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Also Known As: Died: June 24, 2014
Born: December 7, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Following a lengthy prison term, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside looking in at a world he once commanded. Still a master manipulator, Gekko will stop at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street.
Ghost Writer, The (2010)
When a ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he quickly finds himself caught in a web of political and sexual intrigue.
Ahead of Time (2009)
A portrait of foreign correspondent and photojournalist Ruth Gruber. Born in 1911 in Brooklyn, Ruth Gruber was a feminist before she even knew what it was to be one. Propelled by her intellectual curiosity, she moved to Germany to study and witnessed the rising tide of Nazism during those years. Her
Tickling Leo (2009)
When Zak and his girlfriend Delphina visit his estranged father in the Catskills, they find him suffering from dementia and inadvertently uncover a dark family secret from WWII: an impossible sacrifice Zak's grandfather made to join Rudolph Kasztner's controversial freedom train out of Hungary.
New York, I Love You (2009)
Twelve short films, shot by renowned international directors in each of New York City's five boroughs, address the theme of the quest for love.
Toe Tactic, The (2008)
A young woman grieves for her father while unaware of the magical world around her.
Mama's Boy (2007)
Eccentric Jeffrey Mannus is 29-years-old and still lives at home with his angelic mom, Jan. He sees no reason to alter this arrangement, but his perfect world is upended when Jan meets Mert, a motivational speaker. Mert successfully woos Jan and moves in on Jeffrey's territory, something Jeffrey w
Constantine's Sword (2007)
Acclaimed author and former priest James Carroll, a National Book Award winner and columnist for the Boston Globe, is a practicing Catholic whose search for the truth leads him to confront persecution and violence in the name of God--today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy tha
Hoax, The (2006)
In 1971, Clifford Irving, an ambitious yet struggling writer who's been looking for that one big story for so long, brazenly decides to make one up. At first the idea is just a savvy artistic prank, but if that's what the world wants, Irving believes he can take it further. Shrouding himself in a cl
The Holiday (2006)
Two women on the rebound find love when they exchange summer homes.
Easter Egg Adventure, The (2005)
Set beyond the borders of Egg Town, an idyllic village where chickens and rabbits live in harmony and the mysterious and mischievous Take-Its conspire to steal Egg Town's Easter eggs and optimistic spirit. An unlikely group of Egg Town's residents brave the dangers of the swamp and the evil Take-Its
King of the Corner (2005)
A portrait of Leo, his family and his world. His father is dying, his daughter is growing up too fast, his protégé is after his job, his wife is running out of patience, an old flame resurfaces and his judgment is becoming blurred. Leo has met the enemy and it is he, but through a twist of fate an
Mystic River (2003) as Liquor store owner
When they were kids growing up together in a rough section of Boston, Jimmy Markum, Dave Boyle and Sean Devine spent their days playing stickball on the street, the way most boys did in their blue-collar neighborhood of East Buckingham. Nothing much out of the ordinary ever happened, until a moment''s decision drastically altered the course of each of their lives forever. Twenty-five years later, the three find themselves thrust back together by another tragic event--the murder of Jimmy''s 19-year-old daughter. Now a cop, Sean is assigned to the case and he and his partner are charged with unraveling the seemingly senseless crime. In the wake of the sudden and terrible loss of his child, Jimmy''s mind becomes consumed with revenge--and his own plans to find the killer. Caught up in the maelstrom is Dave, now a lost and broken man fighting to keep his demons at bay. As the investigation creeps closer to home, his wife Celeste becomes consumed by suspicion and fear, while Jimmy''s wife, Annabeth, draws her family tighter together in order to weather the storm.
Monday Night Mayhem (2001) as Leonard Goldenson
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
Keeping the Faith (2000) as Rabbi Lewis
Best friends since they were kids, Jake Schram and Brian Kilkenny Finn, are single, successful, handsome, and confident young men living on New York''s Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful corporate executive, returns to the city, she reenters Jake''s and Brian''s lives and hearts with a vengeance. Sparks fly and unusual complicated love triangle is created because Brian happens to be a Roman Catholic priest and Jake is a rabbi.
