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George C Scott

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Also Known As: Died: September 22, 1999
Born: October 18, 1927 Cause of Death: ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
Birth Place: Wise, Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Savage Is Loose, The (1974) as Director
In the late 1800s, John, his wife Maidi, and their little boy David are shipwrecked. Washing up on a remote island, the family resign themselves to the probability that they might never be rescued. So John teaches David how to survive in the wild, and tells him that the strong always prevail over the weak. When David grows up, he uses his father''s philosophy against him, deciding that since he is now the stronger man, he should be the ruler of the island...and the only woman should be his.
Rage (1972) as Director
When government chemical tests kill his son, a rancher vows revenge.

Cast (feature film)

Inherit the Wind (1999) as Matthew Harrison Brady
Television movie based on the 1925 Scopes "monkey trial." Schoolmaster Bertram Cates is put on trial for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to students in rural Tennessee. Prosecuting Cates is three-time presidential nominee, self-appointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Harri
Rocky Marciano (1999) as Pierino
Story of famed heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, who won his first title in 1952 at the age of 29 and retired undefeated four years later. Chronicles Marciano's life as he struggled through poverty and corrupt managers as a determined underdog who rises to fame with pure strength and deter
Gloria (1999) as Ruby
A former gun-moll becomes the reluctant guardian of a young boy who has become the target of a mob hit after witnessing the murder of his parents. Gloria has just been released from a prison term served to protect her ex-lover, but when she returns to New York she discovers that boyfriend Kevin does
12 Angry Men (1997) as Juror No 3
Remake of 1957 theatrical film of same name directed by Sidney Lumet. In a Queens County, New York, courtroom, an inner-city youth stands accused of murdering his father. Juror No. 8 fights for the accused's innocence against eleven fellow jurors who are ready to vote "guilty" for what seems to be a
Country Justice (1997) as Clayton Harris
A coal miner risks imprisonment and his life when he fights to retain custody of his sickly infant great grandson. Story inspired by actual events.
Titanic (1996)
Tyson (1995) as Cus D'Amato
Dramatization of the life of heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, from his troubled youth, his discovery by celebrated trainer Cus D'Amato, his quick rise as a star of the boxing world, the marriage to Robin Givens, and his fall from the sporting world's pinnicle after his trial, felony convictio
Angus (1995) as Ivan
Angus is highly intelligent, good natured and steady on the football field. Faced with peer pressure and growing pains, he deals with his problems through lively humor and a boisterous attitude. Accompanied by his amusing and geeky best friend Troy, Angus spends most of his time living in the shadow of golden boy Rick Sanford, and admiring his secret love, cheerleader Melissa Lefevre. Anchored by an eccentric family, including his mother and grandfather, Angus must find himself in a riotous search for his true high school identity.
In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice (1994) as Judge Walker
Television movie based on the CBS dramatic series of the same name. A serial killer is on the loose in Sparta, Georgia, and Gillespie and Forbes must track him down while easing the pain of the young victims' families.
Malice (1993) as Dr Kessler
In a small New England college town, a surgeon, a college dean and his wife become inextricably drawn together into a web of intrigue.
Curacao (1993) as Cornelius Wettering
Two men--a Dutch-Australian tavern keeper and a U.S. consulate security officer--with mysterious and dangerous pasts uncover deception, fraud and murder on the Caribbean island of Curacao.
Finding the Way Home (1991) as Max Mittelmann
The midlife crisis of a small-town businessman and amnesia victim is resolved when he finds new direction and purpose in the midst of a Latino migrant farm community.
