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Also Known As: Died: May 12, 1992
Born: October 19, 1932 Cause of Death: colon cancer and complications from AIDS
Birth Place: Highland Park, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Quincy's Quest (1979)
It's the night before Christmas, and all toy store rejects are due to be tossed into the furnace. This includes Quincy, a most lifelike doll. In a last ditch effort to save himself and his "unwanted" chums from incineration, Quincy goes on a long and perilous journey in search of the only one who can save them: Santa Claus.

Cast (feature film)

Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993) as Robert Oswald
Story of the fifteen years in the life of Marina Oswald, wife of Lee Harvey Oswald, since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, as well as their married life together.
Prime Target (1991) as Agent Harrington
A down and out cop is hired by the FBI to transport a criminal from jail to another town to stand trial. The pair soon discover that there are many people determined to see that they never get there.
Very Brady Christmas, A (1988) as Mike Brady
A television movie featuring a Christmas reunion of the regular cast of the "Brady Bunch." Carol and Mike Brady gleefully plan their first family Christmas reunion in years, not realizing that each of their six children has a secret reason for not wanting to attend.
International Airport (1985) as Carl Roberts
The old white-knuckles disaster-in-the plot, featuring a cast of familiar "guest stars," is dusted off (there's a bomb aboard a Hawaiian-bound jetliner) for this pilot to a prospective series revolving around the problems on the job -- and at home -- of a manager of a large metropolitan airport (Gil
Death Of A Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981) as David Palmer
Beating out Bob Fosse''s "Star 80" by nearly two years, this version of the tragic story of "Playboy" centerfold Dorothy Stratten, the starry-eyed Canadian teenager who went to Hollywood seeking stardom, gave Jamie Lee Curtis her first TV starring role and Bruce Weitz (Belker on "Hill Street Blues") his as seedy promoter Paul Snider, who promised the girl a career both as a star and as his wife. Mitchell Ryan is Hugh Hefner and Robert Reed a fictional director named David Palmer (loosely based on Peter Bogdanovich).
Casino (1980) as Darius
Blake Edwards' old "Mr. Lucky" series of the early sixties was dusted off for a prospective television updating and Mike Connors took the lead role as the suave gambler who owns a floating hotel and gambling ship in this new version, on which Edwards takes billing as "creative consultant." In this p
Conquest of the Earth (1980) as Dr Mortinson
Nurse (1980) as Dr Kenneth Rose
In her pilot to a post "Waltons" series, Michael Learned stars as a recently widowed woman, confronted with her son's departure for college, resuming her career as head nurse in a Manhattan hospital. The critically acclaimed, New York-filmed series followed but failed to attract a large-enough follo
Love's Savage Fury (1979) as Colonel Marston
This outrageous carbon copy of "Gone With the Wind" had a petulant, self-centered Southern belle fighting not only to keep herself the center of attraction among her countless beaux but also to hold on to the family homestead when the Union Army comes marching through, and then it veers off into a s
Mandrake (1979) as Arkadian
Suave Mandrake the Magician, the long-time comic-strip favorite, came to television in this pilot movie, to fight not only TV crime but also a madman trying to blackmail a business tycoon for ten million dollars after arranging for a series of rollercoaster murders.
Bud and Lou (1978) as Alan Randall
A fact-riddled behind-the-scenes drama about the stormy partnership of the famed comedy team that came out of burlesque to conquer radio, movies and television (the last never once mentioned in this film).
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (1978) as Jack Kimball
In this initial entry in a projected series on contemporary interpretations of the Ten Commandments, the wife of a paralytic becomes involved in an extramarital affair -- with his permission. The second film, "Thou Shalt Not Kill," made around the same time, was not aired until 1982.
Love Boat Ii, The (1977) as Stephen Palmer
The sequel to the TV movie "The Love Boat," this second pilot to the subsequent hit series once again offered an all-star TV cast setting sail for romance under the watchful eyes of a totally new crew, several of whom (Grandy, Kopell and Lange) were signed on for the later weekly voyage which began
