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Born: September 27, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Highly successful Manhattan couple, Meryl and Paul Morgan, have almost-perfect lives-except for one notable failure - their dissolving marriage. But the turmoil of their romantic lives is nothing compared to what they are about to experience when they witness a murder and become targets of a contrac
Ballad of Lucy Whipple, The (2001) as Scraggs
Arvella Whipple, a recently widowed mother of three, travels with her three children from New England to California during the Gold Rush of 1850 to start a new life in the burgeoning frontier town of Lucky Diggins. Arvella's spirited 13-year-old daughter, California, does not share her mother's drea
Crossfire Trail (2001) as Joe Gill
Rafe Covington is a restless wanderer who promises a dying friend that he will look after his widow in Wyoming. When Rafe and his two traveling companions arrive at Long Valley, his late friend's ranch, oil has been discovered and the small Wyoming town is terrorized by a conniving land owner and hi
Brigham City (2001) as Sheriff Stu
A sheriff in a small Mormon community named Brigham is shaken to the core when a woman from California is found murdered in her car.
Progeny (1998) as Dr David Kelly
Aliens come to Earth to propagate their species.
Place to Grow, A (1998)
After a decade of absence from this hometown, Matt has inherited the family farm from his brother. Hoping to sell the place and head back to his music career, Matt keeps getting ensnared in local matters--and the questionable death of his brother.
Summer of the Monkeys (1998) as Grandpa Sam Ferens
In turn of the century rural America, Jay Berry Lee dreams of making enough summer money to buy a pony. His hard-working farming father is not rich, and the family has several children, including the crippled Daisy. He sees his chance when some monkeys escape the circus and an award is posted for th
In & Out (1997) as Frank Brackett
Howard Brackett's high school English students are astonished. Is it really true that their favorite high school teacher may be gay? But hey, he can't be gay; he's about to get married! Then again, he also teaches the drama class and boy, does he love those Barbra Streisand records... It all happene
Chapter Perfect (1996) as Chief Danny Hawkins
Two writers are obsessed with the perfect crime. When murders occur in the community, the killer begins to send them chapters from a book that describes the killings in detail.
My Fellow Americans (1996) as Joe Hollis
Two former Chief Executives, Russell Kramer and Matthew Douglas, who hate everything about each other -- but hate their lives out of the political limelight even more -- are thrown together and on the road. When a scandal brewing in the White House threatens to implicate both of them, Kramer and Douglas head out of the Beltway and into the real America to dodge the operatives who want to track them down. There, they learn a lot about the country that elected them -- a lot they never suspected -- as they get to the bottom of the scheme.
Last of the Dogmen (1995) as Narrator
Lewis Gates, a bounty hunter haunted by the past, is hired to track down three escaped convicts in the Oxbow region of the Rockies. Following the criminals' trail, Gates arrives at a secluded spot where he discovers signs of a struggle, but no bodies or evidence other than a strange arrow shaft. Gat
Good Old Boys (1995) as C C Tarpley
As society is transformed in the American West at the turn of the 20th Century, a cowboy tries to reconcile himself to the changes.
Mutant Species (1994) as Devro
In the year 2003, an Army Bio-Force team locates a misfired rocket containing a dangerous, mutated strain of DNA. The DNA finds its way into the body of the team's lieutenant, who turns on his unit, killing all but one sergeant who manages to escape. The lieutenant metamorphosizes physically and psy
Heaven Sent (1994)
Eddie Chandler, a troubled teen, gets a second chance with the help of Howard, a novice guardian Angel. But even as he tries to turn his own life around, Eddie discovers his mother could use a little help too.
Firm, The (1993) as William Devasher
Tom Cruise learns that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, when he accepts an excessively lucrative offer from a Memphis firm after graduating from Harvard Law. In this thriller from director Sydney Pollack, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham, Cruise''s ambitious character Mitch McDeere discovers that the firm''s prosperity is a direct result of its mob ties. When the murders and seductions pile up, Mitch must get to the truth and get out alive. Also starring Oscar winner Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paul Sorvino, and Ed Harris.
