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Born: November 29, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Kill the Trumpet Player (1000)
A look into the life of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
When his world is torn apart, Tony Stark must face his most powerful enemy yet.
3.
Source, La (2012)
Josue Lajeunesse grew up in La Source, Haiti, a rural town where the residents live without plumbing or electricity, and must go on a treacherous journey every day to obtain clean water. Working at a custodian at Princeton University by day and a cab driver by night, Lajeunesse is determined to find
4.
Source, La (2012)
Josue Lajeunesse grew up in La Source, Haiti, a rural town where the residents live without plumbing or electricity, and must go on a treacherous journey every day to obtain clean water. Working at a custodian at Princeton University by day and a cab driver by night, Lajeunesse is determined to find
5.
Flight (2012)
A pilot with a substance abuse problem averts disaster by making a daring crash-landing when his plane malfunctions. His heroic actions are later questioned in an investigation.
6.
Kingdom Come (2012)
First-time director Daniel Gillies tries to raise a million dollars to finance his first feature film, entitled "Broken Kingdom." A variety of well-known actors and directors share their thoughts and experiences on the heart-breaking, agonizing realities of getting an independent film made.
7.
Guard, The (2011)
Irish cop Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a crass cynic with his own moral code and subversive sense of humor. When his town becomes key to an international drug trafficking investigation, Boyle chafes at sharing his territory with a humorless FBI agent.
8.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Now that his superhero secret has been revealed, Tony Stark's life is more intense than ever because everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology. He must suit up again to face his most dangerous enemy yet, this time with some new allies of his own.
9.
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
During seven fateful days, three disparate police officers find themselves hurtling inextricably toward the same fatal crime scene and a shattering collision with destiny.
10.
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Andi and her younger brother Bruce transform an abandoned hotel into the perfect place for their dog, Friday - as well as all the strays in the city.
11.
Traitor (2008)
When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn. A mysterious figure with a web of connections to terrorist organizations, Horn has a knack for emerging o
12.
Toussaint (2007)
Biography of Haitian rebel Toussaint L'Ouverture, who led an 18th century slave uprising and became the self-proclaimed governor of Haiti.
13.
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
What are the odds of getting even? Danny Ocean and the gang would have only one reason to pull off their most ambitious and riskiest casino heist--to defend one of their own. But they're going to need more than luck on their side to break The Bank. Ruthless casino owner Willy Bank never imagined that the odds were against him when he double-crossed Danny Ocean's friend and mentor Reuben Tishkoff, putting the distraught Reuben in a hospital bed in critical condition. But Bank miscalculated--badly. He may have taken down one of the original Ocean's eleven, but he left the others standing and, worse for him, gave them a shared purpose: to take Bank down on the night of what should be his greatest triumph--the grand opening of his new casino, appropriately named The Bank. Their strategy is twofold. First they will ruin him financially by turning the tables on the precept that the house always wins. But that's just money. The knockout punch will be to Bank's personal pride and joy: his reputation as the only hotelier who has earned the Royal Review Board's Five Diamond Award on every single one of his hotels. The plan is elaborate, dangerous and damn near impossible--but there are no limits when it comes to one of their own.
14.
Darfur Now (2007)
The struggles and achievements of six different individuals from inside Darfur and around the world bring to light the tragedy in Sudan and show how the actions of one person can make a difference to millions.
15.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.
16.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Former college roomates Charlie Fineman and Alan Johnson meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie--once a successful dentist--has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the
17.
King Leopold's Ghost (2006)
The exploitation of the Congo by Belgium's King Leopold II.
18.
Dog Problem, The (2006)
Solo, a once successful novelist, is now a dismal failure. Insecure, unable to write, he has squandered his modest fortune on drugs, women and expensive therapy. To top it off, his expensive therapist suggests he get a pet to overcome his current neuroses. Not used to caring for anyone but himself
19.
Crash (2005) as [Det.] Graham [Waters]
