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Also Known As: Died: September 24, 2003
Born: February 13, 1915 Cause of Death: undisclosed causes
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
M Station: Hawaii (1980) as Admiral Lincoln
Following his twelve years as star of "Hawaii Five-O," Jack Lord created a prospective new Hawaii-based series to which this cloak-and-dagger suspense thriller, set in a Honolulu underwater research and salvage firm, was the pilot. In addition to being executive producer (for his Lord and Lady Enter
2.
The Seven Minutes (1971) as Frank Griffith
The Seven Minutes is a steamy book written in the 20s. To help with an upcoming election, a bookstore clerk is indited for selling obscene material and most of the film centers about the trial. The defense atorneys need to find the mystery of the original publication of the book.
3.
The Hawaiians (1970) as Janders
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
4.
Impasse (1969) as Hansen
World War II veterans brave the Philippine jungle in search of buried gold.
5.
Return of the Gunfighter (1967) as Clay Sutton
An aging gunfighter tries to help a younger man accused of murder.
6.
The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967) as Charlie Mansfield
When the Civil War ends, Confederate spies have to return the fortune they just stole.
7.
Nevada Smith (1966) as Jack Rudabough
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
8.
Johnny Reno (1966) as Jess Yates
Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Agar, Lyle Bettger, Tom Drake, Richard Arlen, Rodd Redwing. U.S. Marshall Dana Andrews must contend with a lynch mob mentality when he rides into Stone Junction, Kansas on a mission of justice.
9.
Town Tamer (1965) as Lee Ring
A lawyer, avenging his wife's death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
10.
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Clay Bell
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
11.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Ike Clanton
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
12.
Showdown at Abilene (1956) as Dave Mosely
13.
The Lone Ranger (1956) as Reece Kilgore
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
14.
Destry (1955) as [Phil] Decker
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
15.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Kirchner
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
16.
Drums Across the River (1954) as Frank Walker
A bigot is forced into the role of peacekeeper when crooks try to steal Native American lands.
17.
Carnival Story (1954) as Frank Collini
A trapeze act is torn apart by jealousy when the partners take in a starving girl.
18.
All I Desire (1953) as Dutch Heinemann
An actress who has been estranged from her family, returns to her hometown to see her daughter in a school play.
19.
The Vanquished (1953) as Roger Hale
A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.
20.
The Great Sioux Uprising (1953) as Stephen Cook
Joan Britton, improbably gorgeous frontier horse dealer, and the much less scrupulous Stephen Cook are friendly competitors supplying horses to the Union Army in Wyoming Territory during the Civil War. Southern general Stand Watie, a Cherokee, is rumored to be in the area to stir up the Sioux against the Union, when Cook picks this worst possible moment to steal a herd of Sioux horses. Enter ex-army doctor Jonathan Westgate, who becomes Cook's rival for the love of Joan, opposes his crooked activities...and who alone can prevent a new Indian war.
21.
Forbidden (1953) as Justin [Keit]
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
22.
Hurricane Smith (1952) as Clobb
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who's come to the island in search of slaves. Smith sails the ship to Australia where he charters it to Harry Gorvahlsen and Dr. Whitmore who claim to be studying flora and fauna. To fill out his crew, Smith "shanghais" Capt. Raikes who, by this time, has also made his way to Australia. During the course of the voyage, it becomes clear that Gorvahlsen and Whitmore are actually in search of a cache of gold that's been hidden on a South Seas island. Smith also seeks this gold, which he considers his own, as does Capt. Raikes. Complicating this 3-way rivalry is a growing shipboard romance between Smith and Dr. Whitmore's beautiful daughter, Luana. Events reach a violent climax when the treasure-island is finally reached.
23.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Klaus
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
24.
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as Johnny Buff
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
25.
Dear Brat (1951) as [Harry] Baxter
26.
The First Legion (1951) as Dr. Peter Morell
27.
Union Station (1950) as Joe Beacom
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
28.
No Man of Her Own (1950) as Stephen Morley
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.

Cast (special)

29.
Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories (1945)
Dramatizations of real-life stories as related by a kindly woman named "Aunt Jenny." One of the first attempts to adapt a radio series to television.
30.
Brother Rat (1939) as Bing Edwards
An early television adaptation of a Broadway play. The humorous story of Bing Edwards and his mischievous school pals.

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