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Roughshod ... Robert Sterling, John Ireland and Gloria Grahame star in this Western noir gem... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

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Dr. Kildare:... Although not the first actor to don the scrubs of Max Brand's Dr. Kildare, Lew... more info $45.95was $59.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: May 30, 2006
Born: November 13, 1917 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: New Castle, Pennsylvania Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Signal, The (2007)
It's New Year's Eve in the city of Terminus and chaos is this year's resolution. All forms of communication have been jammed by an enigmatic transmission that preys on fear and desire driving everyone in the city to murder and madness. In a place once marked by conformity but now sent into complete
Beggarman, Thief (1979) as Colonel Day
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
Letters From Three Lovers (1973) as Bob
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
A Global Affair (1964) as Randy
A U.N. official tries to locate the mother of an abandoned baby.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Capt. Lee Crane
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
Return to Peyton Place (1961) as Mike Rossi
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Column South (1953) as Capt. Lee Whitlock
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
Show Boat (1951) as Stephen Baker
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
The Sundowners (1950) as Tom Cloud
Bunco Squad (1950) as Sgt. Steve Johnson
Police try to get the goods on a phony seance racket.
Roughshod (1949) as Clay [Phillips]
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
The Secret Heart (1946) as Chase N. Addams
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Lee White
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) as Dr. Donald Winthrop
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
Johnny Eager (1942) as Jimmy Courtney
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) as Kirk Davis
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
The Penalty (1941) as Edward [Ted] McCormick
Federal agents use a gangster's son to catch him.
Ringside Maisie (1941) as Terry Dolan [also known as Young O'Hara]
A Brooklyn showgirl sets pulses racing at a boxers'''' training camp.
The Get-Away (1941) as Jeff Crane
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
I'll Wait for You (1941) as "Lucky" Wilson
A wounded gangster's recuperation on a remote farm leads to love.
Two-Faced Woman (1941) as Dick Williams
A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.
Manhattan Heartbeat (1940) as Johnny [Farrell]
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Duke Wyman
The Gay Caballero (1940) as Billy Brewster
Blondie Meets the Boss (1939) as
Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake) quits his job when his long-awaited vacation is postponed. Blondie (Penny Singleton) asks J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale) to give Dagwood his job back, and Dithers agrees but on the condition that Blondie take charge of the office while he is in Washington closing a deal. Dagwood, left to tend the house while Blondie goes to work, succumbs to a neighbor's suggestion to go fishing and leaves Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) in care of Blondie's sister, Dot (Dorothy Moore), in town for a jitterbug contest. While fishing, Dagwood meets two entertainers from the Garden Cafe and when one of them, Francine (Linda Winters), almost overturns the boat, Dagwood grabs to save her, and the "glutch" is photographed. Blondie has the film from Dagwood's camera developed, and Dithers wires her to buy some land owned by the Garden Club proprietor before he learns that it has been approved as the site of the new airport. Enroute, she picks up the developed film. Dagwood has wandered off to play pool, and Dot and her boy friend, Freddie (Joel Dean), take Baby Dumpling with them to the jitterbug contest at the Garden Cafe. Blondie recognizes Francine from the fishing photograph just as Dagwood comes along in pursuit of Baby Dumpling. She smacks him with her purse, then leaves with Baby Dumpling. The cafe owner finds the Dithers telegram realizes the importance of his land. Meanwhile, reeling from the impact of Blondie's blow, wins the jitterbug contest with his wild gyrations.
First Offenders (1939) as Nick
Beware, Spooks! (1939) as Bellboy
Joe E. Brown, Mary Carlisle, Clarence Kolb, Marc Lawrence, Don Beddoe. Inept bunglerJoe E. Brown saves the day when he traps some wanted criminals in the Coney Island funhouse.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Convict
Golden Boy (1939) as Elevator boy
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
Missing Daughters (1939) as Radio man
A Woman Is the Judge (1939) as Reporter
Outside These Walls (1939) as Reporter
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as First newspaperman
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
My Son Is Guilty (1939) as Clerk
Tim Kerry, a cop on the beat in Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his grown son Ritzy home after a two-year prison term. Ritzy's former friends and his ex-girl Julia join with Tim in hoping he'll go straight. But local gang leader Claire Morelli (the former boss's widow) knows of Ritzy's talents from other ex-cons, and makes him an offer hard to refuse. A chain of double-crosses seems to make tragedy inevitable...
Scandal Sheet (1939) as Student
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) as Salesman
A book salesman (Olin Howlin as Olin Howland) sells Blondie Bumstead (Penny Singleton) a set of books on child training because he has convinced her that Baby Dumplin (Larry Simms) is a child prodigy. Meanwhile, J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale), boss of Blondie's husband, Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake), rips Dagwood for altering the plans on an apartment building the construction firm is building for Abner Cartwright (Robert Middlemass) and, to keep his job, Dagwood must get Cartwright to sign off on the changes - the latter refuses in order to escape from an unfavorable contract. Baby Dumpling, the genius, is registered at school and Daisy, accompanying him, is picked up by the dog-catcher on the way back home and taken to the pound. Daisy is adopted by Melinda Mason (Peggy Ann Garner), the crippled daughter of one of the town's wealthiest men. Baby Dumpling looks everywhere and can not find Daisy, and plays hooky from school the next day. Immediately, Blondie and Dagwood suspect kidnapping, and Dagwood learns that Melinda, also missing, was last seen playing with a little boy and a dog. Dagwood promptly heads for the Mason estate, where he is even more promptly arrested as a kidnap suspect.
Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) as
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939) as Elevator boy
The mayor's secretary competes with her homicide detective fiancé's devotion to his job.

Producer (feature film)

Winter Kills (1979) as Executive Producer
An assassinated president''s brother investigates the unsolved crime.

Cast (special)

Dearest Enemy (1955) as Captain John Copeland
A televised adaptation of the Rodgers and Hart musical about a group of American Revolutionary women who helped the Continental Army by making ammunition (while pretending to put up preserves).

Cast (short)

Personalities (1942)
This short film showcases new studio talents for MGM.
The Heckler (1940)

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