moon, The (1962) as Sakini
The U.S. Army tries to introduce aspects of American culture to the natives of the village of Tobiki on the Japanese island of Okinawa at the end of World War II. The title refers to the elegant teahouse that serves the natives.
Do Not Disturb (1960) as Arthur Marks
The misadventures of Arthur Marks, a writer for a monthly magazine who works at home, but seldom finds the peace and quiet he needs to do his work. In the pilot episode, Arthur writes a school play, then tries to convince his son to play the lead, not the "dead Indian" he wants to play. Based on Gr
Devil and Daniel Webster, The (1960) as Devil
An adaptation for television of the 1939 Broadway play by Stephen Vincent Benet and Douglas Moore. The story relates lawyer Daniel Webster's courtroom battle against the Devil, who is seeking the soul of Jabez Stone, a farmer who agreed to exchange his soul for seven years of wealth, then reneged o
Strawberry Blonde, The (1959) as Biff Grimes
A musical adaptation of the Broadway play "One Sunday Afternoon" by James Hogan. The story relates a dentist's (Biff Grimes) attempts to get even with the man (Hugo Barnstead) who put him in jail and married his sweetheart (Virginia Brush, the strawberry blonde of the title). The play, under the ti
Operation Spark (1959) as Major General Henning Von Tresckow
A World War II drama, based on actual events, depicting an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in March 1943 by a chemical-action bomb while he was in flight from the Russian front.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1957) as Egbert Floud
The comic escapades of Alfred Ruggles, the British butler to Egbert Floud, a cattleman in the wild frontier town of Red Gap, as he attempts to adjust to life in America (having been won by Egbert from his owner, the Earl of Brinstead, in a poker game). Based on the "Saturday Evening Post" story by H
Judy Garland Show, The (1955) as Emcee
A ninety-minute program of music and song with Judy Garland in her first television special.

Misc. Crew (special)

Cougar: Ghost of the Rockies (1990) as Acknowledgment
A documentary profiling a five-year old mountain lion and her newborn cubs, focusing on hunting behavior, motherly instincts and general life in the wild.

Cast (special)

Loose Change (1978) as Dr Moe Sinden
A novel for television focusing on a ten-year period in the lives and loves of three best girlfriends -- an author, an artist and a political activist -- maturing during the turbulent 1960s.

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