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Born: August 3, 1940 Cause of Death:
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Director (feature film)

1.
Cadence (1990) as Director
An introverted soldier gets drunk and goes AWOL upon the death of his father, which lands him in a military stockade.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Rules Don't Apply, The (2015)
Howard Hughes has an affair with a young woman in the later years of his life.
3.
Boxcar Children, The (2014)
Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny are four orphaned brothers and sisters who mysteriously appear in a small town on a warm summer night. No one knows who these young wanderers are or where they have come from. Frightened to live with a grandfather they have never met, the children make a home for them
4.
Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey (2014)
Since 1954, Hal Holbrook has performed his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for millions of people around the world. Here, we observe as Holbrook transforms into Twain, and examine his talent as an actor as well as his shortcomings as a man.
5.
Trash (2014)
Three boys living in the Third World make a living picking through mounds of trash. One day they discover a leather bag, whose contents plunge them into a terrifying adventure, pitting their wits against corruption and authority to put right a terrible wrong.
6.
Autopsy of Jane Doe, The (2014)
When father and son coroners investigate the death of beautiful "Jane Doe" they find increasingly bizarre clues.
7.
33, The (2014)
Recounting the true life story the collapse of the Chilean mine and the rescue of the 33 miners who were trapped underground for 69 days.
8.
Amazing Spider-Man 2, The (2014)
Peter Parker uncovers clues about his past when a new villain, Electro, emerges, and an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns.
9.
Undiscovered Gyrl (2013)
A teen decides to defer college for a year in order to find herself and chronicles her adventures in a blog, but her life spirals out of control when pieces of the past begin to emerge.
10.
Wrinkles (2012)
Two senior citizens at a nursing home develop a friendship.
11.
Death By China (2012)
This film examines America's destructive economic trade relationship with China which has caused the U.S. to lose millions of jobs and go into debt to the totalitarian nation.
12.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
A man searches for a meaningful connection as the world comes to an end.
13.
Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)
Teenage outcast Peter Parker finds a mysterious briefcase that leads him on a quest to understand his parents' disappearance and shapes his destiny to become a hero.
14.
Way, The (2011)
After his son is killed in a storm while making a Christian pilgrimage in Spain, an American doctor named Tom goes to claim his son's body. As a tribute, Tom walks the same trail and gains a deeper understanding of his son and of life.
15.
Kid: Chamaco, The (2010)
A young boxer aspires to be an Olympic contender.
16.
They Killed Sister Dorothy (2009)
On February 12th, 2005, a 73 year-old Catholic nun from Ohio, was shot six times at point blank range and left to die on a muddy Amazon road. Her murder leads to lots of questions: Who was this woman, and why was she killed? What will become of her murderers, and who else was involved? What are the
17.
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth--then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues a mysterious agenda that threatens the stability of
18.
Love Happens (2009)
When a self-help author arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets the one person who might finally be able to help him help himself. Dr. Burke Ryan is on the precipice of a major multimedia deal, but the therapist who asks his patients to openly confront their pain is sec
19.
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
20.
End of Poverty?, The (2008)
Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, the problem persists because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries taking advantage of poor, dev
21.
Confessions of an Innocent Man (2007)
Late in 2000, Canadian expatriate Bill Sampson, who was working in Saudi Arabia as an engineer, was taken into custody, beaten, imprisoned and tortured for reasons unknown to him. Charged with terrorism, Sampson spent 31 months in solitary confinement and was sentenced to death by beheading. Althoug
22.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.
23.
Bordertown (2007)
Lauren Fredricks is an ambitious newspaper reporter, who has been sent to Juarez by her editor to investigate what has happened to these hundreds of women and how the local police and authorities have been covering up the brutal rapes and murders. Lauren looks up her former colleague (and lover) Alf
24.
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)
The year is 1990. California is in a pollution crisis. Smog threatens public health. Desperate for a solution, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) targets the source of its problem: auto exhaust. Inspired by a recent announcement from General Motors about an electric vehicle prototype, the Zer
25.
Departed, The (2006)
In South Boston the state police force is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate that is run by gangland chief Costello. While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy--and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
26.
Bobby (2006)
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
27.
Tell Them Who You Are (2004) as Himself
As a director of photography, Haskell Wexler has a reputation for brilliance. He has worked with the world's most accomplished directors including Elia Kazan, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. He has won two Academy Awards in a career that includes numer
28.
Commission, The (2003) as Us Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach
Drama based on the recently declassified transcripts and documents of The Warren Commission, who was charged with the task of ascertaining the facts regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
29.
Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2003) as Narrator
Filmed during nine journeys through Tibet, India and Nepal, a documentary which provides an overview of Tibet's recent past, as chronicled through personal stories, interviews and a collection of undercover and archival images.
30.
Hidden in Plain Sight (2003) as Narrator
A documentary that looks at the nature of U.S. policy in Latin America through the prism of the School of the Americas (renamed, in January of 2001, the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), the controversial military school that trains Latin American soldiers in the USA.
31.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Roger Strong
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
32.
Stockpile (2001) as Narrator
An in-depth examination of the proliferation of nuclear weapons during the Cold War and its legacy- an enormous arms stockpile in both the US and Russia. Through interviews with nuclear scientists from New Mexico's Los Alamos lab and Russia's Arzamas-16 facility, along with historical footage, the f
33.
O (2001) as Coach Duke Goulding
Modern day rendition of 'Othello.'
35.
Mexico (2000) as Narrator (English Version)
An overview of Mexico's history, art, landscape and culture, with a look at Mexico City's Independence Day celebrations.
36.
No Code of Conduct (2000) as Bill Peterson
Two undercover cops trying to crack a Phoenix drug ring must also battle smugglers and crooked officials.
37.
Lost & Found (1999) as Millstone
Dylan Ramsey, a chicken-chested geek who is part owner of an L.A. eatery, has devised a master plan to win the heart of his beautiful next-door neighbor and dream girl, Lila. His act involves the kidnapping of her beloved dog so that he may emerge as her hero when he is the one that finally finds it. However, what he doesn't count on is the pandemonium that the dog creates while hidden in his apartment -- particularly when the dog ingests a diamond anniversary ring that Dylan's best friend and business partner has bought to surprise his wife.
38.