Uninvited (1998) as Strasser
Tony Grasso has been in love with Patricia almost all his life. Meeting her in high school, and developing a crush that would never go away, Tony could only worship her from afar as she was never interested in him. When Patricia, her husand and her children all turn up murdered, Tony is the prime su
Naked City: Justice With a Bullet (1998) as Deluca
Based on the 1948 Oscar-winning film, "Naked City," which explores some of the stories of criminals, residents and visitors who make up New York, through the eyes of Officers Muldoon and Halloran of the NYPD Anti-Crime Unit. Two girls from Ohio in New York for vacation lose their money and luggage to a crooked limo driver. The women then find themselves suspects in a homicide case after Sergeant Muldoon and Officer Halloran discover a connection between them and the murder of a known drug dealer. Meanwhile, a professional "hit man," Chaz Villanueva, is hired to assassinate Halloran. He never suspects his life is in danger when he runs into his old high school friend Chaz.
Associate, The (1996) as Fallon
Laurel Ayres is a bright financial analyst with more brains than most of her male colleagues. She''s fed up with following the rules to get ahead, and when she''s passed over for a well-deserved promotion, Laurel decides the fairer sex has played fair long enough. She sets about creating the perception that she''s formed a partnership with a powerful financial whiz. The deception works, and while the speculators are musing about the identity of her enigmatic associate, Laurel maneuvers a number of successful financial deals and proves that men don''t have a monopoly on creative enterprise.
Overview of Gable's memorable career. Hosted by Liam Neeson.
Two Much (1996) as Sheldon
Artist-turned-gallery owner Art Dodge has painted himself into a corner. When his wild scheme for selling his paintings backfires, he is forced to take flight from some vengeful patrons but gets involved in a tempestuous affair with a wild and possessive woman named Betty. Betty wants to land a husband but Art is smitten with her artistic and sensitive sister, Liz, who wants nothing to do with him. Inventing a twin brother, who embodies all the dreams Art left behind when he abandoned painting, Art engages in an increasingly complex series of farcical maneuvers to keep both identities alive and capture the heart of the woman he loves.
Yul Brynner: The Man Who Was King (1995) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of actor Yul Brynner.
Night And The City (1992) as Peck
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
Article 99 (1992) as Sam Abrams
The story of a dedicated and ambitious doctor at a V.A. hospital who refuses to turn people away or lower the level of care.
Mistress (1992) as George Lieberhoff
The adventures of a filmmaker trying to get his film project off the ground.
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992) as Bill Presser
A television movie based on the life of Jackie Presser, the labor leader who rose to the top of the Teamsters Union by making deals with the Mafia and manipulating the FBI, becoming one of the most powerful men of the Reagan Era.
Legacy of Lies (1992) as Moses Zelnick
An honest cop discovers that his policeman father is on the take and that his grandfather is a mafia kingpin.
Two Jakes, The (1990) as Cotton Weinberger
Sequel to Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown." It is eleven years later and private eye J J Gittes becomes entangled in a murder and conspiracy scheme, stemming from the real estate deal that was part of the original film's plot.
Godfather, Part III, The (1990) as Don Altobello
The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.
Terezin Diary (1989) as Narration
Accounts by adults who were child prisoners in Theresienstadt, a town near Prague converted by the Nazis into a "model camp" to convince the world of Hitler's benign intentions, but in reality a stopover for Jews en route to Auschwitz.
Funny (1989) as Actor
Various celebrities and non-celebrities tell jokes, and funny stories.
Hello Actors Studio (1987) as Himself
Impossible Spy, The (1987) as Yacov
A movie based on the true story of Israeli masterspy, Elie Cohen, who infiltrated the upper echelons of the Syrian business and political communitites and who, before his arrest and execution in 1965, relayed vital information to Israel that enabled it to win the 1967 Six Day War.
Nuts (1987) as Dr Herbert A Morrison
A strong-willed, upper-class woman, who has turned to prostitution, must prove herself competent to stand trial for the murder of one of her clients.
Tough Guys (1986) as Leon B Little
Archie Long and Harry Doyle are a pair of old-time criminals, jailed for 30 years after committing the last train robbery in the US. Upon their release, Harry, the older of the two, must go to a nursing home, while Archie is offered a chance at menial employment. Neither will be allowed to contact the other for three years, a jarring proposition that doesn''t sit well with either man. Meanwhile, Deke Yablonski, the lawman who arrested them, keeps an eye on Harry and Archie, convinced that they will return to a life of crime.