Rescuers Down Under, The (1990) as Voice Of Mcleash
This sequel to "The Rescuers" (USA/1977) follows the further adventures of the mice Bernard and Bianca in Australia as they help an Aboriginal boy escape from poachers.
Descending Angel (1990) as Florian Stroia
A woman is caught between her father, a charismatic and powerful man whose mysterious past may include Nazi ties, and her fiancee, who risks everything to find the truth.
Exorcist III, The (1989) as Lieutenant William Kinderman
A detective investigates a series of brutal ritualistic murders.
Ryan White Story, The (1989) as Charles Vaughn Sr
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.
Pals (1987) as Jack Stobbs
Jack Stobbs and Art Riddle, two World War II comrades, are neighbors at the Shady Knoll Trailer Park. They accidently discover a suitcase filled with more than three million dollars in cash. Stobbs rationalizes that they should keep it, so they take off with the cash, and Jack's eccentric mother, Fe
Last Days of Patton, The (1986) as General George S Patton Jr
A television movie continuing the story of General George S. Patton Jr. detailed in the 1970 feature film, "Patton." The film chronicles the controversial last days, both public and private, of the American general.
Murders in the Rue Morgue, The (1986) as Auguste Dupin
A movie based on Poe's classic mystery about a retired police inspector who unofficially investigates and solves a grisly double murder in Paris.
Choices (1986) as Evan Granger
A family and marriage are torn apart at the seams when a man who believes that abortion is wrong is faced with the unwanted pregnancies of his beautiful second wife and his unmarried teenage daughter.
Christmas Carol, A (1984) as Ebenezer Scrooge
In this lavishly acclaimed, and equally lavish production of the Dickens classic that has been placed on a mantle beside the great film versions of the perennial story, George C. Scott's interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge, mined for its riches and winning the actor an Emmy nomination, gives the char
Firestarter (1984) as John Rainbird
A child has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance.
China Rose (1983) as Burton Allen
George C. Scott is an American businessman who teams up with Ali MacGraw, a Chinese-speaking guide, to locate his son, Michael Biehn, a political radical who went to China and disappeared during the Cultural Revolution in 1967, and in their search get involved in the Hong Kong drug trade.
Beastmaster, The (1982) as Fun Priest
Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.
Oliver Twist (1982) as Fagin
The Dickens classic is accorded a new recounting with George C. Scott's off-beat, fatherly approach to Fagin giving a distinct dimension to the time-honored tale. British newcomer, 10-year-old Richard Charles, who had been on the London stage, made his TV acting debut in the title role. James Goldma
Taps (1981) as General Harlan Bache
The young cadets at a military academy stage an uprising and seige control of the campus, when they find out their treasured school is to be closed down and sold off to developers.
The Formula (1980) as Lieutenuant Barney Caine
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
Hardcore (1979) as Jake Van Dorn
When the wealthy and conservative Jake Van Dorn learns that his daughter is appearing in pornographic films, he desperately tries to locate her and bring her home. Van Dorn begins talking to pimps, prostitutes and other members of a world he has never known to find his daughter, and eventually poses as an X-rated film producer hoping that she will show up for an job interview.
Changeling, The (1979) as John Russell
A recently widowed composer moves into an old mansion haunted by the ghost of a child who died there 70 years ago.
Crossed Swords (1978) as Ruffler
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
Movie Movie (1978) as Gloves Malloy ("Dynamite Hands"); Spats Baxter ("Baxter'S Beauties Of 1933")
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
Islands In The Stream (1977) as Thomas Hudson
A father is reunited with his sons.
Beauty and the Beast (1976) as The Beast
