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Cast (feature film)

Entourage (2015)
Storyline is under wraps.
Gambler, The (2014)
Remake of the film about an English professor with a gambling problem.
Knife Fight (2013)
Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Annie Parker has a personal relationship with breast cancer. Her mother and her sister died of the disease and ultimately she is diagnosed with it too. Naturally affable with an offbeat sense of humor - even in the face of her own mortality, she struggles to hold her family and life together, as her
Man of Steel (2013)
Clark Kent/Kal-El is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone''s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question - Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha and Jonathan Kent, Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as "Superman," not only to shine as the world''s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a
Another Harvest Moon (2011)
Four elderly Americans cope with life in a nursing home. Frank, Ella, Alice and June gather each morning for a game of cards. They have become like family to one another, offering unyielding support, constant bickering and strong opinions about life, death and everything in between. One morning Fran
Infidel, The (2010)
A fairly devout Muslim man has his world turned upside down when his mother dies and he discovers his original birth certificate, which reveals not only was he adopted, but he was born a Jew. In the midst of an identity crisis, he turns to a Jewish cabdriver to teach him lessons in Jewishness.
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Based on a true story about a group of spirited women who joined forces and took a stand for what was right. Although far from the Swinging Sixties of Carnaby Street, life for the women of Dagenham, England is tinged with the sounds and sights of the optimistic era, heard on their radios and seen on
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
Poliwood (2009)
Taking place during the 2008 Democratic and Republican national conventions, documentary focuses on the role that celebrities play in disseminating various political messages.
Last Chance Harvey (2008)
New Yorker Harvey Shine is on the verge of losing his dead-end job as a jingle writer. Warned by his boss that he has just one more chance to deliver, Harvey goes to London for a weekend to attend his daughter's wedding but promises to be back on Monday morning to make an important meeting--or else.
Martian Child (2007)
David Gordon, a recently widowed science fiction writer, considers adopting Dennis, a young orphaned boy who claims to be from Mars. Ignoring some sage advice about the perils of parenthood from his sister Liz and the qualms of children's group home director Sophie, David decides he wants to be a fa
Civic Duty (2006)
Terry Allen appears to be a model American citizen. He dresses well, has a charming wife, and makes a decent living as an accountant. But after he loses his job and his mortgage application falls through, he quickly sinks into a media-fueled obsession with his country's war on terrorism. When a Mus
Ray (2004) as Jerry Wexler
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
People I Know (2003) as Elliot Sharansky
Caught up in the endless Manhattan nights, the man who's made it his business to know everything suddenly realizes he knows too much. Smart, resourceful and uncommonly devoted seasoned publicist Eli Wurman has smoothly managed the public lives of the rich, the famous and the incredibly powerful thro
I Am Sam (2001) as Turner
A mentally challenged man fights to maintain custody of his 7-year-old daughter.
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001) as Walter Greenbaum
Max Fairbanks is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey is a sophisticated procurer of other people''s possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. When Max catches Kevin during an attempted robbery at his beachside mansion, he steals Kevin''s lucky ring in retaliation, claiming it as his own. Because the ring is his girlfriend''s, Kevin is furious and vows to stop at nothing to get it back.
Whatever It Takes (2000) as Pe Teacher
High school senior Ryan Woodman and every other male student at Gilmore High has a massive crush on the most luscious knockout ever to walk its hallowed halls, Ashley Grant. The only problem? Ryan is persona non grata in the popular set and hardly worthy of Ashley's attention. Enter Chris, resident
Lucky Numbers (2000) as Jerry Green
Local television weatherman Russ Richards is on the verge of losing his shirt. What money he doesn''t squander on his own lavish lifestyle he loses in an unsuccessful snowmobile dealership he owns in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Desperate to avoid financial ruin, Russ schemes with Crystal Latroy, the station''s lotto ball girl, to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else starts to go wrong as the plan starts to unravel and turns downright ugly.
Gun Shy (2000) as Elliot
Charlie, a legendary undercover DEA agent, has suddenly lost his nerves of steel. Although he's been involved in more drug busts than he cares to remember, his instinct for danger, his cool composure and his iron guts--especially his guts--have finally failed him. The post traumatic stress of his la
Crazy in Alabama (1999) as Norman
It's the summer of 1965 and eccentric and glamorous Lucille is on her way to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of television stardom. With the head of her abusive husband stored safely in a tupperware container, she hits the road on a journey of self independence and becomes an unlikely catalyst for a
Forces of Nature (1999) as Joe
