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Born: March 21, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Infinity (1996) as Director
From the first moment Richard Feynman, the brilliant young scientist from Far Rockaway, New York, saw Arline Greenbaum, he was utterly entranced and challenged by her. She was the most popular girl around--beautiful, socially adept, a talented artist who possessed a great gift for life. Together, th

Cast (feature film)

Amusement Park (2019)
Storyline is under wraps.
Look Away (2016)
A young woman is afflicted with "selective blindness" and cannot see her own mother.
Manchester-by-the-Sea (2016)
A slacker who is working as a plumber in Boston returns to Manchester after his brother's death, where he finds him in the care of his 16-year old nephew and is devastated by a past tragedy.
Rules Don't Apply, The (2016)
Howard Hughes has an affair with a young woman in the later years of his life.
Trainwreck (2015)
A basket-case girl tries to get her life together.
Margaret (2011)
Lisa, a 17-year-old New York City high-school student, feels certain that she inadvertently played a role in a traffic accident that has claimed a woman's life. In her attempts to set things right she meets with opposition at every step. Torn apart with frustration, she begins emotionally brutalizin
Tower Heist (2011)
Queens native Josh Kovaks has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh''s building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage. With only days before Arthur gets away with the perfect crime, Josh''s crew turns to petty crook Slide to plan the nearly steal what they are sure is hidden in Arthur''s guarded condo. Though amateurs, these rookie thieves know the building better than anyone. Turns out they''ve been casing the place for years, they just didn''t know it.
Wonderful World (2009)
Ben Singer is a failed children's folk singer, a newly unemployed proofreader and an every-other-weekend dad to his young daughter, who prefers pretty much anything to listening to her dad's pessimistic ramblings. Struggling in all aspects of his life, Ben's only comforts come from smoking mariju
Tale of Despereaux, The (2008)
In the faraway kingdom of Dor, four unlikely heroes emerge: Despereaux, a brave mouse banished to the dungeon for speaking with a human; Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who loves light and soup, but is exiled to darkness; Pea, a Princess in a gloomy castle who is prisoner to her father's grief; and Mig,
Finding Amanda (2008)
Taylor Mendon is a television writer and producer working on a low-rated, little-respected half-hour sitcom. Once destined for bigger and better things, Taylor's compulsive gambling, recreational drug use and drinking all conspired to throw his career off the rails. After kicking the alcohol and dr
Then She Found Me (2008)
Following the separation from her husband and the death of her adopted mother, April Epner is contacted by her apparent birth mother, who turns out to be a local talk show host Bernice Graves. As Bernice tries to become the mother to April that she was never able to be, April seems to find solace i
Diminished Capacity (2008)
Chicago newspaper editor Cooper suffers a debilitating concussion that takes him from the political pages to comic strip detail. Looking for answers, he travels home to rural Missouri where his aging Uncle Rollie is on the verge of losing his home and has memory problems of his own--what doctors cal
Bee Movie (2007)
Barry B. Benson is a graduate bee fresh out of college who is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a rare trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans are mass consumers of honey and deci
Deck The Halls (2006)
Two neighbors in a small New England town collide when one decides to decorate his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Strangers with Candy (2005) as Cast
Jerri Blank, a forty-seven-year-old ex-con, junky-whore, returns to her family after thirty-two years of being a runaway and a jailbird. When Jerri arrives at her childhood home, she discovers her disappearance caused her father to slip into a self-induced coma. Moved by guilt and the hope of wakin
Producers, The (2005) as Leo Bloom
It's a 1959, and Broadway is buzzing with some of the theater world's biggest names. Producer Max Bialystock, however, is no longer one of them. One day, mousy accountant Leo Bloom shows up at Bialystock's office to do his books and innocently remarks that a dishonest man could make more money produ
Lion King 1 1/2, The (2004) as Voice Simba
A humorous look at life, as told by Timon and Pumba, after "The Lion King" and before "The Lion King 2."
Stepford Wives, The (2004) as Walter Kresby
Joanna Eberhart thinks she's made it to the top of her world. The youngest president in the history of the EBS television network, she also has an attentive husband and two beautiful children. On the surface, Joanna's life appears to be, well, perfect--until one catastrophic day when it all comes cr
Last Shot, The (2004) as Steven Schats
Straight shooter agent Joe Devine has been assigned to cook up an elaborate scheme to take down infamous mob boss John Gotti. He assumes the role of a Hollywood producer and tells all the right lies to enlist a stooge to help execute his sting. He finds unsuspecting wannabe director Steven Schatz, w
Music Man, The (2003) as Professor Harold Hill
A con man, masquerading as a professor of music, convinces a small town in Iowa to form a brass band.
Good Boy! (2003) as Voice Of Hubble
Owen Baker is a 12-year-old loner who has been working as the neighborhood dog-walker so he can earn the privilege of getting a dog of his own. His hard work pays off when his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baker, let Owen adopt a scruffy mutt he names Hubble. Both boy and dog get more than they bargained for when Owen wakes up one morning to discover he can understand every word Hubble says-- including the ominous phrase: "Take me to your leaders." Owen learns that dogs came to Earth thousands of years ago to colonize and dominate the planet. Hubble (who is really named Canid 3942) has been sent by the powerful Greater Dane on a mission from the Dog Star Sirius to make sure dogs have fulfilled this destiny. Despite the best efforts of Owen''s rag-tag group of neighborhood dogs to convince him otherwise, Hubble soon discovers the awful truth about Earth dogs: "You''re all pets!" Now Owen (a boy who never had a friend) and Hubble (a dog who never needed one) must work together to prepare the neighborhood dogs for a visit from The Greater Dane--or all dogs will be removed from the planet! The fate of Earth dogs hangs in the balance, and it''s up to Owen, Hubble, and their canine companions to save man''s best friend.
