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Cast (feature film)

Larry Crowne (2011)
Until he was downsized, affable, amiable Larry Crowne was a superstar team leader at the big-box company where he''s worked since his time in the Navy. Underwater on his mortgage and unclear on what to do with his suddenly free days, Larry heads to his local college to start over. There he becomes part of a colorful community of outcasts all trying to find a better future for themselves. In his public-speaking class, Larry develops an unexpected crush on his teacher Mercedes Tainot, who has lost as much passion for teaching as she has for her husband. The simple guy who has every reason to think his life has stalled will come to learn an unexpected lesson: when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might discover your reason to live.
That Thing You Do! (1996) as Goofball
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
Love & Happiness (1995) as Stefan/Takashi
The story of a hitman who specializes in killing the spoiled, nasty housewives of frustrated husbands.
I Love Trouble (1994) as Delivery Person
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
Pros and Cons of Breathing, The (1994) as Ira
Four twenty-something young men who hang out at a subdued Los Angeles club. The group is comprised of an actor, an agent, a director, and a standup comic.
Doc Hollywood (1991) as Shulman
A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon gets a taste of small-town medicine in the hilarious and heartwarming "Doc Hollywood" (1991). When Dr. Benjamin Stone crashes his vintage Porsche in tiny Brady, he's sentenced to work at a local hospital to make amends. While he's there he learns a little bit about hu
Martians Go Home (1989) as Martian
A musician triggers a Martian invasion.
Punchline (1988) as Robyn Green
Drama about the pressurized, often unglamorous world of the stand-up comic, centering around one talented, caustic comedian trying to be discovered, and a suburban housewife yearning to be funny.
Revenge of the Nerds II (1987) as Stewart
Blind Date (1987) as Gas Station Attendant
When Walter Davis is set up with gorgeous Nadia Gates, the perfect blind date dissolves into disaster. Walter invites beautiful southern belle Nadia to a button-down corporate dinner, expecting to impress his associates with this dazzling beauty. But all hell breaks loose when Nadia has "one too

Music (feature film)

Revenge of the Nerds II (1987) as Song ("No On Fifteen")

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Punchline (1988) as Technical Advisor (Tom Hanks)
Drama about the pressurized, often unglamorous world of the stand-up comic, centering around one talented, caustic comedian trying to be discovered, and a suburban housewife yearning to be funny.

Cast (special)

Hollywood Hockey Cup (1996)
Celebrities and NHL alumni play a roller hockey game to benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters.
Wyatts, The (1994) as Max Owens
After a 19-year-old and his girlfriend discover they're expecting a baby, they get married and move in with his family.
Montreal International Comedy Festival, The (1988)
A live comedy special from Montreal's Theatre St. Denis of the final hour of the ten-day Montreal International Comedy Festival, featuring performers from all over the world. The bilingual festival provides a stage for both veterans of the comedy scene and newcomers looking to make their mark.
Heart and Soul (1988) as Jeff
A flamboyant man, Curtis Rousseau, who, with his partner, cautious Richard Bradley, tries to sign a prospective young singer to a contract with their fledging recording company. The singer, Jamie Sinclair, wants to sing, but her strict father, Harlan, prefers that she go to medical school. Curtis, r
Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right (1988)
An "On Location" presentation featuring comedian Rodney Dangerfield in an uncensored hour of sketch and stand-up comedy. Taped in December, 1987 at Dangerfield's in New York City, the program also features up-and-coming comics.
Sally Field & Tom Hanks' Punchline Party (1988)
A special presenting the opening-night party for the premiere of the feature film "Punchline" starring Sally Field and Tom Hanks, and featuring stand-up performances by comics from the movie. Taped on the roof of the Hollywood Holiday Inn after the premiere at Mann's Chinese Theatre on September 23
Uptown Comedy Express (1987)
A comedy special featuring five comedians portraying employees of an Art Deco nightclub, and emceed by Eddie Murphy's uncle, Ray Murphy. Broadcast as part of the "On Location" series and taped live at the Ebony Showcase Theater in Los Angeles.

Writer (special)

Saturday Night Live: Mothers' Day Special (2001) as Writer
"Saturday Night Live" primetime special featuring the cast of the 2000-2001 season appearing in brand new sketches with their mothers, as well as showcasing some of the best moments of the season. Also, Maya Rudolph remembers her late mother, Minnie Ripperton, with her father Richard and stepmother
Saturday Night Live Primetime Extra II (2001) as Writer
A live primetime edition of "Saturday Night Live."

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