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Born: January 11, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story (1998) as Averell Harriman
Television movie based on the biography of socialite and Ambassador to France, Pamela Harriman.
2.
Devil's Own, The (1997) as Chief Jim Kelly
Set in 1993, as the Irish Republican Army has announced peace talks with the British, New York police officer Tom O'Meara takes an affable young Irish emigree into his home and makes him part of his family. The refugee, however, has a hidden past and a bloody purpose for coming to America. Upon discovering his boarder's true identity, the police officer is drawn into a deadly manhunt--the aim of which is not only to capture the Irish rebel but to save his life.
3.
Liar, Liar (1997) as Mr Allan
A pathologically lying lawyer desperately tries to grant his son's wish that he tell the truth for a 24-hour period.
4.
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) as Mr Newberry
Charming and proficient as a hired gun, Martin Blank returns to his hometown of Grosse Point, Michigan to attend his high school reunion and seek "fulfillment and truth." Once there he plans to meet up with his former girlfriend and perform "one last hit."
5.
Face to Die For, A (1996) as Joe Thomas
A young woman with a disfiguring facial scar gets a second chance at life when she undergoes plastic surgery.
6.
Ed (1996) as Abe Woods
Jack Cooper never imagined a friend like Ed. Up from the farm with a shot as a pitcher on a minor league baseball team, Jack finds his curveball and his career in deep trouble when more than the cows in his barnyard watch him wind up. In a word, he chokes. Cooper's dubious luck brings him an amazing
7.
Gramps (1995) as Oliver
An estranged grandfather moves in with his son's family and plots to steal his grandson.
8.
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) as Dr Wynn
The sixth entry in the series has Dr. Sam Loomis once again in pursuit of the homicidal Michael Myers. Now driven by a satanic power, Myers chases his grown niece and her child to his midwestern hometown of Haddonfield. Although the town is trying to overcome it's past history of nightmarish bloodletting, a local radio shock jock is stirring things up again and the unlucky residents of Myers' former house are turning up dead.
9.
Judge Dredd (1995) as Hammond
Judge Dredd is a legendary futuristic lawman renowned for his iron-fisted procedures. When Dredd is framed for murder by his enigmatic arch-rival, the entire planet finds itself on a deadly collision course which only the fearless judge can alter. Engineering a dramatic escape from the shuttle carrying him to his space imprisonment, Dredd sets out on a dangerous mission to stop the perpetrator from taking control and in the process discovers a startling secret about his own origins.
10.
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (1994) as Chief Carson
When Jennifer's old journalist mentor dies, the Harts discover they have inherited a quaint New England town and that the woman may have been murdered.
11.
Blue Sky (1994) as Ray Stevens
After his wife's scandalous behavior forces them to transfer to a new military base in Alabama, a conscientious scientist and his family become the victims of a coverup involving nuclear bomb testing.
12.
Speechless (1994) as Wanamaker
Two sppechwriters for opposite political candidates fall in love.
13.
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) as Gray Edwards
Topper Harley is once again sent into Irag, this time to rescue a rescue team who was sent to rescue a rescue team.
14.
Star (1993) as Harrison Barclay
A television movie based on "Star," Danielle Steel's novel spanning the 1970's and 80's, following the rise to stardom of singer Crystal Wyatt.
15.
Majority Rule (1992)
A general, the first American woman to lead troops in combat, becomes a national hero and runs for president.
16.
Dirty Work (1992) as Frank
A bailbondsman steals counterfeit money from the mob and plants the money with his partner. When a hit squad comes after the innocent bailbondsman, he is forced to bring the partner who framed him to justice.
17.
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992) as Simms
"Chappy" Sinclair takes to the unfriendly skies once again, this time to battle a German drug lord in South America.
18.
Deadly Game (1991) as Admiral Mark Nately
A deranged, hideously burned millionaire plots revenge on seven people by luring them to his island retreat where he stalks each of them.
19.
Judgment (1990)
A television movie based on a true story. A Louisiana couple discover that their young son has been molested by a local priest and find themselves confronting the Catholic Church hierarchy.
20.
Ryan White Story, The (1989) as Tom Hale
A movie based on the true story of Ryan White, a thirteen-year-old hemophiliac who contracted AIDS. The story documents his bouts with illness and the surge of hostility from fearful parents, neighbors and former friends as he attempts to go back to school in Kokomo, Indiana.
21.
Winter People (1989) as Drury Campbell
Romantic drama about a passionate affair between two Blue Mountain locals which shakes up the whole community.
22.
