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Born: March 31, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Perfect Family, The (2011)
Suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish-an award she has coveted for years-her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of approval. Now she must finally face th
2.
Strength and Honor (2007)
Irish-American boxer Sean Kelleher accidentally kills his friend in the ring and promises his wife that he will never box again. However, years later, when he discovers that his only son is dying of the same hereditary heart disorder which has taken his wife, he is forced to break his promise in or
3.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
4.
Blackbeard (2006)
5.
River Made to Drown In (1997) as Thaddeus Mackenzie
When he learns he is dying of AIDS, Thaddeus, a wealthy middle-aged lawyer sells all his property and goes to visit an old friend, Allen, a struggling artist and former street hustler. Allen's life is thrown into chaos by the arrival of Thaddeus as they return to the streets to help out some old acq
6.
All the Winters That Have Been (1997) as Dane Corvin
Dane Corvin returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Hannah Craven had fallen in love. She vowed never to see Dane again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win her back and slowly re-enters her daily life. But Hanna has a secret,
7.
Bird of Prey (1995) as Jonathan Griffith
Set against the tumultuous backdrop of the present day fall of communism in Bulgaria, the film chronicles the story of Nick Milev, a handsome, brooding Bulgarian man in his mid-thirties, whose pained faced reveals the tortured life he has led. At 18, he was convicted of attacking his father's murder
8.
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993) as Captain John Couch
After a military transport carrying 18 people crashes 500 miles from the North Pole, search-and-rescue teams battle to save the survivors. Based on the true story of the October 30, 1991 crash of a Canadian Forces CC-130 Hercules cargo plane.
9.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
10.
Night Of The Hunter (1991) as Preacher
A psychotic preacher marries a widow, convinced that she is heiress to a fortune that she actually knows nothing about. When the woman is brutally slain, her children flee the small town with the preacher in hot pursuit.
11.
Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991) as Ross Colburn
A television movie based on a true story about a mother and son who are shot during a store hold-up and the effect it has on their family.
12.
Return of the Musketeers, The (1989) as Aramis
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later.
13.
14.
Casanova (1987) as Giacomo Casanova
A movie about Casanova, the great Italian lover. The film traces Casanova's life from his teenage years, as he struggles with the attempt to find a career that suits him, and his early romantic scrapes, to the older and more experienced Casanova, as he lives through adventure after adventure, especi
15.
King Solomon's Mines (1985) as Allan Quatermain
African adventurer Allen Quartermain teams up with a damsel-in-distress and the two embark on a series of pitfalls and dangerous situations on their quest to find the lost treasure of King Solomon.
16.
Cook and Peary: The Race to the Pole (1983) as Frederick Cook
Dramatization of the still-controversial journeys of world-famous explorers Dr. Frederick Cook and Lt. Robert E. Peary, each of whom claimed discovery of the North Pole after trekking through the Arctic wasteland together and separately in the first years of this century. Peary ultimately emerged as
17.
Bells (1980) as Nat Bridger
18.
The Swarm (1978) as Dr Hubbard
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
19.
The Last Wave (1977) as David Burton
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized murder and in the process learns disquieting things about himself.
20.
Man In The Iron Mask, The (1977) as King Louis Xiv; Philippe
A stylish new version of the Dumas swashbuckler, mixing fact and fictitious derring-do and telling of Louis XIV's identical twin. It already had been filmed a half-dozen times in several variations. This production earned Emmy Award nominations for writer William Bast and costumer Olga Lehmann.
21.
Slipper and the Rose, The (1976) as Prince Edward
An impoverished orphan dreams of attending the royal ball.
22.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (1975) as Edmond Dantes
A sumptuous new version of the adventure classic which already had been filmed more than a dozen times. Louis Jourdan, who plays DeVillefort this time, was Edmond Dantes in the 1961 adaptation. Both Richard Chamberlain and Trevor Howard won Emmy Award nominations for their performances.
23.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles (1974) as F Scott Fitzgerald
A dramatization intertwining a part of the lives of the famed American writer and his flamboyant wife with one of the author's short stories, a semi-fictional account of their first meeting in Montgomery, Alabama, while he was a soldier in 1919.
24.
The Towering Inferno (1974) as Simmons
A fire chief and an architect join forces to save victims of a burning skyscraper.
25.
The Three Musketeers (1973) as Aramis
A country boy joins the famed musketeers and fights to protect the queen''s name.
26.
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972) as Lord Byron
Set during the early 19th century, a romantic drama about the controversial, free-thinking wife of William Lamb, a British politician who eventually became Prime Minister. While married, Lady Caroline Lamb conducts a scandalous affair with the notorious Lord Byron, which threatens to ruin her husban
27.
The Music Lovers (1971) as [Peter] Tchaikovsky
Unconventional account of composer Tchaikovsky''''s life and loves.
28.
Julius Caesar (1970) as Octavius Caesar
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' fickleness towards the events.
29.
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) as Roderick
An eccentric Parisian woman''s optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
30.
Petulia (1968) as David Danner
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
31.
Joy in the Morning (1965) as Carl Brown
A law student and his bride try to build a life together despite her fear of intimacy.
32.
Twilight of Honor (1963) as David Mitchell
A struggling lawyer takes on a controversial murder case that could make or break him.
33.
A Thunder of Drums (1961) as Lieutenant Porter
A green Cavalry lieutenant learns the ropes fast when he's shipped out West.
34.
The Secret of the Purple Reef (1960) as Dean Christopher

Cast (special)