A Brentwood housewife and her D.A. husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. An African-American television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A middle-aged Korean couple. They all live in Los Angeles. And during the next 36 hours, they will all collide.
20.
Ocean's Twelve (2004) as Basher Tarr
Ocean's Eleven sequel.
21.
Hotel Rwanda (2004) as Paul Rusesbagina
Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved--and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda, secretly used his position and intelligence to shelter over a thousand refugees during the genocide crisis. While the rest of the world closed its eyes, Paul opened his heart to prove that the human spirit can make us stronger than we'd ever imagine.
22.
Assassination of Richard Nixon, The (2004) as Bonny Simmons
1970s
23.
After the Sunset (2004) as Henri Moore
Max "The King of Alibis" Burdett and his beautiful accomplice Lola have come to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, fresh off their final big score in which they lifted the second of the three famous Napoleon diamonds. With their financial future set, the couple is ready to relax and enjoy their hard-earned riches. But Stan, the FBI agent who has spent years in dogged but failed pursuit of Max, refuses to believe that his nemesis is actually calling it quits. He thinks that Max and Lola are actually plotting to steal the third Napoleon diamond--one of the three largest non-flawed diamonds in the world--which is coincidentally scheduled to arrive on Paradise Island as part of a touring cruise ship exhibition. Since he has no jurisdiction in the Caribbean country, Stan teams with a local cop and sets out to catch the sly Max and Lola in the act, while at the same time a local gangster has his own plans for the diamond. When the longtime adversaries meet up in paradise, Max quickly turns the tables and befriends the frustrated detective, showing him that Paradise Island has no shortage of pleasures to offer. But in order for Stan to figure out exactly what Max and Lola are up to, he will have to navigate all the twists and double-crosses of an action-packed story of friendship, suspicion and thievery.
24.
United States of Leland, The (2003) as Pearl Madison
When smart, quiet suburban student Leland Fitzgerald commits a shocking crime, he becomes the center of a maelstrom of people trying to understand what he did and why, from his famous but absent father, to his troubled ex-girlfriend to the victim's devastated family. The only person Leland trusts is
25.
Swordfish (2001) as Agent Roberts
Cyberspace is a world protected by firewalls, passwords and the most advanced security systems. In this world we hide our deepest secrets, our most incriminating information, and of course, a whole lot of money. This is the world of Swordfish. Gabriel Shear, a charismatic and dangerous spy, needs to get inside this world. If he can get in, billions in illegal government funds wait for the taking. To actually steal the money, however, he'll need the help of Stanley Jobson, a former superhacker who's now desperate and penniless. Stanley has been forbidden to get within 50 yards of the nearest electronics store after doing time for wreaking havoc on the FBI's controversial high-tech cyber surveillance operations. Gabriel and his beautiful partner Ginger lure Stanley into their clandestine world, baiting him with the things he can't have - a chance to reunite with Holly, the daughter he lost during a bitter divorce battle and the opportunity to start a new life.
26.
Things Behind The Sun (2001) as Chuck
About a female singer who is reunited with her childhood friend.
27.
Manic (2001) as Doctor David Monroe
Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a variety of illnesses. The troubled teens are under th
28.
Traffic (2001) as Montel Gordon
A movie exploring the inner workings of the international drug trade.
29.
Ocean's Eleven (2001) as Basher Tarr
Dapper Danny Ocean is a man of action. Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New Jersey penitentiary, the charismatic thief is already rolling out his next plan -- the most sophisticated, elaborate casino heist in history. In one night, Danny's handpicked 11-man crew of specialists - including an ace card shark, a master pickpocket and a demolition genius - will attempt to steal over $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos owned by Terry Benedict, the elegant, ruthless entrepreneur who just happens to be dating Danny's ex-wife Tess. Coincidence or motive? Only Danny knows for sure. To score the cash, he'll have to risk his life and his chance of reconciling with Tess. But if it all goes according to Danny's intricate, nearly impossible plan, he won't have to choose between his stake in the heist and his high-stakes reunion with Tess... or will he?
30.
Family Man, The (2000) as Cash
Jack Campbell is a Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. When Jack, who has forsaken all for the pursuit of money, becomes involved in a grocery store holdup, everything changes. He awakens the next morning, on a snowy Christmas day, lying in bed next to a wife--Kate, the college sweetheart he dumped when his career ambitions took hold--whom he never married, and in a house with two kids he never had. Now living in New Jersey in an alternate suburban universe, he has a chance to see how his life would have turned out had he married Kate and raised a family. Jack soon begins to feel strangely comfortable in the new role of loving husband and father, finding himself happy in the life he would have led had he made different choices as a young man.