Margaret Bourke-White (1989) as Patton
A movie about the life of celebrated photographer Margaret Bourke-White, from the late 1920s through the 1930s and '40s, when she was making a name for herself at "Life" Magazine. It also focuses on her relationship with acclaimed writer Erskine Caldwell and how she sacrificed that relationship for a career.
23.
Lethal Weapon (1987) as The General
It's drugs in southern CA with cop partners Mel Gibson and Danny Glover chasing sleazy dope dealers in a nonstop crime actioner. Roger Murtaugh, who is about to turn 50, exercises the kind of life-preserving caution that Martin Riggs has discarded. Riggs' wife has been killed in an accident, and he doesn't care whether he lives or dies, just so long as he can take all the bad guys with him. Murtaugh has a hard time surviving with such a self-destructive partner as they investigate "The General" , head of a drug smuggling operation.
24.
Penalty Phase (1986) as Judge Donald Faulkner
A judge ponders letting a mass murderer go free on a legal technicality. During the trial, Judge Kenneth Hoffman discovers that the prisoner's rights may have been violated by the police. Even though the jury has found the defendent guilty, Judge Hoffman could be forced to make a ruling that could
25.
Northstar (1986) as Colonel Evan Marshall
An astronaut's freak accident in space empowers him with the skills to intensify his five senses.
26.
Hostage Flight (1985) as Captain Malone
A group of American passengers aboard a hijacked domestic flight overthrow the four terrorists holding them captive and judge them for their crime before the plane lands.
27.
Uncommon Valor (1983) as Chief Tom Riordan
Mitchell Ryan is a fire battalion chief who has the responsibility for saving the hundreds of patients in a Salt Lake City hospital that has been torched by a neurotic with a grudge. Filmed on location as "The Fire at County General", it was a pilot to a prospective series and won a technical Emmy A
28.
Five Of Me, The (1981) as Narration
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--
29.
Five Of Me, The (1981) as Dr Ralph B Allison
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--
30.
Choice, The (1981) as Jerry Clements
Sudsy drama with "The Choice" being whether or not to have an abortion. Susan Clark, the mother, confides to daughter Largo Woodruff, pregnant with boyfriend Paul Regina's child, that she had agonized over the same question twenty years earlier.
31.
Monkey Mission, The (1981) as Keyes
Robert Blake's second (of three) Joe Dancer movies has the hard-boiled private investigator teaming up with a chimp named Gregor, his trainer (John Fiedler) who happens to be an expert sneak thief, and an electronics genius of questionable repute (Keenan Wynn) to steal back a priceless vase looted f
32.
Death Of A Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981) as Hugh Hefner
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).
33.
Of Mice and Men (1981) as Slim
Robert Blake and much of the creative talent involved in his "Baretta" series and three "Joe Dancer" TV-movies tackled this television adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel focusing on the lives of a pair of itinerant ranch hands in the rural south. Blake and Randy Quaid have the roles taken
34.
Angel City (1980) as Silas Creedy
Ralph Waite stars as the head of a rural mountain family that journeys to south Florida as migrant workers only to find themselves trapped in a squalid labor camp controlled by money-hungry Mitchell Ryan and his two henchmen.
35.
Christmas Miracle In Caufield, Usa (1978) as Mathew Sullivan
A dramatic re-creation of the Christmas Eve 1951 coal mine disaster in which union workers, threatened with replacement by scabs, were forced to enter an unsafe mine and then were trapped underground by an explosion. Veteran actor John Carradine is billed, curiously, as John Carradine Sr., for the f
36.
Having Babies III (1978) as Dr Blake Simmons
The third pilot movie for the subsequent "Having Babies" series which quickly was retitled "Julie Farr, M.D.," and soon afterward disappeared, all during the last few weeks of the 1977-78 season. Patty Duke Astin won another of her various Emmy Award nominations for her performance.
37.
Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (1978) as Lieutenant Colonel Applegate
A strong drama based on the true story of an Air Force sergeant's fight to stay in the service after admitting his homosexuality.
38.
Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977) as Jethro Lundy
An engaging saga of a teenage frontier lad who becomes a rider for the Pony Express in the Nebraska Territory shortly before the Civil War. An Emmy Award nomination went to this film as Outstanding Children's Special of 1977-78.
39.
Escape From Bogen County (1977) as Ambler Bowman
A tyrannical political kingpin in the southwest attempts to keep his young wife a virtual prisoner of his power and insane desire to dominate her, stripping her of her human and legal rights.
40.
