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Born: February 20, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

2.
License to Wed (2007)
A newly engaged couple must run the gauntlet of a reverend's patented, "foolproof" marriage-prep course before they can live happily ever after.
3.
xXx: State of the Union (2005) as Cast
The winds of political change are rumbling through the halls of the Capitol, as a popular President is being targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. Only two people stand between anarchy and freedom: one of them, Augustus Gibbons
4.
Hotel (2004)
Irene, the new receptionist of a small mountain resort gradually comes to understand that she replaced a receptionist who mysteriously vanished, as do other employees of the hotel.
5.
Murder on the Orient Express (2001) as Sam Ratchett
Modern take on the famous Agatha Chrisite story.
6.
Father's Choice, A (2000) as Charlie "Mac" Mcclain
After the death of their mother, 13-year-old Kelly and her 10-year-old sister Chris are sent to live with their father Charlie "Mac" McClain. Mac has been living the life of a rough-hewn cowboy and has barely seen his two daughters since he divorced their mother. The girls, saddened by their mother'
7.
My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (1998) as Dr Sam Sheppard
Television movie based on Sam Reese Sheppard's quest to prove that his father, Dr. Sam Sheppard, did not kill his mother Marilyn in 1954. Sheppard served ten years in prison for the crime before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. He was later retried and found not guilty. Sheppard was
8.
Keys to Tulsa (1997) as Chip Carlson
The black sheep son of a wealthy Tulsa family returns to the world he'd renounced and is forced into a blackmail scheme by his high school sweetheart's menacing husband. When he helps the only eyewitness to a murder, he gets caught in a web of revenge and redemption.
9.
In the Lake of the Woods (1996) as John Waylan
A Senatorial candidate finds his political career in ruins when his participation in a Vietnam War massacre is disclosed and his wife mysteriously disappears.
10.
Nick of Time (1995) as Brendan Grant
An accountant's six-year-old daughter is taken hostage by two strangers who present him with a devil's bargain: he has 90 minutes to kill a top government official or he'll never again see his daughter.
11.
Reunion (1994) as Sam Yates
A mother is wracked with guilt and despair after her five-year-old son chokes in his sleep and finds comfort from "visits" by the boy's ghost.
12.
Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story (1994) as Larry Mclinden
Television movie based on the true story of a man who wages a paternity battle against his former live-in girlfriend for his nonbiological son.
13.
Yearling, The (1994) as Penny Baxter
A young boy living with his impoverished farming family in the Florida Everglades develops a lasting bond with a young deer.
14.
Men Don't Tell (1993) as Ed Macaffrey
A man is physically and verbally abused by his wife.
15.
Fugitive Among Us (1992) as Detective Lieutenant Max Cole
A television movie based on the true story of a policeman's obsessive pursuit of an escaped convict.
16.
Flight of Black Angel (1991) as Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Ryan
A colonel in charge of training F-16 pilots for the U.S. Air Force must deal with a troubled protege who threatens to destroy an entire city.
17.
83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990) as Wayne Stracton
A television movie based on a true story. A woman is stalked, kidnapped and then buried alive for 83 hours by a calculating sociopath. Her father makes a desperate attempt to save her.
18.
Peter Gunn (1989) as Peter Gunn
Set in the 1960s, detective Peter Gunn finds himself in the midst of a mob war when he is hired by a gangland boss to prove that the mobster did not kill a rival.
19.