31.
Mission to Mars (2000) as Luke Graham
A team of astronauts must rescue several explorers lost on the surface of Mars.
32.
FAIL SAFE (2000) as Co-Pilot Pierce
Adaptation of the 1962 novel by Harvey Wheeler and Eugene Burdick, in which Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow, due to a transmission blunder. The President and U.S. military leaders must take drastic measures to sa
33.
Lesson Before Dying, A (1999) as Grant Wiggins
Television movie based on Ernest J. Gaines' best-selling novel. In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man named Jefferson is on death row for a murder he did not commit. Teacher Grant Wiggins tries to impart learning and pride to Jefferson before his execution.
34.
Out of Sight (1998) as Maurice Miller
A female U.S. Marshall is taken hostage during a prison break and falls in love with one of her captors. After she escapes her captors, Karen joins the manhunt team. But she keeps running into the diverting Jack, who is engaged in a diamond heist, the infamous 'one last job'. Soon each one must cons
35.
Rat Pack, The (1998) as Sammy Davis Jr
Television movie about the group of entertainers in the late 1950s and early 1960s who were known as "The Rat Pack": Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop. From the stages of Las Vegas and Hollywood to poolsides in Palm Springs, the Rat Pack partied with the most powerful figures in entertainment, politics and the underworld.
36.
Bulworth (1998) as L D
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
37.
Boogie Nights (1997) as Buck Swope
The story of a young man's journey through the pornography industry of the 1970's and 80's.
38.
Volcano (1997) as Emmit Reese
Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as the entertainment capital of the world--a sun-kissed golden metropolis of glitz and glamour. To others it represents something very different. Millions more recognize The City of Angels as the unwilling epicenter of virtually every natural disaster--including earthquakes, firestorms and mudslides. Now the city which has become almost a byword for disaster is about to experience its most cataclysmic event ever, one that will ultimately test its ability to survive. A vent in the earth's crust has unleashed an incredible force of nature. The literally earth-shattering product: an erupting Volcano... and ground zero is L.A.'s famed La Brea Tar Pits. An unprepared Los Angeles is facing its worst nightmare as an endless stream of fiery, deadly lava insidiously creeps across traffic-choked streets while wreaking havoc below ground in the labyrinth of man-made natural tunnels.
39.
Rosewood (1997) as Sylvester
Set in 1923, the true story of the events which occurred in Rosewood, Florida after a white woman unjustly accused a black man of rape. Fueled by anger and racism, an angry white mob burned down the town and massacred its inhabitants. One man, the only white storekeeper in Rosewood, risked his own life by teaming with a black drifter to help women and children escape to safety.
40.
Rebound: The Legend Of Earl The Goat (1996) as Earl Manigault
Based on the true story of Harlem street basketball legend Earl "The Goat" Manigault, whose drug addiction destroyed his hopes of a professional basketball career, but who went on to become one of Harlem's most influential citizens after his recovery from drug abuse.
41.
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) as Mouse
It's 1948 and Los Angeles is booming, but Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins has seen better days.
42.
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995) as Rooster
Retired gangster Jimmy the Saint has been living the quiet life in Denver until, out of the blue, he is summoned to visit his ex-boss, The Man With The Plan. As Jimmy learns, The Man has both a plan and an offer he can't refuse: a lot of money to pull off a simple "action," scaring off the kid who's
43.
Lush Life (1994) as Jack
The unique friendship between two New York City jazz musicians is tested when one of them develops a fatal disease.
44.
Meteor Man, The (1993) as Goldilocks
As a result of a meteor shower, an inner city school teacher acquires super-human powers that enable him to bring justice to his neighborhood.
45.
Roadside Prophets (1991) as Happy Days Manager
The adventures of two bikers traveling through Death Valley and the off-beat people they encounter.
46.
Colors (1988) as Rocket
A new cop is shown the ropes by his world-weary partner. As they prowl the dangerous streets of Los Angeles, they try to keep a lid on gang violence.
47.
Hamburger Hill (1987) as Washburn (3rd Squad, 1st Platoon)
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division's 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
48.
Moving Violations (1985)
The adventures of trainees in a school for traffic officers.
49.
Kill the Trumpet Player (1000)
A look into the life of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis.