Ben has two days to get from New York to Savannah for his wedding to Bridget. How hard can that be in this age of planes, trains and automobiles? When his plane goes skidding into Flushing Bay, Ben saves the life of his seatmate, an eccentric young woman named Sarah. In return, she becomes his faithful traveling companion--whether he likes it or not--and it''s all downhill from there as the two head south. Panic doesn''t really set in until Ben realizes that he''s developing a definite attraction to the impetuous Sarah... and the feeling is decidedly mutual. It seems that man, machine and the forces of nature are conspiring to keep Ben from his vows, leaving him to wonder if this is some kind of cosmic test...and if it is, will he pass?
Deep Impact (1998) as Don Biederman
After it''s discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
Pentagon Wars, The (1998)
Satiric look at the Pentagon, tells the true story of wild government spending focusing on the Pentagon's use of $14 billion of American taxpayers' money to fund a new troop carrier that they knew would never work. Air Force Colonel James Burton attempts to expose the waste, and at the same time, th
Taking of Pelham One Two Three, The (1998) as Mr Green
A typical day for New York City subway riders turns into a nightmare, as four hijackers, led by Mr. Blue, carry out their plan to seize command of a subway train with eight hostages. A ransom of $8 million must be delivered in one hour or they will begin to shoot the hostages. Transit Authority Poli
Heaven (1998) as Stanner
Langley is a compulsive gambler and unsuccessful architect whose wife has just left him. He is redesigning his sleazy pal Stanner's strip club when he meets transsexual Heaven. Heaven is, by coincidence seeing the same therapist as Langley, this shrink being an unethical type who is also sleeping wi
Living out Loud (1998) as Philly
A film about New York state of mind which chronicles the life of Judith Nelson, a woman who has lived the life of a wealthy, Fifth Avenue doctor''s wife. But after her husband abandons her for a younger woman, Judith is left to reconcile the silence of her plush Co-op--a silence filled with memories and frustrations. When her isolation is interrupted by a chance, fleeting romantic encounter, Judith sees the world through new eyes. Refreshed with the possibilities of a new life, she befriends her building elevator operator, Pat--a familiar yet nameless face--and she discovers he, too, has a life filled with loss and dreams beyond this invisible daily job. Together, they confide in and console each other.
Loved (1997) as District Attorney Steve Waters
A district attorney falls in love with a star witness, a woman who was once involved in an abusive relationship with a defendant. He has driven three women to attempt suicide, and the last one has succeeded. Hedda, his first lover, had a promising swimming career destroyed by her desperate reaction
Santa Fe (1997) as Alex
After having suffered a terrible cult experience, a man returns to his Santa Fe hometown to reunite with his wife and daughter only to learn that they have become deeply involved in New Age philosophies. Weary of anything remotely cultish after his near-fatal experience, he still manages to fall in
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The (1997) as Eddie Carr
A few years back, venture capitalist John Hammond figured out how to recreate dinosaurs from DNA fragments encased in ember. He started a company called InGen, which placed the genetically engineered dinosaurs in a theme park on an island in Costa Rica. But the Jurassic Park systems broke down shortly before it could open, the dinosaurs got free and had to be destroyed, and the island was closed to the public. In the aftermath, everyone involved moved quickly to quash the story. InGen wanted to limit its liability. The Costa Rican government wanted to preserve its reputation as a tourist paradise. And the individual scientists who had been hired as consultants on the project were bound by the nondisclosure agreement to remain silent. But as Dr. Ian Malcolm is about to find out... something has survived.
Volcano (1997) as Haskins
Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as the entertainment capital of the world--a sun-kissed golden metropolis of glitz and glamour. To others it represents something very different. Millions more recognize The City of Angels as the unwilling epicenter of virtually every natural disaster--including earthquakes, firestorms and mudslides. Now the city which has become almost a byword for disaster is about to experience its most cataclysmic event ever, one that will ultimately test its ability to survive. A vent in the earth''s crust has unleashed an incredible force of nature. The literally earth-shattering product: an erupting Volcano... and ground zero is L.A.''s famed La Brea Tar Pits. An unprepared Los Angeles is facing its worst nightmare as an endless stream of fiery, deadly lava insidiously creeps across traffic-choked streets while wreaking havoc below ground in the labyrinth of man-made natural tunnels.
Touch (1997) as Jerry
Juvenal is an innocent young man who has the rare -- possibly miraculous -- ability to heal people with his hands. When his healing touch comes to public attention, he is sought out by an assortment of characters who stand to gain from his gift, including a zany religious zealot and an opportunistic
Michael (1996) as Italian Waiter
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Auditiion Record Producer
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
Trigger Effect, The (1996) as Gun Shop Clerk
Returning to their suburban home, Matt and Annie discover that their infant daughter has an ear infection. Matt calls the pediatrician who says he'll phone in a prescription, but during the night there is a power failure. With the phones dead, the pharmacist hasn't received the prescription and won'
Special Report: Journey to Mars (1996) as Eric Altman
Drama revolving around the first human attempt to land on Mars and the Global News Network's television coverage of the event. The mission is endangered by the Native Earth Alliance, a non-violent group set on ending interplanetary exploration.
