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Born: January 19, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Thomas Crown Affair, The (1999) as John Reynolds
Thomas Crown is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can't buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a world class museum and someone walks out with a priceless Monet, Crown is the last person the New York police suspect. But one person suspects him: Catherine Banning, the brilliant female investigator hired to retrieve the painting no matter what it takes. Catherine loves the chase as much as he does and she's on to his game. Crown has found his challenge. Two can play, but only one can win.
2.
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997) as Bishop Theas ("Woman On A Bicycle")
Telefilm depicting two stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. The first story focuses on Gertruda Babilinska, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who devoted her
3.
Broken Trust (1995) as Lional Nash
A judge is recruited by Justice Department investigators to help ferret out corrupt members of the judiciary. The ensuing expose of corruption and abuse of power compromises his faith in the law and opens his eyes to the terrible price it sometimes exacts.
4.
Spring Awakening (1994) as Captain Van Koster
Period drama about the turn-of-the-century decline of a Nebraska town's economic strength and the subsequent separation of two young lovers. Based on a short story by Willa Cather.
5.
Blind Spot (1993) as Simon
An ambitious congresswoman's personal and professional life is affected when her daughter-in-law, a young widow and new mother becomes addicted to cocaine.
6.
Citizen Cohn (1992) as Senator Everett Dirksen
Based on the life of Roy Cohn, the controversial lawyer and former assistant to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
7.
Ironclads (1991) as John Ericsson
A television movie recreating the Civil War confrontation between the warships "Monitor" and "Merrimack." A woman helps a Union soldier infiltrate the Confederate Army and learn important secrets regarding the firepower of the "Merrimack" for the designer of the rival battleship.
8.
My Name Is Bill W. (1989) as Dr Burnham
A television movie depicting the life of Bill Wilson, a failed stockbroker whose desperate fight against his addiction to alcohol led to the co-founding of Alcoholic Anonymous together with his friend "Dr. Bob" Smith.
9.
Power (1986) as Wallace Furman
Pete St. John is the image advisor to conservative candidate Jerome Cade who is running for the Senate seat once held by Pete's friend Sam Hastings. Pete's investigation into Cade's background results in retaliation and Pete suspects corruption.
10.
Hearst and Davies Affair, The (1985) as Arthur Beal
Slick but suoerficial dramatization of the scandalous, long-time love affair between the powerful but married publisher and the chorus girl he helped turn into a Ziegfeld star and '30s film personality. Mitchum played Mitchum here although the script called him William Randolph Heart and British sta
11.
Creepshow (1982) as Dexter Stanley ("The Crate")
Five horror stories are presented in this anthology: A murdered man returns to get his Father's Day cake; a farmer finds a meteor that causes everything that touches it to grow; a vengeful cuckold buries his wife and her boyfriend up to their necks on the beach and waits for high tide; a professor plans to feed his nagging wife to a creature that lives under the college steps; and a nasty millionaire who fears insects meets up with a huge number of cockroaches.
12.
Maid In America (1982) as Jonas Angstrom
Light-hearted romantic comedy, somewhat akin to the long-lost screwball genre, about an unemployed worker (Alex Karras) who answers crusading lady lawyer Susan Clark's ad for a live-in maid and then has to take her to court to force her to accept him into her home, claiming sex discrimination. Filme