Something in Common (1986) as Norman Voss
Lighthearted romantic drama about a sophisticated book editor, her 22-year-old shy, gourmet-cooking son with whom she shares her Manhattan apartment, and the 40ish divorcee who comes into his life, forcing his widowed mom of about the same age to re-examine her own life. "Love 40" was the film's ori
Murder: By Reason Of Insanity (1985) as Dr Huffman
A mentally deranged, former engineer behaves violently toward his wife and two children. As a result of this case, more stringent regulations concerning mental patients were created in New York State. Based on a newspaper article.
Embassy (1985) as Joe Verga
Nick Mancuso, as the Deputy Chief of the American Embassy in Rome, finds himself and his staff at the center of various crises including a plot to steal U.S. defense secrets, keeping his press attache girlfriend and the brazen hussey trying to replace her on the job and in his affections from a cat
Sam's Son (1984) as Sam Orowitz
Michael Landon''s semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It''s the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
Anatomy of an Illness (1984) as Dr William Hitzig
Humanitarian, lecturer and "Saturday Review" editor, Norman Cousins' controversial decision in the mid-1960's to cure himself of a debilitating spinal disorder after the medical community gave up hope provides the thrust of this dramatization of his book. Despite the physical disparity between Cousi
Salamander, The (1983) as Leporello
Dectective Dante Matucci investigates the mysterious deaths of several Italian political leaders but his only clues are cards bearing the symbol of a salamander left on the desk of each slain official.
Wall, The (1982) as Mauritzi Apt
The dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jews' desperate attempts to defend themselves against Nazi extermination in April 1943, with about 650 members of the Jewish Fighting Organization fending off about 3,000 German soldiers to the final stand, with only a handful of Jews surviving. This fi
Pride of Jesse Hallam, The (1981) as Sal Galucci
Coal-miner Jesse Hallam, a functional illiterate, comes to grips with his problem to help himself and his kids with the help of his new boss in Cincinnati and the latter's school-teacher daughter who tutors him in reading and writing.
Skokie (1981) as Bert Silverman
Danny Kaye made his television acting debut in this highly acclaimed film dramatizing the controversial street demonstrations attempted by Nazis in the mainly-Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois, in late 1977, and the effects of the prospective march on many World War II concentration camp survivor
Acting: Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio (1981) as Himself
Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio that he created are documented. Strasberg is interviewed, seen reacting to filmed performances by legendary actors, as well as with his friends and those he is mentoring. Actors Studio graduate Jane Fonda talks about the benefits of her education there, and clips
Fugitive Family (1980) as Olan Vacio
Undercover Justice Department agent Richard Crenna fingers syndicate czar Mel Ferrer and is forced into the government's witness protection program to escape mob vengeance when Ferrer's successor, Don Murray, puts out a contract on his life. Eli Wallach is a vintner who takes in Murray and his famil
Hunter, The (1980) as Ritchie Blumenthal
During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
Winter Kills (1979) as Joe Diamond
An assassinated president''s brother investigates the unsolved crime.
Firepower (1979) as Sal Hyman
Circle Of Iron (1979) as Man In Oil
A blind Zen master guides a young martial artist through demons, bandits and monkey people.
Girlfriends (1978) as Rabbi Gold
A young photographer fights to build her career while coping with her best friend''s marriage.
Movie Movie (1978) as Pop ("Baxter'S Beauties Of 1933"); Vince Marlowe ("Dynamite Hands")
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
Sentinel, The (1977) as Gatz
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
The Deep (1977) as Adam Coffin
A vacationing couple runs afoul of modern pirates.
Nasty Habits (1977) as Monsignor
Domino Principle, The (1977) as General Tom Reser
Tucker is serving a prison sentence for murder. He was in Vietnam and became an excellent marksman. A secret agency helps him to escape so that he can murder a person in a latin-American country. But Tucker only wants to escape, not to kill somebody...
Independence (1976) as Benjamin Franklin
Attenti al Buffone (1975) as Ras
Cinderella Liberty (1973) as Forshay
A lonely sailor falls in love with a single mother during an extended liberty.
