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Also Known As: Died: August 24, 2017
Born: July 12, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kermit, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Snatched (2011)
Pool Boys, The (2009)
Alex Sperling, a Harvard-bound valedictorian, loses his summer internship and heads to Los Angeles to work for his charming and successful cousin Roger. Unfortunately, Roger isn't quite the accomplished businessman he's made himself out to be - he actually dropped out of Harvard, and now works as a
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, The (2006)
Santa struggles to keep his new family happy while battling Jack Frost, who is trying to take over Christmas.
Disney's Teacher's Pet (2004) as Voice Of Barry Anger
A talking dog named Spot fulfills his ultimate wish to become "a real boy" when he hooks up with a mad scientist, Dr. Ivan Krank. With the support of his family--his best friend and master, Leonard, and their mother, fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Helperman--Spot becomes a canine "guinea pig" in Krank's
Santa Clause 2, The (2002) as Easter Bunny
Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems. His son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. And Santa himself is mysteriously de-Santafying. To top it all off, if Scott doesn't get married by
Dragonfly (2002) as Hal
When Dr. Joe Darrow''s young wife Emily dies in a tragic bus crash, he is devastated. He returns to his work, treating sick children. Soon some of the children start to have remarkably similar near-death experiences, and Joe begins to wonder if the spirit of his late wife is trying to contact him.
Monday Night Mayhem (2001) as Pete Rozelle
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1970 launch and the impact of ABC's "Monday Night Football" and the colorful personalties that made it an institution. What had formerly been just a football game was elevated to the level of a national event, and virtually overnight, sports became entertainment and s
American Daughter, An (2000) as Timber Tucker
Lyssa Dent Hughes is the privileged, well-educated daughter of a well-known Republican senator and fifth-generation granddaughter of Ulysses S. Grant. She is the wife of a professor, a mother, a prominent health expert, and the president's nominee for surgeon general. When the media discovers that s
Monkey Business (2000) as Tedesco
When a group of young friends, who call themselves the Little Cobras, form their own musical group and get offered the chance to perform in concert, they think they've hit the big time. Then they find out that the event is being sponsored by a crook -- but a group this talented isn't going to be sto
Last Chance (1999)
Lauren is a woman who has no chance to find herself because she's too busy running the Last Chance Cafe and keeping her dysfunctional family together -- that is until Sam enters the picture. He's a recovering alcoholic and a trucker who opens her eyes to dream and to hope once more, which she'll ne
Total Stranger (1999) as Rich Thomas
A woman in the throes of a divorce rents out a spare room to a female student, but soon finds herself the victim of the evil woman.
My Date with the President's Daughter (1998) as Charles Fletcher
Hallie Richmond, the President's teenage daughter, is tired of the dull routine of photo ops and public appearances on behalf of her father. She would rather be a regular girl and hang out at the mall and go to school dances. When insecure Duncan Fletcher asks her out on a date, they ditch the Secre
Adventures of Ragtime, The (1998) as Lester
Meet the Blue Family. John, his wife, Sarah, and their three kids, Barkley, Carter and Amy reside at their ranch along with their two pets, Ragtime, a miniature horse, and Taylor, their dog. But Ragtime is no ordinary pet! He is a special horse who can perform lots of tricks. Live on the news, the l
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997) as John Griffin
To commit the ultimate senior prank, a group of students decide to kidnap an unpopular English teacher and videotape it, but their plan goes horribly wrong and the students are faced with the prospect of spending the rest of their lives in jail.
Smile Like Yours, A (1997) as Steve Harris
Jennifer wants to have a child but her husband Danny is slightly reluctant. After he commits to the idea, he discovers he has a little deficiency known as "lazy swimmer" which makes it impossible for Jennifer to get pregnant. Danny and Jennifer get plenty of advice from their friends. Jay, who has f
Husband, a Wife, and a Lover, A (1996) as Eric Mckeever
After 23 years in a difficult marriage, a woman leaves her husband. She returns home to take care of him when he suffers a stroke, with the understanding that their marriage is over. She later develops a relationship with another man that begins as friendship, but turns to love. Inspired by actual e
Dirty Laundry (1996) as Joey Greene
Meet the Greens: Joey Green ia a dry cleaning magnate with a crumbling empire who's fretting impotence and hair loss rather than his impending financial ruin. His wife Beth, an advice columnist for a national woman's magazine, is ready to feature her own marital strife in her publication. She is int
Encino Woman (1996) as Marvin Beckler
When a prehistoric frozen cavewoman is unearthed and defrosted after a California earthquake, an advertising executive turns her into a superstar model for a cosmetics company.
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) as Bill Meister
A composer gives up his dreams to change lives as a high school music teacher.
61st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, The (1992)
Telecast of the 61st annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.
Straight Talk (1992) as Zim Zimmerman
The story of a woman who leaves her small town for the city in search of fame and becomes a radio call-in therapist.
Little Vegas (1990)
A small-time hustler tries to escape his past and reclaim his future.
Miracle Landing (1990) as Ed Meyer
The crew of an Aloha Airlines plane manages to land the airliner when it sustains severe damage after the top skin of its fuselage rips off during flight. Based on a true story.
Justin Case (1988)
A "Disney Sunday Movie" pilot about the ghost of a private investigator who hires a beautiful young woman to help him solve his own murder.
Legal Eagles (1986) as Waiter In Resturant
Chelsea has been accused of stealing a painting from a Manhattan art dealer. Her attorney, Laura Kelly, is so certain that the case involves far more than a stolen painting, that she involves D.A. Tom Logan in the investigation. Tom learns that Chelsea''s father was an art collector and that Chelsea witnessed a fire in their home as a small child. The fire was thought to have destroyed the entire collection, so when one of the paintings goes on display at a Manhattan gallery, Tom realizes that Laura was right.
Gig, The (1985) as Rick Valentine
A group of middle-aged friends gather together to play jazz as a diversion in their lives, but when they are hired for their first professional job, it becomes a different experience.
C.H.U.D. (1984) as Cop In Diner