13.
Nightkill (1980)
Suspense thriller revolving around a menage a trois ending in murder.
14.
Jaws Of Satan (1980) as Father Farrow
Satan disguises himself as a cobra to take revenge against a Catholic priest for crimes that his ancestors committed when they pursecuted the Druids. Under Satan's influence, all the snakes in the town where the Father lives are attacking the citizens.
15.
Children of Divorce (1980) as Eli Sorenson
The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.
16.
Big Fix, The (1978) as Oscar Procari Sr
An ex-'60s-radical private eye looks into the sabotage of a California gubernatorial campaign.
17.
Black Sunday (1977) as Corley
Terrorists threaten to unleash a deadly plague at the Superbowl.
18.
Demon Seed (1977) as Dr Alex Harris
A sophisticated computer falls in love with its creator's wife and terrorizes her.
19.
Captains Courageous (1977) as Harvey Cheyne Sr
A remake of Kipling's all-time adventure classic that starred Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew and Melvyn Douglas in 1937 and told of a spoiled rich kid who grows up fast under the care of a crusty sea captain after falling overboard from his father's ship.
20.
Marathon Man (1976) as Professor
A covert government group uncovers a criminal plot run by Nazi War criminals.
21.
Legend of Lizzie Borden, The (1975) as Andrew Borden
An ethereal retelling, stylishly produced, of the story of the New England spinster accused of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in the 1890s in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery, art director Jack DeShields, set decorator Henry Gordon, editor John A. Martinelli, and costume designer Guy Verhille. DeShields and Gordon won.
22.
Hunter (1973) as Cirrak
In this pilot for a projected spy series by the man who gave "Mission: Impossible" to TV, a racetrack crash in which a government agent is critically injured uncovers an enemy brainwashing scheme, and another agent assumes his colleague's identity to expose the plot. Made in 1971 and originally sch
23.
The Day of the Dolphin (1973) as Harold Demilo
After teaching dolphins to speak, a scientist tries to keep them from being used in an assassination plot.
24.
Heat of Anger (1972) as Vincent Kagel
A woman attorney and her young associate defend a wealthy contractor, accused of murdering an iron worker who was having an affair with his teenage daughter. Susan Hayward replaced ailing Barbara Stanwyck in this pilot for a prospective Stanwyck series that was to have been called "Fitzgerald and Pr
25.
Snoop Sisters, The (1972) as Anton De Tourolet
An engaging comedy-mystery about a couple of eccentric mystery writers, a spinster and her widowed sister, who turn detective to hunt down the killer of a faded movie star (Paulette Goddard, who came out of retirement to play the role) with the help of their ex-con bodyguard/chauffeur, hired by thei
26.
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970) as Roger Meredith
When her husband moves them to a small farming town, a woman falls in love with a married neighbor.
27.
Company of Killers (1970) as John Shankalien
28.
The Maltese Bippy (1969) as Mr. Ravenswood
A porn star thinks he's become a werewolf.
29.
People Next Door, The (1968) as David
The story traces the slow destruction of a family by a generation gap, drugs, and a lack of understanding of each other.
30.
To Trap a Spy (1966) as Vulcan
Secret agents try to stop the assassination of an African leader touring the U.S.
31.
Fail Safe (1964) as Colonel Cascio
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.
32.
The Guns of August (1964) as Narrator
33.
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.