Timeshifters, The (1999) as Grifasi
While investigating a string of disasters, a reporter discovers that a syndicate is creating disasters for profit. With the syndicate's agents closing in, he races through the streets of New York trying to avert the next great catastrophe.
39.
Forget Me Never (1999) as Jack Mcgowin
Drama about the struggle of a woman in her 40s battling Alzheimer's disease. Diane McGowan, a legal secretary with a lawyer's knowledge of the law, has a full life with her job, her grown children and her husband Jack. When she begins to forget vital information and finds that she is losing hours of
40.
Shadrach (1998) as Narrator
In Virginia during the Depression, a 99-year-old former slave visits the plantation where he once lived. There he meets the descendents of his former owner, who are by now next to penniless. When he informs them that he is about to die and would like to be buried on their land, they have to make d
41.
Babylon 5: River of Souls (1998) as The Soul Hunter
Television movie based on the series "Babylon 5." After a brief absence from Babylon 5, Michael Grimaldi returns to the station as a harbinger of doom. An archeologist in his employ has stolen an ancient relic he believes to be the key to eternal life from the Soul Hunters, immortal creatures who ca
42.
Letter from Death Row, A (1998)
An innocent man on death row fascinates a screenwriter with his letters.
43.
Ninth Street (1998) as Father Frank
In the 1940s, Junction City, MO was thriving, with a black culture that performers like Billie Holliday and Dizzie Gillespie came to be part of. But by the late 1960s, it is run down, with poverty, homelssness and crime endemic. Charactes such as winos Bebo and Huddie bemoan these changes, while pro
44.
Stranger in the Kingdom, A (1998) as Sigourd Moulton
In the early Fifties, a black minister arrives in Vermont to become pastor in a small town. When a lone drifter is found murdered in the town's environs, the minister is charged with the crime. A young white lawyer, the town's local hero, steps in to defend him and thereby risks his reputation.
45.
Monument Ave. (1998) as Hanlon
Bobby O'Grady, a quick-tempered Irish-American car thief is caught between the tough streets of Boston and his loyalty to his cousin, a new arrival from Ireland, when a drug kingpin challenges Bobby to a test of wills.
46.
Gunfighter (1998) as The Stranger
The vengeful tale of a classic western hero.
47.
Spawn (1997) as Jason Wynn
Five years after he was murdered by his own colleagues in a covert government operation, Al Simmons makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected so that he may see his wife Wanda once more. In return for the favor, the devil requires, in typically Faustian fashion, that Simmons lead Hell's Army for the destruction of humankind. Blessed in life with extraordinary killing skills, Simmons is even more deadly with the backing of his new master and the changling powers he has at his disposal. As he begins to discover and exercise his new strengths, he encounters two figures who direct him to use his powers in order to serve two different agendas. Cogliostro encourages Spawn to fight the devil and become a new champion for humankind, while Clown goads Spawn into continuing to serve his new master and lead the Armageddon.
48.
Truth Or Consequences, N.m. (1997) as Sir
Ray and Addy are two working class lovers who dream of a better life together after he is released from prison. When Raymond is released, he turns to drug dealer Eddie Grillo who promised him a job in return for doing time for him. Ray is disgruntled by his poor wages and his lack of a future. Despe
49.
Hostile Waters (1997) as Aurora Skipper
Thriller based on the previously untold true story of how a near-nuclear catastrophe was averted in the wake of a collision between American and Soviet nuclear submarines off the coast of the United States on October 3, 1986.
50.
War At Home, The (1996) as Bob Collier
In every city, on every block, in each house, a war is raging... For returning Vietnam veteran Jeremy Collier, Thanksgiving, 1972 is the most difficult of times. He's been back in his Texas hometown for a full year, but can't seem to forget what happened to him in the war. Worse yet, his family does
51.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996) as Peter Maurin
The story of Dorothy Day, a remarkable woman who became one of the most influential human rights activists of the 20th century. Day defied social and political conventions in her quest for self-fulfillment in New York's bohemian Greenwich Village during the explosive era of the 1920s and '30s. She engaged in unconventional love affairs, boisterous barroom debates with such friends as Eugene O'Neill and Floyd Dell, and led radical demonstrations against social injustice. Surrounded by affluence, she chose to live in poverty among the poor of the Lower East Side. Deeply moved by the destitution and injustices around her, she underwent a powerful change and became a voice for the voiceless, a soldier for justice and a champion of non-violence.
52.
Project: ALF (1996) as Colonel Milfoil
The last time television audiences saw ALF, he had been spirited away by a mysterious arm of the U.S. government. He's been held captive at a remote military base, where he's driving everybody crazy with his smart remarks and outrageous demands. Now someone wants ALF eliminated and two sympathetic s
53.
Dillinger and Capone (1995) as Dillinger
Capone, discovering that Dillinger is not dead, forcibly recruits him to help rob a vault in a hotel containing millions of dollars.
54.
Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (1995)
Three boys hold the country hostage when they find a nuclear device left behind by a gang of terrorists.
55.
One Hundred and One Nights (1995) as Furtive And Friendly Appearance
A tribute to the movies as both collective memory and living art form as told through the reminiscences of a 100-year-old wheel-chair bound gentleman named Simon. Cinema. He lives in a splendid chateau whose every inch overflows with cinemabilia. Monsieur Cinema hires a young attractive film student
56.
Dead Presidents (1995) as (Uncredited) Judge
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher's shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
57.
Born Wild (1995) as Dan Walker
A young fledgling documentary filmmaker, Christine Shaye, on her first important assignment, to capture on film the lyrical and awesome beauty of Africa. With hesitant approval of her demanding boss, Dan Walker, she begins a journey which will change not only the direction of the film, but also her
58.
Break, The (1995) as Gil Robbins
A washed-up coach must teach a rookie player on the satellite tennis circuit.
59.
Gospa (1995) as Jozo Zovko
School children in war-torn former Yugoslavia claim to have spotted the Madonna. The authorities try to kill the story by arresting the main nun's brother, a priest, and the nun tries to free him. Meanwhile, an investigator tries to determine the validity of the childrens' claim.
60.
Sacred Cargo (1995)
A former US Marine and his brother find themselves caught up in a high stakes smuggling ring. Over 200 million dollars in jewels are at stack.
61.
When the Bough Breaks (1995) as Police Captain Swaggert
A horrific crime involving child abduction leads a special investigator to a young mental patient who seems to possess a hidden knowledge.
62.
American President, The (1995) as A J Macinerney
How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.
63.
Floating Outfit: Trigger Fast, The (1994) as Jackson Baines Hardin
One year after the end of the Civil War, circa 1867, a group of southern troops in Mexico must be pardoned and then brought home in order to help rebuild the country.
64.
One of Her Own (1994) as Assistant District Attorney Pete Maresca
A rookie female cop, raped by a fellow officer, risks her career and her life when she reports the attack. Based on a true story.
65.
Boca (1994) as Jesse James Montogomery
A young American TV reporter investigates the plight of street children in contemporary Brazil.
66.
Hits (1994) as Kelly
Two young would-be mobsters try and enter the world of organized crime.
67.
Roswell (1994) as Townsend
