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Director (feature film)

Cast (feature film)

Madonna: Innocence Lost (1994) as Congo (Ruth Novak)
Unauthorized television movie tracing the pop music superstar Madonna's first years in New York, from 1978 through 1984 -- including relationships with her father and her first manager.
Detras de esa Puerta (1975) as Secretary Of State

Writer (feature film)

Stop That Man (1928) as Adaptation

Producer (feature film)

First Contact (1983) as Associate Producer
Documentary profile, incorporating new and archival footage, of the remote Highland aborigines of Papua New Guinea.

Music (feature film)

Are We There Yet? (2005) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Nick, a smooth operator, is trying to land a date with a young, attractive divorcee, Suzanne. Problem is Suzanne is stuck working in Vancouver and miserable because she misses her kids. Seizing the opportunity, Nick gallantly offers to make her wish come true--and his own in the process--by bringing
Polar Express, The (2004)
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. Breathing silently. Hardly moving. Waiting. He's listening for a sound he's afraid that he might never hear--the ringing bells of Santa's sleigh. The time is five minutes to midnight. Suddenly, the boy is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight--a gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house, the steam from its powerful engine hissing through the night sky and the softly falling snowflakes. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train's conductor who seems to be waiting just for him. "Well, are you coming?" the conductor inquires. "Where?" the boy asks. "Why, to the North Pole--of course. This is the Polar Express!" What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting young boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Bad Santa (2003) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Willie T. Stokes is a washed-up, wise-cracking Department Store Santa who can't help but be more naughty than nice. Underneath his ill-fitting red suit, Willie is actually a safecracker who makes one big score every year--on Christmas Eve. As shoppers head home from the mall, this Santa and his inge
Myth of Fingerprints, The (1997) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Four adult children return for Thanksgiving to their New England home--and their parents--after a three-year absence. Throughout the weekend, the children and their parents realize what they must give up in order to move on with their lives.
Michael (1996) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
While You Were Sleeping (1995) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Lucy, a young Chicago transit worker, escapes her lonely existence when she rescues a handsome commuter she has admired from afar, Peter, from the path of a speeding subway train. While Peter languishes in a coma, his concerned family mistakes Lucy for his fiancee and she goes along with the deception, enjoying a warm family relationship missing in her own life. Matters become increasingly complicated when Peter regains consciousness and becomes convinced that Lucy is his fiancee; in the meantime, she''s fallen in love with his brother.
North (1994) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Feeling unappreciated by his mother and father, an 11-year-old boy finds a lawyer, declares himself a "free agent" and searches the world for the "perfect" parents.
Grumpy Old Men (1993) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
A longtime feud heats up when the men become rivals for a sexy new neighbor.
Rocky V (1990) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Rocky risks losing everything, stricken with brain damage from his years in the ring, and goes back to his meager origins, only to become embroiled in a street fight with his surrogate son.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
A man and a woman turn a feud into a lasting friendship, until love threatens to ruin everything.
Steel Magnolias (1989) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Small-town Southern women help each other through the trials of life.
Die Hard (1988) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
Detective John McClane inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife's office is taken over by German terrorists, lead by the devilish Hans Gruber.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Ice Palace (1960) as Special Effects
A money-hungry white man tries to plunder post-World War I Alaska for all that he can, but goes up against a local fisherman who resents his ways, and they battle it out up until Alaska becomes a State.

Make-Up (feature film)