Crazy Joe (1973) as Don Vittorio
The career of infamous gangster Crazy Joe Gallo is chronicled. Gallo formed an alliance with New York City's African-American gangs when he was imprisoned in Attica. When he was released, he used this alliance to attempt to take control of the Mafia, and as a result, was killed in a restaurant in Li
Cold Night's Death, A (1973) as Dr Frank Enari
An offbeat psychological horror tale in which two scientists, snowbound in an Arctic research station while looking into the death of a colleague, find themselves stalked by an unknown force. "The Chill Factor" was its original title during production.
Indict and Convict (1973) as Dewitt Foster
This courtroom drama finds prosecutor Grizzard against his deputy D.A. pal Shatner, who is accused of murdering his wife and her lover although he was 150 miles away at the time of the killing.
Romance of a Horsethief (1971) as Kifke
Stoloff is a Cossack who is exiled in Polish Russia where he has gained control of a small Jewish village. Most of the people in the village work as horse thieves for a man named Kifke. Stoloff's rule as not welcome, but tolerated, until a local woman named Naomi returns from France with news of the revolution, which inspires the town to revolt. This puts Naomi in danger and only Kifke and his assistant can help her.
Adventures Of Gerard, The (1970) as Napoleon
The Angel Levine (1970) as Store clerk
An angel helps an embittered man find life''''s meaning.
The People Next Door (1970) as Arthur Mason
Zigzag (1970) as Mario Gambretti
A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
The Brain (1969) as Scannapieco
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Mackenna's Gold (1969) as Ben Baker
A group of men, lead by a questionable sheriff and a wanted bandit, descend upon the desert in search of a lost canyon of gold.
Ace High (1969) as Cacopoulos
An outlaw Cat Stevens (Mario Girotti) is saved from the noose and is then hunted by his saviors when he goes back to crime. But Stevens is on a hunt of his own, pursuing three roamers who sent him to prison some years before.
How To Save a Marriage--And Ruin Your Life (1968) as Harry Hunter
A womanizer sets out to end a friend's extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
A Lovely Way To Die (1968) as Tennessee Fredericks
A police detective quits the force after charges of brutality, gets a job protecting a woman accused of murder, falls in love with her, and then ends up proving she was set up.
New York City--The Most (1968) as A cabdriver
The Tiger Makes Out (1967) as Ben Harris
A would be revolutionary gets more than he bargained for when he kidnaps a hyper house wife.
How to Steal a Million (1966) as David Leland
A legendary art collector lends his prized (replica) Cellini Venus to a prestigious Paris museum. Before tests can be done which would prove the Venus is a fake, though, the collector's daughter enlists the services of a "society burglar" to steal the million dollar statue.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966) as Tuco
Three men seek hidden loot during the Civil War.
Genghis Khan (1965) as The Sha of Khwarezm
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
Lord Jim (1965) as "The General"
After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution.
The Moon-Spinners (1964) as Stratos
When Nikki Ferris and her aunt took a trip to a small Greek island, they never expected to get involved in jewel theft and murder. A strangely reluctant innkeeper, a handsome Englishmen, a missing boy and a mysterious yacht all play a part in this Mystery/Romance based on a Mary Stewart novel.
Kisses for My President (1964) as Valdez
The first female president has to deal with her husband''''s bruised ego.
Act One (1963) as Warren Stone
A poor Brooklyn boy joins forces with an experienced playwright to conquer Broadway.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Charlie Gant
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
The Victors (1963) as Sergeant Craig
Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
The Misfits (1961) as Guido
A sensitive divorcee gets mixed up with modern cowboys roping mustangs in the desert.
Seven Thieves (1960) as Pancho
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
The Magnificent Seven (1960) as Calvera
Seven American gunmen hire themselves out to protect a Mexican village from bandits.
The Lineup (1958) as Dancer
A pair of hit men track down a heroin shipment while the police get closer.
Baby Doll (1956) as Silva Vacarro
A child bride holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Funny (1989) as Assistance
Various celebrities and non-celebrities tell jokes, and funny stories.

Cast (special)

Brando (Part 1) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.
Brando (Part 2) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.
