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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Perfect Murder, A (1998) as Harrington
A playboy husband plots to kill his heiress wife, believing that she's going to run off with her lover and leave him penniless. He persuades the lover to kill her, but he hires someone else to do the deed. The wife kills the intruder, and the lover starts to blackmail the husband, having taped the conversation in which he was hired.
2.
Columbo: Strange Bedfellows (1995) as Randall Thurston
A television movie in the ongoing series about police lieutenant Columbo. Columbo investigates the double homicide of a mob leader and a race horse gambler.
3.
Take My Daughters, Please (1988) as Dr Oscar Reback
A widow is determined to find husbands for her four independent daughters.
4.
Whatever It Takes (1986) as Timmy Shaughnessy
5.
Stewardess School (1986)
A motley crew of misfits train to be flight attendants and prepare for a cross-country flight.
6.
WarGames (1983) as Mr Lightman
In search of the ultimate game, a young man accidentally hacks into the government''s top military computer.
7.
I Want to Live (1983) as Prosecution Judge
Lindsay Wagner stars as Barbara Graham, who was executed in the San Quentin gas chamber in 1955 for her participation in a robbery/murder. This remake of the 1958 movie which won Susan Hayward her Academy Award was written by Don M. Mankiewicz (who co-authored the screenplay to the Hayward movie) an
8.
Carpool (1983) as Stevens
Good fortune smiles on a computer-matched carpool of four losers when they come into possession of a million dollars that tumbled from the back of an armored carrier -- but a tough-as-nails ex-cop wants to get his hands on the loot, too, in this mini road-company version of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Ma
9.
This Is Kate Bennett... (1982) as Lawson
In this pilot to a prospective series about the adventures of a TV investigative news reporter and single mother, fictional Kate Bennett finds her life imperiled, along with that of her daughter, when she doggedly pursues the story of a sniper attack on several nurses.
10.
Charlie and the Great Balloon Race (1981) as Alfred Lawson
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
11.
Hero At Large (1980) as Tv Moderator
Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.
12.
Scarlett O'Hara War, The (1980) as Russell Birdwell
The second of the "Moviola" segments, a light-hearted look at David O. Selznick's search for his "Gone With the Wind" leading lady, was acclaimed as the best of the three and brought Emmy Award nominations to Tony Curtis as Outstanding Actor for his Selznick, in supporting acting categories to Harol
13.
Last Married Couple In America, The (1979) as 1st Party Dancer
Mari and Jeff Thompson are happily married, until the experience of seeing all of their friends divorcing makes them obsessive about keeping their marriage together. This new insecurity about the stability of their union is made worse when they meet Barbara and Jeff finds himself attracted to her. A
14.
Better Late Than Never (1979) as Rapist
A feisty senior citizen (Harold Gould) who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home leads a revolt against the dour head of the house (Tyne Daly). Originally, this one was called "Never Too Young," and its title song was sung by an uncredited Fred Astaire. Then it was retitled "Darn
15.
Almost Summer (1978) as Mr Albrecht
A popular high school student helps another student run for class president against his former girlfriend.
16.
Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (1978) as Major Holloway
A strong drama based on the true story of an Air Force sergeant's fight to stay in the service after admitting his homosexuality.
17.
Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (1978) as Parson
The life and times of the flamboyant showman who built his legendary Follies around beautiful women, as told by the women in his life. This film received seven Emmy Award nominations, and Gerald Perry Finnerman won for his photography, John De Cuir for his production design, and Richard C. Goddard f
18.
Fire In The Sky, A (1978) as Lustus
A fiery comet is hurtling toward Phoenix, Arizona, and an astronomer's desperate warnings fall on deaf ears among city officials in this lengthy disaster tale highlighted by some striking special effects and miniature work. Publicity releases for this movie insisted that a record (for a TV film) 5,700 extras were used in the exodus sequences and that the miniature work was the most extensive ever created for television. Emmy Award nominations went to this film for Special Effects and Sound Editing.
19.
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
When a football player dies early, he gets a second chance in the body of a crooked industrialist.
20.
Kill Me If You Can (1977) as Silvers
A fact-based drama about Caryl Chessman, California's famous "red light bandit," who was arrested in 1948 and convicted under an obsolete statute that carried the death penalty. Chessman spent twelve years on death row in San Quentin, during which time his case became a famous cause celebre for oppo
21.
The Front (1976) as Parks
A bookie agrees to put his name on scripts by blacklisted writers.
22.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as Tv Studio Anchorman
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation.

Cast (special)

23.
Ask Me Again (1989) as Roger
A comedy about two people who have grown up together thinking they are opposites. Against her wishes, Elizabeth and Nelson are thrown together by their parents, who hope to create the perfect romantic alliance. In order to put an end to her parent's persistence, Elizabeth convinces Nelson that they
24.
Contest Kid Strikes Again, The (1979) as Mr Small
A sequel to "The Contest Kid." The further adventures of Harvey Small, a young boy with a knack for winning giveaway contests. Problems arise when Harvey wins a flock of chickens in a contest.
25.
Contest Kid, The (1978) as Mr Small
The adventures of Harvey Small, a young boy with a proclivity for entering giveaway contests. The story relates the problems that arise when Harvey wins a high-toned butler in a magazine promotion.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

26.
Centennial (1978) as William Bellamy
An epic miniseries about the making of America -- the most ambitious project ever filmed for television -- this filming of James Michener's 1,100-page saga that spanned the decades from the late eighteenth century to the present ended up as a 26 1/2 hour movie irregularly scheduled over four months

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

27.
Favorite Son (1988)
A three-part miniseries set in Washington, DC, about Senator Terry Fallon, a charismatic Vice Presidential hopeful and his ambitious press aide, who will stop at nothing to get to the White House. When Fallon is wounded by an assassin's bullet, he becomes an media hero overnight. A jaded FBI agent,

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