Hard Target (1993) as Uncle Douvee
A struggling veteran is on the trail of a killer whose victims are homeless vets.
Where the Red Fern Grows, Part Two (1993)
His experiences on the battlefields of World War II have left Billy Coleman scarred emotionally. His grandfather gives Billy dogs to help with the transition to civilian life, and as Billy cares for his new pets he heals and is able to see life more clearly.
Blood River (1991) as Culler
A young drifter pursued by a posse on murder charges forms an unlikely relationship with a cantankerous trapper.
Eternity (1990) as Eric/King
An idealistic documentary filmmaker recognizes a power-crazed industrialist as his equally power-crazed brother from a previous life.
Billy The Kid (Gore Vidal's) (1989) as Governor Lew Wallace
A legendary outlaw and gunfighter Billy the Kid and his relationship with friend-turned-foe Pat Garrett. After a promised pardon fails to come through, Billy finds himself a wanted outlaw pursued by his former friend, now a lawman sworn to bring Billy in dead or alive.
Cocoon: the Return (1988) as Ben Luckett
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.
End of the Line (1987) as Will Haney
The lives of two best friends and career railroad workers are radically changed when the railroad is abandoned in favor of an air freight company.
Act Of Vengeance (1986) as Tony Boyle
A television movie about Jock Yablonski, the United Mine Workers official whose battle for his union's Presidency brought him into deadly conflict with union boss Tony Boyle. The true story describes Yablonski's raw, courageous stand which runs afoul of Boyle, who orders the murders of Yablonski and
Thompson's Last Run (1986) as Red Haines
The venerable Western plot about the aging lawman tracking down and bringing in his long-ago pal who had turned bad and now was an escaped convict gets a fresh reworking thanks to the strong presences of both Robert Mitchum (as a safecracker who'd been sent up for life, only to be sprung by his long
American Justice (1986) as Sheriff Mitchell
Cocoon (1985) as Ben Luckett
A group of elderly people are rejuvenated by aliens after swimming in a pool.
Murder in Space (1985) as Dr Andrew Mccallister
The crew of a multi-national space probe is being systematically killed off and the problem faced by ground control, the CIA and the KGB is whether to let the craft land, possibly permitting the killer to escape through political hanky panky, or keep it aloft until the mystery is solved, while the n
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) as Harold Smith
A New York City cop is recruited by a special government agency to become a secret agent and is trained by a Korean martial arts master before he must go up against some evil arms manufacterers.
Ewoks: The Battle For Endor (1985) as Noa
In this sequel to the greatly-admired "The Ewok Adventure" which premiered a year earlier as George Lucas' maiden television venture (directed by John Korty), these imaginative, adventuresome furry creatures team up with a little girl marooned on the forest moon of Endor where her family's starship
The Natural (1984) as Pop Fisher
An overaged baseball player comes out of nowhere to save his team.
Harry & Son (1984) as Tom
Hotel New Hampshire, The (1984) as "Iowa Bob" Berry
Stone Boy, The (1984) as George Jansen
Country (1984) as Otis
A midwestern farm family struggles to stay together when the government attempts to foreclose on their loan and take their land away.
High Road to China (1983) as Bradley Tozer
Eve, an heiress/flapper during the 1920s, needs to find her missing father as fast as she can. Otherwise, his former partner will take over his business, and Eve will lose her inheritance. She enlists the help of world-weary, hard-drinking biplane pilot O'Malley, and their arguing soon turns into romance.
Tough Enough (1983) as Bill Long
Art Long wanted to be a country singer, but has been supporting his family by working as tree-trimmer. Tired of this, Art turns to entering Tough Man boxing contests, in which the fighters beat each other brutally. As Art sinks into this violent world, he drifts further away from his dream of a mus
Tender Mercies (1983) as Harry Silver
An alcoholic country star stranded in a small town finds love.
10 To Midnight (1983) as Captain Malone
Thing, The (1982) as Blair
The stage is set for havoc and terror when a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has been buried for over 100,000 years.
