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Cast (feature film)

Holy Joe (1999) as Bob
An Episcopalian priest experiences a crisis of faith until a life-altering event makes him believe he witnessed a miracle. Reverend Joe Cass questions his faith and his ability to make a difference in the lives of his parishioners and his family, which includes teenage son David, 5-year-old daughter
Primary Colors (1998) as Uncle Charlie
The fictional story of a presidential run by Jack Stanton, a womanizing, idealistic Southern governor who battles other Democratic candidates in a primary run in 1992. As seen through the eyes of his African-American campaign manager, the Stanton campaign is filled with enthusiastic young Democrats all of whom have dreams that their man is going to win. The story behind the scenes, however, is a little more bawdy and involves Jack Stanton''s politically astute wife; an attempt to blackmail the candidate with doctored audiotapes detailing a past sexual encounter; an alleged bastard child of Stanton''s from a black teenager; a possibly illegal real estate deal known as Tidewater Estates; the uncovering of a candidate''s past as a cocaine-addicted homosexual by Stanton''s campaign; and the suicide of one of Stanton''s longtime friends.
Country Justice (1997) as Jimmy Tulin
A coal miner risks imprisonment and his life when he fights to retain custody of his sickly infant great grandson. Story inspired by actual events.
Deceiver (1997) as Priest
Circumstantial evidence has tied Princeton-educated, textile company heir Walter Wayland to the murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth whose body was found cut in two at a local park. A heavy absinthe drinker and compulsive liar who suffers from epileptic fits, Wayland has occasional memory loss and
Last Lives (1997) as Lieutenant Denny Parks
Malakai, a telepathic insurgent from a parallel universe who is on an obsessive quest for lost love, escapes to Earth and kidnaps Adrienne from the altar on her wedding day, leaving her fiance Aaron for dead. Aaron is brought back to life by Merkhan, the scientist who created parallel travel and has
Buried Alive II (1997) as Curtis
Laura and Randy Riskin receive a large inheritance when an uncle dies. While Laura is hoping to start a family, Randy is plotting to buy a yacht and sail off with his secret lover. When Randy attempts to kill his wife, a stranger who shares a mysterious common bond, comes to her rescue.
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) as Officer
Movie based on the best-selling novel of the same title, set in the 1950s, about a girl named Bone and her horrible childhood with an abusive stepfather and a mother who refuses to acknowledge any wrong-doing.
Hit Me (1996) as Bascomb
Set in Tacoma Washington, a frustrated bellhop, Sonny skims the room service tabs and purloins the appoinments of vacant rooms to pay off his loan shark and support his disabled younger brother, a lumbering innocent with the mind of an eight-year-old. With not much of a life or future, Sonny happens
To Love, Honor and Deceive (1996) as Louie
Until her husband and son disappear, a woman thinks she has the perfect life. As she uses all of her skills to locate her son, she discovers that her "ideal" husband isn't who he appeared to be -- he has faked his own death and has dangerous gangster connections.
Getting Away With Murder (1996) as Detective Stanley
Professor Jack Lambert who lives a peaceful, quiet life is stunned when the media proclaims that his kindly old next door neighbor Max Mueller is really SS Colonel Karl Luger, a notorious Nazi war criminal nicknamed the Beast of Berkau. Naturally, Mueller and his dutiful daughter Inga insist it's a
God's Lonely Man (1996) as Clarence
An angry young man redeems himself by saving a young woman from her future as a prostitute.
Gift of Love, The (1994) as Rollo
An ailing man's life is spared when he receives a new heart -- the heart of his beloved grandson, killed in a freak accident. Following this ironic tragedy, he loses his will to live, until a runaway teenage girl befriends him and helps mend the estranged relationship with his daughter.
Pontiac Moon (1994) as Bartender
An eccentric science teacher lives with his wife, who hasn''t left their house in seven years, and an eleven-year-old son who dreams of rockets but has never even taken a ride in a car. Inspired by the Apollo XI astronauts, who are about to make their historic landing on the moon, the father realizes it is time for his family to break free of their inhibitions and make life a bold, new and thrilling adventure. With barely four days before the astronauts touch down on the lunar surface, he sets out with his son on a grand adventure--to match the mileage on his beloved 1949 Pontiac Chief with the distance between the Earth and moon.
Program, The (1993) as Joe'S Father
Story of a group of college football players trying to succeed, and their coach who is under enormous pressure from adminstrators and fans--and himself.
Crisscross (1992) as Jetty
A single mother, abandoned by her husband after his return from Vietnam, tries to raise her son alone under difficult circumstances.
All-American Murder (1992)
Story about a rebel accused of a series of murders on a college campus.
Babe, The (1992) as Jack Dunn
Story about Babe Ruth, the man and the legend, and the woman who forced him to confront the one thing that threatened his dominance over the game of baseball - his fast-paced lifestyle.
Rape of Dr. Willis, The (1991) as Detective Joe Porter
A surgeon must perform life or death surgery on the man who raped her.
Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990) as Sebastian
An unhappily married woman is kidnapped by an inept bank robber and ends up falling in love with him.
