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Born: April 23, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Touch And Die (1992) as Senator Scanzano
An investigative reporter manages, while investigating a story on the illegal merchants of plutonium, to actually infiltrate the deadly world of international arms piracy.
2.
Keeping Secrets (1991) as Alan Hamel
Based on actress Suzanne Somers's autobiography, "Keeping Secrets," in which she tells how she was emotionally abused by her alcoholic father.
3.
Always Remember I Love You (1990) as Phillip Mendham
A teenager discovers that he was stolen from his natural parents at the age of two and decides to leave his comfortable life to find his real family.
4.
Love and Betrayal (1989) as Bill Landry
A married mother of two teenagers is unprepared for the emotional pain and stress of her husband leaving her for a younger woman.
5.
Nightfall (1988) as Aton
Sci-fi tale about a planet always in daylight.
6.
Long Journey Home, The (1987) as Carter Wells
A Vietnam soldier who vanished in the war shows up mysteriously when his wife is about to remarry. Meredith Baxter and David Birney star, respectively, as a wealthy young heiress and her husband, whose reappearance entangles them in a web of betrayal, murder and international intrigue.
7.
PrettyKill (1987) as Sergeant Larry Turner
8.
Five Of Me, The (1981) as Henry Hawksworth
In the tradition of TV's earlier "Sybil" with Sally Field and Joanne Woodward and the even earlier theatrical movie "The Three Faces of Eve" with Woodward, this film is the portrait of a man who must battle four alter egos living within his body. Reportedly, this affliction--multiple personalities--
9.
Oh God! Book II (1980) as Don
When God returns to earth, an 11-year-old girl promises to focus the world's attention on the deity by creating an effective advertising slogan for him. Her new project is not well received by the adults in her life, and she is expelled from school and examined by psychiatrists.
10.
Ohms (1980) as Jack Coker
Ralph Waite plays a conservative farmer who rallies his neighbors against a power company planning to erect huge towers across their land. David Birney is the political activist schoolteacher who helps them organize into an effective bloc.
11.
High Midnight (1979) as Tony Giannetti
Blue-collar worker David Birney vows to avenge the murder of his wife and child in a mistaken no-knock drug raid led by ruthlessly ambitious narcotics officer Mike Connors. An Emmy Award was won by Jerry Fielding for his music score, one of his last.
12.
Au revoir, a lundi (1979) as Frank
13.
Someone's Watching Me ! (1978) as Paul Winkless
A suspense tale about a career gal who becomes the target of a terror campaign by an unknown man in a neighboring high rise and who takes matters into her own hands when she cannot get protection from the police. "High Rise" was the original title for this one.
14.
Serpico: The Deadly Game (1976) as Frank Serpico
This was the pilot for the 1976-77 "Serpico" series with David Birney, in the role originated on the screen by Al Pacino, as the New York undercover cop battling corruption in and out of the department.
15.
Choice of Weapons, A (1976) as Sir John Gifford
A group of British aristocrats, who call themselves "Knights of Avalon", isn't content with the system of justice and executes judgment themselves. Instead of just killing the people they believe guilty, they give 'em a chance in traditional combat. When one day Sir Grifford witnesses their sessions, they have to remove him too. His son and heir, Sir John from America, starts to investigate with help from Ms. Marion and Colonel Cook from Scotland Yard.
16.
Murder or Mercy (1974) as Dr Peter Peterson
An eminent physician, accused of his wife's mercy-killing, is defended by a retired attorney and his ambitious lawyer son. This film's plot more than vaguely resembles "An Act of Murder" (1948) that starred Fredric March and his wife, Florence Eldridge.
17.
Only With Married Men (1974) as Dave Andrews
A comedy about a sexy girl who only wants to date married men and a sly bachelor who pretends to be married to avoid a long-term involvement with anyone.
18.
Caravan To Vaccares (1974) as Neil Bowman
American Neil Bowman (David Birney) is travelling through France when he meets British photographer Lila (Charlotte Rampling). They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter (Michel Lonsdale) to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realise that the job is not a cushy number, and have to deal with a gang of kidnappers who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the scientist.

Producer (feature film)

19.
Long Journey Home, The (1987) as Co-Executive Producer
A Vietnam soldier who vanished in the war shows up mysteriously when his wife is about to remarry. Meredith Baxter and David Birney star, respectively, as a wealthy young heiress and her husband, whose reappearance entangles them in a web of betrayal, murder and international intrigue.

