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Also Known As: Died: November 9, 1988
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Cast (feature film)

Night They Saved Christmas, The (1984) as Jack
This whimsical tale, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Children's Program, finds Santa Claus and his toy factory (an imaginative world created by Inovision in a gaily-wrapped gift box) saved from destruction by a trio of wide-eyed children and their initially disbelieving mom after their oil wildcatter
Eating Raoul (1982) as Little Person Client
A Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre way to fund their new restaurant.
Seduction of Miss Leona, The (1980)
In this adaptation by Dan Wakefield of the novel "Bliss" by Elizabeth Gundy, Lynn Redgrave is an unmarried, reclusive college teacher torn between a married maintenance man named Bliss who has been repairing her house and for whom she has fallen, and her former professor and lover, played by Anthony
High Plains Drifter (1973) as Mordecai
A mysterious gunman signs on to protect a small town from bandits.
How to Seduce a Woman (1973) as Toulouse
Little Cigars (1973) as Cadillac
Litter person Slick Bender is the criminal mastermind of a band of diminutive crooks. While on the road, Slick becomes romantically involved with the much taller Cleo, who is on the run from her mobster boyfriend, and she joins the gang in scamming people at a traveling carnival. At one point, the c
Norwood (1970) as Edmund B. Ratner
After getting out of the army, a young man wants a chance to perform on a local TV talent show. Waiting for that chance, he travels to NYC and back experiencing many adventures including falling in love on a bus.
Planet of the Apes (1968) as
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
Out of Sight (1966) as FLUSH assistant
Merry Andrew (1958) as Clown
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Midget
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
The Conqueror (1956) as Midget tumbler
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
The Court Jester (1956) as Midget
A traveling actor is mistaken for a medieval rebel.
Jungle Moon Men (1955) as Damu
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
3 Ring Circus (1955) as Midget clown
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
Princess of the Nile (1954) as Little Tut
Time: A.D. 1249. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Clown
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) as Creature
Reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane arrive in the small town of Silsby to witness the drilling of the world's deepest oil well. The drill, however, has penetrated the underground home of a race of small, furry people who then come to the surface at night to look around. The fact that they glow in the dark scares the townfolk, who form a mob, led by the vicious Luke Benson, intent on killing the strange people. Only Superman has a chance to prevent this tragedy.
Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) as Midget
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
Pygmy Island (1950) as Makuba
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
Hills of Home (1948) as Mighty Mite
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
April Showers (1948) as Vanderhouten
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
Homicide for Three (1948) as Billy Curtis
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948) as Little man
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Man with baby
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Midget barker
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Little man
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Three Wise Fools (1946) as Dugan
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Baby Joe
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Midget
An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) as Midget musician
Ghost Catchers (1944) as Midget
The Hard Way (1943) as Midget
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
Just Off Broadway (1942) as Midget
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear Lillian is killed by a knife hurled from inside the courtroom. Shyane hides the knife in the ensuing confusion. He slips out of the jury room that night and, with the aid of reporter Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), traces the knife to a professional blade-slinger, Count Edmond Telmachio (Alexander Lockwood). Shayne finds the Count murdered in a warehouse and a brooch discovered on his body now points the finger of suspicion at nightclub singer Rita Darling (Joan Valerie) and the owner of the club where she works, George Dolphin (Don Costello). Rita was the fiancee of Forsythe and Dolphin is in love with her. The trial begins the next day, with Shayne back in the jury box, after giving the information he picked up to defense counsel John Logan (Richard Derr). The trial takes a surprise twist when Shayne is permitted to cross examine everyone, including the defense lawyer, who has been in love with Miss Hubbard for years.
Lucky Legs (1942) as Newsboy
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Midget
Wings for the Eagle (1942) as Midget
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Midget driver
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
Saboteur (1942) as Midget
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Midget
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Taxi driver
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941) as Midget
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
Three Texas Steers (1939) as Hercules
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
The Terror of Tiny Town (1938) as The Hero [Buck Lawson]
A cast of little people helps a beautiful ranch owner fight off an evil rustler.
Comedy Set-To (1898) as
"Shows Curtis and Gordon in one of their cleverest acts. Miss Belle Gordon holds the Police Gazette medal as Champion Lady Bag Puncher of the World. The bout is a combination of popular leads and blows used by all pugilists, and the grace and ease with which Miss Gordon does a cross-under or throws an upper-cut or an under-cut at Billy Curtis, is so quick and clever that one wishes the round was three times longer. From the handshake to the finish it is refined, scientific and a genuine comedy. Belle is as frisky a little lady as ever donned a boxing outfit, and her abbreviated skirts, short sleeves and low necked waist make a very jaunty costume. Plenty of action and sure to be a great favorite."

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Rambo III (1988) as Assistance
Unfolding at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand, the story revolves around Rambo going to the aid of his friend Colonel Trautman who asks his assistance with a dangerous mission.
Dirty Harry (1971) as Stunts
A maverick San Francisco cop tracks down a deranged sniper.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Stunts for Sherry Alberoni and double for Rusty Hamer
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
The Thing from Another World (1951) as Stunt double
The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (short)

Don't Lie (1942)
In this comedic short, a boy spots an escaped circus monkey enter a "haunted house"... but his friends just don''t believe him.

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