Based on the true story of the 1947 crash landing of an unidentified aircraft in the New Mexico desert, the people who reported it, and the people who covered it up.
68.
Hear No Evil (1993) as Lieutenant Philip Brock
A deaf physical trainer finds her life threatened after one of her clients is murdered. She then turns to her client's best friend for protection.
69.
Ghost Brigade, The (1993) as General Haworth
During the Civil War, Union Captain John Harling receives orders to investigate a series of gruesome, unexplained mass murders of both Union and Confederate soldiers. Harling agrees, but insists on enlisting the help of his old mentor from West Point, Confederate Colonel Nehemia Strayn. The two offi
70.
Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story, The (1993) as Captain "Ike" Eisenbraun
The story of a 19-year-old Marine captured in Vietnam and held for over 13 years. In 1979, this last American POW to return from Vietnam was convicted of collaborating with the enemy.
71.
Gettysburg (1993) as General Robert E Lee (Confederate)
The beleaguered Union Army faces off with the Confederacy in a battle that could change the course of the Civil War.
72.
Gettysburg Journal (1993)
A detailed recreation of one of the most pivotal battles in the Civil War. Confederate General Robert E. Lee initiates the Battle of Gettysburg, believing that the South could wipe out the North with one strategic move. Led by Colonel Joshua Chamberlain, the weary Federal troops are ambushed by the Confederates at a supposedly isolated location, and the most bloody, devastating battle in the entire Civil War has begun.
73.
My Home, My Prison (1992) as Narration
Profile of journalist Raymonda Tawill who has devoted herself to the Palestinian cause and co-existence with Israel.
74.
Water Engine, The (1992) as Chain Letter Voice
A television movie set during the Depression, about a genius inventor who revolutionizes manufacturing technology only to discover the dark side of American big business bent on preserving the status quo.
75.
Touch And Die (1992) as Frank
An investigative reporter manages, while investigating a story on the illegal merchants of plutonium, to actually infiltrate the deadly world of international arms piracy.
76.
Original Intent (1992) as Joe
A well-to-do attorney becomes involved with protecting a shelter for the homeless from a greedy landlord.
77.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
A documentary on the making of the 1979 feature film "Apocalypse Now."
78.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent (1991) as Harold Hohne
Based on the true story of Bobby McLaughlin, a teenage high school drop-out who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a local drug dealer. Initially, Bobby's foster father is convinced Bobby is guilty, but when the boy is convicted on questionable evidence, he begins his own investigation to fr
79.
Maid, The (1991) as Anthony Wayne
A successful merger specialist, recently hired by a French bank, masquerades as a domestic servant in the Paris apartment of his beautiful co-worker.
80.
Cadence (1990) as Sergeant Otis V Mckinney
An introverted soldier gets drunk and goes AWOL upon the death of his father, which lands him in a military stockade.
81.
Beyond The Stars (1989) as Paul Andrews
The story of a teenage boy's enthusiasm for space travel and determination to become an astronaut.
82.
Just One Step: The Great Peace March (1989) as Himself
A chronicle of the 1986 3,700 mile, 225 day peace march.
83.
Beverly Hills Brats (1989) as Dr Jeffrey Miller
Comedy about upper-crust Beverly Hills children.
84.
Nightbreaker (1989) as Dr Alexander Brown--As An Older Man
A television movie concerning the guilt felt by a successful neurologist who must deal with the effects of his involvement with nuclear testing at Camp Mercury, Nevada, 20 years earlier. Based on the true experiences of American soldiers who unknowingly served their country as "guinea pigs" for atomic testing. The lack of knowledge about radiation and the unwillingness by the government to recognize its responsibility to the victims of the testing is also explored.
85.
Cold Front (1989) as John Hyde
An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
86.
Promises to Keep (1988) as Narration
Story of Mitch Snyder and eleven others who started a hunger strike over the funding of a shelter for the homeless.
87.
Walking After Midnight (1988)
A docu-drama exploring the past-life experiences of various celebrities.
88.
Judgment in Berlin (1988) as Herbert J Stern
True story of three East Berlin men who hijack a plane to escape to the West, are caught, and stand trial in the United States.
89.
Da (1988) as Charlie
Autobiographical drama about playwright Hugh Leonard's relationship with his father.
90.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987) as Narration
Documentary based on actors reading letters written by American servicemen in Vietnam. Compilation war footage is included.
91.
Wall Street (1987) as Carl Fox
A young stockbroker prospers on wall street under the tutelage of a greedy millionaire stockbroker.
92.
Believers, The (1987) as Cal Jamison
93.
Siesta (1987) as Del
A woman wakes up with blood all over her and a bad case of amnesia. Through the use of flashbacks from the last few days, she pieces together the events.
94.
Loophole (1986) as Stephen Booker
95.
State of Emergency, A (1986) as Dr Alex Carmody
96.
Shattered Spirits (1986) as Lyle Mollencamp
Martin Sheen's chilling portrayal of an abusive drunk whose alcoholism tears apart his family, although his wife steadfastly denies there's a problem, gave this commanding drama its own sheen, as it were. In a small part is his real-life daughter, Renee Estevez, whom Dad later would direct in a dayt
97.
News at Eleven (1986) as Frank Kenley
A local TV anchorman reluctantly helps to create a media controversy when he breaks the story of alleged sexual involvement between a high school teacher and a female student.
98.
Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986) as Mitch Snyder
Martin Sheen plays social activist Mitch Snyder, who has made a name for himself in the '80s through his tireless struggle bringing the plight of the homeless to the nation's attention -- often through well-publicized hunger strikes in the shadow of The White House. Cicely Tyson is a toothless bag l
99.
Broken Rainbow (1985) as Narration
The government relocation of 10,000 Navajo sheds light on continuing mistreatment of Native Americans.
100.
Consenting Adult (1985) as Ken Lynd
A college sophomore's revelation to his parents that he is gay tears apart a "perfect" family, with mom shocked beyond belief and dad, recovering from a near-fatal stroke, devastated and betrayed. The 1975 novel by Laura Z. Hobson, best known for her "Gentleman's Agreement" of the '40s, was the sour
101.
Out of the Darkness (1985) as Ed Zigo
The personal story of Ed Zigo, the New York City detective who helped crack the headline-making "Son of Sam" murders case in the late 1970s following the killer's 13-month reign, gave veteran actor Martin Sheen (whose credits continue amassing at an astonishing rate) another meaty role. Broadway act
102.
In the Name of the People (1984) as Narration
103.
Firestarter (1984) as Captain Hollister
A child has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance.
104.
Guardian, The (1984) as Charles Hyatt
A film about a group of apartment-dwellers who, in the aftermath of a murder within their apartment building, hire a security guard -- a no-nonsense ex-military man. Everyone is pleased with Mack except Charlie Hyatt, a liberal who feels that the guard too often takes the law into his own hands, unt
105.
Dead Zone, The (1983) as Greg Stillson
A man awakens from a coma with the ability to see other people's futures.
106.
Enigma (1983) as Alex Holbeck
107.
Choices of the Heart (1983) as Father Matt Phelan
The dramatization of the story of Jean Donovan, who evolved from a free-spirited college student to a deeply committed lay missionary, giving up her family, friends and finance to work on behalf of the poor in El Salvador. In December 1980, she and three Maryknoll nuns were slain by five members of
108.
Man, Woman and Child (1983) as Professor Robert Beckwith
A "perfect marriage" is tested when the couple learns of the existence of a child from the husband's affair with a French woman.