You Can Count on Me (2000) as Brian [Everett]
Orphaned at a young age when their parents were killed in a car crash, Sammy and Terry have remained close despite the different paths their lives have taken. Married and divorced at a very young age, Sammy is a devoted if somewhat overprotective mother to her eight-year-old son, Rudy, who harbors r
Inspector Gadget (1999) as Inspector Gadget/John Brown; Robogadget
Based on the popular cartoon character of the same name, "Inspector Gadget" is an adventure comedy about a somewhat naive and inept security guard, John Brown, whose big heart is equal to his far-fetched dreams of becoming the world''s greatest police officer. However, nothing is impossible. Suddenly unexpected circumstances make him the ideal candidate for a top secret law enforecment project, and pretty scientist Dr. Brenda Bradford applies her expertise in robotics to build him into a man of many talents--and accessories. Using a vast array of grafted-on gizmos and doohickies to bust bad guys, the often clueless Inspector Gadget must also employ his common sense to crack an especially complicated case. As he penetrates Riverton City''s darkest underworld, Inspector Gadget must save not only his good name and reputation, but also rescue the world from the nefarious Claw.
Election (1999) as Jim Mcallister
A high school teacher meets his match in an over-achieving student politician.
Lion King II: Simba's Pride, The (1998) as Voice Of Simba
Simba is now the king of the beasts, with his mate Nala by his side and newborn Kiara. Kiara proves to be a free spirit, and wanders in the forbidden Outlands where she meets Kovu. Kovu is the son of evil Zira, and begins by helping his mother plot to destroy Simba. However, as he grows up he falls
Godzilla (1998) as Dr Niko Tatopoulos
A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
Walking to the Waterline (1998)
An unemployed TV actor returns home to the Jersey Shore to straighten out the aftermath of his father's death. He winds up having an affair with a woman working at a local tourist attraction.
Addicted to Love (1997) as Sam
A romantic comedy about two people who simply cannot get over the loss of their respective lovers. When they discover that the mates who have abandoned them are now blissfully snuggled up together, these two totally dissimilar people launch a diabolical plan of revenge...
Cable Guy, The (1996) as Steven
It's a time-honored urban ritual: Slip the cable guy fifty bucks and you'll get all the movie channels for free. But when Steven Kovacs moves into a new apartment, his cable guy is not like the others. He doesn't want your fifty bucks; all he wants is a friend and he won't take no for an answer. Steven is about to learn that there's no such thing as free cable.
Infinity (1996) as Richard Feynman
From the first moment Richard Feynman, the brilliant young scientist from Far Rockaway, New York, saw Arline Greenbaum, he was utterly entranced and challenged by her. She was the most popular girl around--beautiful, socially adept, a talented artist who possessed a great gift for life. Together, th
Arabian Knight (1995) as Voice Of Tack The Cobbler
Tack, a humble cobbler, accidentally earns the enmity of evil sorcerer Zigzag, but Princess Yum Yum intercedes on his behalf. Zigzag turns to warlord One-Eye to topple King Nod, and Tack suddenly finds himself defending Baghdad.
Lion King, The (1994) as Voice Of Adult Simba
A young lion cub hides from his colony after being blamed for his father's death, but triumphantly returns when he realizes it his destiny to be King.
Road to Wellville, The (1994) as Will Lightbody
Set in 1907, this satire on health fanaticism in turn-of-the-century America takes place at Dr. John Kellogg''s famous Battle Creek sanitarium, known as the "temple of health."
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) as Charles Macarthur
The story of Dorothy Parker and the famed Algonquin roundtable; a gathering of writers, actors and assorted folk at the New York hotel in the late 1920s and 30s.
Night We Never Met, The (1993) as Sam Lester
Romantic comedy set in New York City about a love triangle in a time-share studio.
Life In The Theatre, A (1993) as John
A television movie based on a play by David Mamet. Relates the backstage story of two actors -- one whose career is on the rise, the other whose star has fallen -- struggling with their craft and each other through a season of repertory plays.
Out On A Limb (1992) as Bill Campbell
An investment banker, looking up his sister, loses all his expensive trappings, including a phone number worth $160 million dollars, in a remote town inhabited by a lot of strange folks.
The Freshman (1990) as Clark Kellogg
A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen.
Glory (1989) as Robert Gould Shaw
A young, white army officer is assigned to lead an all-black unit in the Civil War.
Family Business (1989) as Adam
A young business executive learns from his eccentric grandfather that he comes from a family of robber barons.
Torch Song Trilogy (1988) as Alan
A drag queen's affair with a bisexual throws his life into turmoil.
Biloxi Blues (1988) as Eugene Morris Jerome
A young soldier training for World War II service tries to score his first romantic conquest.
Project X (1987) as Jimmy Garrett
An airforce pilot and animal researcher risk their lives to save chimpanzees from life-threatening experiments.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) as Ferris Bueller
A perpetual truant joins his friends for a day of adventure and self-discovery.
On Valentine's Day (1986) as Brother Vaughn
Ladyhawke (1985) as Phillipe
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
1918 (1985) as Brother
In 1918, patriotism fluourishes in a small town in Texas during the height of United States' involvement in World War I. As young men swept up in the furvor enilst, Horace Robedaux is torn. Horace does not want to leave his wife Elizabeth and young daughter Jenny, but his wife's father, who opposed
Max Dugan Returns (1983) as Michael Mcphee
Max Dugan is an elderly ne'er-do-well whose tenuous mob connections have made him persona non grata with his daughter Norma McPhee. Struggling to raise her restless son Michael on her own, Norma is none too pleased when Max returns to the family fold with yet another portfolio of get-rich-quick sche
WarGames (1983) as David Lightman
In search of the ultimate game, a young man accidentally hacks into the government''''s top military computer.

