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Also Known As: Died: May 3, 1976
Born: January 6, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kankakee, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Fighting Gravity (1998) as Director
Three high school friends reunite after six years. All three have weighty decisions to make -- to pursue their life-long dreams down a road of uncertainty or to settle with the stability of their mundane, mediocre existances.

Cast (feature film)

2.
G.I. Jane (1997) as Trainee
Navy Intelligence officer Lt Jordan O''Neil becomes a test case when she is recruited to become the first woman allowed to train for the covert operations unit known as the Navy SEALS. She is not expected to succeed and many high ranking military and government officials, including Senator Lillian DeHaven, are counting on her to fail. O''Neil persists, and when the recruit''s final training exercise is diverted to aid and rescue American troops in the Middle East, the Master Chief is wounded and O''Neil must summon all her leadership abilities to save him and the mission.
3.
Masterson of Kansas (1955) as Clay Bennett
Sheriff Bat Masterson joins forces with Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to save a rancher framed for murder.
4.
Jungle Hell (1955) as Dr. Paul Morrison
5.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Austrian sergeant
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
6.
Cannibal Attack (1954) as Arnold King
Johnny Weissmuller, acting under his own name, fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.
8.
The Du Pont Story (1951) as A young du Pont
9.
Pier 23 (1951) as Charles Giffen
10.
Revenue Agent (1951) as Cliff Gage
11.
Timber Fury (1950) as Jim [Caldwell]
12.
Pygmy Island (1950) as Major Bolton
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
13.
The Great Plane Robbery (1950) as Carter
14.
Young Daniel Boone (1950) as Daniel Boone
Frontier scout Daniel Boone (David Bruce) is sent out to locate the only two survivors of General Braddock's men that are believed two have lived through an Indian massacre. One of the survivors, CHarlie Bryan (Don Beddoe), witnessed the capture of his two daughters, Rebecca (Kristine Miller) and Helen (Mary Treen), by the Indians. Boone succeeds in locating and rescuing the women. Shorty afterwards, the Boone party is joined by Captain Fraser (Damian O'Flynn), who proves to be an intelligence officer in the French forces, and Boone's small group is captured. An Indian attack is diverted and the tables are turned in favor of the British forces. Boone kills Captain Fraser, and looks forward to a happy future in Kentucky with Rebecca.
15.
Hi-Jacked (1950) as Matt
16.
The Sickle or the Cross (1949) as George Hart
17.
Prejudice (1949) as Joe Hanson
18.
Adventures of Don Juan (1949) as Count D'Orsini
The legendary lover saves his queen from treason.
19.
Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949) as Tom Conway
20.
Racing Luck (1948) as Jeff Stuart
21.
Susie Steps Out (1946) as Jeffrey Westcott
22.
Lady on a Train (1945) as Wayne Morgan
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
23.
Salome, Where She Danced (1945) as "Stagecoach" Cleve Blunt
24.
That Night with You (1945) as Johnny
25.
Allergic to Love (1944) as J. Roger Mace
26.
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944) as Richard Corbett
27.
South of Dixie (1944) as Danny [Grant, also known as Danny Lee]
28.
Ladies Courageous (1944) as Frank Garrison
29.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as [Lt.] Gerald Tyler
30.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as [Lt. Robert] Latham
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
31.
She's for Me (1943) as Michael Reed
32.
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943) as Harvey [Jones]
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to stay married to him.
33.
Honeymoon Lodge (1943) as Bob Sterling [also known as Horace Crump]
34.
How's About It? (1943) as Oliver [Greentree]
Marion Bliss (Grace McDonald), a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby (Robert Paige), of a giant music publishing house. Alf (Shemp Howard) is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity.
35.
Calling Dr. Death (1943) as Robert Duval
Losing his memories of the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told that his wife has been brutally murdered. Steele, aware of his conniving wife's infidelity, believes he may have been the killer and enlists the aid of his pretty nurse Stella to hypnotize him into recovering his lost memories.
36.
Corvette K-225 (1943) as Rawlins
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
37.
The Mad Ghoul (1943) as Ted Allison
Curious about the effects of an ancient Mayan nerve gas on humans, a scientist exposes his young assistant and turns him into a mindless ghoul that must have human heart substance to live.
38.
Gung Ho! (1943) as Larry O'Ryan
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
39.
Flying Tigers (1942) as Barton
American flyers help the Chinese fight off Japanese invaders.
40.
Highways by Night (1942) as Desk clerk
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
41.
Sergeant York (1941) as Bert Thomas
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
42.
The Sea Wolf (1941) as Young sailor
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
43.
Flight from Destiny (1941) as Saunders
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
44.
The Body Disappears (1941) as Jimmie Barbour
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
45.
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Paul Myron
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
46.
Singapore Woman (1941) as David Ritchie
A woman who believes she''''s cursed, takes refuge on a rubber plantation.
47.
Money and the Woman (1940) as Depositor
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
48.
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Martin Burke
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
49.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Phil Sheridan
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
50.
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940) as Gerald Wilson
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
51.
River's End (1940) as Balt
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
52.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Bruce
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
53.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Reporter
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."