Majdanek 1944 (1987) as Narration
20.
Proud Men (1987) as Charley Jr
When a soldier who went AWOL in Vietnam returns to visit his dying father, he is arrested for desertion.
21.
Penalty Phase (1986) as Judge Kenneth Hoffman
A judge ponders letting a mass murderer go free on a legal technicality. During the trial, Judge Kenneth Hoffman discovers that the prisoner's rights may have been violated by the police. Even though the jury has found the defendent guilty, Judge Hoffman could be forced to make a ruling that could
22.
Heart of Steel (1983) as Emory Driscoll
Peter Strauss is a steelworker caught in the shutdown of a mill where his family had worked for decades and goes south to find a job but, frustrated when the unemployment drags on, he turns to drink and takes his frustrations out on the wife and kids.
24.
Spacehunter (1983) as Wolff
Three women make an emergency landing on a disease-plagued planet and are captured. One man and his companion are sent to find them.
25.
Secret Of Nimh, The (1982) as Voice Of Justin
A society of genetically altered rats comes to the aid of a mouse whose family is threatened by civilization.
26.
Whale For The Killing, A (1981) as Charles Landon
Star and co-producer Peter Strauss is an outsider, stranded with his family in a Newfoundland coastal resort, where he flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with the support only of his wife and one of the locals, Richard Widmark. Emmy Awar
27.
Angel On My Shoulder (1980) as Eddie Kagel
A small time Chicago hood, now deceased, gets a second chance at life by striking a bargain with the Devil by inhabiting -- and attempting to corrupt -- a totally honest politician. In this contemporary version of the 1946 fantasy-comedy that starred Paul Muni, Anne Baxter and Claude Rains, the comp
28.
Jericho Mile, The (1979) as Larry "Rain" Murphy
A runner, serving a life sentence at Folsom Prison, works at becoming the world's fastest miler and wins a chance to compete for a spot on the Olympic team. Peter Strauss won the Emmy Award for his work in this film which also was nominated as the year's Outstanding Drama. Patrick Nolan and Michael
29.
Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (1977) as Joseph Kennedy Jr
A drama about the eldest Kennedy brother, who undertook a perilous World War II mission that would bring him home a hero and achieve the family dream of a Kennedy in the White House. The film was Emmy Award-nominated as the Outstanding Special of the 1977-78 TV season. Editor Ronald J. Fagan also re
30.
Last Tycoon, The (1976) as Wylie
1930s studio executive Monroe Starr makes high money deals, calms nervous stars and carries on an affair. F. Scott Fitzgerald is said to have based the character on MGM legend Irving Thalberg.
31.
Man Without a Country, The (1973) as Arthur Danforth
This classic about the man who renounced his country and lived to regret it received a sparkling production here with a tour-de-force performance by Cliff Robertson, aging sixty years as Philip Nolan. Previously it had been filmed three times as a silent movie and once (in 1938) as a short for Vitap
32.
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1972) as Thomas Lewis
Based on trial of Father Daniel Berrigan and eight other Vietnam War protesters who burned draft records, this film examines the motives of war protesters of the time.
33.
Soldier Blue (1970) as Pvt. Honus Gant
After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US government. Together, they must try to reach the cavalry's main base camp. As they travel onward, Honus is torn between his growing affection for Cresta, and his disgust for her anti-American beliefs. They reach the cavalry campsite on the eve of an attack on a Cheyenne village, where Honus will learn which side has really been telling him the truth.
34.
Hail, Hero! (1969) as Frank Dixon
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.