Producer (feature film)

Infinity (1996) as Producer
From the first moment Richard Feynman, the brilliant young scientist from Far Rockaway, New York, saw Arline Greenbaum, he was utterly entranced and challenged by her. She was the most popular girl around--beautiful, socially adept, a talented artist who possessed a great gift for life. Together, th

Music (feature film)

Bee Movie (2007)
Barry B. Benson is a graduate bee fresh out of college who is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a rare trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans are mass consumers of honey and deci
Deck The Halls (2006)
Two neighbors in a small New England town collide when one decides to decorate his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

Cast (special)

Heart & Soul: The Life and Music of Frank Loesser (2006)
A documentary profile of the musical genius behind some of BroadwayÂ’s greatest hits.
57th Annual Tony Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 57th annual Tony Awards presentation, saluting the shows and stars of the 2002-2003 Broadway season.
55th Annual Tony Awards, The (2001) as Host
Live coverage of the 55th annual Tony Awards presentation from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the shows and stars of the 2000-2001 Broadway season.
First Ten Awards: Tony 2001, The (2001) as Nominee
Live coverage of the presentation of the first ten Tony Awards, honoring the shows and stars of the 2000-2001 Broadway season. The ten awards announced include: Best Direction of a Play, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Costume Design
Recording "The Producers": A Musical Romp With Mel Brooks (2001)
Documentary that captures the behind-the-scenes story of the full-day cast-album recording session as the company lays down the score Mel Brooks expanded from his 1968 film "The Producers." The entire cast is on hand, led by Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, plus director Susan Stroman and writer/c
Are We There Yet? America on Vacation (2000) as Narration
A tour of the favorite vacation spots of Americans. From the lush seaside spas of the Victorian age, to road trips of the 1950s, from amusement parks like Disneyland, to a mule ride down into the Grand Canyon, the program reveals how the concept of leisure time has evolved and how changes in labor l
Comedy Central Presents the Second Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Celebrating the Humor of Jonathan Winters (2000)
Jonathan Winters is awarded the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize at the second annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.
GQ's 2000 Men of the Year Awards (2000) as Honoree
GQ presents its "Men of the Year" awards hosted by Dennis Miller from the Beacon Theater in New York City. The awards are intended to honor men of distinction in categories including film, literature, sports and fashion, as chosen by GQ readers.
10th Annual IFP Gotham Awards, The (2000)
Coverage of the 10th annual Gotham Awards, honoring the best New York City independent filmmakers, telecast from the Chelsea Piers.
54TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, THE (2000) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 54th annual Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Rescue at Sea (1999) as Voice Of Jack Binns
On January 14, 1909, two ships -- one carrying Italian immigrants to New York, the other American tourists to Europe -- collided in a dense fog off Nantucket Island. In a moment, more than 1500 lives became dependent on a new technology, wireless telegraph, and a 26-year-old wireless operator who se
53rd Annual Tony Awards, The (1999) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Tony Awards presentation from the Gershwin Theater in New York City.
Neil Simon: The People's Playwright (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of playwright Neil Simon.
1999 ESPY Awards (1999) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 1999 ESPY awards, the 7th annual ESPN gala honoring excellence in sports.
Movie Surfers: Go Inside Disney's "Inspector Gadget" (1999) as Interviewee
Special providing behind-the-scenes facts and star interviews on Walt Disney Pictures' comedy adventure film "Inspector Gadget," released in U.S. theaters nationwide July 23, 1999.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1999)
Coverage of the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Honors. Comedian/pianist Victor Borge, actor Sean Connery, dancer/choreographer/teacher Judith Jamison, actor Jason Robards and singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder are recognized by the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for
Margaret Sanger (1998) as Voice Over
Profile of Margaret Sanger, pioneer feminist and birth control advocate. Combines narration with readings of quotes, archival footage, still photography, newspaper accounts, period film clips and interviews.