Entertainer, The (1976) as Mr Pasko
A semi-musical adaptation of the stage and screen drama (both of which starred Laurence Olivier) about a second-rate vaudevillian, still struggling at middle age for success and stardom. The setting is changed from the original British to an American seaside resort and has Emmy Award-nominated perfo
41.
Two-Minute Warning (1976) as Priest
A lone gunman stalks a sold-out crowd at a championship football stadium.
42.
High Plains Drifter (1973) as Dave Drake
A mysterious gunman signs on to protect a small town from bandits.
43.
Electra Glide In Blue (1973) as Poole
An Arizona motorcycle cop moves to the Homicide Division to solve a hermit's murder.
44.
Chase (1973) as Captain Chase Reddick
A special police unit goes out after a cop killer in this pilot to another Jack Webb series that ran briefly during the 1973-74 season. Ryan continued as the head of the unit, and Wayne Maunder and Gary Crosby signed on, along with Reid Smith, Michael Richardson, Brian Fong and Albert Reed.
45.
Reflection of Fear, A (1973) as Mckenna
Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman, Mary Ure, Sondra Locke, Signe Hasso, Mitchell Ryan. Sondra Locke lives in a fantasy world in which she believes her doll, Aaron, is responsible for a series of brutal murders. This gender bender thriller, based on the novel GO TO THY DEATHBED, is imaginatively photographed by Laslo Kovacs.
46.
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) as Waters
An aging hood turns police informer, with deadly results.
47.
Magnum Force (1973) as Charlie Mccoy
A maverick San Francisco police detective hunts down a band of vigilante cops.
48.
The Honkers (1972)
A temperamental rodeo star tries to win back his family.
49.
Monte Walsh (1970) as Shorty Austin
An aging cowboy faces changes in the West with the rise of civilization.
50.
Thunder Road (1958) as Jed Moultrie
A fast-driving moonshiner locks horns with a Chicago gangster.
51.
Lady by Choice (1934) as Gambler
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.

Cast (special)

52.
Lee Marvin: Hollywood's Straight Shooter (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Lee Marvin.
53.
1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, The (1999) as Presenter
Coverage of the 1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
54.
Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade (1999) as Host
Coverage of the 17th annual Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade from Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
55.
Raven Hawk (1996)
Framed for the murder of her parents, a young Shoshone Indian escapes prison after 12 years to wreak vengeance on the real killers.
56.
Streets of Beverly Hills, The (1992)
A Los Angeles cop transfers to the Beverly Hills Police Department in order to get his son enrolled in a better school, but the policeman's tough-as-nails approach to law enforcement is completely foreign to the button-down style of the cops in Beverly Hills.
57.
Fuzz Brothers, The (1973) as Ben
The comical adventures of Luther Prince and Francis Buchanan, a Los Angeles police department detective team. In the pilot episode, Luther and Francis attempt to apprehend a master thief who plans a ten-million dollar jewel heist.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985) as Robert Mcnamara
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

59.
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999) as Frank Agostini
Miniseries that focuses on the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that leaves New York City in ruins. After the quake, former Fire Chief Thomas Ahearn, Mayor Bruce Lincoln and New York City managers try to put an emergency plan into action as they attempt to find their missing loved ones. The mayor'
60.
In A Child's Name (1991) as Peter Chappell
A miniseries based on the true story of a husband who brutally murdered his wife and the custody battle waged by her sister for the couple's infant son.
61.
Favorite Son (1988) as Dan Eastman
A three-part miniseries set in Washington, DC, about Senator Terry Fallon, a charismatic Vice Presidential hopeful and his ambitious press aide, who will stop at nothing to get to the White House. When Fallon is wounded by an assassin's bullet, he becomes an media hero overnight. A jaded FBI agent,
62.
North and South (1985) as Tillet Main
A twelve-hour miniseries, adapted from John Jakes' best-selling novel, that depicts the turbulent historical background of conflict between the North and the South during the years 1842 to 1861. Orry Main, a young southern West Point cadet, establishes a life-long friendship with a fellow cadet, nor
63.
Fatal Vision (1984) as Paul Strombaugh
The much-acclaimed dramatization of Joe McGinniss' best-seller about Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the former Green Beret captain accused, then cleared, in the brutal murders of his wife and daughters in February 1970, won Emmy Award nominations for the film itself as Outstanding Drama Special as well as f
64.
Flesh And Blood (1979) as Jack Fallon
Young street-tough-turned-boxer struggles to reach the top while finding his romance with an attractive TV reporter is complicated by an incestuous relationship with his mother. This was Berenger's first important television role and offered a surprising change of pace for Pleshette in her being cas

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