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Born: February 23, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Wanda Nevada (1979)
A drifter wins an orphaned girl in a poker game.
2.
Idaho Transfer (1973)
A crew of young researchers travels into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some unspecified disaster has de-populated the area around their campsite (rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or maybe the world. They encounter an abandoned freight train full of corpses (maybe, it isn't very clear). Some of them travel further into the future and meet a family in a futuristic automobile and are relieved to learn that humankind has recovered from the disaster (or have they?)
3.
The Hired Hand (1971) as Director
Drifter Harry Collings returns to his wife and child after a seven-year absence. She lets him work as a hired hand is beginning to forgive him, when he is forced to choose between staying with her or rescuing his best friend.

Cast (feature film)

4.
Runner, The (2015)
A New Orleans congressman is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.
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Ultimate Life, The (2013)
Between the pressure of running a foundation started by his late grandfather Red Stevens, being sued by his greedy extended family, and seeing his beloved Alexia leave on an extended mission trip to Haiti, Jason's world is unraveling. But when Jason discovers the lifelong journal his grandfather beg
7.
Harvest, The (2013)
Katherine, a successful heart surgeon and overprotective mother, and her husband, has to care for their sick son. When an innocent 13-year-old neighbor moves in and gives the son hope of a better life, the tight-knit world Katherine has created begins to unravel.
8.
As Cool As I Am (2013)
Lucy is dreaming of a bigger life while dealing with her parents' disintegrating marriage. Struggling with her own relationships, Lucy not only confides in her best friend Kenny, but relies on him for emotional and physical support as she moves toward her own hopes and dreams.
9.
Smitty (2012)
10.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
The story of B-movie king Roger Corman and how he influenced Hollywood through his films and the filmmakers he has mentored. Interviewees include Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich, Ron Howard, and Jonathan Demme.
11.
Big Fix, The (2011)
In 2010, a British Petroleum offshore drilling rig caused the worst oil spill in history in the Gulf of Mexico. In looking into the root causes of the spill, a vast network of corruption is uncovered.
12.
Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll, The (2011)
When famous musician Spyder reconnects with former collaborator Eric, the estranged friends channel their talent and passion for music into a cross-country road trip that brings them face to face with their past on a quest to confront the future.
14.
Revolution (2009)
15.
Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, The (2009)
The MacManus brothers have been in deep hiding in Ireland with their father, Il Duce, when word comes that a beloved priest has been killed by the mob. The brothers return to Boston and mount a violent and bloody crusade to bring justice to those responsible.
16.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
An anthropologist leads an expedition to an underground world of prehistoric beasts and primitive man. Based on the Jules Verne novel.
17.
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)
Follows the lives of renowned cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, from escaping the 1956 Soviet invasion of Hungary to present day. As film students in Hungary, they shot footage of the Russian invasion of Budapest and subsequently volunteered to smuggle it out of the country. Barely
18.
Wild Hogs (2007)
A comedy-adventure about a group of suburban, middle-aged friends who decide hit the road with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. When this mis-matched, couch-potato foursome set out for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, they encounter an unexpected world.
19.
Ghost Rider (2007) as Cast
Long ago, superstar motorcycle stunt rider Johnny Blaze made a deal with the devil to protect the ones he loved most: his father and his childhood sweetheart, Roxanne. Now, the Devil has come for his due. By day, Johnny is a die-hard stunt rider--but at night in the presence of evil, he becomes the Ghost Rider, a bounty hunter of rogue demons. Forced to do the Devil's bidding, Johnny is determined to confront his fate and use his curse and powers to defend the innocent.
20.
Becoming John Ford (2007)
Portrait of film director John Ford, perhaps best known for re-inventing the Western, and generally considered one of America's greatest directors.
21.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
A rancher struggles to support his ranch and family during a long drought. Desperately needing money to build a well, he takes an assignment to transport a notorious felon, in the hands of authorities, to Yuma for imprisonment. But, once the two meet, the criminal tries to tempt him with--in exchange for allowing him to escape--an offer of much more money than the rancher ever expected, the result of a hidden loot.
22.
Cobrador: In God We Trust, El (2006)
A portrait of social wrath and injustice where violence generates violoence, featuring a social minded avenger.
24.
Supernova (2005)
25.
Back When We Were Grownups (2004) as Will Allenby
