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Born: November 17, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sarasota, Florida, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Selma (2014)
The historic -- and often violent -- marches that took place in Selma, Alabama in 1965 marked the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement.
2.
Lone Ranger, The (2013)
Native American warrior Tonto and man of the law John Reid are opposites brought together by fate and must join forces to battle greed and corruption.
3.
Company You Keep, The (2012)
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. His world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder. After living
4.
Big Miracle (2012)
A small town reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
5.
Rango (2011)
Rango is a chameleon living as an ordinary family pet that dreams of being a fearless hero and is challenged to become just that when he inadvertently becomes the sheriff of a lawless desert town called Dirt.
6.
Cedar Rapids (2011)
A small-town, naive insurance agent ventures to Cedar Rapids for a convention and ends up crossing paths with the ultimate party animal. Before long, he's crashing parties, skinny-dipping in the hotel pool and being seduced by a sexy soccer mom.
7.
Red State (2011)
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
8.
Everything Must Go (2011)
When alcoholic Nick Porter relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. He is at the lowest point in his life. However, a new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
9.
Conspirator, The (2010)
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
10.
Bob Funk (2009)
Bob Funk is on the tail end of a three year slump--his wife has left him, his drinking out of control and his mom just fired him. To complicate matters, Bob is falling for the woman who's been hired to replace him.
11.
Soloist, The (2009)
The inspiring true story of a Los Angeles newspaper reporter who discovers a brilliant and distracted street musician, with unsinkable passion, and the unique friendship and bond that transforms both their lives.
12.
Imagine That (2009)
Before he found himself standing in front of his friends' house yelling for his daughter's purple security blanket in the middle of the night, Evan Danielson was just your average financial wizard - focused, successful and driven. But when his daughter introduced him to the princesses and their quee
13.
Mad Money (2008)
Three ordinary women form an unlikely friendship and decide to do something extraordinary--rob one of the most secure banks in the world.
14.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
15.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
It all begins on the first day of high school, when a trio of anxious freshmen--chubby Ryan, freakishly skinny Wade and their shrimpy tagalong, Emmit--become the instant target of the school's senior psycho-in-residence, Filkins, the ultimate school bully. As what they were hoping to be the best years of their lives are suddenly turned into a daily living hell, the boys realize they have only one choice--to hire their own personal bodyguard. Enter Drillbit Taylor, not the best but definitely the cheapest of the mercenaries, hit men and bodyguards who answer their online ad. Drillbit is steely, dangerous and skilled in covert black-ops and exotic martial arts. He's also a complete fraud. He bluffs and cajoles the credulous trio through his cockamamie boot camp and, after several hilarious missteps, instills in them new skills and some much needed confidence. But when push comes to shove--and more pushing and more shoving--Drillbit seems to be no match for Filkins' reign of terror. Now it's up to Ryan, Wade and Emmit to transform this down-and-out drifter into the savior he originally promised to be.
16.
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Devastated when his fiancée Kate is killed on their wedding day, Henry reluctantly agrees to consult a psychic named Ashley at the urging of his sister Chloe. Despite his skepticism over her psychic abilities, Henry finds himself falling hard for Ashley, and vice versa. But there is a big snag. Ashl
17.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Set in West Texas, a man on the run with a suitcase full of money is pursued by a number of individuals.
18.
Idiocracy (2006)
An average guy volunteers to be the subject of a hibernation experiment that goes awry. He wakes up 500 years in the future, discovering that he's the smartest guy on the planet.
19.
Fox and the Hound 2, The (2006)
A young fox named Tod and a bloodhound named Copper are the best of friends. When Copper bemoans the fact that he can't seem to do anything right, Tod reassures him that eventually he'll find something at which he excels and invites him to the fair. Opportunity knocks when a vocal dog group called "
20.
Gretchen (2006)
When Gretchen makes her obsessions with Ricky Marachino (the worst kid in class) known to the school by beating up his girlfriend, she joins a group of misfits and delinquents at an emotional growth boarding school. Gretchen escapes with Nick, looking for a romantic adventure, but finds those d
21.
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Manny the woolly mammoth, Sid the sloth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, and the hapless prehistoric squirrel/rat known as Scrat are still together and enjoying the perks of their now melting world. Manny may be ready to start a family, but nobody has seen another mammoth for a long time; Manny think
22.
Just Friends (2005)