Writer (feature film)

50.
Kill the Trumpet Player (1000)
A look into the life of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis.

Producer (feature film)

51.
St. Vincent (2014)
A 12-year-old strikes up a friendship with a retired curmudgeon who has a penchant for alcohol, prostitutes and gambling.
52.
Guard, The (2011)
Irish cop Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a crass cynic with his own moral code and subversive sense of humor. When his town becomes key to an international drug trafficking investigation, Boyle chafes at sharing his territory with a humorless FBI agent.
53.
Traitor (2008)
When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn. A mysterious figure with a web of connections to terrorist organizations, Horn has a knack for emerging o
54.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.
55.
Darfur Now (2007)
The struggles and achievements of six different individuals from inside Darfur and around the world bring to light the tragedy in Sudan and show how the actions of one person can make a difference to millions.
56.
Crash (2005) as Producer
A Brentwood housewife and her D.A. husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. An African-American television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A middle-aged Korean couple. They all live in Los Angeles. And during the next 36 hours, they will all collide.
57.
Kill the Trumpet Player (1000)
A look into the life of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis.

Music (feature film)

58.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.

Casting (feature film)

59.
Traitor (2008)
When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn. A mysterious figure with a web of connections to terrorist organizations, Horn has a knack for emerging o

Cast (special)

60.
People Speak, The (2009)
Based on Howard Zinn's book "A People's History of the United States," which presents American history from a young person's point of view. This mini-series will feature music and readings based on America's struggles with race, class, war and women's rights.
61.
Unchained Memories: Readings From the Slave Narratives (2003) as Reader
Various African-American actors come together to read excerpts from first-hand accounts of slave life collected during the 1936-1938 Federal Writers' Project.
62.
Heroes of Black Comedy, The (2002) as Narration
A look at the art of contemporary African-American humor. The program celebrates the most influential contemporary African-American comedians and explores their impact on the world of show business and stand-up comedy. The program features profiles of Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg and Chris Rock; e
63.
Orange British Academy Film Awards, The (2002) as Presenter
Presentation of the 2002 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards from the Odeon Cinema in London, England.
64.
16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2001) as Presenter
Coverage of the 16th annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards presentation.
65.
58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 58th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton. Awards for film and television stars are presented by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
66.
30th NAACP Image Awards (1999) as Presenter
Coverage of the 30th NAACP Image Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Image Awards honor the positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and recording. This year's theme, "30 Years of Celebrating, 90 Years of Courage," also celebrates the 90th anni
67.
Tntla 51st Annual Emmy Awards (1999) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 51st annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
68.
14th Independent Spirit Awards (1999) as Presenter
Coverage of the 14th Independent Spirit awards presentation from Santa Monica, California.
69.
Untitled Jay Lacopo Project, The (1999)
A fictionalized account of writer-director Jay Lacopo's attempt to get various celebrities interested in his screenplay.
70.
In the House (1991) as Derrick Brantley
A comedy pilot for an unsold series. Recent college graduate Derrick Brantley plans to return to his hometown of Detroit to try out some of his hair-brained entrepreneurial schemes with his preppy buddy, but Derrick's conservative father expects him to make his way in the corporate world.
71.
Punk (1989) as Jackie Lee
A 9-year-old boy, being raised by a single parent, copes with life in an urban environment.

Music (special)

72.
In the House (1991) as Song Performer ("My Way" "Business As Usual")
A comedy pilot for an unsold series. Recent college graduate Derrick Brantley plans to return to his hometown of Detroit to try out some of his hair-brained entrepreneurial schemes with his preppy buddy, but Derrick's conservative father expects him to make his way in the corporate world.
73.
In the House (1991) as Theme Music
A comedy pilot for an unsold series. Recent college graduate Derrick Brantley plans to return to his hometown of Detroit to try out some of his hair-brained entrepreneurial schemes with his preppy buddy, but Derrick's conservative father expects him to make his way in the corporate world.

Cast (special)

74.

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