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Also Known As: Died: October 11, 1998
Born: March 27, 1913 Cause of Death: complications from emphysemia and heart disease
Birth Place: Poughkeepsie, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) as Francis, King of France
In this historical drama, Mary must battle Queen Elizabeth I, her brother James, the Scottish Lords, the Scottish protestants, her husband and herself to secure the crown for her son and heir, the future James I of England.
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Twice Told Tales (1963) as Jonathan Maulle
A poisonous young beauty, the secrets of eternal life and a haunted house chill this collection of Nathaniel Hawthorne stories.
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The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958) as Al Reynolds
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Desert Hell (1958) as Sgt. Pierre Benet
French Foreign Legion Captain Edwards (Brian Keith), is returning to his post with his desert patrol that is ambushed by an Arab tribe, with Edwards and his sergeant, Benet (Richard Denning), the only survivors. Edwards and Benet are later sent to gather a new patrol. While Benet seeks volunteers, Edwards goes to say farewell to his wife, Celie (Barbara Hale), whom he finds in the arms of another officer, Lieutenant Forbes (Johnny Desmond.) Edwards and Forbes, naturally, begin their dangerous mission with hostility between them. Surrounded by the deadly Tuaregs, Edwards loses one man after another, but doggedly pushes on. He learns that even while the leader of the Tauregs is signing a peace treaty at the outpost, rivals within the tribe plan to ambush the leader, blame it on the French and start a new war.
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Million Dollar Manhunt (1957) as Major Gregory Keen
Murderous master criminal Dumetrius flies to London from post-war Berlin plying his trade in counterfeit money and false travel documents. To cover his tracks he later kills one passenger and frames another who then hides out with a cabaret cigarette girl. On the case is an American Major working for British intelligence. Unfortunately he in turn falls for a chanteuse who is under Dumetrius' control.
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The Buckskin Lady (1957) as Dr. Bruce Merritt
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The Black Scorpion (1957) as Henry "Hank" Scott
Giant prehistoric scorpions terrorize the Mexican countryside.
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Naked Paradise (1957) as Duke Bradley
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An Affair to Remember (1957) as Kenneth
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
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Girls in Prison (1956) as Reverend Fulton
Protesting innocence (of course), 21-year-old Anne Carson, convicted as an accomplice to a bank robbery, finds herself in prison with 3 equally glamorous cellmates in form-fitting uniforms: tough Jenny, unbalanced Dorothy, and deceptive, sweet-talking Melanee who (it's implied) makes unwanted lesbian advances toward Anne. The prison chaplain takes an interest in her case...or is it in her? As Anne meets the darker side of prison life, she learns that her greatest danger is the existence, somewhere out there, of unrecovered bank loot everyone thinks she hid.
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The Oklahoma Woman (1956) as Steve Ward
After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the opposition candidate and his pretty daughter. The town's tough sheriff is on no-one's side, least of all Steve's.
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Day the World Ended (1956) as Rick
After a nuclear war, an unlikely group of people, including a rancher, a geologist, a crook and his girlfriend, find themselves trapped in the middle of nowhere while battling an ugly mutant created by Paul Blaisdell. The geologist and the crook also find the time to fight over the rancher's daughter, while the moll fumes.
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Air Strike (1955) as Cmdr. Stanley Blair
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The Magnificent Matador (1955) as Mark Russell
Maureen O'Hara as the spoiled, rich, American preditor who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos (Anthony Quinn) who has inexplicably run away prior to a corrida that was to occasion the "alternativa" of a young, up-and-coming bullfighter (Manuel Rojas). The mystery is solved 94 minutes later, after Maureen has conquered Tony and Tony has saved Marueen's life by caping a toro bravo with his plaid horse blanket.
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Creature with the Atom Brain (1955) as Dr. Chet Walker
A gangster enlists a mad Nazi scientist to create an army of atomic zombies.
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The Crooked Web (1955) as Frank Daniel, also known as Frank "Slim" Durling
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The Gun That Won the West (1955) as Jack Gaines
A cavalry attempts to establish a chain of forts in the Sious Indian territory while simultaneously avoiding a war.
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Target Earth (1954) as Frank Brooks
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Jivaro (1954) as Jerry Russell
At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still gets letters from his nominal fiancTe in California, and unexpectedly the shapely, glamorous Alice Parker arrives, expecting to marry a rich planter. Disillusioned, Alice is almost ready to fall into Rio's arms when news comes that Jerry is missing in Jivaro country...
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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) as Mark Williams
Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them.
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Battle of Rogue River (1954) as Stacey Wyatt
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
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The 49th Man (1953) as Paul Regan
A U.S. agent investigates a subversive group suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons.
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Target Hong Kong (1953) as Mike Lassiter
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The Glass Web (1953) as Dave Markson
The ice-cold diva Paula ruthlessly exploits the guys she dates. While blackmailing the married Don with a recent one-night-stand, she has a secret affair with Henry, who works as researcher for the weekly authentic TV show "Crime of the Week", which Don writes for. When Henry fails to help her to a role, she insults him deadly... and ends up dead herself. Now Don desperately tries to hide his traces, but Henry sabotages his efforts and suggests he write the unsolved murder case for next week's show...
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Hangman's Knot (1952) as Lee Kemper
Rebel soldiers raid a Union gold shipment, then learn the Civil War has been over for a month.
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Okinawa (1952) as Lt. Phillips
(War '52,BW). Pat O'Brien, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Denning, Rhys Williams, James Dobson, Richard Benedict, Alvy Moore. The gun crew of a destroyer stationed off Okinawa duke it out with the Japanese during the Pacific Campaign of WWII.
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Scarlet Angel (1952) as Malcolm Bradley
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
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Insurance Investigator (1951) as Tom Davison
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Weekend with Father (1951) as Don Adams
Love blooms when two single parents send their children off to camp.