Chris Brander has it all--money, good looks and a flashy job as an LA music executive. But back in high school in New Jersey in the 1990's, Chris was shy, overweight and the butt of the cool crowd's jokes. The only bright spot in his life was his friendship with Jamie Palamino a super-popular cheerleader. But Chris was harboring a secret--he was hopelessly in love with his best friend. On the night of their high school graduation, Chris finally works up his courage and makes his feelings known. In response, a surprised Jamie proceeds to give him the "Just Friends" speech. Enraged and humiliated, Chris declares himself no longer friends with Jamie and storms off. Ten years later, Chris has reinvented himself as a smooth talking lady-killer, living large in Los Angeles. Chris's boss, KC, has just given him his most challenging job assignment yet--turning spoiled socialite, diva and magazine pin-up girl Samantha James into a pop-singing sensation. The well-known fact that Chris and Sam used to date, and that she still carries a torch for him, makes it all the more hellish. The less than talented Sam doesn't feel she can "create" unless Chris whisks her off to Paris. En route, a plane malfunction causes them to make an unexpected pit-stop in New Jersey--the first time Chris has been back in 10 years. Chris' plans to only stay the night are detoured when he runs into Jamie working at the local bar. Suddenly faced with the chance to undo the past and "seal the deal" with the "just friends" girl of his dreams, Chris finds himself postponing Paris. This sets off a chain of events in which Chris tries to woo Jamie, all the while distracting the suspicious Samantha. Unbelievably, Chris is finding it more difficult to romance Jamie than it was 10 years ago. Can one escape the clutches of the 'friend zone?' Is it possible to go from 'just friend' to boyfriend? Chris is about to find out the hard way.
23.
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) as Gordon
Peter LaFleur is a charismatic underachiever and proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe's. The facility's ecclectic clientele of decidedly less-than-"average Joes" is comprised of: a self-styled pirate; a scrawny nerd who dreams of impressing an unattainable cheerleader; an obsessive aficion
24.
Surviving Christmas (2004) as Dr Freeman
Facing another Christmas alone, Drew Latham decides to go back to his idyllic childhood home to spend the holidays with family. There is, however, one problem: the people living there now are not Drew's family. Nevertheless, Drew has his mind set on an old-fashioned family Christmas, and the fact that the "family" in question, the Valcos, are complete strangers, isn't about to put a crimp in his plans. Offering them a small fortune, Drew bribes his newfound "parents" to let him spend Christmas in their home, pretending to be part of the family. Just when the Valcos begin to question if any amount of money is worth being dragged all over town on such traditional family holiday excursions as Christmas shopping and the requisite choosing of the Christmas tree, their eldest daughter Alicia comes home for the holidays, with no intention of adopting a new "brother."
25.
Jersey Girl (2004) as Greenie
Ollie Trinke is a smooth and successful Manhattan music publicist who seems to have it all. When his perfect life is suddenly tragically upended--leaving him as a single father unqualified for the role--he snaps. Before long Ollie's big city life is a memory. Out of a job and out of luck, he reluctantly moves in with his father back home to New Jersey where he was raised. It is the lowest point in his life. Just ask him. The years pass and with them Ollie's plans for his future. Stuck in an unexciting, deadend job, he sees no way out and no way back to the life he used to love. But he adores his young daughter Gertie, and she loves their life in the 'burbs. To her, Jersey is paradise. While renting Gertie's favorite movie for the zillionth time one day, Ollie meets Maya, who challenges his priorities and perspective. He begins to realize that sometimes you have to forget about who you thought you were, accept who you are and acknowledge what makes you happy.
26.
Ladykillers, The (2004) as Fernand Grudge
A band of thieves in New Orleans try to kill their seemingly indestructible landlady.
27.
Finding Nemo (2003) as Bubbles
Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to Marlin his worrisome father, and Dory a friendly but forgetful tang fish, to make the epic journey to bring Nemo home.
28.
Natural Selection (2003) as Mr Crenshaw
Two serial killers choose each other as their next victim.
29.
Country Bears, The (2002) as Voice Of Zeb
Like other celebrated rock-and-roll groups, the members of the legendary group 'The Country Bears'--Ted and Fred Bedderhead, Tennessee O'Neal and Zeb Zober--were torn apart by the perils of their own success: ego, jealousy and a little too much honey. Can eager young fan Beary Barrington convince th
30.
Ice Age (2002) as Voice Of Frank, One The Rhinos; Voice Of One Of The Starts
Twenty thousand years ago, Earth was being overrun by glaciers, and creatures everywhere were fleeing the onslaught of the new Ice Age. In this time of peril, we meet the weirdest herd of any age: a fast talking but dim sloth named Sid; a moody woolly mammoth named Manny; a devilish saber-toothed tiger named Diego; and an acorn-crazy saber-toothed squirrel known as Scrat. This quartet of misfits unexpectedly, and reluctantly, comes together in a quest to return a human infant to his father. Braving boiling lava pits, treacherous ice caves, freezing temperatures and a secret, evil plot, these "sub-zeros" become the world's first heroes.
31.
White Oleander (2002) as Michael
After her seductive and uncompromising mother, Ingrid, kills her own boyfriend for abandoning her, fifteen-year-old Astrid witnesses her mother's arrest. It's an event that will change the course of both their lives. Suddenly, young Astrid is on her own. Shuttled through a series of foster homes, As
