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Dana Andrews

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Also Known As: Died: December 17, 1992
Born: January 1, 1909 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Collins, Mississippi, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Prince Jack (1984) as Cardinal
2.
Pilot, The (1979)
Mike Hagan is a pilot in passenger service and candidate for the honor "Best Pilot of the Year". Nobody knows that he's got private sorrows - he's an alcoholic. A stewardess notices his regular visits of the toilet and reports it.
3.
Last Hurrah, The (1978) as Roger Shanley
Carroll O'Connor wrote and starred in this second screen adaptation of the 1956 best-seller (previously filmed by John Ford in 1958 with Spencer Tracy) about the aging and ailing head of a big-time political machine who schemes to stay in power and win a fourth term. Emmy nominations went to Burgess
4.
Good Guys Wear Black (1978) as Edgar Harolds--Government Man
The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.
5.
Born Again (1978) as Tom Phillips
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he committed in the name of "national security", and while in prison he underwent a religious conversion. This film tells the story of his life up to, including and after his conversion.
6.
Last Tycoon, The (1976) as Red Ridingwood
1930s studio executive Monroe Starr makes high money deals, calms nervous stars and carries on an affair. F. Scott Fitzgerald is said to have based the character on MGM legend Irving Thalberg.
7.
Shadow in the Streets, A (1975) as Len Raeburn
This pilot for a prospective TV series dealt with a tough ex-convict who tries to build a new life on the outside as a parole agent in an experimental paraprofessional program.
8.
Airport '75 (1975) as Small Plane Pilot Freeman
After a mid-air collission, a jet's stewardess has to take the pilot's seat.
9.
Take a Hard Ride (1975) as Morgan
After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree and the two team up to defend themselves against ou
10.
First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant, The (1975) as Dr Hutchins
An idealistic young surgical resident confronts the realities of medical ethics with a life and a career at stake during his first hectic hours on call at a big city hospital.
11.
Innocent Bystanders (1972) as Blake
12.
Failing of Raymond, The (1971) as Allan Mcdonald
A spinster school teacher, on the eve of her retirement, finds that she is marked for death by a mentally deranged former student she had flunked ten years earlier.
13.
The Devil's Brigade (1968) as Brig. Gen. Walter Naylor
Experienced soldiers and misfits join forces to create a World War II commando unit.
14.
Hot Rods to Hell (1967) as Tom Phillips
A family traveling through the desert is set up by a teen gang.
15.
The Cobra (1967) as Chief Kelly
16.
The Frozen Dead (1967) as Dr. Norberg
Horror drama starring Andrews as a mad scientist determined to bring dozens of frozen Nazis back to life after he has kept them in a meat locker (in uniform) since the end of WW II. He succeeds in making the Germans ambulatory, but he can't get their brains to work. To remedy this, his colleague snips the head off a female friend of Andrew's niece. They attach the head to a complicated apparatus in the hopes that her telepathic powers will aid them in their experiments.
17.
Johnny Reno (1966) as Johnny Reno
Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Agar, Lyle Bettger, Tom Drake, Richard Arlen, Rodd Redwing. U.S. Marshall Dana Andrews must contend with a lynch mob mentality when he rides into Stone Junction, Kansas on a mission of justice.
18.
Spy in Your Eye (1966) as Colonel Lancaster
19.
The Loved One (1965) as General Brinkman
An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business.
20.
Crack in the World (1965) as Dr. Stephen Sorensen
Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Alexander Knox, John Karlsen. While trying to drill through the earth's crust in hopes of finding a new source of energy beneath the molten rock, a scientist inadvertently creates a crack in the world, resulting in worldwide disasters.
21.
Town Tamer (1965) as Tom Rosser
A lawyer, avenging his wife's death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
22.
Brainstorm (1965) as Cort Benson
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
23.
Battle of the Bulge (1965) as Colonel Pritchard
A crack Nazi unit holds off the Allies during World War II.
24.
The Satan Bug (1965) as The General
A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus.
25.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Adm. "Blackjack" Broderick
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
26.
Madison Avenue (1962) as Clint Lorimer
27.
The Crowded Sky (1960) as Dick Barnett
A passenger jet and a private plane head for a collision.
28.
Enchanted Island (1958) as Abner Bedford
Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
29.
The Fearmakers (1958) as Alan Eaton
A Korean War veteran discovers his Washington-based PR firm has been taken over by Communist infiltrators.
30.
Curse of the Demon (1957) as John Holden
An anthropologist investigates a devil worshipper who commands a deadly demon.
31.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Ted Stryker
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
32.
Spring Reunion (1957) as Fred Davis
An alumni reunion spells romance for former college lovers.
33.
While the City Sleeps (1956) as Ed Mobley
Reporters compete to catch a serial killer.
34.
Comanche (1956) as Jim Read
A frontier scout tries to protect an Indian tribe from a bigoted Cavalry officer.
35.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Tom Garrett
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
36.
Strange Lady in Town (1955) as Dr. Rork O'Brien
The arrival of a female doctor sets a Western town on its ear.