City Hall (1996) as Larry Schwartz
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
Arrival, The (1996) as Calvin
The story of one man's quest to uncover a literally earth shattering conspiracy. Zane is an obsessive radio astronomer who in his search for extraterrestrial life spends his days and nights listening for a "shockwave," the signal that will prove once and for all that we are not alone. All night long
Rough Magic (1995)
The story of magician's assistant Myra Shumway who sets off on a series of bizarre, liberating adventures during the early 1950s. After her controlling fiance shoots and kills her mentor, Myra flees to the Mexican border concealing the roll of film on which she captured the murder. There she is caug
Tank Girl (1995) as Trooper In Trench
Set in the year 2033, when an ecological cataclysm has ravaged the land, leaving water the most rare and coveted resource. Out of this brutal landscape emerges Rebecca Buck, a warrior-chick with an attitude... and a tank. Sexy, smart and outspoken, with a completely irreverent sense of humor, Tank G
Se7en (1995)
A retiring police detective and his new partner investigate a serial killer whose crimes mirror the seven deadly sins.
Saved By the Bell -- Wedding in Las Vegas (1994) as Deputy Dano
A television movie based on the series "Saved By the Bell." Zack and Kelly, along with their friends, drive to Las Vegas to get married; but when Slater and Screech are mistakenly arrested, Zack has to use the wedding money for bail. The boys then desperately try to earn the money back without Kelly
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as Mailroom Screamer
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
Speed (1994) as Train Driver
Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will expl
Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994) as Movietone News Director
Pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart makes her 1937 fatal last flight.
Speechless (1994) as Sound Technician
The sparks fly when Kevin Vallick and Julia Mann meet over the last box of Nytol in an all-night convenience store. Both political speech writers, they are unaware that they share the same profession... and work for opposing candidates. When they discover the truth, their budding romance gives way t
Skinner (1993)
Stalking the backstreets and the rivers of the city where he preys, psychopath Dennis Skinner wields a sickening assortment of blades and cleavers for his grotesque mission of murder. Heidi vows to stop him before he strikes again as he stalks unsuspecting hookers and his landlady. She tracks the mu
My Life (1993) as Young Bill
Wanting his unborn child to know his father in some way, a dying man makes videotapes of his life.
Ghost in the Machine (1993) as Scanner Technician
An electrical storm causes a power surge in a hospital's MRI machine, killing the crash victim--a computer repairman cum serial killer--being scanned, but sending his soul into the city's electrical circuitry and computer systems. Thus liberated, he resumes stalking his next victims.
Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom, The (1993) as Life Photographer
Based on the story of Wanda Holloway of Channelview, Texas, who was found guilty of conspiring to kill the mother of her daughter's cheerleading rival. Examines the entire phenomenon of the case -- the eighth-grade tryouts, the alleged murder plot, the trial, the media madness, and the battle over m
The Bodyguard (1992) as Skip Thomas
A former Secret Service agent signs on as bodyguard to a temperamental pop star.
Till Death Us Do Part (1992) as Jack Wells
A television movie based on a book by Vincent Bugliosi and Ken Hurwitz. A district attorney seeks to convict a slick con man of murdering his girlfriend's husband and his own wife in order to collect on their life insurance policies.
Malcolm X (1992) as Jfk Reporter
Biographical drama on the life of the late Malcolm X, who was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
Public Eye, The (1992) as Photographer - Thompson Street
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
Hoffa (1992) as Government Attorney
Biographical drama on the late Teamsters Union leader, Jimmy Hoffa.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) as Gun Clerk
A cop teams up with his mother to catch the killer from a murder she witnessed.
Rapid Fire (1992) as Art Teacher
A martial arts expert and a beautiful cop face off against a Hong Kong crime syndicate and the Italian mob.
Young Guns II (1990) as Rat Bag
Sequel to "Young Guns" (USA/1988), reuniting some of the characters from the original one year later, when they are extradited to New Mexico to stand trial.
Trenchcoat in Paradise (1989) as Mole
A detective from New Jersey crosses a crime boss, travels to Hawaii, and ends up tackling the Islands' biggest case.
Medium Straight (1988) as Pat Harding
A petty hood goes on the lam after assuming he's murdered the son of a Mafia kingpin.

Cast (special)

Sports Illustrated's Night of Champions (2001) as Presenter
A tribute to a group of the sports world's top performers of 2001 and legendary figures from the past. The program reveals the 2001 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, and honors Sports Illustrated Women's Sportswoman of the Year, three-time NBA Most Valuable Player Earvin "Magic" Johnson and
Korman's Kalamity (1990) as Lester Middleton
A segment of the horror anthology series for HBO, "Tales From the Crypt." A cartoonist for "Tales from the Crypt" comics discovers his macabre illustrations come to life and commit deadly acts. A policewoman investigating the murders falls in love with the married artist, but their romance won't blo

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Cruel Doubt (1992)
A two-part miniseries based on Joe McGinniss's nonfiction book. A family is torn apart when a woman discovers that her husband's murderer is a member of her own family.

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