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Also Known As: Died: December 31, 2001
Born: Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Director
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
2.
Good Neighbor Sam (1964) as Director
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.
3.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) as Director
A lecherous landlord tries to steal a woman from her fiance.
4.
Love Is a Ball (1963) as Director
A Riviera matchmaker tries to groom a young woman for a wealthy marriage.
5.
The Interns (1962) as Director
Five interns clash with the head of surgery while trying to balance medical studies and romance.
6.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Director
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
7.
Pollyanna (1960) as Director
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.

Cast (feature film)

8.
Jack and Sarah (1996) as Michael
A young American woman takes a job as a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.
9.
Secret Friends (1991) as Musician
An amnesiac is haunted by the recurring images of his murderous past and repressed childhood.
11.
We Think the World of You (1988) as Bill
A man becomes obsessed with the care of his friend's dog when the friend is imprisoned.
12.
Arthur's Hallowed Ground (1986) as Lionel
13.
Bunker, The (1981) as General Rattenhuber
Anthony Hopkins won the Emmy as Outstanding Actor for his portrayal of Adolph Hitler in this dramatization by prolific John Gay of James P. O'Donnell's book depicting the events surrounding Der Fuehrer's final days in and around his underground hideout. Piper Laurie's Magda Goebbels earned her an E
14.
Les Miserables (1978) as Troufiat
A lavish remake of the classic about the escaped convict, a woodcutter who had been imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his starving family, and the dogged police inspector who dedicates himself to hounding the man until he can again be put behind bars. An Emmy Award nomination went to d
15.
Black Panther, The (1977) as Detective Chief Superintendent
16.
Internecine Project, The (1974) as Chester Drake
Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past, he has invented a very ingenious plan to get rid of his four helpers: he gets them all to unknowingly kill each other in the course of a single night. Unfortunately, one of the four has invented a retaliation scheme on his own...
17.
No Sex Please--We'Re British (1973)
Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant manager) and Penny Hunter is shocked when first photos, then films and then finally two girls are sent to them in the Bank's flat. They, and their friend, head cashier Brian Runnicles (who slowly starts to have a nervous breakdown), have to deal with getting rid of the porn without letting their boss, Mr. Bromley - the bank's manager (who's very anti-porn), the local police in the form of Inspector Paul, and David's mother, Bertha Hunter, in on what is happening...
18.
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
British and French agents join forces to save President De Gaulle from a deadly assassin.
19.
Travels with My Aunt (1972) as Detective
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
20.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Elevator operator
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.

Writer (feature film)

21.
PARENT TRAP, THE (1998) as Screenwriter
The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
22.
Polly Comin' Home! (1990) as From Screenplay ("Pollyanna"); From Story
A sequel to "Polly" a telefilm that aired on NBC November 12, 1989. Set in Alabama in 1956, Polly tries to find a replacement for the new headmaster of the town orphanage and to rekindle her aunt's romance.
23.
Polly (1989) as From Screenplay ("Pollyanna"); From Story
Set in the 1950s, a joyful orphan comes to live with her wealthy spinster aunt in Alabama and inspires the transformation of a stodgy town and its residents. Based on the 1960 Disney film "Pollyanna, " which starred Hayley Mills.
24.
Foolin' Around (1980) as From Story
When college student Wes signs up to participate in a psychological experiment, he meets Susan and the two are attracted to each other. But there are problems, besides the difference in their economic backgrounds, the wealthy Susan is also engaged. However, Susan's grandfather recognizes her fiance'
25.
Foolin' Around (1980) as Screenwriter
When college student Wes signs up to participate in a psychological experiment, he meets Susan and the two are attracted to each other. But there are problems, besides the difference in their economic backgrounds, the wealthy Susan is also engaged. However, Susan's grandfather recognizes her fiance'
26.
Candleshoe (1977) as Screenwriter
A street urchin infiltrates a noblewoman's impoverished household in search of hidden treasure.
27.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Screenwriter
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
28.
Good Neighbor Sam (1964) as Screenwriter
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.
29.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) as Screenwriter
A lecherous landlord tries to steal a woman from her fiance.
30.
Love Is a Ball (1963) as Screenwriter
A Riviera matchmaker tries to groom a young woman for a wealthy marriage.
31.
The Interns (1962) as Screenwriter
Five interns clash with the head of surgery while trying to balance medical studies and romance.
32.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Screenwriter
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
33.
Pollyanna (1960) as Written for Screen by
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.

Producer (feature film)

34.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Presented By
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
35.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Producer
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
36.
Good Neighbor Sam (1964) as Producer
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.

