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Also Known As: Died: October 12, 1997
Born: December 31, 1943 Cause of Death: plane crash
Birth Place: Roswell, New Mexico, USA Profession: Music ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Walking Thunder (1997)
A family stranded in the Colorodo Rockies in 1850 learns about Indians, outlaws and a giant bear named Walking Thunder.
2.
Higher Ground (1988) as Jim Clayton
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
3.
Fire and Ice (1987) as Narration
Skiers John and Suzy meet in Aspen, then run into each other later in New York. After this, John begins to follow Suzy around the country.
4.
Foxfire (1987) as Dillard Nations
A television movie based on the Broadway play "Foxfire," about a woman's attempt to hold on to her farm while she battles her troubled folk singer son and grieves over the death of her husband.
5.
Leftovers, The (1986) as Max Sinclair
Max Sinclair, a director of a foster facility for older children who has his work cut out for him by his charges. The wild bunch of kids and the grown-ups who care for them go to extraordinary lengths to keep their impromptu "family" together.
6.
Christmas Gift, The (1986) as George Billings
A big city architect surveys a site in a small Colorado town which seems to have remained unchanged for a hundred years, and where all the inhabitants believe in Santa Claus.
7.
Oh, God! (1977) as Jerry Landers
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.

Writer (feature film)

8.
Take Me Home: The John Denver Story (2000) as Book As Source Material ("Take Me Home")
Television movie based on the life of singer-actor John Denver, who died in a plane crash in October 1997. Based on John Denver's autobiography "Take Me Home," as well as material from his first wife Annie Martell Denver, his children and business associates Milt Okun and Hal Thau. At age 21, John D

Producer (feature film)

9.
Higher Ground (1988) as Co-Executive Producer
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.

Music (feature film)