109.
Gandhi (1982) as Walker
The legendary Indian leader uses peaceful means to free his homeland from British rule.
110.
In the King of Prussia (1982) as Judge Samuel Salus Ii
Actors and real life participants appear in this documentary about the 1980 political protest at a General Electric nuclear weapons plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. During the protest, eight people were arrested after they poured vials of their blood onto blueprints, and damaged components of
111.
That Championship Season (1982) as Tom Daley
A group of men who were teammates on their high school's basketball team get together for a reunion. After some visiting and drinking, old resentments and long-suppressed anger come to the surface, and the men find their long-time friendships in danger of ending.
112.
In the Custody of Strangers (1982) as Frank Caldwell
A restless teenager is arrested and jailed following a drunken binge, and his parents face a 40-day ordeal of trying to get him out after he is charged with assault after defending himself from the hardened criminals with whom he was locked up. Martin Sheen and real-life son Emilio Estevez acted tog
113.
Final Countdown, The (1980) as Warren Lasky
Cold war era aircraft carrier is transported back to December 6, 1941 through a time warp.
114.
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Captain Benjamin L Willard
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.
115.
Eagle's Wing (1978) as Pike
116.
The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane (1977) as Frank Hallet
A thirteen-year-old girl turns to murder after her father dies.
117.
The Cassandra Crossing (1977) as Robby Navarro
When a train's passengers are exposed to a deadly virus, it triggers an international incident.
118.
Last Survivors, The (1975) as Alexander Holmes
This uncredited remake of the Tyrone Power movie "Abandon Ship" (1957) recounts the agony of a ship's officer who must decide which passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat are to be sacrificed so that the majority can survive an approaching typhoon.
120.
Sweet Hostage (1975) as Leonard Hatch
A bizarre drama of a young woman who is kidnapped by an escaped mental patient and whisked away to his remote mountain cabin, where her abductor becomes her teacher, friend and lover. Originally titled "Welcome to Xanadu," it was filmed in Taos, New Mexico.
121.
California Kid, The (1974) as Michael Mccord
After a number of speeders have deliberately been sent to their deaths by a psychotic sheriff in a small-town speed trap, the brother of a recent victim rolls into town in his hot rod and forces the lawman into a high speed duel. Real-life brothers Sheen and Estevez played fictional brothers in this
122.
Story of Pretty Boy Floyd, The (1974) as Charles Arthur Floyd
An affecting version of the Floyd saga, telling of the Oklahoma farm boy who, to escape poverty, becomes enmeshed in a life of crime and ends up as one of the most notorious bank robbers of the 1930s. Sheen and his real-life brother, Joseph Estevez, played Pretty Boy and one of his two brothers.
123.
Execution Of Private Slovik, The (1974) as Eddie Slovik
Martin Sheen received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War, going to the firing squad in 1945. The film, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, is a dramatization of William Bradford Huie's controversia
124.
Missiles of October, The (1974) as Robert F Kennedy
A three-hour television movie dramatizing the events surrounding the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, when the Soviet Union tried to establish nuclear ballistic missles on Cuba in defiance of the American demands that they be removed. Some months later, the U.S. removed its own missles from bases in Tu
125.
Badlands (1973) as Kit
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.
126.
Catholics (1973) as Father Kinsella
This acclaimed religious drama, set in the future, brings theological adversaries head to head -- the Vatican's emissary of change and a strong-willed abbot clinging to the old ways. Filmed on location in the Republic of Ireland.
127.
Message to My Daughter (1973) as John Thatcher
A confused teenager finds emotional strength in the tapes recorded years earlier by her dying mother.
128.
Harry O (1973) as Harlan Garrison
Harry Orwell is a LA cop who is retired due to a bullet in his back. Now a Private Detective, Harry O. is hired by the man who shot him (Martin Sheen) to find the other man (Sal Mineo) who was involved in the shooting. Mineo is trying to kill Sheen and also keep his heroin business alive. Harry O. wants to bring both to justice.
129.
Letters From Three Lovers (1973) as Vincent
This successor to "The Letters" (1973) and the second pilot for a proposed series -- once more offers three interconnected stories in which three letters, delayed a year, change the lives of a young couple separated by a jail sentence, a suburban housewife involved in a love affair, and two vacation
130.
Pursuit (1972) as Timothy Drew
A government agent tries to keep an extremist from decimating with stolen nerve gas a city where a political convention is underway in this suspense thriller that marked the directorial debut of surgeon-turned novelist Michael Crichton, adapting the book "Binary" which he had written under his pseud
131.
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972) as Graytak
A Vietnam prisoner-of-war tries to return to the small New England hometown he dreamed of in captivity, but strangely, he can find no trace of it.
132.
That Certain Summer (1972) as Gary Mcclain
An acclaimed drama illuminating the conflict between a divorced homosexual and his teenage son. Holbrook, Jacoby, and Lange all were nominated for Emmy Awards (Jacoby won as Best Supporting Actor) and Lamont Johnson won the Directors Guild of America Award.
133.
Crime Club (1972) as Deputy Wade Wilson
A fraternity of public and private investigators looks into the suspicious death in an auto accident of the son of one of its members' long-time, wealthy ladyfriend. This was yet another pilot for a prospective series for Lloyd Bridges.
134.
Rage (1972) as Major Holliford
Single father Dan Logan lives with his teenage son Chris in Wyoming. While camping, a U.S. Army helicopter sprays the father and son with an experimental chemical that is being tested for use in biological warfare. The poisoning puts Chris into a coma, and when Dan seeks medical help, an army doctor
135.
Pickup on 101 (1972) as Les Cavanaugh, also known as Les Baumgartner
Nicky is hitchhiking through the Southwest when she meets an elderly homeless man, and the two of them are picked up by an unemployed musician named Les. While on the road, the three continually run into problems from the establishment and the stress results in the elderly man having a fatal heart a
136.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Jules Worthman
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
137.
Mongo's Back in Town (1971) as Gordon
This sadistic tale of a professional gunman who is hired by his brother, a syndicate kingpin, to rub out a gangland rival comes from a novel written by a convicted murderer serving time in the Minnesota State Prison.
138.
No Drums, No Bugles (1971) as Ashby Gatrell
True story of Ashby Gatrell, a conscientious objector and deserter during the American Civil War in the 1860's.
139.
Catch-22 (1970) as Lieutenant Dobbs
Set on a small island just off Italy, circa 1944, Captain Yossarian is an American bombardier who attempts to have himself grounded by claiming he's insane.
140.
Then Came Bronson (1969) as Nick Oresko
A young newspaperman drops out following his friend's suicide, sets out cross-country on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life and befriends a runaway bride, Another searching soul, in this variation of the "Route 66" series-becoming involved weekly in the lives of diverse people subsequently during the 1969-70 TV season. Veteran actor Akim Tamiroff made his farewell TV appearance in this one.
141.
The Subject Was Roses (1968) as Timmy Cleary
A young veteran returns home to deal with family conflicts.
142.
The Incident (1967) as Artie Connors
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.