Walt Disney Company Presents The 8th American Teacher Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Telecast of the eighth American Teachers Awards presentation honoring outstanding elementary and high school teachers. Taped at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, features Hollywood stars presenting awards to 36 teachers in 12 subject categories. At the conclusion of the program, the teac
1998 MTV Movie Awards (1998) as Presenter
Seventh annual presentation of the MTV movie awards.
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997) as Voice Of John Ordway
The story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their famous 1803 journey up the Missouri River on what was the United States' first official exploration into unknown territories. Lewis and Clark and their large crew, including Clark's slave, York, and a young Shoshone woman named Sacagawea, com
Cancer: A Personal Voyage (1997) as Narration
Documentary chronicling the last two years in the life of Peter J. Morgan, M.D., who was diagonosed with terminal cancer. Actor Matthew Broderick reads excerpts from Dr. Morgan's diary, which reveals often conflicting insights and inner feelings about living and dying with cancer. Also features inte
Canned Ham: The Cable Guy (1996) as Interviewee
Behind-the-scenes look at Jim Carrey's new feature film "The Cable Guy." Includes interviews with cast members, the director Ben Stiller, and real life "cable guys."
Marlon Brando: Breaking All the Rules (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Marlon Brando.
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.
69th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The (1995)
Coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Infamous Dorothy Parker: Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?, The (1994)
Portrait of writer Dorothy Parker, her Algonquin Round Table friends, her writing and her troubled life. Includes interviews, archival footage of Parker reading poetry and scenes from the 1994 film on Parker's life, "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Matthew Brod
50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1993) as Presenter
A live telecast of the 50th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in movies and television during 1992.
47th Annual Tony Awards, The (1993)
A live presentation of the Tony Awards honoring excellence in the theater.
Year of the Generals, The (1992) as Voice
A special that chronicles the personal stories of the World War II military leaders who helped change the course of history in 1942. Focuses on American Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Patton and George C. Marshall, U.S. Admiral Chester Nimitz, British Field Marshal Bernard
Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special (1992) as Arnold ("A Simple Melody")
A special celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Great Performances" by commissioning short new works by 20 performing artists. Segment performances include: "Kiss, Kiss Dahlings," "Not My Girl," "A Simple Melody," "Zoetrope," "Hip Hop - You Don't Stop," "Frankie Goes to Tanglewood," "The Last Mile,"
44th Annual Tony Awards, The (1990)
A live presentation of the 1990 Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1989)
A live presentation of the third annual American Comedy Awards honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment. Included is a showcase of new comedy stars as well as some of America's top comedians. Neil Simon is the recipient of the Lifetime Creative Achievement Award.
Neil Simon: Not Just For Laughs (1989)
A documentary on the life and work of playwright Neil Simon. Friends and associates as well as the writer himself are interviewed.
42nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1988)
Live broadcast from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City of the 42nd annual presentation of the Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Scenes from works nominated in the Best Play category are enacted, including "A Walk in the Woods," "Joe Turner's Come and
59th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1987)
Live coverage of the fifty-ninth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Story of a Marriage (1987) as Brother Vaughn
A five-part series, telecast as three consecutive "American Playhouse" presentations, tracing the trials and tribulations of author Horton Foote's family in a small Texas community from the turn of the 20th century thru the end of World War I. This is part of a nine-play cycle entitled "The Orphan's
40th Annual Tony Awards, The (1986)
The annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater, broadcast live from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. This year (1986) marks the twentieth time the Tony Awards have been presented on national television.
39th Annual Tony Awards, The (1985)
A live presentation from the Shubert Theater in New York City of the 1985 Antoinette Perry Awards (popularly known as the Tony Awards), honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.

Music (special)

49th Annual Tony Awards, The (1995) as Song Performer ("Brotherhood Of Man")
Live presentation of the 49th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater.

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