Forever Young (1992) as Creative Makeup Design
In 1939, after losing his love, a test pilot volunteers for a cryogenics experiment and is "thawed out" 50 years later.
Death Becomes Her (1992) as Makeup Design
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990) as Special Makeup Effects Consultant
In order to keep from being eaten by a witch a young boy spins three tales of terror. They involve a vengeful mummy, a living gargoyle and a cat who refuses to die.
Dad (1989) as Makeup Designer (Jack Lemmon)
A busy executive ends up being his father's caretaker.
Poltergeist III (1988) as Special Makeup Effects Consultant
Carol Anne has been sent by her parents to live with her aunt and uncle in a brand-new Chicago high-rise. Unfortunately, the supernatural forces that have plagued her before follow Carol Anne to her new residence.
Everybody's All-American (1988) as Special Makeup Design
Twenty five years in the life of a great football player.
Spasms (1986) as Makeup Illusions
Amadeus (1984) as Makeup (Old Salieri)
The 18th century composer Salieri confesses to a deadly rivalry with Mozart.
The Hunger (1983) as Makeup Illusions
A centuries-old female vampire falls for a beautiful young research doctor.
Nighthawks (1981) as Special Makeup
A New York police officer must track down a dangerous terrorist who has been wreaking havoc on the city.
Ghost Story (1981) as Makeup Illusions
Four old men get together one a week to entertain each other by telling scary tales. This diversion takes an ugly turn when one of the most terrifying stories comes to life and a woman they mistakenly left for dead many years before comes back to exact her revenge.
Altered States (1980) as Special Makeup
A professor in abnormal psychology who is studying schizophrenia develops a theory that other states of consciousness are as real as the waking state. He begins experimenting using sensory-deprivation and drugs on himself. This experimentation leads to extreme psychological and physical changes, at
The Deer Hunter (1978) as Special Makeup
Three young men fight to survive the Vietnam War and its aftermath.
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) as Special Makeup Effects
Regan MacNeil is now seventeen, and although she appears to be normal after her demonic possession as a child, she is monitored regularly at a psychiatric institution. A troubled priest, Father Lamont, visits her there to learn about the death of Father Merrin when he was performing the exorcism on her four years before. Regan has no conscious memories of that time, but as the priest's investigation continues, the demon is brought back.
Sentinel, The (1977) as Special Makeup
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
Taxi Driver (1976) as Special Makeup
A loner becomes fixated on a teen prostitute.
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
A feuding comedy team reunites for a television comeback.
Godfather, Part II, The (1974) as Makeup
Continuing saga of the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source under the leadership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent Michael, whose reign as the "Don" is juxtaposed against the parallel tale of his father''s escape from Sicily as a young boy and his subsequent rise to power in New York''s Lower East Side during the turn-of-the-century.
The Exorcist (1973)
A priest battles to save a young girl possessed by demons.
The Godfather (1972) as Makeup
Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971) as Makeup
Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.
Little Big Man (1970) as Mr. Hoffman's makeup
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
House of Dark Shadows (1970) as Sp makeup
A vampire seeks a cure so he can wed the reincarnation of his lost love.
Me, Natalie (1969) as Makeup Artist
A plain girl, living in New York, tries to come to terms with the fact that she'll never be beautiful.
Midnight Cowboy (1969) as Makeup cons
A would-be gigolo and an ailing con artist form an unlikely friendship.
Harvey Middleman, Fireman (1965) as Makeup
The World of Henry Orient (1964) as Makeup
Two poor little rich girls dog the steps of a womanizing pianist.
What a Way To Go! (1964) as Makeup
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
The Cardinal (1963) as Makeup
A Boston priest deals with illicit love, racism and war as he rises in the church.
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) as Makeup
A washed-up prizefighter tries to free himself from his ruthless promoters to build a new life.
The Alligator People (1959) as Makeup
A newlywed couple sit in a train. The husband receives a frantic telegram. He gets off at a station to make a phone call, the train pulls away without him on it, and that¿s the last his wife sees of him. Years later after a long search she finally tracks him down on his family¿s southern estate where she discovers that a failed medical treatment has turned him into an alligator mutant.
House of Strangers (1949) as Makeup
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949) as Makeup
A re-make of the 1922 silent film that details the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Makeup
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
The Iron Curtain (1948) as Makeup Artist
This film, based on real events, focuses on the defection of Soviet Embassy code specialist Igor Gouzenko.
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Makeup
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.

Art Department (feature film)

Them! (1954) as Prop const mgr
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.

Sound (feature film)

Listen To Me (1989) as Special Sound Effects (Cobra)
A pair of students fall in love while competing in a college debate.
The Atomic Man (1956) as Sound Recording
An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us in time. He teams up with a reporter to stop his evil double from destroying his experiments in artificial tungsten.
The Way Out (1956) as Sound Recording
A man tells his wife that the police are after him for having killed a bookie during an alcoholic binge, but that he is innocent and is being framed for the murder. The wife and her brother hide him and try to find out who the real killer was. The more they investigate, the more holes they begin to find in the husband's story.
Pardon My French (1951) as Sound Mixer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Street Knight (1993) as Driver
A retired cop returns to the streets of Los Angeles to help find a missing teen who''s a gang member.
Man Trouble (1992) as Driver
The story of two ill matched lovers - a cantata singer and an attack dog trainer.
Adventures of Ford Fairlane, The (1990) as Driver
A detective trails a mysterious woman who may help uncover what led to the onstage death of a heavy metal rock star.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Starman (1984)
A stranded alien enlists a widow''''s help to get back to his ship.
Starman (1984)
A stranded alien enlists a widow''''s help to get back to his ship.
Scanners (1981) as Special Makeup Consultant
A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Cinematography (special)

Deadly Transactions (1998) as Field Camera
Documentary special that shatters the myth that robbing a bank is a victimless crime.

Music (special)

Confederacy Theory (2001) as Music
Documentary about the Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, the last state to fly the flag on its capitol. Revered by some and reviled by others, the flag and the controversy surrounding it has become the most divisive issue in the South since the Civil Rights era. The program reexamines longst

Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)

North and South (1985)
A twelve-hour miniseries, adapted from John Jakes' best-selling novel, that depicts the turbulent historical background of conflict between the North and the South during the years 1842 to 1861. Orry Main, a young southern West Point cadet, establishes a life-long friendship with a fellow cadet, nor

Music (TV Mini-Series)

Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976) as Song ("Winter Wonderland")
An animated musical special in which Frosty the Snowman takes a wife. A sequel to "Frosty the Snowman."

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