SST -- Death Flight (1977) as Captain Jim Walsh
The inaugural flight of America's first supersonic transport is launched with a celebrity-studded passenger list (familiar TV faces all), but the plane may never land. During filming, this was called "Flight of the Maiden," and for its overseas showings it is titled simply "Death Flight."
Hunted Lady, The (1977) as Dr Arthur Sills
An undercover policewoman becomes a target for elimination by a crime syndicate and must flee for her life after being framed for murder in this prospective series pilot which bore a close resemblance to "The Fugitive" with a change of gender.
Nightmare in Badham County (1976) as Superintendent Deaner
Two college coeds find their vacation drive across the country turning into a nightmare when one is attacked by a small-town sheriff and both are then beaten, degraded, and locked into a corrupt prison farm with no way to tell their parents or friends where they are.
Lanigan's Rabbi (1976) as Morton Galen
A mystery-comedy about a rabbi and an Irish police chief who form an unlikely alliance to solve the homicide of a housekeeper whose body was found on the doorstep of the synagogue. This was the pilot film to the series that during the 1976-77 season with Art Carney and Bruce Solomon (taking over for
Law and Order (1976) as Aaron Levine
Three generations of New York City cops are the focal point of this saga revolving primarily around the Deputy Chief of Public Affairs caught up in the politics and intrigue of the department, the discovery that his father had been on the take, and the news that his youngest son is having second tho
Boy in the Plastic Bubble, The (1976) as Johnny Lubitch
A teenager, born with no immunities and forced to live in an incubator-like environment isolating him from any direct human contact, is faced with a life-or-death decision when he falls in love with the girl next door. Diana Hyland, playing the boy's mother, won an Emmy Award for her performance. Wr
Revenge for a Rape (1976) as Sheriff Paley
A compelling drama of a man who becomes a lone vigilante tracking down the three men who attacked his wife while on a camping trip.
Secret Night Caller, The (1975) as Freddy Durant
A respectable family man suffers from a compulsion to make obscene telephone calls.
Pray For The Wildcats (1974) as Paul Mcilvian
A hard-driving executive induces three advertising men, seeking his business, to accompany him on a wild motorcycle trip into Mexico, jeopardizing their careers, their families and their lives.
Snatched (1973) as Frank Mccloy
The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for $3,000,000 in ransom, but one husband refuses to pay his share.
Man Who Could Talk to Kids, The (1973) as Tom Lassiter
Isolated from his heartbroken parents in his own solitary world, a troubled boy allows one special man to penetrate his lonely fortress and bring the family back together.
Assignment: Munich (1972) as Mitch
The story of Jake Webster, a U.S. government undercover agent for the Internal Central Bureau, who operates in Munich, Germany, under the guise of a bar and grill owner. Webster seeks to help Cathy Lange, a beautiful girl who is being pursued by three men seeking $500,000, money stolen by her father, who was killed before he could reveal its location to his three accomplices.
Haunts of the Very Rich (1972) as Reverend John Fellows
Seven people who arrive at an idyllic tropical resort after receiving a mysterious invitation find their dream of paradise turning into a hellish nightmare with little chance of escape.
City, The (1971) as Sealy Graham
Quinn's powerhouse TV-movie debut as a shirt-sleeved mayor in Albuquerque who solves urban as well as personal problems later led him to reprise the role in the brief (1971) series that was retitled "The Man and the City."
The Maltese Bippy (1969) as Lieut. Tim Crane
A porn star thinks he''''s become a werewolf.
Star! (1968) as Charles Fraser
Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Lars Finchley
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
Bloodlust (1961) as Johnny Randall
A group of teen-agers vacationing in the tropics take a boat out to a seemingly deserted island. They soon find, however, that the island is inhabited by a wealthy recluse and his staff. While their host is initially hospitable, he quickly reveals his true purpose: to hunt down and kill each of his visitors, as he has done with everyone unlucky enough to set foot on his island.
The Hunters (1958) as Jackson
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.