A striking adaptation of the children's classic about the beautiful maiden who agrees to marry a beast and live in his magical castle in order to save her father's life. George C. Scott, who played the role in a boar's head mask, received an Emmy Award nomination as Best Actor, and nominations also
The Hindenburg (1975) as Colonel Ritter
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
Fear on Trial (1975) as Louis Nizer
This Emmy-nominated film follows the troubles stalking John Henry Faulk, a folksy, homespun radio-television personality of the early 1950s whose broadcasting career was abruptly cut off during the blacklisting of the era. Retaining attorney Louis Nizer, he went to court and successfully sued for li
Savage Is Loose, The (1974) as John
In the late 1800s, John, his wife Maidi, and their little boy David are shipwrecked. Washing up on a remote island, the family resign themselves to the probability that they might never be rescued. So John teaches David how to survive in the wild, and tells him that the strong always prevail over the weak. When David grows up, he uses his father''s philosophy against him, deciding that since he is now the stronger man, he should be the ruler of the island...and the only woman should be his.
Bank Shot (1974) as Ballantine
Crooks hatch an original plot to rob a bank temporarily housed in a mobile home.
The Day of the Dolphin (1973) as Dr Jake Terrell
After teaching dolphins to speak, a scientist tries to keep them from being used in an assassination plot.
Oklahoma Crude (1973) as Mase
With the help of a hired hand, a woman fights off a conglomerate out to steal her oil well.
The New Centurions (1972) as [Andy] Kilvinski
Rookie Los Angeles policeman Roy is being taught the ropes by Kilvinsky, an old pro who is about to retire and wants to train Roy to take over for him when he leaves the force. But Roy is not at his best due to his recent divorce, so takes extra work on Kilvinsky''s part.
Rage (1972) as Dan Logan
When government chemical tests kill his son, a rancher vows revenge.
They Might Be Giants (1971) as Justin [Playfair, also known as Sherlock Holmes]
They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes (George C. Scott) is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson (Joanne Woodward) is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the point. Dr. Watson follows Holmes across Manhattan and is, against her better judgement, drawn into the master detective's world of intrigue and danger. This is a sweet, goofy and fairly romantic film that asks the questions "Who's reality is right...and does it really matter?"
The Hospital (1971) as Dr. [Herbert] Bock
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
The Last Run (1971) as Harry Garmes
An aging gangster insists on pulling one more job for the mob.
Jane Eyre (1971) as Edward Rochester
A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte''s classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams'' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.
Patton (1970) as Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.
The legendary general's rebellious behavior almost costs him his command during World War II.
This Savage Land (1969) as Jud Barker
Petulia (1968) as Archie Bollen
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
The Flim-Flam Man (1967) as Mordecai Jones
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
Not With My Wife, You Don't! (1966) as "Tank" Martin
Two fliers during the Korean War compete for a beautiful Italian nurse.
The Bible...In the Beginning (1966) as Abraham
John Huston narrates this dramatization of the Book of Genesis.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965) as Paolo Maltese
A classic car changes the lives of three sets of owners.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) as Gen. "Buck" Turgidson
A mad United States General orders an air strike against Russia.
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963) as Anthony Gethryn
An Army officer races to save a group of former POWs from a murderous master of disguise.
The Hustler (1961) as Bert Gordon
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
The Hanging Tree (1959) as George Grubb
A doctor saves a man from hanging then tries to run his life.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Claude Dancer
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.