Writer (feature film)

143.
Cadence (1990) as Screenwriter
An introverted soldier gets drunk and goes AWOL upon the death of his father, which lands him in a military stockade.

Producer (feature film)

144.
Nightbreaker (1989) as Executive Producer
A television movie concerning the guilt felt by a successful neurologist who must deal with the effects of his involvement with nuclear testing at Camp Mercury, Nevada, 20 years earlier. Based on the true experiences of American soldiers who unknowingly served their country as "guinea pigs" for atomic testing. The lack of knowledge about radiation and the unwillingness by the government to recognize its responsibility to the victims of the testing is also explored.
145.
Judgment in Berlin (1988) as Executive Producer
True story of three East Berlin men who hijack a plane to escape to the West, are caught, and stand trial in the United States.
146.
Da (1988) as Executive Producer
Autobiographical drama about playwright Hugh Leonard's relationship with his father.

Music (feature film)

147.
War At Home, The (1996) as Song Performer ("The Ballad Of Palladin")
In every city, on every block, in each house, a war is raging... For returning Vietnam veteran Jeremy Collier, Thanksgiving, 1972 is the most difficult of times. He's been back in his Texas hometown for a full year, but can't seem to forget what happened to him in the war. Worse yet, his family does

Special Thanks (feature film)

148.
Thin Red Line, The (1998) as Special Thanks
Soldiers contemplate life while invading Guadalcanal during WWII.

Director (special)

149.
Babies Having Babies (1986) as Director
A drama exploring the timely issue of teen-age pregnancy encountered by five young girls. Max, a pregnant teenager, hides her sensitivity and fears behind a tough, rebel image. She meets with four other girls at a community center for a counseling session where each gains insight into their situat

Cast (special)

