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Born: September 16, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Schenectady, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Ashby (2015)
High school student Ed Wallis arrives in a new town and, for a class assignment, interviews his elderly neighbor, Ashby Hall, who turns out to be a former CIA hitman with almost 100 kills, and who bonds with the youngster while attempting to settle old scores.
Expendables 3, The (2014)
Storyline is under wraps.
Effects of Blunt Force Trauma, The (2014)
About an underground money-making subculture of people who wear bulletproof vests and shoot each other.
Generation Iron (2013)
This exploration of the sport of professional bodybuilding gives viewers front-row access to the lives of contemporary international bodybuilding stars - Phil Heath, Branch Warren, Kai Greene, Dennis Wolf, Victor Martinez, Hidetada Yamagishi as well ambitious newcomer Ben Pakulski and European sensa
Java Heat (2013)
An American teams up with a Muslim cop to stop a group of terrorists in Southeast Asia.
Marble City (2013)
An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who framed him.
Untitled (Synchronistic/Mickey Rourke/Gareth Thomas Biopic) (2013)
Follows the life of Gareth Thomas, an openly gay rugby player.
I Am Bruce Lee (2012)
Bruce Lee's life, and his enormous impact and ever-expanding legacy in martial arts and entertainment are examined in this documentary.
Courier, The (2012)
A shady FBI agent recruits a Courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Immortals (2011)
The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion and his murderous army are rampaging across Greece, demolishing everything in their wake with ruthless efficiency. Village after village falls to Hyperion's legions and each victory takes him one step closer to his goal: unleashing the power of the sleeping Titans to vanquish both the Gods of Olympus and all of humankind. It seems nothing will stop the evil king's mission to become the undisputed master of the world, until a stonemason named Theseus vows to avenge the death of his mother in one of Hyperion's raids. When Theseus meets the Sibylline Oracle, Phaedra, her disturbing visions of the young man's future convince her that he is the key to stopping the destruction. With her help, Theseus assembles a small band of followers and embraces his destiny in a final desperate battle for the future of humanity.
Passion Play (2011)
A down-on-his-luck trumpet player tries to save an angel from a dangerous gangster in 1950s Los Angeles.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Now that his superhero secret has been revealed, Tony Stark's life is more intense than ever because everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology. He must suit up again to face his most dangerous enemy yet, this time with some new allies of his own.
Expendables, The (2010)
The only life they've known is war. The only loyalty they have is to each other. They are the Expendables: leader and mastermind Barney Ross, former SAS blade expert Lee Christmas, hand-to-hand combat specialist Yin Yang, long barrel weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitions expert Toll Road, and precision sniper Gunnar Jensen. Living life in the fringes of the law, these hardened mercenaries take on what appears to be a routine assignment: a covert, CIA-funded operation to infiltrate the South American country of Vilena and overthrow its ruthless dictator General Garza. But when their job is revealed to be a suicide mission, the men are faced with a deadly choice, one that might redeem their souls--or destroy their brotherhood forever.
Informers, The (2009)
Los Angeles in the 80's is a desperate bed of sin. It is a hive of addiction, longing and sex in this swirling series of stories by best-selling author Bret Easton Ellis.
Killshot (2009)
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
Wrestler, The (2008)
Back in the late '80s, Randy "The Ram" Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter and unable to sustain any r
Shergar (2008) as Gavin O'Rourke
Based on the true story of "Shergar," one of the greatest race horses of all time, who was kidnapped in the early 1980s by a splinter group of the IRA and held for a large ransom.
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
Alex Rider is a normal teenager who lives with his uncle, a boring bank manager, or so it seems until his uncle, Ian Rider, disappears under mysterious circumstances. Alex soon learns that his uncle was a spy for Britain¹s secret intelligence service MI6. Uncle Ian had actually prepared Alex for a career in espionage by encouraging his hobbies, and with Alex's skills in languages, scuba diving, mountaineering and martial arts, he has all the attributes of a perfect spy. Recruited by Mr. Blunt and Mrs. Jones, and armed with special gadgets, he embarks on his first mission. Billionaire Darrius Sayle is donating a free Stormbreaker mega-computer to every school in Britain. But is there more to his generosity than meets the eye? Going undercover, he infiltrates Sayle's compound. He meets the tycoon's sinister sidekicks, vixen publicist Nadia Vole and the disfigured mute Mr. Grin, and tests out the impressive and secretive Stormbreaker computer. While exploring a restricted area, Alex begins to figure out the mysterious Stormbreakers--he knows he's onto something big. Suddenly, Sayle and his evil henchmen capture Alex. Using his cunning and his MI6 gadgets, Alex manages to escape. He hitches a ride to London to stop Sayle from activating the Stormbreakers and releasing their secret weapon throughout Britain. But time is running out. With the help of his housekeeper Jack Starbright and his friend Sabina Pleasure, Alex takes Sayle head-on in a dangerous race against time to stop the evil plan. Within days he¹s gone from schoolboy to super spy, but will his first assignment be his last?