10.
Guard, The (2011)
Irish cop Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a crass cynic with his own moral code and subversive sense of humor. When his town becomes key to an international drug trafficking investigation, Boyle chafes at sharing his territory with a humorless FBI agent.
11.
Guard, The (2011)
Irish cop Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a crass cynic with his own moral code and subversive sense of humor. When his town becomes key to an international drug trafficking investigation, Boyle chafes at sharing his territory with a humorless FBI agent.
12.
Killshot (2009)
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
13.
Final Destination 2 (2003) as Song ("Rocky Mountain High")
After being the only survivor of the crash of Flight 180, Clear Rivers has locked herself away in the perceived safety of a psychiatric hospital, where she lives in constant terror that Death is coming to claim her, as it did all her friends. Clear may be considered crazy, but she's not wrong. Death is moving toward suburban Route 23, heading south. En route to a weekend getaway with her friends, Kimberly Corman watches helplessly as a logging truck careens out of control and loses its deadly payload, setting off a horrifying chain reaction that leaves twisted metal and dead bodies in its wake--including her own. A moment later, Kimberley finds herself still stuck in on-ramp traffic, with a line of commuters she saw die moments before. It was only a vision, but was it a warning? Shocked into action, Kimberly blocks the cars from joining the traffic on Route 23. The commuters begin to honk and complain--until Kimberly's premonition comes true. Death tears up the highway in a massive pile-up, with those left on the on-ramp narrowly escaping with their lives. But Kimberly knows it s not over. Death will not be cheated so easily for this random group of strangers who must join Kimberly in a race against time to do what all but one of the survivors of Flight 180 couldn't--stay alive.
14.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
15.
Wedding Planner, The (2001) as Song Performer ("Annie'S Song")
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn't have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
16.
Wedding Planner, The (2001) as Song
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn't have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
17.
Final Destination (2000) as Song Performer ("Rocky Mountain High")
Alex Browning is among a group of high school students readying themselves for a trip to Europe. When he suddenly has a premonition that their airplane will crash, he screams out in panic to warn the others, but instead he is thrown off of the plane. Alex is luckily one of seven students who skip the flight -- getting off the aircraft moments before an explosion rips through the cabin, decimating the plane in midair. However, the seven students soon find out that the Grim Reaper doesn't like to be cheated when the surviving students start dying mysteriously--one by one.
18.
Final Destination (2000) as Song
Alex Browning is among a group of high school students readying themselves for a trip to Europe. When he suddenly has a premonition that their airplane will crash, he screams out in panic to warn the others, but instead he is thrown off of the plane. Alex is luckily one of seven students who skip the flight -- getting off the aircraft moments before an explosion rips through the cabin, decimating the plane in midair. However, the seven students soon find out that the Grim Reaper doesn't like to be cheated when the surviving students start dying mysteriously--one by one.
19.
Take Me Home: The John Denver Story (2000)
Television movie based on the life of singer-actor John Denver, who died in a plane crash in October 1997. Based on John Denver's autobiography "Take Me Home," as well as material from his first wife Annie Martell Denver, his children and business associates Milt Okun and Hal Thau. At age 21, John D
20.
Superstar (1999) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl dreams of being famous and tries to win a talent show at her school.
21.
Armageddon (1998) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
An oil driller and his crew are hired to rocket out to a gigantic asteroid and blow it up before it slams into the Earth.
22.
Girls' Night (1997) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
Sisters-in-law and best mates Dawn and Jackie work at a factory in a small Lancashire town. At one of their regular bingo sessions, Dawn wins the 100,000 pound National Jackpot. But their celebrations are cut short when Dawn discovers that the breast cancer she thought she had beaten has now returne
23.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) as Song ("Annie'S Song")
A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of events and realizes she doesn't need to be married to be happy.
24.
Son-In-Law (1993) as Song Performer ("Thank God I'M A Country Boy")
A city dweller falls in love with a country bumpkin and goes back to the farm to meet her parents.
25.
Roger & Me (1989)
Documentary about the elimination of 30,000 jobs in Flint, Michigan by General Motors.
26.
Higher Ground (1988)
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
27.
Higher Ground (1988)
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
28.
Higher Ground (1988)
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
29.
Fire and Ice (1987) as Music
Skiers John and Suzy meet in Aspen, then run into each other later in New York. After this, John begins to follow Suzy around the country.
30.
Christmas Gift, The (1986)
A big city architect surveys a site in a small Colorado town which seems to have remained unchanged for a hundred years, and where all the inhabitants believe in Santa Claus.
31.
Water (1986) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
32.
Christmas Gift, The (1986)
A big city architect surveys a site in a small Colorado town which seems to have remained unchanged for a hundred years, and where all the inhabitants believe in Santa Claus.
33.
Odd Angry Shot, The (1979) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
34.
Sunshine Part II (1976) as Song Performer ("Sunshine On My Shoulder")
35.
Sunshine Part II (1976) as Songs ("Sunshine On My Shoulder" "For Baby" "My Sweet Lady" "Rhymes And Reasons" "Follow Me" "Daydreams")
36.
Gospel Road, The (1973) as Song ("Follow Me")
Stories of the kindness and charity of Jesus Christ during his lifetime are told through narration and song.
37.
Sunshine (1973)
A sentimental film based on an actual case history of a cancer victim, taken from a tape-recorded diary, involving a young dropout living in the wilderness with her boyfriend, who is a struggling musician, and her baby daughter. Subsequently, a "Sunshine" series in 1975 starred Cliff DeYoung, Elizab

Cast (special)

