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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Same Time, Next Year (1978) as 2nd Waiter
Although married to others, a man and a woman embark on an annual affair.
2.
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Host
3.
The Blue Angel (1959) as Customer
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
4.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Tailor
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
5.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
6.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Reporter
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
7.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Maitre d'
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
8.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956) as Waiter
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
9.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as Barber
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
10.
Back from Eternity (1956) as Dealer
When an airliner crashes in the jungle, the repaired plane can only hold five of the survivors.
11.
To Catch a Thief (1955) as Frenchman
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
12.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
13.
Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as
Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial friendship: Jerry gets the benefit of the doubt, Ed gets information that brings him rapid promotion. As years and jail terms go by, Ed's friendship with this likable rogue becomes strained, as hope for his reform dwindles. Can Jerry redeem himself in the end?
14.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955) as Barber
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.
15.
Playgirl (1954) as
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
16.
Living It Up (1954) as Assistant tailor
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he's dying into a national hero.
17.
City of Bad Men (1953) as
18.
Blue Canadian Rockies (1952) as Dude guest
Montana ranch owner Cyrus Bigbee (Don Beddoe) sents his foreman, Gene Autry (Gene Autry), and Rawhide Buttram (Pat Buttram) to his Canadian timber land to stop the marriage of his daughter Sandy (Gail Davis) to Todd Markey (Ross Ford), whom he dislikes. Sandy wants to turn the property into a dude ranch, with Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) and the Cass County Boys (Fred S. Martin, Jerry Scoggins and Bert Dodson) among the entertainers, and runs up against local timbermen who want it for cutting timber. When a Mountie is murdered, with suspicion pointing to Todd, Gene finds the real culprit and brings peace to the area.
19.
Scaramouche (1952) as Barber
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
20.
Sound Off (1952) as Barber
A brash nightclub entertainer has to straighten out when he's drafted and falls for a beautiful WAC.
21.
Talk About a Stranger (1952) as Barber
Small-town gossips rage over the arrival of a mysterious stranger.
22.
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
23.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Usher
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he's adopted.
24.
Sirocco (1951) as
A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
25.
The Law and the Lady (1951) as Patron
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
26.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Waiter captain
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
27.
The Brave Bulls (1951) as
28.
The Big Hangover (1950) as Waiter
A lawyer's path to the top is blocked by his allergy to alcohol.
29.
Emergency Wedding (1950) as Headwaiter
30.
Shadow on the Wall (1950) as Hairdresser
A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder.
31.
In a Lonely Place (1950) as Bartender
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
32.
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
33.
Blondie Hits the Jackpot (1949) as Waiter
34.
The Reckless Moment (1949) as
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
35.
The Big Sombrero (1949) as Border official
Gene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America than taking care of her Mexican holdings. Gene, discovering Garland's plan to run all the Mexican rancheros off the ranch, turns against his boss and shortly finds himself in the middle of cattle stampedes and an avalanche started by Garland's men.
36.
Amazon Quest (1949) as Ringleader
37.
The Sun Comes Up (1949) as Musician
Lassie helps an embittered woman find happiness with an orphaned boy.
38.
Johnny Allegro (1949) as Waiter
A reformed hoodlum gets mixed up with counterfeiters and a deadly manhunt.
39.
Slightly French (1949) as
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
40.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Waiter
41.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Barber
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
42.
Mexican Hayride (1948) as Headwaiter
43.
On an Island with You (1948) as Barber
A movie star falls for a handsome naval officer during location shooting in Hawaii.
44.
The Arkansas Swing (1948) as Pari mutuel clerk
45.
The Loves of Carmen (1948) as
A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man.
46.
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948) as Headwaiter
47.
It Had to Be You (1947) as Prizefight fan
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
48.
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Headwaiter in Bohemia
49.
Blondie's Anniversary (1947) as
When Blondie mistakes a gold watch Dagwood carries home as her anniversary gift, it leads Dagwood into trouble with his boss, a loan shark, and crooked building contractors.
50.
The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947) as Headwaiter
A croupier is murdered in a Mexico City gambling casino and the Lone Wolf is suspected. Sharon Montgomery, wife of diamond merchant Charles Montgomery, becomes involved in a jewel heist, in which again the Lone Wolf is a suspect.
51.
Rose of Santa Rosa (1947) as Chauffeur
Angry because his father, Don Manuel Ortega (Fortunio Bonanova), had arranged a marriage with a girl he has never met, Dolores de Garfias (Patricia Barry as Patricia White), Ramon Ortega (Eduardo Noreiga), despite the threat of being disinherited, becomes an entertainer at a local night club. His father uses his influence and has the club closed. Ramon goes to Santa Rosa and helps a beautiful senorita, Rose, open her new night club, and falls in love with her. When his father arrives, Ramon learns that "his" Rose is the Dolores his father wanted him to marry in the first place.
52.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Hector Rose
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress' estate.
53.
Gilda (1946) as
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
54.
The Razor's Edge (1946) as
A young man's quest for spiritual peace threatens his position in society.
55.
Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946) as Henry's barber
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
56.
Lady Luck (1946) as Barber
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
57.
Ten Cents a Dance (1945) as Mack
58.
Hit the Hay (1945) as Makeup man
59.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Spanish guard
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
60.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Lackey
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
61.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Attendant
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
62.
The Stork Club (1945) as Rocco, Stork Club waiter
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire's life.
63.
Over 21 (1945) as Barber
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
64.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Henchman
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
65.
I Love a Mystery (1945) as Reynolds
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
66.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Sam
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
67.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Musician at ball
A lady's maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
68.
Murder in Times Square (1943) as
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.

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