32.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) as Radio Station Man
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
33.
Men Who Stare at Goats, The (2000)
Reporter Bob Wilton is in search of his next big story when he encounters Lyn Cassady, a shadowy figure who claims to be part of an experimental U.S. military unit, New Earth Army, that harnesses psychic power to defeat its enemies.
34.
Office Space (1999) as Milton
An employee, bored with his daily routine at work, stops caring about his job and leads his soon-to-be fired friends in a plan to rip off the company.
35.
Bicentennial Man (1999) as Dennis Mansky
A household android has trouble functioning when he begins to feel "real" human emotions. These emotions cause his owners to attempt to change the andorid into a real being.
36.
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) as Gerald Adams
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
37.
Lottery, The (1996) as Dr Dunbar
Returning to his small hometown of Icara, Maine, a man discovers its horrible secret -- a bizarre, clandestine ritual that led to his mother's early death and his father's insanity. Knowledge of the secret may cost him his life.
38.
Road to Galveston, The (1996) as Ed Kirkman
A widow devastated by the death of her husband tries to rebuild her life and save her farm by turning the homestead into a nursing home for three women with Alzheimer's disease.
39.
In the Line of Duty: Hunt For Justice (1995) as Jaan Lamaan
When a state trooper is gunned down on a New Jersey highway, his friend and colleague sets out to track down the killers. Realizing the murder is connected to an extensive underground terrorist ring, he joins forces with the FBI on a massive five-state hunt. Based on a true story.
40.
Night of the Scarecrow (1995) as Frank
Long ago, the town's founders made a devil's pact with a traveling warlock: Healthy crops for them and gold for the conjurer. Instead of paying him, the townsfolk killed him and scattered his bones in a field. When a group of teens frees the spirit of the warlock, he enters a scarecrow and sets out
41.
Dave (1993) as Don Durenberger
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.
42.
Blossom in Paris (1993)
In this television movie based on the NBC series, Blossom visits her estranged mother in Paris, France.
43.
Class of '61 (1993)
Three young friends, recent graduates of West Point, become enemies during the Civil War.
44.
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993) as Dr Kirby
Based on the true story of a church-going woman from North Carolina who poisoned her first husband and a boyfriend with arsenic, and nearly killed her second husband, a minister, the same way.
45.
Extreme Justice (1993) as Max Alvarez
A group of undercover vigilante cops (SIS -- Special Investigative Section) is formed to enforce justice in Los Angeles.
46.
Robocop 3 (1993) as Coontz
Robocop fights a group of developers who try to steal land from the rightful owners.
47.
Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story, A (1992) as Kevin Mcdonald
A television movie based on the true story of a San Diego woman who killed her ex-husband and his new wife.
48.
Bed & Breakfast (1992) as Randolph
A man washes ashore and is cared for by three women at a bed and breakfast, changing their lives.
49.
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick The Last Chapter (1992) as Kevin Mcdonald
A sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story," which aired on CBS on 3/1/92. Convicted for murdering her ex-husband and his new wife, the sequel focuses on her trial for the two murders.
50.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) as Gary Murray
A bimbo finds new purpose when she learns that she is "The Chosen One" from a long line of Vampire killers.
51.
V.I. Warshawski (1991) as Mickey
A female detective teams up with a teenage girl to solve the mystery behind her father's murder, and uncovers intrigue within a wealthy Chicago family.
52.
Guilty By Suspicion (1991) as Rko Guard
A director in 1950s Hollywood fights to clear his name in the gripping red scare drama "Guilty by Suspicion" (1991). When director David Merrill is questioned by the communist-hunting House Committee on Un-American Activities, he finds himself blacklisted and unable to find work with any studio in town. He's offered a plum new project, but only if he testifies against his innocent friends. Starring Robert DeNiro, Annette Bening and George Wendt
53.
Ghost (1990) as Police Sergeant
This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to go through wacky psychic Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg). That's because Sam is a ghost and Oda Mae is the only person who can talk to him. Sam wants to warn Molly about the danger she is in from his killer Carl (Tony Goldwyn), but has to get the goods on him first. This is the film that reminds you never to take love for granted and how much fun pottery can be.
54.
Kindergarten Cop (1990) as Sheriff
An undercover policeman poses as a pre-school teacher to protect a child from his at-large parolled father.
55.
Stanley And Iris (1990) as Mr Hentley
A lonley cook at a corporation falls for a widow, who in turn teaches him to read.
56.
Black Rain (1989) as Berg
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
57.
Monkey Shines (1988) as Dean Burbage
A paralyzed law student is given a specially trained monkey to help him recuperate. Due to a mind-enhancing drug the two begin to share a telepathic bond, and the monkey starts carrying out the student's subconscious evil desires.
58.
Crocodile Dundee II (1988) as Drug Enforcement Agency (Dea) Agent--In Toilet
Crocodile returns to the outback.