150.
All the Presidents' Movies (2003) as Narrator
Documentary which examines the relationship between American presidents and the movies, focusing specifically on how presidents were influenced by the films they watched in the East Wing screening room of the White House, as well as their own influence on the filmmaking process.
151.
Christmas in Rockefeller Center (2003)
The 71st annual traditional lighting of the Christmas tree continues as NBC TV celebrities and musical acts unite to celebrate the holidays.
152.
Gorillas: Primal Contact (2002) as Narration
Documentary that examines the complex relationship -- both caring and cruel -- between human beings and gorillas, from the earliest interactions to today. Includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Wildlife Conservation Society's new Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit, a $43 million, 6.5 acre African rain f
153.
Bringing Down a Dictator (2002) as Narration
The program traces the opposition to Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic throughout the year 2000, including the nonviolent revolt that drove Milosevic from power and installed the newly elected president Vojislav Kostunica in October 2000. The loosely organized student-led Optor movement played a key
154.
59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2002) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 59th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
155.
Bringing Down a Dictator (2002) as Host
The program traces the opposition to Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic throughout the year 2000, including the nonviolent revolt that drove Milosevic from power and installed the newly elected president Vojislav Kostunica in October 2000. The loosely organized student-led Optor movement played a key
156.
Home For the Holidays, A (2002)
The 4th annual holiday music special aimed at raising awareness of adoption by presenting stories about adoption with the goal of finding homes for children in foster care.
157.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2001) as Narration ("Voices Of Liberty")
A live celebration of the nation's birthday with music performances by Bon Jovi, Jessica Simpson and the cast of the musical, "42nd Street," celebrity guests and fireworks from New York City. The theme is "Voices of Liberty."
158.
Apostle Paul: The Man Who Turned the World Upside Down, The (2001) as Narration
The story of Paul of Tarsus, a zealous Jew who came to believe that Jesus was humanity's savior. His conversion would provide the foundation for the legacy of Jesus.
159.
Stockpile: The Nuclear Menace (2001) as Narration
Documentary that travels to the U.S. and Russian homes of rival Cold War nuclear weapons programs -- Los Alamos in New Mexico, and Arzamas-16 in Russia, east of Moscow. Through interviews with both labs' top scientists past and present, the program tells the story of their joint efforts to combat th
160.
58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 58th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton. Awards for film and television stars are presented by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
161.
2001 ESPY Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the ESPY Awards presentation honoring the best performers and most memorable moments from the previous year in sports.
162.
Irish Tenors Ellis Island (2001) as Host
A concert performance by the Irish Tenors -- Finbar Wright, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- to honor the determination and triumph of those who braved the voyage to America, as well as their descendants.
163.
Echoes From the White House (2001) as Host
Documentary that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the White House with a look at the stories, both public and private, that have unfolded within its walls. Using personal letters, memoirs and diary entries of presidents, first ladies, servants and other eyewitnesses, the program re-enacts the mom
164.
Intimate Portrait: Allison Janney (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Allison Janney, best known for her role as C.J. Gregg in the television series "The West Wing."
165.
Heroes For the Planet -- A Tribute to National Geographic (2001)
A tribute to the National Geographic Society and its 113-year commitment to global conservation from the Warner Theatre in Washington DC. Highlights include reports from ongoing explorations, including Robert Ballard's mission in the Black Sea and tributes to the National Geographic Explorers-in-Res
166.
2001 TV Guide Awards, The (2001)
Coverage of the 3rd annual TV Guide Awards presentation, voted by readers of the magazine, honoring television series and performers from the Shrine Expo Center in Los Angeles, California. The program launches a new awards category, "TV Moment of the Year," designed to identify the most poignant, co
167.
53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2001) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
168.
Great Wall Across the Yangtze (2000) as Narration
Documentary about the controversial Three Gorges Dam on China's Yangtze River. The program states the Chinese government's case for building the dam while reviewing the project's many consequences: the displacement of 1.5 million people, the imminent threat to regional wildlife, the loss of ancestra
169.
57th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2000) as Presenter
A live telecast of the 57th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in television and film.
170.
52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2000) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 52nd annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
171.
Prism Awards 2000 (2000)
Highlights from the fourth annual Prism Awards presentation honoring the media's accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction.
172.
Last Stand -- The Struggle For the Ballona Wetlands (2000)
Documentary that covers the politics, players and environmental issues related to preservation and development at the Ballona Wetlands, one of Southern California's remaining wetland ecosystems and one of Los Angeles' last open spaces.
173.
Hollywood, D.C.: A Tale of Two Cities (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special that traces the modern history of the relationship between politics and entertainment.
174.
Hispanic Heritage Awards (2000) as Presenter
Coverage of the Hispanic Heritage Awards presentation from the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts in Washington DC. The program celebrates the contributions of Hispanic-Americans by honoring five individuals who have reached the pinnacle of their careers in arts, literature, leadership,
175.
War Dogs (1999) as Narration
A look at the dogs who served with soldiers in battle during the Vietnam War.
176.
Conversation With Koko, A (1999) as Narration
Documentary that explores the implications of The Gorilla Foundation's "Project Koko," a venture into the realm of inter-species communication, which demonstrates that gorillas can learn and use sign language to express complex thoughts and profound emotions. Koko is a 28-year-old western lowland go
177.
Vietnam War: A Descent Into Hell, The (1999) as Narration
Documentary that follows the evolution of the war in Vietnam, and reveals how and why the fate of the United States became entangled in the affair. America originally supported guerrilla leader Ho Chi Minh to help fight the occupying Japanese. But once the Japanese were defeated, Cold War fear force
178.
Forbidden Depths (1999) as Narration
Documentary on the month-long, deep-sea expedition of a team of internationally renowned scientists and researchers off the coast of Cuba. Led by Dr. Grant Gilmore of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, a group of American scientists and ichthyologists participated in this cooperative resea
179.
World's Deadliest Storms (1999) as Narration
Video footage of natural disasters and the people who survived them.
180.
Twelve Apostles: History's Great Revolutionaries, The (1999) as Narration
Documentary about the twelve apostles, a group of Jewish tradesmen who would become the most celebrated revolutionary band in history.
181.
SAG Awards Show (1999) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 7th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. Honors performances in five film categories and eight television categories. In addition, SAG presents its Life Achievement Award, celebrating career achievement as well as humanitarian a
182.
Virus of Violence (1999) as Host
Documentary that examines a theory put forth by retired military psychologist Lieutenant Colonel David Grossman, who has studied how army recruits are desensitized to violence through boot camp. Grossman believes this same desensitization happens to children through violence depicted in the media.
183.
Heart of Darkness (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary that examines the Joseph Conrad novel, "Heart of Darkness." The program shows how Conrad's experiences in the Congo are interlaced with his narrator's description of a journey from idealism through moral decay to primeval savagery. Francis Ford Coppola discusses the themes he adapted fro
184.
Great American History Quiz, The (1999)
A quiz program that challenges Americans on their knowledge of history, from politics to pop culture. Celebrities pose questions and supply answers in a variety of ways. Categories include: History 101 ("Everything You Know Is Wrong!"), Troublemakers (Social Change), Supreme Court, Disasters, Statue
185.
Harrison Ford: America's Leading Man (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Harrison Ford.
186.
Cinema Combat: Hollywood Goes to War (1998) as Narration
Documentary combining real-life combat footage and movie sequences with stories of 20th century American war heroes.
187.
Ed Asner: Lovable Grouch (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Edward Asner.
188.
1998 Genesis Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Special presentation of the 12th annual Genesis Awards, an awards ceremony that celebrates the individuals, groups and companies that have helped raise public consciousness about animal abuse and exploitation.
189.
12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards, The (1998) as Honoree
Coverage of the 12th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards from the John F Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts in Washington DC. The awards honor Hispanic Americans for their achievements in sports, arts, literature, education and leadership.
190.
Chicken Soup For the Soul (1998) as Embittered Man ("The Window")
