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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 8, 1991|
|Born:||November 6, 1949||Cause of Death:||assisted suicide (Davis had been suffering from complications from AIDS)|
|Birth Place:||Tallahassee, Florida, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
An adaptation of a play by Horton Foote about a Southern family in the 1930s facing threats from local politics, a drowning accident and the scandal of an extramarital affair.
A television movie revolving around the investigation of two virgin births. One virgin will give birth to a redeemer sent to save the world; the other is evil incarnate, sent to thwart the savior's holy intentions.
Escaped prison inmates take over a Mexican town and hold its inhabitants hostage.
Dramatization based on the true events surrounding the attempt to kill Hitler made by his own officers in 1944.
A true story about the 1984 Miami court case about a child molester who operates a preschool day-care center. The case was the first successful prosecution of a day-care operator on child abuse charges. The children were witnesses in the court case.
A woman living in a small Arkansas town tries to balance her family budget.
An adaptation of Herman Wouk's drama about the trial of a Navy officer accused of unlawfully relieving his captain of command of their ship during a typhoon.
A terminally ill young wife turns to those she loves to help her end her suffering. First her husband, and then her best male friend are forced to consider her unusual request for aid in committing suicide.
An American of Sicilian descent is blackmailed into returning to his ancestral homeland by a vicious Mafia drug kingpin, to convince a local judge -- a distant relative -- to call off his Mafia investigation. This rather violent international co-production, made by an Italian cartel with a number of
Based on a true story, a man avenges the brutal murder of his parents by arranging the murder of the slayer. When Bill and Myrtle Moon are shot to death in a robbery attempt at their convenience store and two-pump gas station, Rudolph Tyner, a street kid from Harlem visiting South Carolina, is arre
Querelle is a handsome sailor whose commanding officer, Seblon, worships and desires him from afar. After murdering his drug-smuggling partner, Querelle visits a notorious brothel run by the rapacious Lysiane who leads Querelle into his first homosexual encounter. Subsequently, he falls in love with a fellow murderer, Gil. Partly because his love for Gil panics him, and partly so that he can keep Gil all to himself, Querelle betrays him to the police. But by now Querelle has become vulnerable and soon the once powerful object of passion comes to belong to Seblon.
Committed long-distance runners strive for the 1924 Olympics.
During the late 1960s, two Harvard undergrads both have feelings for the same girl. Journalism student Leo and pre-med student Nick are both pursuing Jessica, who is considering law school. The dynamic of the three friends is changed when Leo's draft number comes up and he is faced with going to Vietnam. This prompts Nick to confess the depth of his feelings to Jessica and she responds by suggesting that the three of them live together.
A young man arrested for drug smuggling fights to survive the horrors of a Turkish prison.
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe
A true-life drama about a college president who takes a sabbatical from his position with a small Eastern college to work as a laborer and experience a lifestyle very different from his regulated existence.
Casting (feature film)
A one-act play by Eugene O'Neill. Broadcast as part of the "American Playwrights Theatre" series on the Arts & Entertainment cable network. A father, awaiting the return of his wayward son to a New England sea village, plans to hang him with a rope in the barn. Luke returns to his family filled with
A three-part anthology suspense program in which men and women face life's ultimate danger zone. Each episode is introduced by a mysterious figure known as The Watcher, who arrives on the scene just as strange things being to happen -- pushing men and women in crisis over the edge and into bizarre,
The story of Sam Downing and T. Wood, two highly trained policemen and members of the McLaren Project, a federal law-enforcement program that assists understaffed small-town police departments around the country. In the pilot episode, Downing and Wood assist Sheriff Bill Willett in his investigation
A historical drama based on the life of Walt Whitman, America's great epic poet.
An historical drama about the journalistic expose and subsequent downfall of William Marcy Tweed -- known to history as "Boss" Tweed -- the notorious Tammany Hall political boss of old New York.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
Three different police chiefs in three different eras become involved in a growing mystery -- who is the mass murderer behind the killing of transient youths in and around the fictional southern town of Delano over a forty year period? In this three-part, six-hour miniseries, Charlton Heston, in his
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Caputo's best-selling account of his Vietnam experiences and his transformation from idealistic college student turned Marine to battle-hardened and subsequently embittered veteran is dramatized in this two-part film with Brad Davis as Caputo and Keith Carradine
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