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Born: April 14, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: North Conway, New Hampshire, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Grey Lady (2014)
Southie (1998) as Director
A coming-of-age tale about a young man growing up in a dysfunctional family in the Irish-American enclave of South Boston. Danny leaves Boston, but is drawn back for the wedding of an old friend. He is pulled back into old enmities, and family problems. His sister is a party girl with a self-destruc

Cast (feature film)

March Sisters at Christmas, The (2012)
The story follows the sisters as they fight to save their family home, Orchard House, and search for love during Christmas time.
Trouble With The Truth, The (2012)
Musician Robert is a perpetual starving artist with low overhead and minimal commitments. When Robert's daughter announces that she's engaged, he advises her against it - his own marriage to Emily didn't last, and he doesn't understand why anyone would want to give up their independence. Yet when Ro
51 (2011)
After a group of reporters are allowed access to the secretive Area 51 base, one of the alien visitors decides this is the opportunity to help free himself and fellow captives.
Invisible Sign, An (2011)
Young Mona idolizes her father, a brilliant mathematician. When he suddenly demonstrates signs of mental illness, Mona begins to obsess about numbers, using them to interpret an unpredictable and threatening world. Now an adult, Mona's old superstitions and compulsive behaviors continue to flourish,
Insurgents, The (2007)
Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S.
Broken Sole, A (2007)
A shoemaker is frantic to close his shop early. A woman with a broken sole is desperate for him to keep the shop open. A pair of shoes on a shelf awaits the return of its owner. The day is September 11th, 2001.
Heartbreak Hospital (2002) as Milo Derringer
A delusional soap opera fan wrecks havoc when she confuses fantasy with reality and decides to pay her favorite characters a visit.
Catalina Trust (1999) as Offerman
A New Yorker learns the truth about his family when he inherits and then sells an Arizona inn run by generations of his ancestors.
Getting Personal (1999) as Chris'S Dad
A quirky romantic comedy set in the small Massachusetts seaside community of Scituate about a young man who is unable to commit to his girlfriend because of something that happened when he was in high school.
Silent Hearts (1999) as George Castellano
The death of her mother leaves a teenage girl floundering for a purpose in life. The rebellious teen is threatened with explusion from school unless she joins an experimental program in which she would counsel troubled children. Her involvement in the program helps her deal with her own dysfunctiona
Southie (1998) as Peter Binda
A coming-of-age tale about a young man growing up in a dysfunctional family in the Irish-American enclave of South Boston. Danny leaves Boston, but is drawn back for the wedding of an old friend. He is pulled back into old enmities, and family problems. His sister is a party girl with a self-destruc
Adventures of Sebastian Cole, The (1998) as Hartley
Growing up in upstate New York, seventeen-year-old Sebastian Cole wants something else. He wants to get out and find adventure, new experiences. Little does he know life has plenty in store for him... Sebastian's family is suddenly thrown into a fantastic tailspin when his stepfather Hank announces
Will of Their Own, A (1998) as Dr Jonathan Abbott
Miniseries examining the changing role of women in America as seen through the eyes of three generations of one family. In 1894, 19-year-old immigrant Annie Jermaine sails from Europe to become the housemaid for a wealthy American doctor. Later, Annie shatters social taboos when she marries the doct
Forgotten Sins (1996) as Matthew Bradshaw
Movie based on a "New Yorker" article and book about a 1988 case of alleged sexual abuse in Olympia, Washington. When two daughters recall horrible memories of rape and ritual abuse brought upon them by their well-respected father, a sociologist is called in to offer an evaluation.
Weekend in the Country, A (1996) as Michael
A romantic comedy set in a California wine country bed-and-breakfast run by a spacey New Age woman.
See Jane Run (1995) as Michael Ravenson
A woman suffering from amnesia finds herself in a frantic struggle to uncover the truth behind the supposedly accidental death of her daughter.
Backstreet Justice (1994) as Nick Donovan
A private investigator, hired to solve three local murders, uncovers a deadly conspiracy and police force corruption.
Conversations (1994) as Calvin
Story follows Cleo, a young, half black, half white unemployed actress on the day she discovers she is to be evicted from her apartment. The rest of the day is spent in conversation with her best friend, her long distance boyfriend, her landlord, agent, and her disapproving mother.
Justice in a Small Town (1994) as Tommy Marchant
A low-level civil servant in the Georgia Department of Labor uncovers a conspiracy of corruption and extortion by highly placed officials. Based on a true story and its Pulitzer-Prize-winning coverage in the "Georgia Gazette" by screenwriter Richard Rashke.
Ladykiller (1992) as Jack Packard
A female cop becomes sexually involved with a married man through a video dating service. As the affair becomes more serious, the cop discovers that her beau may be responsible for a string of murders.
Notorious (1992) as Devlin
A television movie remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1946 feature film. A notorious jetsetter, the daughter of a convicted Soviet spy, is recruited by the CIA to seduce her father's Russian friend. Complications arise when she falls in love with another CIA agent.
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992) as Hendrickson
Wayne Szalinski inadvertently zaps his two year old son with an enlarging contraption and the overgrown tot sets out on his own.
Freejack (1991) as Morgan
Set in 2009, people on the verge of death are taken to a place where their bodies are up for sale to the old and rich. People known as "Freejacks" are those who escape at the moment of their death, and are pursued by bounty-hunters.
Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989) as Roger Dollison
A police officer suspects his son is being sexually abused at pre-school. He begins an unofficial investigation to help provide the kind of definitive evidence that will stand up in court.
Magic Moments (1989) as Troy Gardner
A "Harlequin Romance Movie" presentation about a magician who tempts fate when he insists on performing a life-threatening illusion for his television producer. Romance develops as they collaborate professionally in the fast-paced world of television production.
Light Years (1988) as Voice Of Sylvain
In a distant future, the planet Gandahar has achieved perfect harmony with nature. However, when a mysterious force seems to be gaining power and control over the land, the queen sends her son Sylvain to investigate and ultimately stop an army of mechanical men who seem to be turning inhabitants in
Stealing Home (1988) as Sam Wyatt
An aging baseball player returns to his home town after the suicide of a childhood friend.
New Life, A (1988) as Doc
After 26 years of marriage, Steve and his wife Jackie decide to call it quits. The newly divorced workaholic finds himself thrust back into the dating scene but the bars and the singles scene is not what either of them expected.
Impossible Spy, The (1987) as Elie Cohen
A movie based on the true story of Israeli masterspy, Elie Cohen, who infiltrated the upper echelons of the Syrian business and political communitites and who, before his arrest and execution in 1965, relayed vital information to Israel that enabled it to win the 1967 Six Day War.
Unsettled Land (1987) as Marcus
A community of idealistic Jews leave Europe in 1919 to start a utopian society in Palestine, only to face fierce resistance from the Bedouins already living there.
Lune de Miel (1987) as Zack Freestamp
Coast to Coast (1986) as John Carloff
Case of Deadly Force, A (1986) as Michael O'Donnell
A television movie based on the true story of a lawyer's three-year legal investigation into the shooting death of a hospital worker by police officers. The drama explores the issue of when does a police force cross the boundary and violate an individual's civil rights.
Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil (1985) as Karl Hoffman
In this study of the fortunes of a working-class German family between 1931 and 1945, two brothers (John Shea and Bill Nighy) find themselves on opposite sides of the Third Reich. The secondary characters, curiously, were of more interest, especially David Warner in the role of Reinhard Heydrich, wh
Windy City (1984) as Danny Morgan
In Our Hands (1983) as Himself
A chronicle focusing in on the largest peace demonstration in the history of the world, which took place on June 12, 1982. One million people were in New York on what's been described as a magical day, speaking in one voice to "stop the nuclear arms race." There were forty-three volunteer camera te
Missing (1982) as Charles Horman
An American businessman gets a new perspective on his country when his son disappears during a military coup in Chile.
Hussy (1980) as Emory
Nativity, The (1978) as Joseph
This film offers a reverent retelling of the courtship of Mary and Joseph and the first Christmas. Filmed around Almeria, Spain.