Special that recreates stories from the "Chicken Soup For the Soul" book series by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen.
191.
ALMA Awards (1998)
Presentation of the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The ALMAs, which mean spirit or soul in Spanish, celebrate the positive portrayal of Latino images in American film and television.
192.
Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster (1997) as Narration
Documentary examines the Titanic in the same way transportation officials examine modern-day disasters and uses results of the Discovery Channel's Titanic expedition to answer scientifically some of the mysteries surrounding the shipwreck.
193.
Innovation (1997) as Narration
Three-part special based on the cycle of life, from birth to old age. Examines how revolutionary advances in medical technology are ensuring healthy babies, preventing some of the most common fatal illnesses and enhancing the quality of of life of the aged.
194.
Burt Lancaster (1997) as Narration
Documentary on the life of actor Burt Lancaster, including interviews with friends and professional associates as well as clips from his films.
195.
Soul of Christmas: A Celtic Music Celebration With Thomas Moore, The (1997)
Holiday special hosted by Thomas Moore, combining thoughts on the holiday with musical sounds of Moore's Celtic heritage. Guests include country music star Kathy Mattea, actor Martin Sheen, and fiddler Johnny Cunningham with his Celtic Ensemble, which includes John Doyle, Seamus Egan, Susan McKeown,
196.
Innovation (1997) as Host
Three-part special based on the cycle of life, from birth to old age. Examines how revolutionary advances in medical technology are ensuring healthy babies, preventing some of the most common fatal illnesses and enhancing the quality of of life of the aged.
197.
Blacklist: Hollywood on Trial (1996) as Voice Of Dalton Trumbo
Documentary detailing the events surrounding the hearings held by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s and 1950s to investigate alleged Communist infiltration in Hollywood. Uses interviews, archival footage and clips from Hollywood films.
198.
Present Tense, Past Perfect (1996) as Max
When a man inadvertently runs into the married woman with whom he had once had a long affair, they spend the day together and come through an angry, romantic and epiphanal reminiscence.
199.
Celebrate the Dream: 50 Years of Ebony (1996)
Special celebrating the 50th anniversary of "Ebony" magazine.
200.
When Disasters Strike (1996) as Host
Special examines natural and man-made calamities captured on videotape as they occured. Weather experts and other professionals discuss nature's fury, mechanical failures and other causes of disaster. Also includes interviews with survivors.
201.
Carrier: Fortress at Sea (1995) as Narration
Documentary offering an in-depth look at the day-to-day activities on board the aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Carl Vinson. Includes interviews with Captain and crew.
202.
Carrie Fisher: The Hollywood Family (1995) as Interviewee
Actress and author Carrie Fisher presents her perspective on what it's like to live in Hollywood. Focuses on the difficulty of relationships and an examination of the child-acting mill.
203.
Earthquakes: The Terrifying Truth (1994) as Narration
A documentary exploring the phenomenon of earthquakes.
204.
Last Voyage of the Lusitania (1994) as Narration
Documentary exploring the sinking of the British liner "Lusitania" by a German U-boat while it was enroute from New York to Liverpool in 1915.
205.
Missions to the Moon (1994) as Narration
The story of the many United States space flights which culminated in the historic 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing and the 1975 U.S./Soviet handshake in space -- as shown through interviews with astronauts and flight directors, archival footage, and still photographs.
206.
Bah! Humbug! (1994)
Dramatic readings of Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol," punctuated by glimpses into Dickens' life and times.
207.
Earthquakes: The Terrifying Truth (1994) as Host
A documentary exploring the phenomenon of earthquakes.
208.
Marlon Brando, Wild One (1994) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life and career of actor Marlon Brandon.
209.
Making of Gettysburg, The (1993) as Narration
Behind-the-scenes view of the making of the feature film, "Gettysburg."
210.
Alive -- The Miracle of the Andes (1993) as Narration
A special about the survivors of the 1972 airplane crash in the Andes Mountains. Includes archival footage of the rescue and interviews with the 16 survivors and how their 10-week ordeal has affected their lives.
211.
1968: 25th Anniversary (1993) as Host
A special looking back on the events of 1968, including the Vietnam War, civil rights marches, riots at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, and the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy.
212.
King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream, The (1993) as The Kralahome
Telecast of the making of a 1992 Philips recording of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, "The King and I."
213.
Hearts of Hot Shots! Part Deux -- A Filmmaker's Apology (1993)
A mock documentary that follows the making of "Hot Shots! Part Deux," chronicling the mounting pressures on director Jim Abrahams as he attempts to finish the follow-up to the 1991 movie "Hot Shots!" In addition to clips from "Hot Shots! Part Deux," the special spoofs traditional behind-the-scenes s
214.
Well-Cooked Hams (1993) as Kraygen; Thomas Miller; Zorbin The Magnificent
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the anthology series. A no-talent, down-on-his-luck magician seemingly kills a fellow magician to appropriate his lucrative act.
215.
Making of Gettysburg, The (1993) as Host
Behind-the-scenes view of the making of the feature film, "Gettysburg."
216.
Larry Kramer (1993)
Profile of writer and AIDS activist Larry Kramer. Includes interviews with Kramer, family members and associates as well as readings from his works.
217.
Braving Alaska (1992) as Narration
A documentary focusing on Alaskan families and the challenges they must overcome from extreme weather conditions and physical survival to economic, political and psychological obstacles that come with living in the wilderness.
218.
Made-For-TV Election, The (1992) as Host
Analysis of the three commercial networks' coverage of the 1980 presidential election.
219.
Columbus: The World's First Astronaut (1992) as Host
A documentary about explorer Christopher Columbus and the making of the 1992 biopic "1492: Conquest of Paradise."
220.
Messages From the Birds (1988) as Narration
A documentary examining threatened shorebird habitats of North America. The program highlights the activities of dedicated naturalists during the most important bird census of the year, an annual event in Delaware Bay which provides data that indicates how various species are doing, which species ar
221.
1968: A Year to Remember (1988) as Host
A special featuring highlights of the year 1968, including a look at the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, the end of the Johnson era and the beginning of the Nixon years, as well as never-before-seen Super 8 movies shot by a Vietnam veteran and recently discovered footage of
222.
All-Star Celebration: The '88 Vote, An (1988)
A variety special celebrating the importance of a citizen's right to vote and hinting at the almost meaningless exercise that presidential elections have become. Emphasis is given to votes on specific ballot issues that can have immediate effect on schools, environmental initiatives, state and local
223.
NBC News Report on America: Stressed to Kill (1988)
A documentary which reports on the effects of stress, its presence in our personal and professional lives and how it can be dealt with. In addition to interviews, the program includes details on a stress test that viewers can take at home.
224.
China Odyssey: Empire of the Sun (1987) as Narration
A documentary which focuses on the translation of J.G. Ballard's novel of war-time China, "Empire of the Sun," into the film directed by Steven Spielberg. The program goes behind the scenes to show the filming process, and includes scenes from the movie, interviews with the author, director, and ac
225.
Politics of God, The (1987) as Narration
A special which explores the impact of global politics on the problem of worldwide hunger. The program travels to Brazil, the Sudan, India, Bangladesh, and the United States to investigate the real reasons for hunger in the midst of plenty. The program unravels the causes of starvation in three Th
226.
My Dissident Mom (1987) as Joe Sanders
A drama about a middle class family whose comfortable lifestyle is thrown into turmoil when the wife protests her husband's business involvement with a company that manufactures nuclear weapons.
227.
Blessings of Liberty, The (1987) as James Madison
A special tracing the evolution of the Constitution during its 200 years as the foundation of the laws and liberties in the United States. The program is telecast from the National Archives in Washington, and utilizes dramatic interpretation of Constitutional debates, arguments, letters, and pleadi
228.
Quest For the Atocha (1986) as Narration
The documentary relates the amazing sixteen-year search by treasure hunter Mel Fisher for the wreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, a sunken Spanish galleon said to be one of the richest treasure ships of all time. On July 19, 1985, the wreck was sited off Key West, Florida, and may yield up to $40
229.
Secrets Of The Titanic (1986) as Narration
A documentary which focuses on the R.M.S. Titanic, which sank on April 14, 1912. Starting with a history of the great liner, the program makes use of archival stills and newsreels to show how the ship looked before it set out on its fateful voyage, and compares that to models and underwater videotap
230.
Fourth Wise Man, The (1985) as Artaban
Convinced that the Messiah has come, Artaban, a "magus" (an old Persian word meaning wise man, holy man, magician, sorcerer), sets off in search of the baby Jesus. But every adventure that brings him closer spiritually means another delay in reaching his goal physically.
231.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984)
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
232.
Funniest Joke I Ever Heard, The (1984)
Celebrities and ordinary people relate their favorite jokes and stories.
233.
I Love Liberty (1982)
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
234.
Circus of the Stars (1979)
Another installment of an irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
235.
Taxi (1978) as Taxi Driver
A two-character play for television about a taxi driver and his passenger.

