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Also Known As: Died: June 6, 1994
Born: August 29, 1912 Cause of Death: respiratory failure
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Casino (1980) as Sam Fletcher
Blake Edwards' old "Mr. Lucky" series of the early sixties was dusted off for a prospective television updating and Mike Connors took the lead role as the suave gambler who owns a floating hotel and gambling ship in this new version, on which Edwards takes billing as "creative consultant." In this p
Caravans (1978) as Richardson
In 1948, Mark Miller, a young diplomat, searches the desert for a politician's runaway daughter and Zuilifigar, her Bedouin lover.
Oh, God! (1977) as Priest
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
Washington Affair, The (1977)
An unscrupulous businessman tries to win a government contract by playing up to the engineer assigned to review the project. He comes to the engineer's hotel room to offer him money, all the while secretly filming the proceedings with a hidden camera. Meanwhile the engineer, unhappily married to an alcoholic, uses the hotel room to continue his affair with the businessman's attractive young wife.
Collision Course (1976) as Dean Acheson
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
Human Factor, The (1975) as Edmonds
Take a Hard Ride (1975) as Sheriff Kane
After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree and the two team up to defend themselves against ou
Hurricane (1974) as Hank Stoddard
In this film hurricane hunters Hagman and Milner are in a desperate race to avoid disaster as a violent storm threatens to devastate a Gulf Coast town.
Letters From Three Lovers (1973) as Joshua
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
Magician, The (1973) as Joseph Baker
In this pilot for the 1973-74 series, a dapper magician uses the wizardry of his craft to help people in distress and exposes a staged plane crash when asked by the mother of one of the victims to check into a possible conspiracy. In the later series, Bixby, Curtis and Watkins were joined by Joseph
Savage (1973) as Judge Daniel Stern
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.
The Candidate (1972) as Narrator, McKay commercials
A senate candidate''s ideals weaken as his position in the polls gets stronger.
Kung Fu (1972) as Dillon
A young Chinese-American, fleeing a murder charge in China, becomes the champion of oppressed laborers building the transcontinental railroad in the American West of the 1870s. This was the pilot for the popular series (1972-75).
Yuma (1971) as Nels Decker
A Western adventure about a tough marshal's efforts to clean up a frontier town filled with brawling cattlemen, crooked officials and various bad guys out to discredit him.
Cannon (1971) as Calhoun
In this pilot for the long-running series, a portly, well-heeled investigator looks into the murder of an old flame's husband and becomes enmeshed in a web of small-town corruption. Long-time character actor Conrad finally attained stardom with this role. Previously he had been one of the great radi
The Arrangement (1969) as Collier
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) as Ray Calvert
After killing his girlfriend''s father in self defense, a rebellious Native American races to elude a bloodthirsty posse.
It Takes All Kinds (1969) as Orville Benton
This Savage Land (1969) as Ben Pride
Shark! (1969) as Mallare
When gunrunner Caine finds himself broke and hunted in the Sudan, he signs up as a deckhand to ichthyologists looking for rare fish. What he doesn't know is that they're really treasure hunters ready to dive into waters teeming with blood-crazed sharks.
Buckskin (1968) as Chaddock
How to Steal the World (1968)
Secret agent Napoleon Solo fights to stop a top-secret plot to conquer the world.
An American Dream (1966) as Lieutenant Roberts
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.
Intimacy (1966) as Walter Nicholson
A contractor's attempt to blackmail a politician has unexpected results.
Planet of the Vampires (1965) as Capt. Mark Markary
In the near future the two spaceships Argos and Galliot are sent to investigate the mysterious planet Aura. As the Galliot lands on the planet her crew suddenly go berserk and attack each other. The strange event passes, but the crew soon discovers the crashed Argos - and learns that her crew died fighting each other! Investigating further, the explorers come to realize the existence of a race of bodiless aliens that seek to escape from their dying world.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Julian Merriday
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
Harlow (1965) as Marino Bello
Pyro (1964) as Vance Pierson
Stage to Thunder Rock (1964) as Sheriff Horne
A lawman is forced to capture or kill the outlaw father-and-son team with whom he was raised.
Man in the Middle (1964) as General Kempton
Court-martial drama about an American Colonel assigned to defend a fellow serviceman accused of murdering a British soldier while stationed in India during World War II.
A Gathering of Eagles (1963) as Colonel Fowler
A devoted Air Force commander sacrifices happiness in the name of duty.
Light in the Piazza (1962) as Noel Johnson
A woman's efforts to marry off her daughter are hindered by a family secret.
The Purple Gang (1960) as Lt. Bill Harley
The story of the infamous gang of bootleggers, hijackers, and killers in 1920''''s Detroit.
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as Jim Flood
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
Wolf Larsen (1958) as Wolf Larsen
Another Time, Another Place (1958) as Carter Reynolds
Lana Turner is a female American journalist who has an affair with BBC war correspondent, Sean Connery, during WWII. When Connery is killed in action, Turner returns to his hometown to console his wife.
Forty Guns (1957) as Griff Bonnell
An authoritarian rancher, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns, finds herself falling for the new marshal who comes to set things straight.
Dragoon Wells Massacre (1957) as Link Ferris
The Way to the Gold (1957) as Marshal Hannibal
The Maverick Queen (1956) as Jeff Young, also known as Jeff Younger
In post-Civil War Wyoming, ranch owner Lucy Lee is en route to Rock Springs to sell her cattle. When Jeff Young approaches her camp, asking for food and a place to sleep, she at first fears that he is part of Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang that has been terrorizing the country, but nevertheless allows him to stay.
Julie (1956) as Cliff Henderson
A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.
Texas Lady (1955) as Chris Mooney
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons.
Strategic Air Command (1955) as Lt. Col. Rocky Samford
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'' aerial defense.
Queen Bee (1955) as Avery "Beauty" Phillips
A manipulative Southern socialite sets out to destroy the lives of all those around her.
The Miami Story (1954) as Mick Flagg, also known as Mike Pierce
Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss. Inspired by a U. S. Senate investigation, this documentary-styled melodrama pits a reformed gangster (posing as a Cuban racketeer) against a Miami syndicate chief. This Sam Katzman production features an introduction by Florida Senator George Smathers.
Her Twelve Men (1954) as Richard Y. Oliver, Sr.
A dedicated teacher turns around the troublesome students at a boys'''' school.
Playgirl (1954) as Mike Marsh
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
Loophole (1954) as Mike Donovan
Cry of the Hunted (1953) as Lt. Tunner
A prison convict escapes through the Louisiana swamps.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Fred [Amiel]
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
China Venture (1953) as Commander Bert Thompson
Allied soldiers race to rescue a Japanese admiral held by Chinese warlords.
Jeopardy (1953) as Doug Stilwin
A woman desperately seeks help to prevent her trapped husband from drowning.
Skirts Ahoy! (1952) as Lt. Comdr. Paul Elcott
Three women join the Navy to find husbands.
No Questions Asked (1951) as Steve Kiever
A young lawyer''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) as Worker
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
The Unknown Man (1951) as [District Attorney] Joe Bucknor
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Mike Tracy
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
Inside Straight (1951) as Johnny Sanderson
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
Cause for Alarm! (1951) as George Z. Jones
A woman fights to intercept a letter in which her husband tries to prove her guilty of murder.
Payment on Demand (1951) as David Ramsey
A bitter divorcee thinks back on the mistakes that destroyed her marriage.
Mr. Imperium (1951) as Paul Hunter
An exiled king and a film star try to rekindle a romance from the past.
Grounds for Marriage (1951) as Chris Bartlett
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Paul Berten
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
A Life of Her Own (1950) as Lee Gorrance
An innocent small-town girl climbs to the top of the modeling business man by man.
The Outriders (1950) as Jesse Wallace
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as Tom Horn
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Tom [Buchanan]
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Tycoon
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Tension (1949) as Lt. Collier Bonnabel
A man who had planned to murder his wife's lover becomes the prime suspect when somebody beats him to it.
Smart Woman (1948) as Frank McCoy
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
Framed (1947) as Stephen Price
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
The Gangster (1947) as Shubunka
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
Suspense (1946) as Joe Morgan
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Danny Murphy
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
Getting Gertie's Garter (1945) as Ted Dalton
A medical researcher tries frantically to recover a jeweled garter he had given an old flame.
Lady in the Dark (1944) as Dr. Alexander Brooks
Rainbow Island (1944) as Ken Masters
A girl is raised as a native while living on a tropical island.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Jeff Stoddard
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
The Woman of the Town (1943) as King Kennedy
High Explosive (1943) as Mike Douglas