38.
John Denver: Let This Be a Voice (1998)
A celebration of the songs of the late John Denver and the places and wildlife that inspired them.
39.
Placido Domingo: A Musical Life (1995)
Profile of tenor and orchestra conductor Placido Domingo.
40.
Newsweek American Achievement Awards, The (1995) as Performer
Presentation of the first annual Newsweek American Achievement Awards, celebrating America's ethnic and cultural diversity by honoring citizens for their courage and achievements.
41.
John Denver: The Wildlife Concert (1995)
Singer John Denver gives a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wildlife Conservation Society. Includes an interview with Denver.
42.
America Comes to Graceland (1993)
Documentary about Graceland, Elvis Presley's estate in Memphis, Tennessee, and the thousands of people who have visited it.
43.
Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years (1993)
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
44.
Making of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," The (1992)
A documentary featuring song rehearsals and some of the studio recording sessions in the production of the hit album "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Volume II."
45.
Mighty Day: The Chad Mitchell Trio Reunion (1992) as Host
A reunion concert of the 1960s folk-music group, The Chad Mitchell Trio, taped in 1987 and hosted by John Denver.
46.
Sea World Star-Spangled Summer (1991) as Host (Williamsburg)
A special featuring celebrity performers at Sea World Park and Busch Gardens locations in Virginia, Florida, Texas and California.
47.
John Denver's Montana Christmas Skies (1991)
A special starring John Denver and his guests in Montana celebrating Native American Christmas traditions.
48.
Farm Aid IV (1990)
A live, twelve-hour telecast of the fourth annual Farm Aid fund-raiser, held at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
49.
Earth '90: Children and the Environment (1990) as Host (Tokyo)
A live special celebrating the culmination of the United Nations' effort to focus world attention on our environmental future. Features international musical stars and celebrities performing from locations around the world.
50.
Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson, The (1990)
A special honoring the late Jim Henson, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at his work and vintage clips of the Muppets from the last 35 years.
51.
Christmas in Washington 1990 (1990) as Host
The ninth annual presentation of the special celebrating Christmas in Washington, D.C. Political figures attend the gala along with entertainment celebrities. The event features popular and classical music performers and nationally known choruses performing traditional carols and songs.
52.
Our Common Future (1989) as Song Performer
A five-hour, live global telecast, featuring international celebrities and dignitaries, intended to create awareness of environmental issues and to urge universal cooperation in solving ecological problems. Broadcast primarily from Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, in New York City, the telecast wa
53.
House I Live In, The (1989) as Host
A musical special taped at the White House, presenting a variety of instrumental and vocal music, along with dramatic readings. Presented in conjunction with the celebration of Independence Day before an audience including President and Mrs. Bush. The first of three programs subtitled "The House I L
54.
Australian Royal Bicentennial Concert, The (1989)
A concert celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of British domination of the island-continent of Australia, now a sovereign state that maintains a nominal connection with the mother country through its membership in the British Commonwealth of Nations (hence the "Royal" in the title). Besides pe
55.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988)
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
56.
John Denver's Christmas in Aspen (1988) as Host
John Denver hosts this Christmas special taped in Aspen, Colorado and featuring performances by Denver and his guests of new and traditional music. The program also celebrates the people of the scenic and historic community of Aspen.
57.
22nd Annual Country Music Association Awards, The (1988)
Live broadcast of the annual Country Music Association Awards from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.
58.
29th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1987)
A live broadcast of the twenty-ninth annual Grammy Awards ceremony from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
59.
Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (1987)
Julie Andrews, in her first special in nearly a decade, and her guests Placido Domingo and John Denver, visit the fabled Austrian city of Salzburg for an hour of traditional and contemporary music in the holiday spirit.
60.
Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, The (1987) as Host
A special which celebrates the Special Olympics opening at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The program highlights the spirit of the 5000-plus mentally handicapped athletes from all over the world who compete in the international Special Olympics of 1987.
61.
Bob Hope's Tropical Comedy Special From Tahiti (1987)
Bob Hope hosts his first special of 1987 from the islands of Tahiti and Moorea in the South Pacific. The program includes musical and comedy routines, and Bob Hope's monologue performed from the deck of a cruise ship.
62.
George Burns' 90th Birthday Special (1986)
A variety special celebrating comedian George Burns' ninetieth birthday. The event includes appearances by many celebrities in person and on pre-taped sequences.
63.
Liberty Weekend (1986)
ABC's extensive coverage of "Liberty Weekend" includes over 17 hours of scheduled telecasting, beginning on July 2, 1986, with a "Liberty Weekend Preview" and ending on July 6, with the closing ceremonies from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Other major events in the marathon coverage include the Open
64.
12th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1986) as Host
An awards ceremony honoring America's favorite performers in the fields of television, motion pictures, and music hosted by John Denver.
65.
How to Be a Man (1985)
A lighthearted look at the men's roles in the 1980s.
66.
1985 Miss Universe Pageant, The (1985)
The two-hour finale of the Miss Universe Pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Universe 1985.
67.
America Censored (1985) as Host
A lighthearted look at censorship in television, movies and music over the past sixty years.
68.
Salute to Lady Liberty (1984)
A star-studded salute to the Statue of Liberty, while it was undergoing restoration for the 1986 centennial celebration of the statue's installation in New York Harbor.
69.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Salute to NASA -- 25 Years of Reaching For the Stars (1983) as Guest
A comical salute to the National Aeronautic and Space Administration.
70.
John Denver: Music and the Mountains (1981) as Host
A musical hour taped in Aspen, Colorado, featuring singer/songwriter John Denver and classical music performers.
71.
John Denver With His Special Guest George Burns: Two of a Kind (1981) as Host
Entertainers John Denver and George Burns bridge the generation gap and their two different styles as they celebrate their special relationship in this variety special which includes music, songs, and comedy skits.
72.
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1980) as Host
An hour of music, comedy, and songs hosted by John Denver and featuring the Muppets.
73.
John Denver and the Ladies (1979) as Host
The program features John Denver talking, singing, and dancing with five popular female celebrities of 1979.
74.
Third Barry Manilow Special, The (1979)
The third Barry Manilow special.
75.
Sinatra and Friends (1977)
An hour of music and song with Frank Sinatra and friends.
76.
John Denver: Thank God I'm a Country Boy (1977) as Host
A musical-variety special highlighting the country music background of folk singer/songwriter John Denver.
77.
Carpenters, The (1976)
An hour of song with Karen and Richard Carpenter and friends.
78.
John Denver Special, The (1976) as Host
An hour of music with singer/songwriter John Denver and friends.
79.
John Denver and Friend (1976) as Host
The unlikely duo of John Denver and Frank Sinatra salute the Big Bands of the '30s and '40s.
80.
John Denver: Rocky Mountain Christmas (1975) as Host
A holiday special taped in Aspen, Colorado.
81.
Doris Day Today (1975)
An hour of music and light comedy with Doris Day.
82.
John Denver Special, The (1974) as Host
An hour of music and comedy.