Writer (feature film)

Grey Lady (2014)
Grey Lady (2014)
Southie (1998) as Screenwriter
A coming-of-age tale about a young man growing up in a dysfunctional family in the Irish-American enclave of South Boston. Danny leaves Boston, but is drawn back for the wedding of an old friend. He is pulled back into old enmities, and family problems. His sister is a party girl with a self-destruc

Cast (special)

Leslie's Folly (1994) as Daniel
A woman in the depths of a mid-life crisis must deal with an unplanned pregnancy.
As Ye Sow (1993)
A wealthy man hires a killer to get rid of his wife's alleged lover.
Lincoln (1992) as Voice Of John Barnes
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) as Hondo Bill
Three adaptations of short stories by famous authors are presented: "The Chaparral Prince" by O. Henry, "Antaeus" by Borden Deal, and "The Invisible Boy" by Ray Bradbury.
Rock Rainbow, The (1978) as Speed
The story of Jess, Lil, and Catherine, three young women struggling to make it as a rock and roll group. The pilot episode establishes their beginnings as they struggle up the rocky road to stardom.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Robert Ludlum's The Apocalypse Watch (1997) as Harry Latham/ Lessiter
Two-part miniseries based on the best-selling novel by Robert Ludlum. When an American Intelligence officer's brother is murdered, he assumes his identity in a quest to foil a neo-Nazi conspiracy and the establishment of a Fourth Reich.
Baby M (1988) as William Stern
A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.
Kennedy (1983) as Robert F Kennedy
A three-part miniseries based on the life of President John F. Kennedy.
Family Reunion (1981) as James Cookman
Bette Davis is a New England schoolteacher, put out to pasture after 50 years of dedicated service, who sets out to rediscover her family -- large enough to keep a soap opera going for years -- only to discover that the town that bears the family name and her home for her lifetime is threatened with extinction by certain members of the clan who are in cahoots with a land developer. Davis'' real-life grandson, J. Ashley Hyman, made his acting debut in this four-hour drama as the young neighbor boy she takes on her extended trip.
Last Convertible, The (1979) as Terry Garrigan
A star-laden adaptation by three writers and three directors of Anton Myrer's sprawling novel tracing the lives of five Harvard roommates of the class of '44 and follows them through the next thirty years. King, Boxleitner, Albert, Shea and Nouri are the five in this three-part six-hour miniseries,

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Small Sacrifices (1989) as Frank Joziak
A two-part miniseries based on Ann Rule's book, "Small Sacrifices." A mother is accused of shooting her three children in 1983 in a small town in Oregon as a "sacrifice" to her married lover. A determined district attorney uncovers the circumstances surrounding the crime.

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