Cinematography (feature film)

Class Reunion (1996)
An actual 10-year high school reunion in Portland, Oregon, was used as the setting for this reality-based telecast which features fifteen diverse men and women who graduated together. A variety of real-life dramatic conflicts and scenarios are presented, including the ugly duckling who returns as a

Music (feature film)

Juice (1992) as Song ("Pump Me Up")
Bishop, Q, Raheem and Steel are four Harlem friends who spend their days skipping school, getting in fights, and casually shoplifting. The only member of the group who has plans for the future is Q, who dreams of becoming a deejay. But one day Bishop happens to see James Cagney in White Heat and the
Rooftops (1989) as Song; Song Producer ("Keep Runnin'")
A group of teenagers in New York's Lower East Side take up residence on the rooftop of an abandoned building.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as Composer
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.

Sound (feature film)

Sound and Fury (1999) as Sound
"Sound and Fury" investigates a debate that is raging within deaf communities all over the globe: cochlear implants. As the latest in medical technology this procedure can cure deafness in newborn babies -- but will it also mean the end of American Sign Language and deaf culture by dividing the deaf

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Citizen Ruth (1996) as Assistant Engineer
Ruth Stoops is a down-on-her-luck drifter who gets two pieces of unexpected news after a "routine" arrest: she's pregnant for the fifth time, and she's facing felony charges. Behind closed doors, the judge offers Ruth an intriguing proposition: if she agrees to visit the doctor and "take care of her
Let's Dance (1950) as Mike grip
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Union Station (1950) as Mike grip
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Mike grip
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Grip
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Neon Bible, The (1995) as Carpenter
Deep in the night, a solitary train winds its way through the dark countryside. Riding in one of the compartments is a sad-eyed sixteen year old boy, David. As he peers out through a window into the blackness, David begins to see images of his own life, fragments of the past. So begins this lyrical

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Sound and Fury (1999)
"Sound and Fury" investigates a debate that is raging within deaf communities all over the globe: cochlear implants. As the latest in medical technology this procedure can cure deafness in newborn babies -- but will it also mean the end of American Sign Language and deaf culture by dividing the deaf

Cast (special)

41st Annual Emmy Awards, The (1989)
Live telecast of the 41st annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
Between Two Loves (1982) as Henry Forbes
The story of Susan Adams, a gifted violinist who is torn between two loves as she competes against her boyfriend for a much desired music scholarship. Broadcast as a segment of the "ABC Afterschool Specials" series.
Way They Were, The (1981)
A music and comedy reunion of celebrity graduates from Northwestern University.
Brady Girls Get Married, The (1981) as Mike Brady
A spin-off from "The Brady Bunch." Continued events in the lives of the now-grown Brady children Marcia and Jan, as they prepare for marriage. The story deals with Marcia and Jan's courtships and plans for a double wedding.
Intertect (1973) as Blake Hollister
The exploits of Intertect, an international investigative agency founded and directed by John McKennon, a former F.B.I. agent. The pilot episode depicts McKennon's efforts to free the wife and son of a wealthy industrialist from a kidnapper who is holding them for $1 million ransom.

Cinematography (special)

Civil Rights Heroes (2001) as Camera
The program profiles some of the men and women who have been unsung heroes of the civil rights movement, including Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Bill Russell, famous personalities, but less well known for their work on behalf of equal rights. Also featured are Bertha Mae Carter, whose family was the onl

Editing (special)

Pinehurst: Stories of Good Times & Great Golf (1999) as On-Line Editor
Chronicles the legacy of North Carolina's Pinehurst golf course, called the "St. Andrews of American golf."

Sound (special)

Case For Innocence, The (2000) as Additional Sound
Documentary that examines the cases of prison inmates whose protestations of innocence could be confirmed by DNA testing.
Intimate Portrait: Andie MacDowell (1999) as Location Sound
Profile of the life and career of actress Andie MacDowell.
Connie Francis: Sweetheart of Song (1998) as Audio
Profile of singer Connie Francis.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Scruples (1980) as Josh Hillman
The title of the best-selling novel by Judith Krantz is the name of an ultra-chic Beverly Hills boutique that rags-to-riches Billy Ikehorn (Lindsay Wagner) established to fill the void left in her life by the illness of her elderly tycoon husband (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and his subsequent death. To h
Roots (1977) as William Reynolds
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Seekers, The (1979) as Daniel Clapper
Rich Man, Poor Man (1975) as Teddy Boylan
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin

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