Domino (2005) as Ed
The daughter of respected matinee idol Lawrence Harvey and model-turned-socialite Sophie Wynn, Domino Harvey was born into a life of wealth and privilege--a lifestyle that did not interest her. Even from her earliest years, Domino rebelled against convention and the jet set. At the tender age of eight, her beloved father passed away and her mother looked to the stability of boarding school in a misguided attempt to tame her wild child. But nothing could repress Domino's fiery nature--not friendships, not school, not her mother's high society. Even the extraordinary excesses paraded before her during a brief stint at modeling paled in comparison to her own escapades. Not until she stumbled upon a job seminar recruiting aspiring bounty hunters was her thirst for excitement at long last quenched. To Sophie's horror, Domino not only fell in love with the job but also with her fellow adventurers, who over the years would become her family.
Sin City (2005) as Marv
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted, Some call it dark. Some call it hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home. Crooked cops. Sexy Dames. Desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge--others lust after redemption. And then there are those ho
Man on Fire (2004) as Jordan
A bodyguard goes on a manhunt for the kidnapperof the little girl he was hired to protect.
Spun (2003) as The Cook
Ross is tweaking hard. He needs to score some speed real bad. There's only one place to go; and so, Ross heads over to Spider Mike's pad in his beat-up old Volvo. Spider Mike, the high-strung, ultra-paranoid crystal meth dealer wants to "hook up" Ross, but there's only one problem--he lost his stash
Masked & Anonymous (2003) as The President
A washed up singer wrestles wth personal demons as he prepares for his final benefit concert.
Once Upon a Time In Mexico (2003) as Billy
Haunted and scarred by tragedy, El Mariachi has retreated into a life of isolation. He is forced out of hiding when Sands, a corrupt CIA agent, recruits the reclusive hero to sabotage an assassination plot against the president of Mexico, which has been conceived by the evil cartel kingpin, Barillo. But El Mariachi also has his own reasons for returning--blood revenge. The desperado returns with his two capable cohorts Lorenzo and Fideo. And the legend of El Mariachi reaches new heights of adventure.
They Crawl (2002)
A computer genius utilizes the help of a detective to track down the cause of his brother's death. When more corpses begin turning up with the unusual practice of organ removal, the pair have murder in mind as a possibility. Furthermore, they soon are drawn into the sinister world of a cult whose
Picture Claire (2001) as Eddie (Cameo Appearance)
Story of a woman that gets in way over her haad being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The whole film takes place over a 24 hour period.
Pledge, The (2001) as Jim Olstand
A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
Get Carter (2000) as Cyrus Paice
A tough guy from Las Vegas attends his brothers funeral and suspects his brother's death wasn't from natural causes. (remake of the 1971 original.)
Out in Fifty (1999)
After serving time for murder, a reformed ex-convict sets out to go straight, only to find a psychotic detective on his trail. With only a beutiful woman in his corner, he's about to cross the line--trapped between a deadly world and the one he can never return to.
Buffalo 66 (1998) as The Bookie
A deranged ex-con returns to his hometown of Buffalo to revisit his dysfunctional parents along with a woman he's kidnapped to pose as his wife. While there, he decides to take revenge on an ex-pro football player whom he blames for losing a sports bet years ago that led to his demise.
Thursday (1998) as Kasarov
Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to a adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. Nick leaves a briefcase full of heroin, which Casey impetuously fl
Point Blank (1998)
Out-of-control dangerous criminals on the loose in Texas.
Thicker Than Blood (1998) as Father Frank Larkin
An Ivy League college graduate postpones entering law school to spend a year working with at-risk, inner-city children. His work exposes him to the violent and seemingly hopeless world of children caught up in programs that don't work and people who don't care. But one student shows such promise that he becomes the teacher's sole focus -- placing the teacher in conflict with the school's headmaster, a priest.
John Grisham's The Rainmaker (1997) as Bruiser Stone
Matt Damon is a small-time lawyer going up against the big boys in this adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel. What Rudy Baylor (Damon) lacks in courtroom experience he possesses in conscience, taking on the case of a leukemia victim suing his insurance company for fraud -- even if it means going head to head with a vicious team of lawyers led by the intimidating Leo Drummond (Jon Voight). Special Collector's Edition includes commentary from director Francis Ford Coppola and co-star Danny DeVito, plus deleted scenes and more.
Double Team (1997) as Stavros
The greatest spies in the world are forced to retreat to the same colony after their covers are blown. When challenged by a terrorist one of the spies must escape the colony.
Another Nine and a Half Weeks (1997) as John