In Our City: New Yorkers Remember September 11th (2002)
In this tribute to the spirit of New York City following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Caroline Kennedy reads Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," Sigourney Weaver reads from W.H. Auden, and Fran Lebowitz recites E.B. Whites "Here Is New York." Taped at the Dia Center for the
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Eastwood tells his own story, from his childhood in Depression-era Northern California, to life in the stratosphere of f
Jones Beach: An American Riviera (1999) as Narration
History of the development of Jones Beach on Long Island's south shore.
Lives of Lillian Hellman, The (1999) as Narration
Documentary about controversial playwright Lillian Hellman.
Tony Randall: Center Stage (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor and activist Tony Randall.
Lee Strasberg: The Method Man (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of legendary acting teacher and creator of Method Acting, Lee Strasberg.
Karl Malden: Workingman's Actor (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Karl Malden.
Tennessee Williams (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of playwright Tennessee Williams.
Steve McQueen: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Steve McQueen, from reform-school teen to box-office star, from his three marriages, drug use and obsession with race cars to his death from cancer in 1980.
Trial of Adolf Eichmann, The (1997) as Voice Of David Ben-Gurion; Voice Of Pinchas Freudiger
Documentary about Nazi SS Lieutenant Adolf Eichmann, tried in 1961 in Israel for crimes against the Jewish people after a 15-year manhunt by Israeli agents. The documentary features rare videotapes of the original trial, exclusive interviews with courtroom witnesses, prosecutors and others -- many o
Mary Lincoln's Insanity File (1996) as Voice
Life of Mary Todd Lincoln through excerpts from her personal letters and diaries, and those of her family, friends, acquaintances and enemies, with particular emphasis to the period following the assassination of President Lincoln and her son's attempts to institutionalize her because of Mary Lincol
Moviemakers: Robert Wise, The (1996) as Narration
Profile of director Robert Wise.
Man Who Drew Bug-Eyed Monsters, The (1996) as Narration
Examination of the movie poster art of illustrator Reynold Brown.
Moviemakers: Arthur Penn, The (1996) as Narration
Profile of director Arthur Penn.
Moviemakers: Stanley Donen, The (1996) as Narration
Profile of director Stanley Donen.
Cronkite Remembers (1996)
Special recounting great events of the 20th century through the career of television newsman Walter Cronkite. Blends archival footage, photographs and recordings with Cronkite's own anecdotes, home movies and conversations with his family, friends and colleagues.
50th Annual Tony Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 50th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special includes a salute to Tony's Golden Anniversary spotlighting historic moments from previous Tony broadcasts.
Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Marilyn Monroe.
Way West, The (1995) as Voice
A documentary exploring the history of the American West from the time of the Gold Rush until shortly after the last of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee (1845 - 1893).
P.T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman (1995) as Voice Of Henry Bergh; Voice Of Horace Greeley
Documentary profiling Phineas Taylor Barnum, the risk-taking entrepreneur who transformed a "freak show" into the circus known as the "Greatest Show on Earth." Uses Barnum's own words to show how he set new standards for media manipulation.
River of Steel (1994) as Voice
Chronicle of the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT), New York's first subway line -- shown through home movies from the 1920s, archival photographs, and antique postcards.
Donner Party, The (1992) as Voice
A documentary recounting the plight of the people trapped in the Sierra Nevadas in the winter of 1846 on the infamous trek to California by the Donner and Reed families.
Lincoln (1992) as Voice Of William H Crook
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
Street Scenes: New York on Film (1992)
A documentary exploring the appeal and impact of New York City on filmmaking. Intertwines scenes from famous New York movies with interviews.
Coney Island (1991) as Voice
A portrait of Coney Island at the turn of the 20th century.
Michael Landon: Memories With Laughter and Love (1991)
A special focusing on the life and career of actor/director/producer Michael Landon.
Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)
A documentary exploring the history of The Actors Studio, the academy founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Robert Lewis, Cheryl Crawford, and Lee Strasburg. The school advanced a naturalistic style of acting based on the work of Russian director and teacher Konstantin Stanislavski, which in the U.S. has a
World War II: A Personal Journey (1991)
A four-part special tracing the history of World War II by the use of film footage, stills and personal recollections.
Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (1991)
A documentary on the life and career of actress Helen Hayes. Friends and associates are interviewed and film clips of some of her performances are shown. Also includes an interview with Hayes. Airing as part of the PBS series, "American Masters."
Godfather Family: A Look Inside, The (1990) as Himself
A special featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Godfather," "The Godfather Part II," and the sequel "The Godfather Part III."
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Interviewee
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
Matter of Conscience, A (1989) as Ira Abrams
A "CBS Schoolbreak Special" about the problems that develop between a boy and his grandfather when the grandfather's Nazi past comes to light.
It's Up to Us: The Giraffe Project (1988) as Narration
A documentary focusing on people honored by "The Giraffe Project," a national nonprofit organization which honors people who have taken personal risks for the common good. The project was started in 1982 by Ann Medlock and is now headquartered in Washington State's Whidbey Island.
Hollywood's Favorite Heavy: Businessmen on Primetime TV (1987) as Narration
A documentary examining the impact on the public -- and particularly on impressionable youngsters -- of the frequent dramatization of millionaire businessmen on current television series as dishonest, unscrupulous, cheating, blackmailing, and even murderous villains. Network executives, producers, a
Hollywood's Favorite Heavy: Businessmen on Primetime TV (1987) as Host
A documentary examining the impact on the public -- and particularly on impressionable youngsters -- of the frequent dramatization of millionaire businessmen on current television series as dishonest, unscrupulous, cheating, blackmailing, and even murderous villains. Network executives, producers, a
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (1987)
Two-hour coverage of a black-tie event, broadcast from the Constitution Hall of Philadelphia's Civic Center, honoring the bicentennial of the signing of the United States Constitution. The program features performers and special guests offering tributes through music, dance, and dramatic representat
Rocket to the Moon (1986) as Mr Prince
An adaptation of Clifford Odet's 1938 play, set in a dentist's office in New York City on a hot summer day. Ben Stark, the dentist, feels that his life has come to a standstill, with his clinging wife, Belle, and his alluring secretary, Cleo, adding to his distress. Stark begins to live spontaneousl
ABC All-Star Spectacular, The (1985)
The program features the stars of ABC's 1985-86 Fall line-up attending a lavish party to introduce viewers to the new and returning ABC series.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1984)
The program honors five of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The artists honored in this year's ceremony are singer Lena Horne, actor and comedian Danny Kaye, playwright Arthur Miller, composer Gian-Carlo Menotti, and violinist Isaac Stern.
Lark, The (1957) as Dauphin
An adaptation of Jean Anouilh's play about Joan of Arc, the young girl who led the French to victory against the English in the Hundred Years' War, only to be tried for heresy and witchcraft by the Inquisition and burned at the stake.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Christopher Columbus (1985) as Hernando Detalavera
A miniseries about the life of the Genoa-born explorer, from his mid-twenties as a determined young seaman to his last years as a tired old man still fired by dreams of exploration and discovery.
Executioner's Song, The (1982) as Uncle Vern Damico
In his Emmy Award-winning role as Outstanding Actor in a Drama Special, Tommy Lee Jones is convicted killer Gary Gilmore during his final nine months, spanning his parole, his reimprisonment, and the firing squad execution he demanded of the state of Utah in January 1977. Rosanna Arquette, as his ho
The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966) as Locarno
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)

Vendetta II: The New Mafia (1993) as Frank Latella
Harold Robbins' The Pirate (1978) as Ben Ezra
Elaborate Harold Robbins fiction dealing with a handsome Israeli, raised by an influential Arab, who comes into conflict with his heritage when he is entrusted with managing his country's oil fortunes and must deal with a fanatical terrorist group led by his daughter.
Seventh Avenue (1977) as Gus Farber
The third in NBC's "Best Seller" series, this three-part serialization of Norman Bogner's novel about a poor young man from New York's lower east side who becomes a power in the garment industry in the post-Depression era won Emmy Award nominations for Steven Keats and Dori Brenner.

Cast (short)

Unpredictable (2007)
Four actors discuss the unpredictable acting method of Marlon Brando in this short film.
Watching Brando (2007)
Famous stars and directors discuss their esteem for Marlon Brando in this short documentary.

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