A loving widow much put-upon by her demanding family decides to take a step back and concentrate on herself for a while as she ponders how life would have been if she had stayed with her former lover, reconnecting with him in the process
26.
Ocean's Twelve (2004) as Mr. Caldwell
Ocean's Eleven sequel.
27.
Maldonado Miracle, The (2003) as Father Russell
A latino boy accidentally causes the people of a small town to believe they are in the wake of a miracle.
28.
Laramie Project, The (2002) as Dr Cantaway
Docudrama of the trial for and reaction to the brutal murder of homosexual University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.
29.
Wooly Boys (2001)
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Second Skin (2000)
A man opens a small-town bookstore in order to escape his connections to a mobster, but is reluctantly drawn back by a mysterious woman.
31.
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000) as Shoshone Bill
A U.S. Marshall tries to bring down a gang of bank robbers.
32.
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) as Grandpa Burnett Stone
Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled
33.
Limey, The (1999) as Valentine
Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals in the hopes of piecing together the events leading to her murder. As he survives a near-deadly beating, getting thrown out of a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, Wilson retaliates by doling out some bodily harm of his own. Before his trip is over, all of Los Angeles will know The Limey is in town.
34.
Passion of Ayn Rand, The (1999)
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
35.
Tempest, The (1998) as Gideon Prosper
Adaptation of Shakespeare's play about love, honor and betrayal. Set in Mississippi before and during the Civil War, Anthony Prosper is a dishonest scoundrel who has taken over the family plantation from his older brother, Gideon. When Gideon uses a powerful voodoo spell to save the life of the slav
36.
Ulee's Gold (1997) as Ulysees "Ulee" Jackson
A lonely, widowed beekeeper who is raising his two grandchildren while trying to forget a painful past, falls in love with a divorced nurse.
37.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Voice Of Guru Dave
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
38.
Don't Look Back (1996) as House
Jesse Parrish just took a wrong turn. A down and out musician with a bad drug habit, he's stumbled on a drug deal gone awry and found himself a suitcase full of money which he aims to keep. But where's a bum, with a fortune worth killing for, to go? Jesse heads home to Galveston, Texas to the people
39.
John Carpenter's Escape From L.A. (1996)
It's 16 years after Snake Plissken's rescue of the President in New York. Now, a different President is in power, and declares the United States to be a land of moral superiority: no smoking, no red meat, no freedom of religion and no unapproved marriages. A massive earthquake has hit Los Angeles, l
40.
At Sundance (1995) as Himself
Incisive, witty film history caught on the fly at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival.
41.
Love & A. 45 (1994)
After his sometime partner-in-crime kills a checkout girl--the town sheriff's daughter--during a fumbled robbery attempt, a young man flees across Texas with his girlfriend.
42.
Nadja (1994)
After Dr. Van Helsing drives a stake through her Dracula daddy's heart, he tracks Nadja and her twin brother Edgar who are hiding in the afterhours netherworld of contemporary New York City. When Van Helsing enlists his nephew Jim in his quest to kill the vampire twins, they discover that Jim's wife
43.
Molly and Gina (1994)
After their respective boyfriends are slaughtered in a hail of gunfire, two disparate women join forces for a makeshift investigation.
44.
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993) as Motorcycle Rider
The story of four young people; two women and two men, trying to find happiness and a sense of place in rural America.
45.
Deadfall (1993) as Pete
A young con artist accidentally kills his father on an elaborate sting operation. While dying, father tells son to find long-lost uncle who happens to be the father's twin, an expert con artist himself. When he does, the young man, his partner and the uncle embark on a major con, only to have the un
46.
South Beach (1993)
Two former football players turned private eyes interrupt their festive lifestyle when they accept a mysterious challenge from an exotic beauty.
47.
Family Express (1991)
A boy who works at a gas station with his uncle runs away from home by boarding a tourist bus to Zurich. He winds up in a grand hotel where he befriends a juggler and his girlfriend who are also on the run.
48.
Fatal Mission (1990)
A CIA assassin gets out of Vietnam with the help of a beautiful Chinese agent.
49.
Rose Garden, The (1989)
A lawyer defends a concentration camp survivor in an assault charge against a former Nazi.
50.
Hawken's Breed (1989)
Hawken, a drifter traversing the West in the 1840s, comes to rescue a young Shawnee woman and immediately falls in love with her. He then takes it upon himself to avenge the brutal murder of the girl's family.
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52.
Freedom Fighter (1988)
Colonel Virelli and a team of mercenaries are hired by an African nation to dispose of a tribe of people who are trying to block a proposed dam. However, after the men learn that the tribe is merely fighting for the lives and livelihoods of its people, the mercenaries must decide which side they sho
53.
Spasms (1986)
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55.
Reason To Live, A (1985)