35.
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire (2004) as Narrator
A look at Japan through the centuries up to the start of its modern era, as depicted in three episodes. In "The Way of the Samurai," 16th century Japan, ruled by warlords and the Samurai, is unified and creates a lasting dynasty that continues for over two centuries. In "The Will of the Shogun," J
36.
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (2004) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild awards, honoring the best in acting for film and television.
37.
ABC 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) as Presenter
Special marking the 50th anniversary of the American Broadcasting Company includes cast reunions and great moments from news, sports, movies, dramas and comedies.
38.
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.
39.
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.
40.
Hawaii: Paradise in Peril (1993) as Host
A documentary showing how Hawaii is being altered drastically by an influx of non-native plants, animals and humans.
41.
Great Television Moments: What We Watched (1993) as Host
A special presenting a compilation of comedy, drama and news clips from television's last four decades. Presented under the aegis of the Museum of Television & Radio.
42.
Portrait of Japan (1992) as Narration
A special examining Japanese people who seek out their individuality in a homogeneous nation which frowns on individuality.
43.
Portrait of Japan (1992) as Host
A special examining Japanese people who seek out their individuality in a homogeneous nation which frowns on individuality.
44.
User's Guide to Planet Earth: The American Environment Test, A (1991)
A special that tests viewer environmental awareness. Host Tom Selleck poses questions about the Earth's natural resources used on a daily basis. Celebrities answer by offering practical ways to save money and help protect resources. Also profiles local communities and groups working to improve the e
45.
CBS Premiere Preview Spectacular (1989)
A special featuring a preview of the television series on the CBS Fall Schedule.
46.
CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade (1989)
Three-hour coverage of the 30th annual CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring highlights of the 63rd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, as well as the Santa Claus Parade in Toronto; the Aloha Floral Parade in Honolulu; and the Disneyland Star Parade in Anaheim.
47.
Audubon: Greed, Guns & Wildlife (1988) as Narration
A documentary examining the criminal practice of poaching, whereby various animals are hunted for profit and for mere sport.
48.
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
49.
Star-Spangled Celebration, A (1987)
A three-hour live-and-taped telecast on the Fourth of July celebrating the holiday and the continuation of "Project Literacy U.S." The program highlights concerts in Busch Stadium and under Gateway Arch on the Mississippi River in St. Louis, and musical performances around the country by well-known
50.
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
51.
American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder, The (1986)
A taped special of the live presentation by the American Film Institute to director, Billy Wilder, of its AFI Life Achievement Award at a dinner on March 6, 1986, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Celebrities pay tribute to the famed producer, director, and screenwriter.
52.
All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre, The (1986) as Host
A gala tribute to historic Ford's Theatre in Washington (where Lincoln was assassinated in 1865) taped before a black-tie audience and featuring talent from all of the popular entertainment arts.
53.
Perry Como's Christmas in the Holy Land (1980)
Perry Como hosts this holiday special with visits to Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
54.
Hollywood Melody (1962) as Guest
A music and comedy tribute to the movie musical.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

55.
Bourne Identity, The (1988) as Jason Bourne
A two-part miniseries adapted from Robert Ludlum's thriller about a man trying to regain his memory amidst a maze of espionage and intrigue.
56.
Dream West (1986) as John Charles Fremont
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
57.
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) as Raoul Wallenberg
In this much-honored drama about the Swedish diplomat who masterinded the rescue of over 120,000 Hungarian Jews from right under the nose of Nazi Colonel Adolf Eichmann during World War II and subsequently disappeared behind Russian lines, never again to be seen, Richard Chamberlain won another of h
58.
Shogun (1980) as Pilot-Major John Blackthorne
A landmark in the miniseries genre, which occupies a permanent niche alongside "Roots," "Centennial" and "Rich Man, Poor Man", this 12-hour, six-part adaptation of James Clavell's best-seller follows the fortunes of an ambitious English navigator who is shipwrecked with his Dutch crew in feudal Japan, finds himself enmeshed in a long battle between two powerful warlords, and eventually becomes the first western Shogun (or chief samurai). Unique in its initial presentation with much of it spoken in untranslated Japanese (subtitles were added in its network rerun several years later), it had a voice-over narration by Orson Welles, made a matinee idol of Richard Chamberlain, and introduced to American TV veteran Japanese star Toshiro Mifune (as the Shogun) and newcomer Yoko Shimada (as Chamberlain's love interest and interpreter).<p>All three stars, in addition to Yuki Meguro (as a samurai warrior) and John Rhys-Davies (as a flamboyant Portuguese pirate ship captain), received Emmy Award nominations for acting. Winning an Emmy as Outstanding Dramatic Series, "Shogun" also received nominations for direction, writing, photography, production design, art direction, set decoration, editing and film sound editing--and winning for costume design and main title design. Subsequently it was edited down from 12 hours to just over three for a theatrical version shown overseas and to a two-hour-plus version for home videotape and videodisc (these had some nudity as well as more graphic violence than was in the miniseries). In July 1984, "Shogun" was given a network premiere in a 2 1/2 hour movie form.</p>

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

59.
Too Rich: the Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999) as Bernard Lafferty
Dramatization of the life of eccentric heiress Doris Duke who, at the age of thirteen, inherited $100 million from her tobacco millionaire father Buck Duke. The bond between Doris and her father was powerful but he taught Doris that she could trust no one. Her mother Nanaline rejected Doris from the
60.
Thorn Birds: The Missing Years, The (1996) as Archbishop Ralph De Bricassart
Sequel to "The Thorn Birds" miniseries, which aired on ABC in March 1983. Production covers a 14-year period from the novel which was omitted from the first production. The story centers on the custody battle for Meggie's son, Dane. During a terrible drought on Drogheda, Luke returns to claim the bo

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

61.
Little Mermaid, The (1974) as Narration
When she saves the life of a drowning prince, a beautiful mermaid discovers a feeling she had never known before -- love. This animated adaptation of the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen relates her efforts to give up her status as an immortal in her undersea world to earn an mortal soul throug

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