Big Black Pill, The (1981) as Wally Haskell
The first of three private-eye movies created by Robert Blake about rugged Joe Dancer as the forerunner to a prospective but unrealized series after the retirement of his "Baretta" character. In the initial outing, Blake, as Dancer, follows a trail of bodies through a maze of corruption involving a
Death Valley (1981) as Sheriff
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac.
Absence Of Malice (1981) as Wells
An ambitious reporter unwittingly slanders a businessman under federal investigation.
Brubaker (1980) as Rogers
A new prison warden takes on corruption that has spread to the state government.
Borderline (1980) as Scooter Jackson
Jeb Maynard is a border patrol agent who is working to prevent illegal aliens from entering the United States from Mexico. He is in pursuit of the "coyote" Hotchkiss, who smuggles people in for big money and with no regard for their safety. While working on the case, Jeb becomes attracted an illegal alien named Elena who was brought into the U.S. by Hotchkiss and agrees to lead Jeb to him. And as Jeb works with Elena, he becomes more and more sympathetic to her and her son who desperately desire a better life than the one they had in Mexico.
Rodeo Girl (1980) as Bingo
The wife of a champion rodeo performer, tired of her subsidiary role at home, becomes an aspiring rodeo rider herself, encouraged by her one-time performer mother and confronts her new life style despite her husband's disapproval, in this film based on the true story of rodeo champion Sue Pirtle.
Amber Waves (1980) as Pete Alberts
A rugged midwest wheat farmer (Dennis Weaver) and a male model from back East (Kurt Russell) seeking to find himself clash over their values, time-honored patriotism, and themselves. Mare Winningham, who plays Weaver's free-spirited daughter, won an Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and
The China Syndrome (1979) as Ted Spindler
A television newswoman stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant.
Wild Wild West Revisited, The (1979) as President Grover Cleveland
The intrepid team of Old West government intelligence agents are brought out of retirement after ten years to hunt down a cunning new adversary, the son of their former arch enemy, who is suspected of cloning imposters to be substituted for the crowned heads of Europe and perhaps even the President
The Electric Horseman (1979) as Farmer
A retired rodeo cowboy rebels against the admen who want to make him a commercial spokesman.
Oregon Trail (1976) as Ludlow
A pioneer family pulls up stakes, packs its belongings and heads west for the rewards of free land and a freer life. The series that followed this pilot film ran briefly from September to December 1977.

Cast (special)

All My Friends Are Cowboys (1998) as Charlie
Three working cowboys - Charlie, a philosopher; Mike, an injured rider; and Bill, a young cowboy struggling with the love of Jenny, a rich man's daughter - tell their stories through acoustic cowboy songs. Features Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash and Roy Rogers.
River of Doubt, The (1992) as Voice Of Theodore Roosevelt
A special in which a group of Brazilian scientists and Theodore Roosevelt's great-grandson attempt to retrace a 1914 expedition led by the former President down Brazil's Rio Duvida (The River of Doubt, now called Rio Roosevelt), an uncharted river in the Amazon watershed of South America, and see wh
Funny, You Don't Look 200 (1987) as Voice
A variety special saluting the bicentennial of the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. An all-star cast strives to communicate the spirit of that document through a compilation of scenes, monologues, animation, and music.
Firm, The (1983) as Martin Barry
The cases of Martin Barry and Grace Harmon, a father-daughter criminal law team based in New York City. The pilot episode, a rather realistic look at police work and the day-to-day maneuvering among professionals in the criminal justice system, depicts Martin and Grace's defense of Dick Albright, a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Shadows on the Wall (1986) as Floyd Buckman
Awakening Land, The (1978) as Jude Mcwhirter
A lusty frontier saga about a pioneer woman and her love for her family, the man she marries and the land on which she lives, dramatized from Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery (her tenth), Hal Holbrook and Jeanette Nolan for their ac

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Op Center (1994) as Admiral Troy Davis
An ensemble drama about an elite U.S. government crisis management team that keeps constant watch on international hotspots which pose potential threats to the security of the United States.
Roughnecks (1980) as Willie Clayton

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