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J. D. Cannon

J. D. Cannon


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Also Known As: Died: May 20, 2005
Born: Cause of Death: undisclosed causes
Birth Place: Salmon, Idaho, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Return of Sam McCloud, The (1989) as Peter B Clifford
A movie that reprises the big-city adventures of former Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from Taos, New Mexico. Now the junior U.S. Senator from New Mexico, McCloud fights to protect the environment against chemical pollution. His crusade turns personal when he is called to London to solve the murder of h
Street Justice (1989) as Arthur Dante
After a thirteen-year imprisonment in the Soviet Union, a CIA agent returns home to New Jersery, only to learn that his wife has remarried, his kids have grown up, and his replacement''s connection to a corrupt family have put them all in danger.
Death Wish II (1982) as New York Da
The architect from New York turns vigilante in Los Angeles after more brutality too close to home.
Rooster (1982) as Chief Willard T Coburn
Paul Williams and Pat McCormick are a pair of ill-matched investigators--a police psychologist and a one-time cop turned insurance detective--tracking down arsonists and running into assorted "guests", like Eddie Albert as a flamboyant TV evangelist, William Daniels as the head of a sex clinic, Mari
My Kidnapper, My Love (1980) as Lieutenant Kringler
Small-time crook Rooney cons his crippled brother (James Stacy), a street-wise news vendor, into snatching a wealthy, emotionally-disturbed runaway to extort money from her parents, but the brother throws the get-rich-quick scheme awry by falling in love with her.
Pleasure Palace, The (1980) as Howland
Dashing Omar Sharif stars as a professional gambler, connoisseur, gourmet and sportsman who sets out to help Hope Lange, as a Las Vegas hotel-casino owner, from losing its controlling interest to a business syndicate but finds his reputation is on the line when he runs into a mystery lady (Victoria
Raise The Titanic (1980) as Captain Joe Burke
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
Walking Through the Fire (1979) as Dr Goodwin
A young mother battles Hodgkin's Disease, endangering both her own life and that of her unborn baby. Based on Laurel Lee's chronicle of her own seemingly hopeless struggle.
Adventures of Nellie Bly, The (1979) as Boss James J Palmer
A "Classics Illustrated" account pioneer female journalist, Nellie Bly, who became a legend through her exposes of corruption and inhumane conditions in New York of the 1880's in "The New York World". Filmed in 1979.
Killing Stone (1978) as Sheriff Harky
Returning from prison after serving ten years on trumped-up charges, a free-lance writer tries to uncover the truth behind a homicide involving the son of a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
Court-Martial of General George Armstrong Custer, The (1977) as General Sherman
A dramatization of what might have happened had General Custer survived the battle of Little Big Horn in 1876 and stood trial for allowing the massacre of his own troops.
Scorpio (1973) as Filchock
A CIA hit man is stalked by a former partner when the agency turns on him.
Sam Hill: Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971) as Mal Yeager
In this Western series pilot (unrealized), an alcoholic drifter finds himself unchallenged in his run for sheriff in a small town, but campaigning means that he must find the killer of a visiting preacher.
Lawman (1971) as Hurd Price
A by-the-books sheriff courts disaster when he takes on a corrupt town boss.
Cannon (1971) as Lieutenant Kelly Redfield
In this pilot for the long-running series, a portly, well-heeled investigator looks into the murder of an old flame's husband and becomes enmeshed in a web of small-town corruption. Long-time character actor Conrad finally attained stardom with this role. Previously he had been one of the great radi
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) as Calhoun
Two black police detectives suspect a preacher''''s "Back to Africa" movement is a scam.
Operation Heartbeat (1969) as Thomas Jarris
Edward G. Robinson''s dignified performance as the aging surgeon whose heart transplant gets his protege slapped with a lawsuit after the donor''s wife charges that her husband was allowed to die so that the young doctor could save his mentor highlights this pilot movie for the popular "Medical Center" series (1969-76). Chad Everett assumed the part originated by Richard Bradford (who virtually disappeared as Everett''s star ascended), while James Daly and Audrey Totter continued as regulars.
Heaven With a Gun (1969) as Mace
A gunslinger-turned-preacher is forced to return to his old ways.
Krakatoa, East of Java (1969) as Danzig
A salvage boat''''s captain gets mixed up with island convicts during a volcanic eruption.
Cool Hand Luke (1967) as Society Red
A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life.
An American Dream (1966) as Sergeant Leznicki
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.

Cast (special)

Way West, The (1995) as Voice
A documentary exploring the history of the American West from the time of the Gold Rush until shortly after the last of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee (1845 - 1893).
Donner Party, The (1992) as Voice
A documentary recounting the plight of the people trapped in the Sierra Nevadas in the winter of 1846 on the infamous trek to California by the Donner and Reed families.
Beyond Witch Mountain (1982) as Deranian
Forced to leave their own planet when their sun collides with it, a group of aliens crash-land on Earth and establish a base in Witch Mountain. Later, two of its young members, Tia and Tony, leave the security of their colony to search for others of their kind. During their trek they befriend Jaso
Lady Luck (1973) as Walter
The story of a beautiful but mysterious woman who magically appears to assist people who are in need of a little Lady Luck. The pilot depicts Lady Luck's efforts to help a hotel employee who is about to miss out on a promotion.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Ike: The War Years (1979) as General Walter Bedell Smith
Eisenhower the military man is the focus of this TV miniseries, his relationship with the other wartime leaders, and, very discreetly, his personal relationship with his driver, Kay Summersby. "Ike" came up with five Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Cinematography (Part 2), Outstanding Film Editi

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Top of the Hill, The (1980) as Frank Langrock
Testimony of Two Men (1977) as Kenton Campion

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