Producer (special)

236.
No Means No (1988) as Executive Producer
A "CBS Schoolbreak Specials" presentation that dramatizes the traumatic impact of teenage date rape and the ensuing self-examination of sexual attitudes by both sexes.
237.
Babies Having Babies (1986) as Executive Producer
A drama exploring the timely issue of teen-age pregnancy encountered by five young girls. Max, a pregnant teenager, hides her sensitivity and fears behind a tough, rebel image. She meets with four other girls at a community center for a counseling session where each gains insight into their situat

Special Thanks (special)

238.
Home on the Range (1992) as Special Thanks
A documentary exploring the changes in the native culture of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands since the occupation of the United States Army.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

239.
Texas Funeral, A (2000) as Grandpa Sparta
240.
Elevator, The (1999) as Sarge
241.
Darklings, The (1999) as Ira Everett
242.
Storm (1999) as General James Roberts
243.
Free Money (1998) as New Warden
244.
Voyage of Terror (1998) as Henry Northcutt
245.
Queen (1993) as James Jackson Sr
Alex Haley's story of his paternal grandmother, who was born into slavery, the daughter of a slave and a white Civil War colonel of Irish descent. Caucasian in appearance, she lived as a white after the Civil War.
246.
Kennedy (1983) as John F Kennedy
A three-part miniseries based on the life of President John F. Kennedy.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

247.
Medusa's Child (1997) as President Of The United States
Cargo pilot Scott Nash has two passengers bound for Washington, D.C. Dr. Linda McCoy is hurrying to monitor incoming Hurricane Sigrid. Vivian Henry is delivering what she believes is the prototype of a thermonuclear device to the Pentagon. The nuclear warhead, code-named Medusa, is not only capable
248.
Matter of Justice, A (1993) as Jack Brown
Based on a true story, this miniseries chronicles a mother's unyielding determination to bring her daughter-in-law to justice for the murder of her Marine son.
249.
Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (1987) as James Marion Hunt
A television movie that uses court transcripts to dramatize the controversial 1970 Chicago Conspiracy Trial in which eight men were indicted for conspiring to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The presentation includes on-camera recollections by the real defendants and thei
250.
Atlanta Child Murders, The (1985) as Chet Dettlinger
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two
251.
Blind Ambition (1979) as John Dean
The Watergate crisis as viewed by John Dean and his wife Maureen, based on their respective personal accounts, and distilled into an eight-hour drama with all of the political figures of the day parading by. Sheen, whose gamut of political portrayals has run from Robert Kennedy (in "The Missiles of

Cast (short)

252.
Pat Neal Is Back (1968)
This promotional short focuses on Patricia Neal's return to motion pictures with "The Subject Was Roses" (1968) after her near-fatal stroke.

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