Producer (feature film)

Monkey Business (2000) as Associate Producer
When a group of young friends, who call themselves the Little Cobras, form their own musical group and get offered the chance to perform in concert, they think they've hit the big time. Then they find out that the event is being sponsored by a crook -- but a group this talented isn't going to be sto
Bachelor's Baby, The (1996) as Co-Executive Producer
A bachelor's life is changed when a former girlfriend reappears with the child she says is his. He agrees to take care of the baby while his ex-girlfriend tries to get her life in order. Even though he is initially overwhelmed, he comes to love the baby and is shaken when the woman reclaims the baby

Editing (feature film)

Phreaker (2004)
Nix is an enterprising young man who's got it all, but there's only one thing wrong with his life--his career choice is illegal. Nix is a hacker, ripping off the phone and cable companies to make a living. He views himself as a modern day "Robin Hood", stealing from the rich corporations and giving

Cast (special)

Great American Celebrity Spelling Bee, The (2004)
Special in which various celebrities from different fields are pitted against one another in a tension-filled spelling bee.
Intimate Portrait: Park Overall (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of the life and career of actress Park Overall.
Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? (2000) as Host
Fifty women compete to marry a multi-millionaire. Elimination rounds customize contestants to the husband-to-be's criteria. Concludes with the wedding of the winning woman and her multi-millionaire.
Brotherhood of Hate (1999) as Reporter
Documentary examines the white supremacist group called "The Order," which was brought to justice by one of its own members working undercover for the FBI.
Desert's Edge (1997) as Hewitt
Greg, a photographer, seeks the help of attorney, Hewitt, after a trip to the California desert with a struggling actress that goes horribly awry. As Greg reconstructs the series of events, Hewitt must weed through the truths and half-truths to formulate a plan to save Greg's life.
Explosion! (1997) as Host
Special examining explosions captured on film. Includes segments featuring movie explosions, profiles of bomb squads, an implosion master, and a special pre-taped building explosion.
Indecision '96: The Republican National Convention (1996) as Himself
Eight-hour, four-day coverage of the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego, California featuring live reports from celebrity correspondents.
Earth Day at Walt Disney World (1996)
Special featuring musical performances as well as environmental sketches from celebrities. Hosted by Ed Begley, Jr., the special is telecast from Walt Disney World.
Family Film Awards (1996) as Presenter
Live coverage of the "Family Film Awards," which honors feature films and television programs that are popular with and appropriate for all members of the family.
Celebrity First Loves (1995)
Special taking a light-hearted look at celebrities' first romances. Includes discussions with the first loves of Oprah Winfrey, Elvis Presley, Jerry Seinfeld, Brad Pitt and Sharon Stone.
9th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1995)
A presentation of the 9th Annual American Comedy Awards, honoring the country's comedic talent in motion pictures, television and stand-up.
Extremely Weird (1995) as Host
Special that takes a look at some unexplainable events on earth, such as documented cases of people who burst into flames, a little-known underwater creature larger than any living thing on Earth, curses from the grave, and twins who lead almost identical lives although they've never met.
Universal Studios Summer Blast (1994) as Host
A special celebrating Universal Studios Hollywood's 30th anniversary.
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World (1993) as Ringmaster
A presentation of the 18th annual Circus of the Stars.
Hard Rock Cafe New Year's Eve Special (1992) as Host
A presentation of the "Hard Rock Cafe New Year's Eve Special" live from New York's Hard Rock Cafe and The Academy Theatre.
Back to School '92 (1992)
A special focusing on the education crisis in our country and how to solve it.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Presenter
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
Creative Arts Emmy Awards, The (1991) as Host
Presentation of the creative arts portion of the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
All New Circus of the Stars & Side Show (1991)
A special in which celebrities with no prior experience perform circus feats.
Where's Rodney? (1990) as Phil Buddner; Lou Barnes
An average 11-year-old, who identifies with Rodney Dangerfield, turns to the comedian for advice in troubled times. Dangerfield is perplexed by his feeling of obligation and by his accessibility to the boy on a moment's notice.
Anything for Laughs (1990)
A special featuring radio deejays and the fun they have with fans in-studio and on the streets of major cities.
AFI Presents "TV or Not TV?" (1990)
A special showcasing the talents of young comedy writers. Features sketches developed at the 1989 AFI Television Writers Summer Workshop.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Master of the Game (1984) as Levy
Sidney Sheldon's colorful, best-selling saga of a dynasty that made a fortune in diamonds was the basis of this three-part miniseries spanning over a century, beginning with a young Scotsman (Ian Charleson) going to South Africa to seek his fortune and vowing revenge against the local merchant (Dona

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