Music (feature film)

37.
Secret Friends (1991) as Bass Player
An amnesiac is haunted by the recurring images of his murderous past and repressed childhood.
38.
Pollyanna (1960) as Composer
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

39.
Primal Scream (1986) as Assistant Director

Visual Effects (feature film)

40.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
When the dark forces of Voldermort attempt to take over the wizarding world and capture Harry Potter, he and his friends are forced to face them on their own.
41.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) as Texture painter, Weta Digital
The Fellowship of the Ring fights its last desperate battle to save Middle Earth from the forces of evil.
42.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) as Senior paint & roto artist, Weta Digital
Set in a time of uncertainty in the land of Middle-earth, a tale which charts a heroic quest which centers around an intrepid hobbit. The future of civilization rests in the fate of the One Ring, which has been lost for centuries. Powerful forces are unrelenting in their search for it. But fate has placed it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins, who inherits the Ring and steps into legend. A daunting task lies ahead for Frodo when he becomes the Ringbearer as his assigned duty is to destroy the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged. But he can't accomplish this task alone. A Fellowship bands together to lend Frodo all that he needs to carry out his mission: the wisdom of Gandalf; the loyalty of his friends Sam, Merry, and Pippin; the courage of Aragorn and Boromir; the precision of Legolas; and the strength of Gimli. They are aided in their quest by Arwen, Galadriel and Elrond, whose knowledge of the Ring brings to light the true danger and importance of their journey.
43.
Balto (1995) as Digital Painter
Set against the breathtaking landscape of the Alaskan territory, this is the heroic tale of Balto, half-wolf and the town outcast, who courageously battles the forces of nature and his own self-doubts in a race to save the children of Nome. It's 1925, and a serious diphtheria epidemic is spreading f

Production Companies (feature film)

44.
Good Neighbor Sam (1964) as Company
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.
45.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) as Company
A lecherous landlord tries to steal a woman from her fiance.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

46.
Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989) as Production Assistant
A series of adventures, mishaps and practical jokes is set in motion when Penn Jillette publicly states he wishes someone would try to kill him in order to add excitement to his life.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

47.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1992)
Little Nemo is a young New Yorker who is carried off by a giant blimp to Slumberland where he is to become a playmate for King Morpheus's daughter, Princess Camille. In Slumberland, Nemo is warned never to open the door which leads to Nightmare Land. Dared by a mischievous trickster named Flip, Nemo
48.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1992)
Little Nemo is a young New Yorker who is carried off by a giant blimp to Slumberland where he is to become a playmate for King Morpheus's daughter, Princess Camille. In Slumberland, Nemo is warned never to open the door which leads to Nightmare Land. Dared by a mischievous trickster named Flip, Nemo

Cast (special)

49.
King of Clubs, The (1990) as Henry Reedburn
Hercule Poirot's interest in movie stars takes him to Parade Studios, where a complex case of deception arises and he has to decide when a murder is not a murder.
50.
Hans My Hedgehog (1987) as King
The first segment of an irregular series entitled "The Storyteller," about a medieval storyteller who earns his dinner by telling tales. In this first episode, based on a European folk tale, the storyteller relates a story about a man who is half-human, half-hedgehog, and under a magic spell. The p
51.
Star Quality (1987) as J C Roebuck
The first of five adaptations of short stories by Noel Coward presented under the umbrella title, "Noel Coward Short Stories." The first story, "Star Quality," is set in London and Manchester shortly after World War II and deals with a temperamental stage star and the director who seems to have a ta
52.
Potting Shed, The (1982) as Dr Kreuzer
Graham Greene's religious play, in a British television production, about agnosticism versus faith, suicide, and resurrection, and how all these elements profoundly affect a very troubled family.
53.
Richard II (1979) as Duke Of Northumberland
Shakespeare's history play about the weak King Richard II and his inability to cope with sedition and rebellion in England in the late 1300s, which led to the loss of the throne to the usurper Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV), and his own ignominious murder at the hands of Henry's henchman.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

54.
Jack the Ripper (Part 1) (1988) as Lord Salisbury
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.
55.
Jack the Ripper (Part 2) (1988) as Lord Salisbury
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

56.
Gunshy (1999) as Grip (Atlantic City)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

57.
Hold the Dream (1986) as John Cross

Writer (short)

58.
So You Want to Be a Gambler (1948)
This comedic short takes a look at the pitfalls of gambling. Vitaphone Release 1630A.
59.
So You Want to Be a Detective (1948)
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes imagines himself as a private detective on a murder case. Vitaphone Release 1636A.

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