Cinematography (feature film)

55.
Gladiator (2000) as Generator op
A Roman officer betrayed by the emperor leads a gladiator''''s rebellion.

Writer (feature film)

56.
Fighting Gravity (1998) as Screenwriter
Three high school friends reunite after six years. All three have weighty decisions to make -- to pursue their life-long dreams down a road of uncertainty or to settle with the stability of their mundane, mediocre existances.

Producer (feature film)

57.
Fighting Gravity (1998) as Producer
Three high school friends reunite after six years. All three have weighty decisions to make -- to pursue their life-long dreams down a road of uncertainty or to settle with the stability of their mundane, mediocre existances.

Animation (feature film)

58.
Star Trek V: the Final Frontier (1989) as Animation Stand Camera Operator
A new U.S.S. Enterprise must battle a rogue Vulcan and his army of castoffs in this thrilling sci-fi adventure. When Spock's half-brother Sybok steals the Enterprise to launch an obsessive search for a Supreme Being, Kirk, Bones, Uhura and the rest of the Starfleet crew must do whatever it takes to

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

59.
Iris (2001)
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to
60.
Proof of Life (2000) as Generator Operator
Peter Bowman, an American engineer in a Latin American country, is kidnapped for a $3 million dollar ransom. Abandoned by her husband's employer and insurance company, his wife Alice refuses to give up his life. She takes on the task of bringing him home but quickly realizes she can't do that withou

Misc. Crew (feature film)

61.
EVER AFTER: A CINDERELLA STORY (1998)
In a re-telling of one of our most beloved tales, a resourceful young woman must overcome the schemes of her evil stepmother to be with the one she loves -- the Prince of France -- who has fallen for her beauty and intelligence. With the ingenuity of Leonardo Di Vinci and the strength of love, the y
62.
EVER AFTER: A CINDERELLA STORY (1998)
In a re-telling of one of our most beloved tales, a resourceful young woman must overcome the schemes of her evil stepmother to be with the one she loves -- the Prince of France -- who has fallen for her beauty and intelligence. With the ingenuity of Leonardo Di Vinci and the strength of love, the y
63.
Othello (1995)
Venice, 1570. With the moon glowing brightly, a veiled figure slips furtively out of a gondola and disappears into the night. It's Desdemona, cherished daughter of Venetian nobleman Brabantio, risking all and defying convention to elope with Othello, the proud Moor who is one of Venice's most celebr
64.
Othello (1995)
Venice, 1570. With the moon glowing brightly, a veiled figure slips furtively out of a gondola and disappears into the night. It's Desdemona, cherished daughter of Venetian nobleman Brabantio, risking all and defying convention to elope with Othello, the proud Moor who is one of Venice's most celebr

Cast (short)

65.
PONY EXPRESS DAYS (1940)
Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
66.
March On, Marines (1940)
Short film that was used to boost U.S. public morale and draw interest to the marines due to the inevitable conflict of WWII. Vitaphone Release 9954-9955.
67.
Alice in Movieland (1940)
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.

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