Cast (special)

34.
Unsung Heroes of Pearl Harbor (2001) as Narration
Pearl Harbor survivors recount what it was like to make heroic last stands against the overwhelming surprise attack on December 7, 1941. The program travels to the Hawaiian locations where soldiers fought and died, from ambushed airfields where whole squadrons perished on the ground to the underwate
35.
Unsung Heroes (2001) as Narration
Documentary special that sheds light on three groups of soldiers whose efforts have gone largely unnoticed, except to the fellow comrades with whom they fought. The crews of B-29s suffered wholesale deaths in hurry-up testing programs, bombed at low altitudes with no guns to protect themselves, and
36.
John J. Pershing: The Iron General (2000) as Narration
Profile of General John J. Pershing, who became a symbol of American victory in World War I.
37.
Rape of Nanking, The (1999) as Voice
Documentary about the Japanese assault on Nanking during World War II. In this assault, Japanese forces slaughtered 350,000 military and civilian prisoners over the course of two months. Based on the diary of John Rabe, a businessman who saved a quarter million Chinese. Also includes interviews with
38.
Little Big Horn: The Untold Story (1999) as Narration
Documentary that looks at the fateful battle of Little Big Horn, one of the most infamous tales of the American West. The program includes new evidence about what really happened.
39.
Jimmy Doolittle: King of the Sky (1999) as Narration
Profile of WWII pilot James Harold Doolittle.
40.
Floating Palaces (1996) as Narration
Special chronicles the history of luxury liners from 1819 to the present day. Includes interviews with captains, crew members, ship architects, historians and footage of tours aboard some of the most elegant luxury liners.
41.
Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer (1990) as Narration
A documentary about director, screenwriter and playwright Preston Sturges. The program includes extensive clips from Sturges's feature films as well as interviews with friends and associates.
42.
Great Dinosaur Hunt, The (1989) as Narration
The sixth segment in the quarterly twelve-part science series, "The Infinite Voyage." The documentary follows some of the world's leading paleontologists as they sift through fossil records to develop new theories about dinosaur existence.
43.
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
44.
D.C. Cop (1986) as Maxwell Vane
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. Michael Halsey, an idealistic yet pragmatic detective, uses his skills as a former journalist for a large Washington newspaper to solve enigmatic cases. Halsey is pulled off a routine drug bust to investigate the assassination of a Latin American ambassador
45.
City, The (1986) as Stewart Moffitt
A dramatic pilot, not picked up by ABC, about Mayor Chet Lugar who announces the completion of negotiations with a Swedish construction company that plans to take over the abandoned Kroller Foundry. The mayor finds himself in a power struggle with the owner of the city's leading newspaper who threat
46.
Momma the Detective (1981) as Mr Foster
The story of Momma Sykes, a housekeeper with an uncanny knack for solving crimes. In the pilot episode, Momma attempts to solve the mysterious murder of a man in a hotel room--despite the objections of her son, a New York police sergeant who balks at her intervening in his cases.
47.
Touch of the Poet, A (1974) as Cornelius Melody
An adaptation for television of Eugene O'Neill's play, the first of a planned cycle of plays telling the story of an Irish family in America. Set in New England in the early nineteenth century, the story relates the conflicts between an immigrant and his American-born son.
48.
Antigone (1974) as Creon
A production of French dramatist Jean Anouilh's version of Sophocles' tragedy.
49.
Rx For the Defense (1973) as Daniel Kemper
The story of Zach Clinton, a doctor turned attorney who works for a law firm that specializes in cases involving the medical profession. In the pilot, Clinton attempts to help free famed professor of medicine Daniel Kemper from a psychiatric hospital after his wife has him committed following an all
50.
Lost Treasure (1971) as Niklaus
The exploits of Andrew Bass, Arleigh Marley, and Milovan Drumm, a trio of treasure hunters. The story relates how the three comb Crete seeking a priceless buried icon.
51.
Power and the Glory, The (1961) as Schoolmaster
The story of a dissolute, alcoholic priest caught up in the 1930 Mexican Revolution against the Catholic church who is pursued by a Communist police lieutenant determined to kill him.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

52.
Pointman (1994)
53.
Dream West (1986) as Senator Thomas Hart Benton
A three-part miniseries about John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited woman who impelled him to dare undreamt-of feats, and the young nation they helped to shape. The story begins in 1839 when Fremont is chosen to lead the trek into the Oregon Territory with the help of Kit

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

54.
I'll Take Manhattan (1987) as Mr Amberville
Tinselly eight-hour miniseries based on Judith Krantz's best-selling romantic novel of, as the publicity releases heralded, "a young woman's struggle to preserve her father's magazine empire against treachery from within, set against the glamorous, exciting and powerful world of New York magazine pu
55.
Death in California, A (1985) as Van Niven
A Beverly Hills socialite embarks on a love/hate relationship with the psychopath who had murdered her fiance and then raped and terrorized her, eventually becoming involved in a bizarre trial. Joan Barthel's book, from which this two-part film evolved, was based on a notorious 1970s California case
56.
Holocaust -- The Story of the Family Weiss (1978) as Dr Josef Weiss
Chosen as the Outstanding Limited Series (1977-78) at Emmy Award time, this original drama about two German families that are affected by events between 1935 and 1945 rivaled "Roots" in its impact on viewers in this country and sparked controversy throughout Europe as it premiered on television in o

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