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Also Known As: Died: August 27, 1984
Born: Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Munster's Revenge, The (1981) as Shorty
In the popular tradition of TV "reunion" movies, this film had the lovable Munster family again taking up residence at 1313 Mockingbird Lane fifteen years after their original show had been relegated to that big syndication series in the sky. Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo and Al Lewis reprising their
Raid On Entebbe (1977) as Goldbaum
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
High Anxiety (1977) as Customer
A man must come to terms with his own "high anxiety" in this loving parody of the films of Alfred Hitchcock.
World's Greatest Lover, The (1977) as Guard At Paramount Studios
Rudy Valentine is a baker in 1920s Milwaukee. After entering a Hollywood talent search for the new Rudolph Valentino, Rudy and his wife Annie go out to Hollywood where they hope he will get a screen test. But once there, Annie falls in love with the real Valentino. Jealous of the romantic star, Rudy
Rocky (1976) as Club fight announcer
A dimwitted boxer fights to prove he can go the distance against a glamorous champ.
Harrad Experiment, The (1973) as Jack
Harrad College was created as an experiment in pre-marital sex, which is overseen by Professor Philip Tenhausen and his wife Margaret. The school pairs male and female students for a month, who are then free to change partners once a month if they choose to do so. Shy Sheila is initially paired with a cocky boy named Stanley, and the outgoing and sexy Beth is matched up with an awkward boy named Harry. These seemingly unfortunate pairings create tension and jealousy among the students, whose reactions are discussed in group sessions led by the professor and his wife.
Evil Roy Slade (1972) as Randolph Sweet
A comedy Western involving a rotten outlaw whose villainy knows no bounds, a pretty but bubbleheaded schoolmarm who tries to reform him, and an egotistical singing marshal out to capture him. This feature-length film was the second pilot to an unrealized series called "Sheriff Who?" in which the bad
How to Frame a Figg (1971) as Bowling alley manager
A bungling bookkeeper's assistant in the Dalton city hall finds himself framed for embezzlment. A sweet young woman helps him clear his name.
Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (1971)
Pilot for a prospective new Ellery Queen series, marred by the miscasting of too-suave Lawford in the leading role. This film, taken from the 1949 mystery by Queen (pseudonym as well as principal character for Frederick Dannay and Manfred Lee), has the sleuth involved in a series of murders, with vi
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force (1965) as Motor Machinist Mate Harrison "Tinker" Bell
McHale's Navy (1964) as Motor Machinist Mate Harrison "Tinker" Bell
The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.

Producer (feature film)

The Love God? (1969) as Associate Producer
The editor of a nature journal becomes an unlikely sex object after a new publisher makes the magazine a girlie book.
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) as Associate Producer
Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends. When NASA decides to launch a lay person into space to prove the worthiness of a new automated spacecraft, Roy gets the chance to confront his fears.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Angel in My Pocket (1969) as Asst to the prod
A minister and his family fight for acceptance when he moves to a new church.
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) as Asst to the prod
A dentist cleans up the West with the help of a reformed lady bandit.
P. J. (1968) as Asst to the prod
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money.

Cast (special)

Big Eddie (1975) as Bang Bang; Eddie'S Confederate
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The story of "Big Eddie" Smith, a Runyonesque character from Broadway's glorious past who has renounced his past life as a gambler to run a mostly-legitimate rental outfit in Manhattan. In the pilot episode, Eddie calls on his old underworld connectio
Wives (1975) as Man
The story revolves around the daily routines and misadventures of five married women.
Bill Cosby Special, Or?, The (1971)
An hour of music and comedy sketches, featuring comedian Bill Cosby and friends.

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