37.
Smoke Signal (1955) as Brett Halliday
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
38.
Three Hours to Kill (1954) as Jim Guthrie
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
39.
Elephant Walk (1954) as Dick Carver
A rich planter's young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
40.
Duel in the Jungle (1954) as Scott Walters [also known as John Palmer]
An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurerers are suspicious.
41.
I Want You (1951) as Martin Greer
The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance.
42.
The Frogmen (1951) as Chief Jake Flannigan
43.
Sealed Cargo (1951) as Pat Bannon
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
44.
My Foolish Heart (1950) as Walt Dreiser
A young innocent's life is shattered when she falls for a World War II flyer.
45.
Edge of Doom (1950) as Father Roth
A priest sets out to catch the man who killed one of his colleagues.
46.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Mark Dixon
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
47.
Sword in the Desert (1949) as [Capt.] Mike [Francis] Dillon
Cynical freighter captain Mike Dillon hopes to take the money and run after helping to smuggle Jewish refugees ashore in pre-Israel Palestine. But against his will, he's drawn into the escalating fight between British occupation forces and the founders of Israel. In a battle doubly terrible because the audience sympathizes with both sides, how long can Mike remain a bystander?
48.
The Forbidden Street (1949) as Henry Lambert/Gilbert Lauderdale
A wealthy British woman in Victorian London marries an impoverished artist from the slums and becomes victimized by a blackmail plot.
49.
Deep Waters (1948) as Hod Stillwell
50.
The Iron Curtain (1948) as Igor Gouzenko
This film, based on real events, focuses on the defection of Soviet Embassy code specialist Igor Gouzenko.
51.
No Minor Vices (1948) as Dr. Perry Aswell
Perry Ashwell is a self-satisfied child psychologist who takes his colleagues and wife somewhat for granted. So confident is he of his position that he introduces rich attractive painter Octavio Quaglini to his office and home. Quaglini is no respecter of convention, and April Ashwell is extremely attractive.
52.
Night Song (1948) as Dan [Evans]
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
53.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Dan O'Mara
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
54.
Boomerang! (1947) as Henry L. Harvey
A prosecutor fights to prove the defendant in a scandalous murder case is innocent.
55.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Fred Derry
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
56.
Canyon Passage (1946) as Logan Stewart
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
57.
A Walk in the Sun (1946) as Sgt. Bill Tyne
A platoon of American soldiers captures an Italian farmhouse.
58.
State Fair (1945) as Pat Gilbert
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
59.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Eric Stanton
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife's money.
60.
The Purple Heart (1944) as Capt. Harvey Ross
This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.
61.
Laura (1944) as Detective Mark McPherson
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he''s investigating.
62.
Wing and a Prayer (1944) as Lt. Cmdr. Edward Moulton
An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.
63.
Up in Arms (1944) as Joe [Nelson]
A hypochondriac's imagined illnesses aren't enough to keep him out of the military.
64.
Crash Dive (1943) as Lt. Comm. Dewey Connors
Against his personal preference, PT boat commander Ward Stewart is made executive officer of the submarine USS Corsair. On leave before sailing, he meets schoolteacher Jean Hewlett and gives her a romantic rush...unaware that she's the sweetheart of Dewey Connors, his new commander. At sea, the men bond while fighting German Q-ships. When will they discover their mutual romantic rivalry? Will it interfere with a spectacular commando raid on a secret German base?
65.
December 7th (1943)
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.
66.
The North Star (1943) as Kolya
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
67.
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as Donald Martin
A loner gets caught up in a posse's drive to find and hang three suspected rustlers.
68.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Joe Lilac
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
69.
Berlin Correspondent (1942) as Bill Roberts
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
70.
Swamp Water (1941) as Ben [Ragan]
A hunter (Andrews) happens upon a fugitive (Brennan) and his daughter (Baxter) living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and pursuades the fugitive to return to town.
71.
Tobacco Road (1941) as Captain Tim [Harmon]
A patriarch of a large rural Southern clan are threatened to be thrown off their land.
72.
Belle Starr (1941) as Major Thomas Crail
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
73.
Kit Carson (1940) as Captain John C. Fremont
Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.
74.
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Sergeant Dunn
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
75.
The Westerner (1940) as Bart Cobble
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
76.
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Scrappy Wilson
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.

Cast (special)

77.
Horror of It All, The (1983) as Guest
A look at the history of horror films, via film clips, from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Cast (special)

78.
Ike: The War Years (1978) as General George C Marshall
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

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