Music (feature film)

59.
Country Bears, The (2002) as Song Performer ("I'M Only In It For The Honey")
Like other celebrated rock-and-roll groups, the members of the legendary group 'The Country Bears'--Ted and Fred Bedderhead, Tennessee O'Neal and Zeb Zober--were torn apart by the perils of their own success: ego, jealousy and a little too much honey. Can eager young fan Beary Barrington convince th

Cast (special)

60.
Intimate Portrait: Sharon Lawrence (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Sharon Lawrence, who starred in the television series "Fired Up" (1997-98), "NYPD Blue" (as Assistant DA Sylvia Costas from 1993 to 1/99) and the current "Ladies Man."
61.
Sissy Duckling, The (1999) as Voice Of Big Ducky
Animated musical about a duckling who doesn't fit in, giving a modern twist to the classic fairy tale "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Anderson. Once upon a time, a duck by the name of Elmer didn't want to play sports -- he liked to play make-believe instead. Because he was different, the other
62.
steve.oedekerk.com (1997) as Man In Diner
Special featuring Steve Oedekerk's standup comedy as well as film shorts, computer-generated graphics and animation. Set at a comedic "web site" home base from which viewers will "surf" comedic departments in the form of sketches and "cyber" blackouts.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

63.
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Chris Kraft
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
64.
Pandora's Clock (1996)
An airliner full of holiday travelers suddenly becomes a pawn in a game of international intrigue when a passenger collapses from an unknown virus, which is so deadly that it can kill millions of people within days. No country will allow the plane to land out of fear for its residents, and the CIA d

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

65.
Path to 9/11, The (2006)
For six years John O'Neill was the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda. O'Neill made repeated warnings of Al Qaeda's potential threat to the United States, but his warnings fell on deaf ears at the FBI headquarters. O'Neill left the FBI in the Summer of 2001 to take a head of security job at the World Trade
66.
Cross Of Fire (1991)
A two-part miniseries based on a true story. Set in Indiana in the 1920s, the story concerns a young woman who becomes a victim of the terrorist activities of the Ku Klux Klan. She eventually dies at the hands of charismatic political boss and Grand Dragon David Stephenson. The ensuing investigation

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