Producer (feature film)

Savage Is Loose, The (1974) as Producer
In the late 1800s, John, his wife Maidi, and their little boy David are shipwrecked. Washing up on a remote island, the family resign themselves to the probability that they might never be rescued. So John teaches David how to survive in the wild, and tells him that the strong always prevail over the weak. When David grows up, he uses his father''s philosophy against him, deciding that since he is now the stronger man, he should be the ruler of the island...and the only woman should be his.

Cast (special)

Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Gary Cooper.
Searchers, The (1997) as Narration
Special centers around stories of people who are searching for the unusual. Profiled in the special are thrill-seekers, treasure hunters and cave divers searching for killer tornadoes, Nazi treasures, the secrets of what may be the world's largest underwater cave and an architectural student who cli
Life and Times of Gary Cooper, The (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary biography of actor Gary Cooper.
James Earl Jones (1995) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor James Earl Jones.
All-Star Salute to Our Troops, The (1991)
A variety special honoring U.S. troops returning from the Persian Gulf.
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990) as Voice Of Smoke
An animated special that carries a strong anti-drug message aimed at young children in the 5-to-11 age group. The commercial-free program features familiar animated characters as well as three newly created characters. Will be simulcast by three U.S. networks, two Canadian networks and hundreds of i
20th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1988)
Broadcast of the 20th annual event honoring the contribution of blacks in the entertainment industry. Also included are comedy sketches, musical performances, and the presentation of the Entertainer of the Year award to Lionel Richie.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1987)
A two-hour special featuring the fourth annual awards show honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The inductees for 1987's tribute are Johnny Carson, Bob Hope, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Leonard Goldenson, Jim Henson, Eric Sevareid and Ernie Kovacs. The prog
Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt, The (1986) as Narration
A dramatic documentary on the life and times of the great national leader and crusader, and a panoramic view of America's emergence into the twentieth century as a world power. The twenty-sixth President of the United States is depicted as Rough Rider, author, statesman, conservationist, father, and
Bob Hope Special: Happy Birthday, Bob! (1983) as Guest
An eightieth birthday celebration for Bob Hope.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party at West Point (1981)
A 78th birthday celebration for Bob Hope at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
First 50 Years, The (1976)
The National Broadcasting Company's celebration of the fifty-year golden anniversary of its founding.
Power and the Presidency (1974) as Narration
An historical dramatization that incorporates the use of actors, animation, and dance to illustrate the ever-growing power of the presidency as exemplified by six holders of the office -- George Washington, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary, A (1972)
The program recalls outstanding moments from twenty-five years of television broadcasting with clips from some 400 shows.
Super Comedy Bowl 2 (1972)
A comedy special poking fun at the Super Bowl, its players, and its fans.
Trouble With People, The (1972) as Driver (Story 2)
The overall title for five short sketches by Neil Simon. 1: "The Greasy Diner." The story of a couple who enter a diner, take one look around, then wish they had never entered. 2: "The Man Who Got a Ticket." The story of a driver who is issued 369 summonses by a confused computer. 3: "The Night Visi
Price, The (1971) as Victor
The story, set in a condemned Manhattan brownstone, is a graphic portrait of bitter memories as seen through the eyes of two brothers who gather after sixteen years of separation to sell off the family heirlooms.
Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall (1969) as Max/Rome
When Max Maxwell, a writer with a sinking reputation publishes a dirty book under the pen name N.Y. Rome, he finds immediate success and a problem -- schizophrenia. The story relates Max's attempt to cope with his alter ego, Rome, when he suddenly appears and becomes visible only to Max.
Power and the Glory, The (1961) as Police Lieutenant
The story of a dissolute, alcoholic priest caught up in the 1930 Mexican Revolution against the Catholic church who is pursued by a Communist police lieutenant determined to kill him.
Picture of Dorian Gray, The (1961) as Lord Henry Wotton
The story of a remarkably handsome young man who wishes, upon seeing his finished portrait, that he might always look so young and handsome. From then on, he stops aging, but his portrait shows him withering away and growing uglier as the years go by, reflecting the debauched and wicked life he has
Burning Court, The (1960) as Gordon Cross
The story of a man who discovers that his wife is the reincarnation of a seventeenth-century witch.
Winterset (1959) as Trock
The story of a man and his attempts to clear the name of his father, who was executed for a murder he did not commit.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Titanic: The Survivors Story (1996) as Captain Edward J Smith
Miniseries relating the fictional stories of some real-life passengers on the Titanic, which sank in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912. Among the stories are those of a rich American woman and the man she loves, who had secretly booked passage to join her on the Titanic's maiden voyage; a gossipy
Whipping Boy, The (1994) as Blind George

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985) as Benito Mussolini
George C. Scott's portrait of Benito Mussolini, like Bob Hoskins' before him in the "other" Mussolini movie that premiered more than two months earlier, painted Il Duce only superficially, dealing primarily with his personal life and leaving much of 20th century Italian history in the shadows and Wo

Cast (short)

Portrait of an Actor (1971)
This promotional short film for "The Last Run" (1971) offers a look at the life of actor George C. Scott.
The Car That Became a Star (1964)
This short documentary follows the story of the antique Rolls that appeared in the title role of MGM''''s "The Yellow Rolls Royce" (1964).

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