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Also Known As: Died: April 11, 2007
Born: November 11, 1922 Cause of Death: brain injuries following a fall
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist (2007)
Others may be more renowned for their superhero creations, but Will Eisner was the godfather of the American comic book. From utilizing pictures and words to stretch the boundaries of storytelling, to innovating methods of production and publishing including the graphic novel form, the documentary p
2.
1 Giant Leap (2002)
The filmmakers travel the world meeting and recording their musical and philosophical heroes from Kurt Vonnegut to Brian Eno, from Dennis Hopper to Baaba Maal, from Michael Stipe to Lynton Kwesi Johnson, putting the words, the music and the images into an operatic pop video/travelogue/philosophical
3.
Breakfast of Champions (1999) as Commercial Director
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
4.
Langmuir's World (1998)
A look at the career of the chemist and inventor Dr. Irving Langmuir, the first industrial scientist to win the Nobel Prize. Among his discoveries and inventions were the gas-filled bulb, submarine sonar devices and cloud seeding that was able to control weather.
5.
Mother Night (1996) as Sad Man On Street
Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American writer living in pre-World War II Germany, is pressed into service by the U.S. government on a top secret assignment. His mission: to assume the role of a Nazi sympathizer. With his true purpose known by only a few, Campbell becomes a prominent spokesman for the Nazis' anti-American and anti-semitic agenda, gaining celebrity in Germany and infamy in the States. Campbell's nightmarish misadventures continue when, years after the war, he is suddenly recognized as the infamous Howard W. Campbell. All at once, he is persecuted by outraged Holocaust survivors, pursued by the U.S. authorities as a traitor, and embraced by neo-Nazis and white supremacists who feel nostalgia for the "good old days." Ultimately, Campbell is imprisoned in Israel and ordered to stand trial as a Nazi war criminal. During his incarceration, he struggles with own uncertainty as to whether he actually a hero, a villain, or both.
6.
Back To School (1986) as Himself
A rich man enrolls at his son's college in an attempt to help his son out.
7.
Between Time and Timbuktu (1972)
A poet/astronaut is sent through the part of space called the Chrono-Synclastic Infidibulum. There he is split into an infinite number of copies of himself and all the versions go into different worlds where they wind up in bizarre situations.

Writer (feature film)

8.
Breakfast of Champions (1999) as Source Material
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
9.
Breakfast of Champions (1997) as Inspired By Novel ("Breakfast Of Champions")
An uncomfortable egg breakfast between an under-appreciated mother and her smug daughter.
10.
Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron (1995) as From Short Story ("Harrison Bergeron")
Television movie based on a satirical short story by Kurt Vonnegut. Set in the society of 2053, the telefilm chronicles a young man's first love and his fight to return to the right of free thought in a society of automatons and national mediocrity.
11.
Slapstick Of Another Kind (1984) as Screenwriter
12.
Between Time and Timbuktu (1972) as Screenwriter
A poet/astronaut is sent through the part of space called the Chrono-Synclastic Infidibulum. There he is split into an infinite number of copies of himself and all the versions go into different worlds where they wind up in bizarre situations.

Music (feature film)

13.
Slapstick Of Another Kind (1984) as Lyrics ("Lonesome No More")

Misc. Crew (feature film)

14.
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
15.
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
16.
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
17.
Mother Night (1996)
Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American writer living in pre-World War II Germany, is pressed into service by the U.S. government on a top secret assignment. His mission: to assume the role of a Nazi sympathizer. With his true purpose known by only a few, Campbell becomes a prominent spokesman for the Nazis' anti-American and anti-semitic agenda, gaining celebrity in Germany and infamy in the States. Campbell's nightmarish misadventures continue when, years after the war, he is suddenly recognized as the infamous Howard W. Campbell. All at once, he is persecuted by outraged Holocaust survivors, pursued by the U.S. authorities as a traitor, and embraced by neo-Nazis and white supremacists who feel nostalgia for the "good old days." Ultimately, Campbell is imprisoned in Israel and ordered to stand trial as a Nazi war criminal. During his incarceration, he struggles with own uncertainty as to whether he actually a hero, a villain, or both.

Cast (special)

19.
Telephone, The (1997) as Voice Of Mark Twain
Documentary about the invention of the telephone and how it quickly was transformed from novelty into necessity at the turn of the 20th century.
20.
Gore Vidal's Gore Vidal (1995)
Portrait of author Gore Vidal.
21.
Tales of the Human Dawn (1990)
A "Smithsonian World" presentation that uses art, literature and anthropology to examine humankind's search for a collective identity through an explanation of our origins. Included is a dance company interpreting evolution.
22.
Congress, The (1989) as Voice
A special that explores the history and meaning of Congress through interviews, diary entries, contemporary cinematography, historical photographs and newsreels. Divided into six chapters, the special illustrates key moments, dramas and personalities that were instrumental in shaping eras of Congres
23.
JFK -- That Day in November (1988)
A documentary, using archival footage and interviews with senior Kennedy Administration officials and popular figures of the time, that examines the assassination of President Kennedy and the psychological and spiritual effect that day's events had on Americans and on the nation as a whole.
24.
Storytellers: The PEN Celebration (1987)
In 1985, the PEN Center, a New York organization that protects the rights of writers around the world, held a celebration at eight New York theater benefits. Some of America's best-known writers offered interpretations of their own writing and shared insights into the writing process. The program pr
25.
Brooklyn Bridge (1982) as Voice Over
Recounts the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (1869-1883) through archival footage and stills.

Writer (special)

26.
Displaced Person (1985) as From Short Story ("D P")
The teleplay, adapted from a short story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., tells the story of a young half-black, half-German boy named Tobias who lives in a makeshift orphanage operated by a nun in the wasteland of post-World War II Germany. Tobias is determined to locate his father, whom he has been told was
27.
Who Am I This Time? (1982) as From Story
A one-hour film, adapted from a story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., about a painfully shy young man who can only be dynamic when acting in the local amateur theatrical society. In real life, Harry is the timid, bashful clerk at the local hardware store. When a new co-star for Harry comes onto the scene, th
28.
Rex Harrison Presents Short Stories of Love (1974) as From Story ("Epicac")
A proposed, but unsold, series of romantic short stories by famous authors. The pilot episode presents three stories: In Story 1, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s "Epicac," a computer engineer attempts to win the affections of a co-worker by sending her love poems composed by the giant computer he programs in th

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