Director (special)

20.
Diaries of Adam and Eve, The (1989) as Stage Production Director
A two-character play, taped during a performance from the Plaza Theatre in Dallas, based on Mark Twain's humorous look at the ever-changing relationship between men and women, as told in imagined "diary entries" of Adam and Eve during their stay in the Garden of Eden and their life together outside

Cast (special)

21.
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary which focuses on critically acclaimed and beloved television shows that were cancelled before they had a chance to blossom on the air.
22.
15 and Getting Straight (1989) as Dr Rolo Devito
A drama about a lucrative a drug-addiction treatment center for teenagers run by one Dr. Rolo DeVito. His counselors are ex-addicts who know only too well where these troubled kids have been and how they got there. Some of the counselors are not long off the junk themselves and hence are somewhat ex
23.
Diaries of Adam and Eve, The (1989) as Adam
A two-character play, taped during a performance from the Plaza Theatre in Dallas, based on Mark Twain's humorous look at the ever-changing relationship between men and women, as told in imagined "diary entries" of Adam and Eve during their stay in the Garden of Eden and their life together outside
24.
Job to Be Done, A (1987) as Narration
A special, airing as part of Project Literacy U.S. (PLUS), which examines the problems of illiteracy in the workplace. The documentary focuses on small and large businesses in several locations around the country and shows how promoting better basic skills increases productivity as well as enhances
25.
Powers Play (1986) as Lucas Cord
A pilot, not picked up by CBS, about Rowena Powers, a strong-willed, 25-year-old free thinker who comes into immediate conflict with Lucas Cord, the dashing man who built and still runs the company she has inherited. Rowena fights the sale of company-owned property that is home to an Indian tribe wh
26.
Diabetes: Update '86 (1986) as Host
Lifetime's fourth Informathon on diabetes with information provided by medical experts who are available for confidential consultations via a toll-free number with viewers. The Birneys host the live show and Alan Thicke and his diabetic son, Brennan, reveal how they handle the illness as a family.
27.
Seal Morning (1985) as Dr Bernard Lacy
A two-part "WonderWorks" presentation about a sensitive young girl and her reclusive aunt who come to love and understand each other through their mutual love for nature, particularly a seal named Lora.
28.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
29.
Missing... Have You Seen This Person? (1985) as Host
A three-part documentary special that recreates real-life cases involving the disappearance of adults and children. The program appeals to the television audience to help in the search for missing individuals.
30.
I Think I'm Having a Baby (1981) as Mr Fenning
A "CBS Afternoon Playhouse" presentation about teenager uncertainties concerning love, friendship and sex as seen through the experiences of Laurie, a high school girl who fears that she is pregnant.
31.
Battle of the Network Stars XIV (1980) as Nbc Team Member
A twice-yearly event in which stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC compete against each other in a series of athletic events to determine which network is best on the athletic field.

Writer (special)

32.
Diaries of Adam and Eve, The (1989) as Writer
A two-character play, taped during a performance from the Plaza Theatre in Dallas, based on Mark Twain's humorous look at the ever-changing relationship between men and women, as told in imagined "diary entries" of Adam and Eve during their stay in the Garden of Eden and their life together outside

Producer (special)

33.
Diaries of Adam and Eve, The (1989) as Executive Producer (Grail Productions)
A two-character play, taped during a performance from the Plaza Theatre in Dallas, based on Mark Twain's humorous look at the ever-changing relationship between men and women, as told in imagined "diary entries" of Adam and Eve during their stay in the Garden of Eden and their life together outside

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Naked Truth, The (1993) as Fed No 2
35.
Master Of The Game (1984) as David Blackwell
Sidney Sheldon's colorful, best-selling saga of a dynasty that made a fortune in diamonds was the basis of this three-part miniseries spanning over a century, beginning with a young Scotsman (Ian Charleson) going to South Africa to seek his fortune and vowing revenge against the local merchant (Dona
36.
Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980) as Theo Marker

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Night Of The Fox (1990) as Colonel Hugh Kelso
38.
Valley Of The Dolls (1981) as Lyon Burke
This contemporary updating of Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-seller (plus, apparently, material omitted from the published novel) offers Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman and Veronica Hamel in the roles played in the 1967 film by Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate. Jean Simmons has the part tha
39.
Testimony of Two Men (1977) as Jonathan Ferrier

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