A dominating woman throws her attentions at a rich New York businessman who goes to Paris to find romance.
Bullet (1996) as Bullet
A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Fall Time (1995) as Florence
Set in 1959 Wisconsin, three teens fall into the hands of some vicious criminals.
Last Ride, The (1994) as Frank T Wells
An ex-con bronco rider who falls in love with an unpredictable outlaw women named Scarlett.
Last Outlaw, The (1993) as Graff
When the head of an outlaw band loses control of the group to his once-loyal right-hand man, he sets out to take revenge on his former companions, one by one.
White Sands (1992) as Gorman Lennox
A sheriff impersonates a man inorder to claim a suitcase found by a boy containing $500,000 and soon finds himself mixed up in an FBI investigation.
Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man (1991) as Harley Davidson
Story of two bikers who rob the wrong armored car in order to save their friends bar. Instead, they end up with tons of drugs and must deal with the mobsters and police chasing them.
Wild Orchid (1990) as Wheeler
A female lawyer becomes obsessed with a self-made millionaire when they in Rio.
Desperate Hours (1990) as Michael Bosworth
Remake of William Wyler's 1955 film about three escaped convicts who take over a suburban household.
Johnny Handsome (1989) as John Seldey
A cop is on the trail of a gangster who has undergone plastic surgery.
Francesco (1989) as Francesco
The story of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Homeboy (1988) as Johnny Walker
A boxer gets into the ring with a little help from the mob.
Prayer For The Dying, A (1987) as Martin Fallon
Barfly (1987) as Henry Chinaski
Angel Heart (1987) as Harry Angel
A private investigator assigned to find a singer gets caught up in a mystery involving the devil himself.
9 1/2 Weeks (1986) as John
Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke court passion, obsession and manipulation in "9 ½ Weeks" (1986), a stylish and erotic drama about two isolated people drawn together by a chance meeting. Director Adrian Lyne dives deep into the psychology of the characters, resulting in a piece that is as emotional as it is sexual. This expanded edition includes footage not seen in the original U.S. theatrical release.
Year Of The Dragon (1985) as Stanley White
A tough-talking New York City detective is set on bringing a powerful Chinatown crime lord to justice.
Eureka (1984) as Aureliio D'Amato
Twenty years after a prospector discovers gold and becomes one of the wealthiest men in the world, living on a Caribbean island with his alcoholic wife and daughter, a gangster and lawyer intrude on his paradise to build a casino.
Pope Of Greenwich Village, The (1984) as Charlie
In an Italian-American enclave of New York's Greenwich Village, a young man struggling to make it contends with his dim-witted cousin and sidekick whose botched get rich-quick schemes get them in trouble with the local mob.
Rumble Fish (1983) as Motorcycle Boy
A small town gang leader is drawn into one more gang fight, after which his life begins to change.
Diner (1982) as Robert "Boogie" Sheftell
A group of friends who hang out in a Baltimore diner face the problems of growing up.
Body Heat (1981) as Teddy Lewis
A femme fatale seduces a Florida lawyer and convinces him to kill her husband.
City in Fear (1980) as Tony Pate
David Janssen had his final role as a boozing newspaper columnist who is hired by circulation-hungry publisher Robert Vaughn to make a page-one celebrity out of a psycho (Mickey Rourke) who has been murdering young blondes. Inspired unofficially by New York's infamous Son of Sam killer, this movie,
Act of Love (1980) as Joseph Cybulkowski
Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree murder after the mercy killing. Michael De Guzman's teleplay was inspired by Paige
Fade to Black (1980) as Richie
Eric is an obsessive movie fan works at a film distributor warehouse and screens old movies in his bedroom at night. When Eric runs into Marilyn O'Connor, a look-alike for Marilyn Monroe, he goes over the edge into a real psychosis and she becomes the target of his obsession. After believing that h
Rape And Marriage:The Rideout Case (1980) as John Rideout
Based on the well-publicized Oregon criminal case, this television movie dramatizes the unique dispute in which Greta Rideout instigated the prosecution of her husband, John, charging him with raping her.
Heaven's Gate (1980) as Nick Ray
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
1941 (1979) as Reese
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.

Writer (feature film)

Homeboy (1988) as From Story
A boxer gets into the ring with a little help from the mob.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Thin Red Line, The (1998) as Special Thanks
Soldiers contemplate life while invading Guadalcanal during WWII.

Cast (special)

Mickey Rourke: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Mickey Rourke.
Harley Mania (1998) as Interviewee
Examines the mystique behind the motorcycle corporation Harley Davidson. Profiles the history, image and merchandising efforts behind America's most famous motorcycle moniker and visits Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as 100,000 bikers converge to celebrate the company's 95th anniversary.
Hardcase (1981) as Perk Dawson
A pilot about Grover Harding Case, nicknamed "Hardcase," a tough police lieutenant with the New Orleans Police Department. Hardcase defies departmental rules and regulations to apprehend the ex-con who killed his partner.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Animal Factory (2000) as Jan The Actress
Exit in Red (1996) as Ed Altman

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