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Also Known As: Died: October 19, 2009
Born: May 15, 1918 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Lady Mobster (1988) as Victor Castle
A brilliant, emotionally scarred woman battles to the top of a powerful crime syndicate to free her family from a life of violence.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) as Draco
A 20th Century astronaut is transported through time to the 25th Century, where his "old" habits first amuse then come to the aid of the people of the future.
Jaguar Lives! (1979) as Ben Ashir
Betsy, The (1978) as Jake Weinstein
90-year-old Loren Hardeman is the head of an American car manufacturing dynasty. He has given his grandson control of the family business, but still has one project that he desperately wants the company to complete for him. Loren''s dreams of an efficient, economical car to be called The Betsy after his great-grandaughter, and he hires injured race car driver Angelo Perino to design it in secret. But Loren doesn''t know that Angelo is also seducing Betsy, as well as having an affair with his grandson''s mistress, and that his project is not a secret from rest of the auto industry who are determined to sabotage it.
Homage to Chagall - The Colours of Love (1977) as Narration (English)
Murder at the World Series (1977) as Sam Druckman
A troubled young man, bent on avenging the Houston Astro baseball team's rejection of him, plots a bizarre kidnapping during the final two games of the World Series in Houston and places the lives of five innocent women in jeopardy.
Men of the Dragon (1974) as Balashev
Three karate/kung fu experts run up against a gang of modern slavers in this failed pilot to a series designed to cash in on the current martial arts craze.
Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, The (1974) as Uncle Benhy
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.
Pursuit (1972) as Dr Peter Nordmann
A government agent tries to keep an extremist from decimating with stolen nerve gas a city where a political convention is underway in this suspense thriller that marked the directorial debut of surgeon-turned novelist Michael Crichton, adapting the book "Binary" which he had written under his pseud
The Valachi Papers (1972) as [Salvatore] Maranzano
A criminal who gets on the bad side of a mob boss must take desperate steps to protect himself in prison.
Lawman (1971) as Lucas
A by-the-books sheriff courts disaster when he takes on a corrupt town boss.
Stiletto (1969) as Emilio Matteo
A rich, jet-setting playboy has a secret life: he's also a professional Mafia hitman. When he decides it's time to retire from that life, he finds that his former employers don't like the idea that someone who knows so much about them won't be under their control anymore, and decide to send their own hitmen to eliminate him.
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) as Louis Minsky
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
The Counterfeit Killer (1968) as Rajeski
Bye Bye Braverman (1968) as Felix Ottensteen
Four failed writers try to attend a friend's funeral.
Dr. No (1963) as Dr. No
James Bond uncovers a plot to end the U.S. space program.
The Happy Thieves (1961) as Jean Marie Calbert
A worldly art thief gets mixed up with murder.
The Unforgiven (1960) as Abe Kelsey
Indians try to reclaim a rancher''''s adopted daughter.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Jim Barron
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
The Garment Jungle (1957) as George Kovan
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Mijamin
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
The Prodigal (1955) as Carmish
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
Champ for a Day (1953) as Dominic Guido
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Fernando [Aguirre]
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
Les Miserables (1952) as Genflou
An obsessive policeman relentlessly hunts a man who escaped prison after stealing bread.
Detective Story (1951) as Charley Gennini
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
With These Hands (1950) as DeLeo

Cast (special)

Ghost Writer, The (1984)
An "American Playhouse" presentation, adapted from a novel by Philip Roth, telling of the experience of Nathan Zuckerman, a 45-year-old writer who, as a young man, visits an older, world famous author, Manny Lonoff, whom he discovers living in seclusion with two women -- his frustrated wife, and a y
Zalmen (1975) as Rabbi
A television adaptation of Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage production of the play by Elie Wiesel.
Nightside (1973) as Grudin
The story of Carmine Kelly, a press agent who covers the midnight action in New York City. In the pilot, Kelly attempts to help protect his friend Smitty from the impending destruction of her restaurant -- a hangout for actors, writers, businessmen, "and other folk who brighten up when the sun goes

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Seize the Day (1987) as Dr Adler
Rage of Angels (1983) as Antonio Granelli
In this lavish two-part, four-hour adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's racy novel, Jaclyn Smith is a beautiful young lawyer who overcomes a mob frame-up while working as an assistant D.A. to become a top defense attorney, while juggling romantic affairs with a married political hopeful (Ken Howard) and a
Masada (1981) as Jerahmeel
Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr
QB VII (1974) as Morris Cady
An absorbing adaptation of Uris' best-selling novel telling the story of two successful men, an American writer and a Polish doctor, whose careers lead to a confrontation in a London courtroom when the former accuses the latter of having performed illegal operations in a Nazi prison camp years earli

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