Cast (special)

Judgment Day (1981) as The Judge
An unusual story that is set in a celestial courtroom where a deceased person is evaluated for entrance into either Heaven or Hell. Seated before the Judge, the in-limbo soul is placed on trial and Mr. Heavener (representing Heaven) and Mr. Heller (representing Hell) present the good and bad aspects
Another Part of the Forest (1972) as Marcus Hubbard
A television adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play about the Hubbards, a rich Southern family of greedy, ruthless individuals. The story takes place before the action of Helman's more famous play about the Hubbards, "The Little Foxes."
Price, The (1971) as Walter
The story, set in a condemned Manhattan brownstone, is a graphic portrait of bitter memories as seen through the eyes of two brothers who gather after sixteen years of separation to sell off the family heirlooms.
My Three Angels (1959) as Jules
While repairing the roof of shopkeeper Felix Ducotel's home on Christmas Eve, three convicts overhear that the family is facing several crises. The story relates the convicts' (Joseph, Jules, and Alfred) efforts to resolve the Ducotels' problems so that they may have a merry Christmas.

Film Production - Main (special)

Tender Places (1987) as Production Manager
A tender story about divorce as seen through the eyes of a young boy. Written by a 13-year-old boy.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Backstairs at the White House (1979) as Harry Daugherty
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario
The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966) as Chasen
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Immigrants, The (1978) as Grant Whittier
Bastard, The (1978) as Abraham Ware

Cast (short)

Compares the pitches of totalitarian ideas to that of a snake oil salesman.

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