When his dad loses his job and starts thinking about suicide, and mom announcing she's leaving, a teenager decides to take matters into his own hands and embarks on a series of desperate ploys to encourage the old man to want to live. At first called "My Life, Your Life," the film was erroneously pr
57.
Peppermint Frieden (1983)
Small girl's experiences and fears of war during World War II in Bavaria.
58.
Split Image (1982)
A middle-class family is devastated when their son, a potential Olympic gymnast, joins a religious cult. In an attempt to rescue him, the parents hire a deprogrammer, and the process causes more trauma to the boy than the cult did.
59.
Cannonball Run, The (1981)
The contestants in the highly illegal race across the country will do anything to win, and cheating is encouraged. With car crashes, sight gags and the coolest collection of 80s vehicles on film.
60.
Hostage Tower, The (1980) as Mike Graham
Billed as novelist Alistair MacLean's first original television thriller, this tale finds flamboyant master criminal Keir Dullea and several specialists staging an audacious scheme to capture the Eiffel Tower and hold as hostage one of its visitors, the U.S. President's mother (veteran British actre
61.
Wanda Nevada (1979)
A drifter wins an orphaned girl in a poker game.
62.
High-ballin' (1978)
Duke is an independent trucker who stands up to King Carroll, the trucker boss in the area who is determined to put all of the independents out of business. When Duke's friend Rane comes to visit and finds Duke fighting back against Carroll and his thugs, he starts fighting in support of his friend
63.
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel (1978)
The career of iconic low-budget filmmaker Roger Corman is chronicled. Beginning as a screenwriter, Corman began directing movies for American International Pictures in the 1950s, and gave many famous filmmakers and actors some of their first work in the industry. Former colleagues and protegees who
64.
Outlaw Blues (1977) as Bobby Ogden
Bobby Ogden is an ex-convict who is trying to have an honest career as a country western singer. Bobby thinks he's getting his big break when Nashville star Garland Dupree agrees to listen to some of his songs, but Dupree steals his best tune, "Outlaw Blues," claiming to have written it himself. Wh
65.
Futureworld (1976)
Reporters uncover deadly secrets behind a theme park where guests live their dreams.
66.
Fighting Mad (1976)
An Arkansas farmer takes it upon himself to fight back against the corrupt developers who are attempting to evict him and his neighbors from their land.
67.
Race With The Devil (1975)
Two vacationing couples who witness a satanic sacrifice suddenly find their lives threatened.
68.
Killer Force (1975)
Head of company security, Harry Webb, fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at their major mining complex deep in the desert. He quickly manages to become very unpopular, particularly with Claire Chambers, a celebrated cover girl, daughter of the mine administrator. She is visiting the man she loves, Mike Bradley, who is responsible for security at the mine. Nelson, the mine administrator, gives Bradley a curious mission - to steal a diamond. He wants to implicate Bradley in order to bring him into contact with a certain Lewis who is preparing to rob the mine with the aid of a group of mercanaries and a local accessory known as Father Christmas. Webb, not being informed of the deceit, relentlessly pursues Bradley, who is contacted by Lewis. With the mercanaries in the process of penetrating the mine. Bradley reveals himself to be Father Christmas, the organiser of the entire operation. With Webb in pursuit, Bradley flees into the desert with the only other survivors - Lewis and Clair.
69.
92 In The Shade (1975) as Tom Skelton
A young drifter returns home to Key West and opens a fishing charter business. But this action starts a feud with a rival sea captain that proves to be a dangerous one.
70.
Open Season (1974)
Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is plotting a vicious revenge against them.
72.
Two People (1973) as Evan Bonner
Period drama in which an Army deserter during the Vietnam War falls in love with an American fashion model and together they explore Morocco and Paris.
73.
The Hired Hand (1971) as Harry Collings
Drifter Harry Collings returns to his wife and child after a seven-year absence. She lets him work as a hired hand is beginning to forgive him, when he is forced to choose between staying with her or rescuing his best friend.
74.
The Last Movie (1971) as Young sheriff
A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are interrupted when the local priest asks him to help stop the villagers killing each other by re-enacting scenes from the film for real because they don't understand movie fakery...
75.
Spirits of the Dead (1969) as Baron Wilhelm
This film comprises three supernatural tales based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
76.
Easy Rider (1969) as Wyatt
A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
77.
The Trip (1967) as Paul Groves
A young man drops acid in search of help with his troubled emotional life.
78.
The Wild Angels (1966) as Heavenly Blues
Attempts to retrieve a stolen motorcycle land a gang member in the hospital.
79.
Lilith (1964) as Stephen Evshevsky
A young psychiatrist finds himself drawn to a beautiful young mental patient.
80.
The Young Lovers (1964) as Eddie Slocum
81.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Dr. Mark Cheswick
82.
The Victors (1963) as Weaver
Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.

