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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 18, 2006|
|Born:||January 4, 1932||Cause of Death:||Parkinson's disease|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Twenty-four year old Carla Tate is a slightly mentally challenged young woman who, after years of special education at a private boarding school, has successfully transcended many of her limitations--except for that of her over-protective mother, Elizabeth. When Carla graduates and returns home with dreams and ambitions, her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept. When she falls in love for the first time, Carla defies her mother in order to prove that despite all appearances she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy of love and being loved. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Carla and her boyfriend Danny set out together to find answers to some of life''s toughest challenges, and prove that sometimes, an ordinary life can be an extraordinary achievement.
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin''s bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
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.
After becoming disenchanted with living in Los Angeles, a television weatherman loses his job but rediscovers life with the help of a British reporter and the messages he sees on an electronic freeway traffic sign.
When a powerful, young real estate developer dies suddenly, he is reincarnated as a poor, plain man trying to reconcile his relationship with his wife and son with the help of an angel.
A small-town carpenter convinces a shipwrecked heiress with amnesia that she''''s his wife.
In the early 60s a Brooklyn teenager gets a job waiting on the rich and the "shady" rich at a nearby beach club and comes of age in the process.
The boys from an academy try to catch glimpses of the girls in the neighboring school as they go about their daily activities.
George Dupler is fed up with his life. He hates his job as the manager of an all-night drugstore, the fact that he is in debt, and he is also fairly dissatisfied with his wife Helen, so enters into an affair with one of her relatives.
Recently divorced Judy Bernly takes an office job and soon becomes pals with fellow secretaries Violet Newstead and Doralee Rhodes. Their boss is male chauvinist Franklin Hart Jr. , who is trying to land Doralee in bed. While smoking pot one night the women hatch a plan to take revenge on their crue
A sparkling musical updating to World War II Harlem of the Cinderella story, featuring virtually an all-black cast, with an original score and several twists at the end. Charlaine Woodard and Nell-Ruth Carter later were reunited in the Broadway smash "Ain't Misbehavin" for which the latter won the T
A confused teenager turns to drugs, leading to erratic outbursts in school and violent quarrels with his straight-arrow father.
A couple of resourceful, free-wheeling criminal attorneys with an eye for the ladies confront a no-nonsense judge while trying to clear an heiress in the slaying of her husband, although her explanation that a mysterious intruder did it provides them with a rather weak case. The subsequent series wi
A man must come to terms with his own "high anxiety" in this loving parody of the films of Alfred Hitchcock.
An exorcism movie in which a young couple is beset by evil forces -- she's been spoken for by the devil. In syndication, the film now runs two hours.
This was the pilot for the hit series, packed with familiar TV names and faces, interweaving several comedy stories of the misadventures of passengers and crew aboard a California to Mexico cruise ship.
An aspiring western novelist in thirties Hollywood becomes a low-budget cowboy star.
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
A political thriller based on the 1967 novel by Robert J. Serling (Rod's brother) about an incompetent vice president who is left in control of the government when Air Force One mysteriously disappears with the President aboard.<P>Although filmed in 1971, it was held up for two and a half years foll
Unhappy at school and at home, Lisa is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Three of her classmates come to her rescue. They submit Lisa to their own interpretation of a group therapy session, learning a lot about themselves in the process.
A TV journalist investigates the compromising photo of a Supreme Court nominee in this pilot for a prospective series for ex-"Mission: Impossible" stars Martin Landau and Barbara Bain. It marked director Steven Spielberg's farewell to the TV vineyards where he had started only four years earlier.
A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.
Boston cops search for a bomber who has been targeting politicians.
"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The opening words of the famous novel are the quickest summary of this haunting, funny film. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story of Pilgrim, whosurvives the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, then lives simultaneously in his pastas a young American POW, in the future as a well-cared-for resident of a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, and in the present as a middle-aged optometrist in Ilium, N.Y.
A tough and violent portrait of a psychopathic, yet fresh-faced youth--the infamous Billy the Kid in his grimy early days.
As he is dying in Vietnam, a young soldier remembers his girlfriend, and the fights he had with his parents over becoming a musician instead of going to college and his plan to evade the draft. He also recalls the "summertree" where he spent so many of his happiest times he was sent off to war.
A former Green Beret fights to protect a school for runaways in the desert.
A suave professional burglar wants to break with his criminal past but is forced to pull one last job to make good on a gambling debt. Winner of the 1971 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America as the Best TV Suspense Film, and nominated for an Emmy as Best Written Original Drama of 1971.
A classical pianist who's dropped out of society returns to the family he deserted.
The adventures of four sexy young women living together in California and studying to be nurses. One falls for a poet with a terminal illness; one takes acid and becomes pregnant; another becomes involved with Hispanic revolutionaries; one has an affair with a gynecologist.
A comedy pilot about a stalwart band of unemployed steelworkers who swap their hardhats for hollandaise to run a restaurant. Annie informs her old friends that she is converting their favorite bar into a restaurant for the white collar trade at the new microchip factory. When the deal falls through,
The adventures of comedy writers Eddie Ryan and Harry Rufkin. The pilot episode finds Eddie contemplating remarriage, in spite of his feeling that his life is still being run by his bossy ex-wife, Cassie.
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