Love Dream (1990)
A pop star finds a genie in a bottle on the beach.
Prayer Of The Rollerboys (1990) as Jaworski
A desolate city of the future is plagued by a demonic, rollerblade gang and must depend on a young renegade idealist for salvation.
China Lake Murders, The (1990) as Ben
A Los Angeles police officer who takes a vacation in a small desert community every summer, becomes a prime suspect in a bizarre murder investigation.
Megaville (1990) as Newman
Thriller set in a huge, faceless city of the future where a remote-controlled human hitman gets a taste of freedom.
Wired (1989) as Comedy Coach
The short life and fast times of John Belushi.
Gross Anatomy (1989) as Papa Slovak
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
Abyss, The (1989) as Sonny Dawson
A group of civilian divers are pressed into service by the United States Navy to search out and rescue a stricken nuclear submarine.
Preppie Murder, The (1989) as Jack Dorrian
A television movie based on the murder of Jennifer Levin, an affluent young woman killed in Central Park in New York in August, 1986, and the subsequent trial of her confessed killer, Robert Chambers, who was ultimately convicted not on a murder charge but on a lesser one of manslaughter. The case g
Turner & Hooch (1989) as Walter Boyett
Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective whose tidy world goes to the dogs when he''s forced to team up with the only witness to a crime -- a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch. Not exactly man''s best friend, Hooch turns Turner''s life upside down, wrecking Turner''s home, career, and budding romance.
Blanc de chine (1988) as Mayotte
The last of a long line of white plantation owners leaves Saigon.
Big Business (1988) as Garth Ratliff
Two sets of identical twins, switched at birth, end up on opposite ends of a corporate labor power struggle.
Barfly (1987) as Jim
Young Harry Houdini (1987) as Slats
A fictionalized account of the magical events that transformed the life of famed escape artist, Harry Houdini, when he was a youngster. After a performance, Houdini describes to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle how, at age 12, he ran away from home to join a traveling show to learn how to become a magician. U
Maximum Overdrive (1986) as Duncan
A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.
Heartbreak Ridge (1986) as Quartermaster Sergeant
Sergeant Thomas Highway is an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military and returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung Ho" are foolish anachronisms. But through his tough tutelage, Highway''s lackadaisical platoon is whipped into a first-rate fighting machine, favoring teamwork over such New Age concepts as "self-fulfillment." Finally, the men prove their mettle during the invasion of Grenada.
At Close Range (1986) as Boyd
A blue-collar teen in a small southern town wrestles with his future until his long-lost criminal of a father comes back into his life and lures him into the world of crime.
Twisted (1986)
A lonely, psychotic teenager brutalizes his family and acquaintances.
C.H.U.D. (1984) as Murphy
Violated (1984) as Kevin Mcbane
Places In The Heart (1984) as 1st Texas Voice
A farmer's widow fights to keep her land during the Depression.
Eddie Macon's Run (1983) as Shorter
After being arrested on a false charges in Alabama, Eddie Macon breaks out of jail. Macon is heading for Laredo, Texas where he intends to cross the border into Mexico to be with his wife and son, but a local lawman named Marzack is in hot pursuit of him.
Invasion of Privacy, An (1983) as Wilbur Purdy
Valerie Harper is a divorcee who moves to a small island community off the Maine coast, becomes involved with the local police chief and then faces ostracism by her formerly sympathetic neighbors when she brings rape charges against a local handyman. Filmed mainly on Shelter Island, a vacation spot
Silkwood (1983) as Curtis Schultz
A laborer at a nuclear power plant risks her life to report unsafe practices.
Brubaker (1980) as Barber
A new prison warden takes on corruption that has spread to the state government.
Gloria (1980) as 4th Riverside Drive Man
A mild mannered man has been secretly working as an accountant for the mob.
Times Square (1980) as Simon
Two runaway teenage girls, from opposite sides of the track, become media stars and develop their own rock band through their connection with a Times Square radio disc jockey.
On the Yard (1978) as Luther
A con artist with an independent personality g s to prison where he clashes with a gang leader.

Cast (special)

O'Malley (1983) as Baliff (Guest)
The story of Mike O'Malley, a 1940s-style private detective working in a 1980s New York City. In the pilot episode, O'Malley defends an indigent man caught redhanded with counterfeit Kruggerands.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Animal Factory (2000) as Ivan Mcghee
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Special Effects Worker
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

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder (1987) as Schmidler
A three-part, six-hour miniseries based on Shana Alexander's book about a man whose obsession for pleasing his mother results in his killing his wealthy grandfather at her request. Based on a true-life case.
North Beach and Rawhide (1985) as Mayor
Rawhide, a former convict, believes that discipline, hard work and assigned responsibility are better alternatives for delinquent youths than prisons or reformatories. He runs his operation -- a rough and rustic cattle ranch for urban youths with criminal records -- with a combination of trust and f

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