Writer (feature film)

83.
Fatal Mission (1990)
A CIA assassin gets out of Vietnam with the help of a beautiful Chinese agent.
84.
Easy Rider (1969) as Writer
A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.

Producer (feature film)

85.
Big Fix, The (2011)
In 2010, a British Petroleum offshore drilling rig caused the worst oil spill in history in the Gulf of Mexico. In looking into the root causes of the spill, a vast network of corruption is uncovered.
86.
Easy Rider (1969) as Producer
A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.

Music (feature film)

87.
Outlaw Blues (1977) as Song Performer ("Outlaw Blues" "Jailbirds Can'T Fly" "Whisper In A Velvet Night" "I Dream Of Highways" "Beyond These Walls" "Water For My Horses")
Bobby Ogden is an ex-convict who is trying to have an honest career as a country western singer. Bobby thinks he's getting his big break when Nashville star Garland Dupree agrees to listen to some of his songs, but Dupree steals his best tune, "Outlaw Blues," claiming to have written it himself. Wh

Film Production - Main (feature film)

88.
Fast Food, Fast Women (2000) as Boom Operator
Bella's life needs a change. Both her job; waiting tables at the local diner, and her relationship; an affair with a married playwright, is going nowhere. In a moment of panic over her imminent 35th birthday, Bella agrees to be set-up on a date with Bruno, an irresponsible cab driver and father of t

Special Thanks (feature film)

89.
Jackie Brown (1997) as Special Thanks
Jackie supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gunrunner Ordell Robbie--until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bailbondsman, who understands her restlessness only too well, Jackie arrives at a bold almost foolhardy plan to play off these opposing forces against each other. Matters are complicated by Ordell's confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston who have agendas of their own. By appearing to cooperate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.

Cast (special)

90.
31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (2004) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 31st Daytime Emmy Award presentation from New York City, honoring daytime television programming.
91.
Sturgis: The Great Ride Rally (2001)
Documentary about the annual Sturgis Rally, the biggest motorcycle rally in the world. Every year since 1940, Harley Davidson owners from around the world journey to the small town of Sturgis in the Black Hills of South Dakota, for a few days of camaraderie. The program follows Peter Fonda as he mak
92.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999)
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
93.
Blue Water Hunters (1992) as Narration
A documentary about "free diving," the art of deep-sea diving without scuba gear or aeration devices.
94.
Circus of the Stars (1977) as Performer
An irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

95.
Thief of Time, A (2003) as Harrison Houk

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

96.
Gathering, The (2007)
In searching for his wife after she mysteriously disappears, a doctor learns she was was actually a powerful witch and that she's been called back against her will to assist a coven in executing an evil plan of world domination.

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