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Flame of Stamboul (1951) as Larry Wilson
A U.S. agent guards defense plans at a conference in Istanbul.
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No Man of Her Own (1950) as Hugh Harkness
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.
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Double Deal (1950) as Buzz Doyle
An oil engineer comes into a fortune when his boss is murdered.
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Harbor of Missing Men (1949) as Jim "Brooklyn" Gannon
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Disaster (1948) as James Reid, also known as Bill Wyatt
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Unknown Island (1948) as John Fairbanks
Adventure-seeker Ted Osborne has convinced his finacee Carole to finance his expedition to an uncharted South Pacific island supposedly populated with dinosaurs. Piloting their ship is Captain Tarnowski, a ruthless alcoholic suffering from malaria- induced bouts of insanity. When they arrive at the island, they discover that the stories they have heard are all true. Will they survive to tell anyone what they've found?
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Caged Fury (1948) as Blaney Lewis
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Lady at Midnight (1948) as Peter Wiggins
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Seven Were Saved (1947) as Capt. Allen Danton
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Black Beauty (1946) as Bill Dixon
A motherless girl searches for the horse she raised.
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The Fabulous Suzanne (1946) as Rex Courtney
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Quiet Please Murder (1943) as Hal McByrne
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Ice-Capades Revue (1942) as Jefferson [Jeff] Stewart
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The Glass Key (1942) as Taylor Henry
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
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Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Jakra [the Magnificent]
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Adam Had Four Sons (1941) as Jack [Stoddard]
A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies.
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West Point Widow (1941) as Rhody Graves [Jr.]
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Those Were the Days! (1940) as Briggs
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Parole Fixer (1940) as Bruce Eaton
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Seventeen (1940) as Jack
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Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Joe
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
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Golden Gloves (1940) as Bill Crane
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Emergency Squad (1940) as Dan Barton
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Geronimo (1940) as Lieutenant Larned
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North West Mounted Police (1940) as Constable Thornton
In 1885, three mismatched frontiersmen (teacher Riel, whiskey trader Corbeau, and trapper Duroc) foment rebellion in central Canada; only the local Mounties stand in their way. Constable Ronnie Logan loves Corbeau's savage daughter Louvette; his pal Jim Brett loves April, the district nurse, but finds a rival in visitor Dusty Rivers, a Texas Ranger who wants Corbeau for murder. Treachery, battle, and tense situations follow in rapid order, with more lighthearted intervals.
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The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Dennis Crane
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Queen of the Mob (1940) as Charlie Webster
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Disputed Passage (1939) as Student
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The Night of Nights (1939) as Call boy
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The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) as Fred
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
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Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Murph
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King of Chinatown (1939) as Interne
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Million Dollar Legs (1939) as Hunk Jordan
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
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Sudden Money (1939) as Johnny Jordan
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Some Like It Hot (1939) as Mr. Weems
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend's singing talents to the big time.
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Ambush (1939) as Mechanic
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Television Spy (1939) as Dick Randolph
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Persons in Hiding (1939) as Powder
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Undercover Doctor (1939) as Frank Oliver
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The Star Maker (1939) as Assistant dance director
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I'm from Missouri (1939) as Plane pilot
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Union Pacific (1939) as Reporter
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
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King of Alcatraz (1938) as Harry Vay
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
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The Buccaneer (1938) as Captain Reid
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
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Campus Confessions (1938) as Buck Hogan
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Illegal Traffic (1938) as Silk Patterson
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You and Me (1938) as
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Her Jungle Love (1938) as
While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell (Ray Milland) and Jimmy Wallace (Lynne Overman) are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura (Dorothy Lamour), a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa (J. Carroll Naish), a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura. He had set her up as a goddess but she must now pay for befriending the hated white men by being sacrificed to the crocodiles in an underground temple. An earthquake rocks the island and destroys Kuasa and his band. Bob, Jimmy and Tura find a party of rescuers waiting on the beach, headed by aviation company president J. C. Martin (Jonathan Hale) and his daughter Eleanor (Virginia Vale as Dorothy Howe), Bob's fiancee. It soon becomes evident that Bob must choose between Tura and Elanor.
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The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Officer
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
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Say It in French (1938) as Elevator passenger
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The Texans (1938) as Corporal Parker
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Hold 'Em Navy! (1937) as Stark Jepson

Cast (special)

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Asphalt Cowboy, The (1980) as Charles Van Heuran
The exploits of Max Caulpepper, the owner-operator of the Los Angeles-based Caulpepper Security Service. In the pilot episode, Max attempts to solve the murder of a friend--a murder he believes is linked to the theft of $20,000 from the Van Heuran Aircraft Company.

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