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Joseph Turkel

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Born: July 15, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Dark Side Of The Moon (1990)
The devil possesses the body of a spaceship crewmember and then wants out.
2.
Blade Runner (1982) as Dr Tyrell
An ex cop comes out of retirement in order to hunt down androids who are being reproduced for purpose of slavery.
3.
Shining, The (1980) as Lloyd
Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel...
4.
Commitment, The (1976) as Jules
Steve is a salesman with problems. His wife is putting pressure on him to move up the ladder both socially and economically. Steve would like to accommodate her, but he is saddled with debts that he is struggling to pay.
5.
Hindenburg, The (1975) as Detective Moore
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
6.
Savage Abduction (1975)
Two young women are captured by a biker gang who sell them to a homicidal killer as sex slaves.
7.
Sex Symbol, The (1974) as Director
A thinly disguised drama based on Marilyn Monroe's life and death, with Connie Stevens flaunting her undeniable charms, Shelley Winters as a Hollywood gossip columnist, Don Murray as an attractive married U.S. Senator, Nehemiah Persoff as a European-accented studio czar, James Olson as a cerebral ar
8.
Wild in the Sky (1972)
A group of anti-war and anti-establishment activists plot to blow up Fort Knox with an atom bomb.
9.
Black Jack (1971) as Corazza
10.
The Animals (1971) as Peyote
11.
The Devil's 8 (1969) as Sam
12.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) as Guzik
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalita fra i due pi· grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e ½liquidazioni+ da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendic= facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
13.
The Sand Pebbles (1966) as Bronson
Epic tale about the lives of crew members aboard a US gunboat, patrolling China's Yangtze River in 1926, that eventually gets caught up in the middle of that country's Civil War.
14.
King Rat (1965) as Dino
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners' freedom.
15.
Village of the Giants (1965) as Sheriff
Delinquent teens ingest a substance and grow to 30 feet tall, then proceed to take over a small town.
16.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Reporter
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
17.
The Yellow Canary (1963) as Policeman
18.
Portrait of a Mobster (1961) as Joe Noe
This movie portrays the rise and fall of 1920s gangster Dutch Schultz. While building his own mob ring, he romances Iris, the daughter of a man he killed. When Iris marries a cop, Schultz makes sure the cop goes bad and takes kickbacks from Schultz's organization. Iris goes back to the arms of Schultz, not knowing he's the man who killed her father.
19.
Tormented (1960) as Nick Lewis
A composer is haunted by the ghost of the former lover he let die.
20.
The Boy and the Pirates (1960) as Abu
Magic transports a boy to the days of cutthroats and buccaneers.
21.
The Purple Gang (1960) as Eddie Olsen
The story of the infamous gang of bootleggers, hijackers, and killers in 1920's Detroit.
22.
Warlock (1959) as Chet Haggin
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
23.
Here Come the Jets (1959) as Steve Henley
24.
Verboten! (1959) as Infantryman
An American soldier in post-war Germany tries to get his girlfriend''s brother out of an underground neo-Nazi group.
25.
The Bonnie Parker Story (1958) as Chuck Darrow
In the 1930s, amoral blonde tommy-gun girl Bonnie Parker cut a swath of bodies across the South-West. Starting out on gas stations and bars with side-kick Guy Darrow she graduated to bank hold-ups with Darrow's brother and, after bloodily springing him, her jailed husband. But there was never any doubt who was in charge.
26.
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) as Monte
A rookie cop takes on criminals who have the local government in their pocket.
27.
The Beast of Budapest (1958) as Martin
28.
Paths of Glory (1958) as Pvt. Arnaud
A military lawyer comes to question the status quo when he defends three men accused of cowardice.
29.
House of Numbers (1957) as Bradville
A man tries to spring his twin brother from prison.
30.
Beau James (1957) as Reporter
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
31.
The Hellcats of the Navy (1957) as Chick
A submarine commander inadvertently causes the death of a romantic rival under his command.
32.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Eddie
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
33.
The Shadow on the Window (1957) as Lounger
Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner and hold his secretary hostage.
34.
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Patient with cards
35.
Inside Detroit (1956) as Pete Link
36.
The Killing (1956) as Tiny
A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don't reckon with human frailty.
37.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Newcomer
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
38.
Cell 2455, Death Row (1955) as Curly
A Death Row inmate uses his prison law studies to fight for his life.
39.
Mad at the World (1955) as Pete Johnson
40.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as P.O.W.
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
41.
The Naked Street (1955) as Shimmy
A racketeer saves his daughter's no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
42.
The Human Jungle (1954) as Hood
Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.
43.
Return from the Sea (1954) as Sailor
44.
Gypsy Colt (1954) as Chuck
In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.
45.
Duffy of San Quentin (1954) as Frank
A biography of the experiences of San Quentin prison warden Clinton T. Duffy.
46.
A Slight Case of Larceny (1953) as Holdup man
A garage owner taps into his rivals' gas lines.
47.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Harris
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
48.
Man Crazy (1953) as Ray
Three girls (Christine White, Irene Anders and Coleen Miller) living in a small, dull town dream of glamour and excitement. They think this becomes a reality when they discover some illegal money hidden by one of their employers. They take the money, go to Hollywood, buy a car and clothes and rent an elaborate house. There, they each meet a boy, one of whom eventually proves to be their downfall. And the man who was robbed finds them, and he isn't very happy.
49.
The Glass Wall (1953) as Freddie [Zakolya]
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
50.
Starlift (1951) as Soldier in litter
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
51.
Halls of Montezuma (1951) as Marine
The marines attack a strongly held enemy island in the Pacific. We follow them from the beach to a Japanese rocket site through enemy infested jungle as their ex-school teacher leader is transformed into a battle veteran and his squad becomes a tight fighting unit.
52.
Federal Man (1950) as [Jack] Sneeze [Norton]
A government agent tries to take down a powerful drug smuggler.
53.
Lucky Losers (1950) as Johnny Angelo
The Bowery Boys almost strike it rich when they break into the stock market.
54.
Triple Trouble (1950) as Benny the Blood
When they're framed for a robbery, the Bowery Boys investigate the case from behind bars.
55.
Southside 1-1000 (1950) as Frankie
56.
Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949) as Bellboy
57.
City Across the River (1949) as Shimmy Stockton
Brooklyn youth Frank Cusack, good son and brother by day, is a gang member by night. The Dukes, seemingly likable dead-end-kids, are dangerously involved with racketeer Gaggsy Steens. Despite the efforts of Franks's parents, he and pal Benny get involved in a serious crime. Can Stan Albert, head of the community center, prevent them from becoming full-time crooks?
58.
Angels in Disguise (1949) as Johnny Mutton
The Bowery Boys go undercover to expose a gang.
59.
Sword in the Desert (1949) as Haganah soldier
Cynical freighter captain Mike Dillon hopes to take the money and run after helping to smuggle Jewish refugees ashore in pre-Israel Palestine. But against his will, he's drawn into the escalating fight between British occupation forces and the founders of Israel. In a battle doubly terrible because the audience sympathizes with both sides, how long can Mike remain a bystander?

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