Producer (feature film)

35.
Heart of Steel (1983) as Executive Producer
Peter Strauss is a steelworker caught in the shutdown of a mill where his family had worked for decades and goes south to find a job but, frustrated when the unemployment drags on, he turns to drink and takes his frustrations out on the wife and kids.
36.
Whale For The Killing, A (1981) as Producer
Star and co-producer Peter Strauss is an outsider, stranded with his family in a Newfoundland coastal resort, where he flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with the support only of his wife and one of the locals, Richard Widmark. Emmy Awar

Cast (special)

37.
Earth Navigators (2000) as Narration
Documentary about how seasonal changes impel a wide variety of creatures to begin epic migrations to ancient feeding, mating and breeding grounds, sometimes covering thousands of miles and employing ingenious methods of reaching their destinations. The program follows the travels of the whooper swan
38.
Intimate Portrait: Heather Locklear (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Heather Locklear includes comments by the actress and her parents; husband Richie Sambora; costar Jack Wagner; actors Mike Myers and Peter Strauss; her agent and close friends; and producer Aaron Spelling. Also includes TV clips and commercials; photographs from her childhood and
39.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
40.
Enchanted New Mexico (1995) as Narration
Documentary exploring the geography, history, people and culture of New Mexico.
41.
ABC's 40th Anniversary Special (1994) as Segment Host ("Tv Drama Comes Of Age")
A special spotlighting the highlights and milestones from the first 40 years of the ABC Television Network.
42.
17th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1991)
A live presentation of the seventeenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers. The Gallup organization determines the winners by way of a special poll.
43.
Journey to the Forgotten River (1990) as Narration
A special that explores the plains of Botswana, where wildebeests, jackals, elephants and other animals roam. A presentation of "National Geographic Specials."
44.
15th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1989)
A presentation of the fifteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers in 23 categories. Awards are determined by a special poll conducted by the Gallup organization.
45.
Way They Were, The (1981)
A music and comedy reunion of celebrity graduates from Northwestern University.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

46.
Uprising (2001) as Guard
The events leading up to and during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1943.
47.
Joan of Arc (1999) as La Hire
Miniseries based on the life of Joan of Arc, an illiterate 15th century French peasant girl of 17, who donned a suit of armor and rode off to war to unite and save France from its English enemy. Claiming to be sent by God, she was burned at the stake, at the age of 19, for heresy.
48.
Seasons of Love (1999) as Thomas Linthorne
Based on George Dell's 1934 novel about farmer Thomas Linthorne and his wife Kate, who settle a parcel of untilled Ohio farmland in 1866. They clear the land, build their home and have three children: Hocking, Charlotte and Grover. Over a span of fifty years, the Linthorne family saga, set against t
49.
Masada (1981) as Eleazar Ben Yair
Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

50.
Seasons of Love (1999)
Based on George Dell's 1934 novel about farmer Thomas Linthorne and his wife Kate, who settle a parcel of untilled Ohio farmland in 1866. They clear the land, build their home and have three children: Hocking, Charlotte and Grover. Over a span of fifty years, the Linthorne family saga, set against t
51.
Seasons of Love (1999) as Executive Producer
Based on George Dell's 1934 novel about farmer Thomas Linthorne and his wife Kate, who settle a parcel of untilled Ohio farmland in 1866. They clear the land, build their home and have three children: Hocking, Charlotte and Grover. Over a span of fifty years, the Linthorne family saga, set against t

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

52.
Texas Justice (1995) as Cullen Davis
When a Texas millionaire marries his mistress, a bitter divorce battle, two deaths, an FBI sting operation, and criminal trials ensue.
53.
Trial: The Price of Passion (1992) as Warren Blackburn
A two-part miniseries based on Clifford Irving's novel. A young Texas lawyer defends two persons accused of murder in separate cases, only to learn that the two cases are linked -- and that one of his clients may be the guilty party.
54.
Brotherhood of the Rose (1989) as Saul Grisman
A two-part miniseries about two orphans raised as brothers by a top CIA operative and trained to be assassins in the high-stakes world of international espionage. When the brothers themselves become assassination targets, they soon realize their surrogate father has thrust them into a deadly game of
55.
Tender Is The Night (1985) as Dick Diver
A five-part miniseries chronicling the passionate yet soul-destroying romance of Dick and Nicole Diver, two wealthy American ex-patriates living in Europe during the twenties.
56.
Kane & Abel (1985) as Abel Rosnovski
This three-part miniseries relates a story, spanning six decades, which describes the all-consuming rivalry between two men born on the same day -- William Lowell Kane, a privileged, wealthy Bostonian, and Abel Rosnovski, a Polish gypsy immigrant who is determined to reach the level of the William K
57.
Rich Man, Poor Man (1975) as Rudy Jordache
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin
58.
Attack on Terror (1975) as Ben Jacobs
A fact-based drama, supposedly drawn from FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen.

Casting (TV Mini-Series)

59.
Kane & Abel (1985) as Casting
This three-part miniseries relates a story, spanning six decades, which describes the all-consuming rivalry between two men born on the same day -- William Lowell Kane, a privileged, wealthy Bostonian, and Abel Rosnovski, a Polish gypsy immigrant who is determined to reach the level of the William K

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