Producer (special)

83.
John Denver's Montana Christmas Skies (1991) as Executive Producer
A special starring John Denver and his guests in Montana celebrating Native American Christmas traditions.

Music (special)

84.
John Denver: Let This Be a Voice (1998) as Songs/ Song Performer ("Take Me Home Country Road" "The Eagle And The Hawk" "To The Wild Country" "American Child" "Rocky Mountain High" "Yellowstone, Coming Home" "Calypso" "Eagles And Horses")
A celebration of the songs of the late John Denver and the places and wildlife that inspired them.
85.
Placido Domingo: A Musical Life (1995) as Song Performer ("Perhaps Love")
Profile of tenor and orchestra conductor Placido Domingo.
86.
John Denver: The Wildlife Concert (1995) as Song Performer ("Annie'S Song" "Country Roads" "Rocky Mountain High" "Sunshine On My Shoulders" "Bet On The Blues" "Amazon")
Singer John Denver gives a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wildlife Conservation Society. Includes an interview with Denver.
87.
Making of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," The (1992) as Song Performer ("And So It Goes")
A documentary featuring song rehearsals and some of the studio recording sessions in the production of the hit album "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Volume II."
88.
Christmas in Washington 1990 (1990) as Song Performer ("The Flower Shattered The Stone" "Caroling, Caroling" "White Christmas" "Alfie, The White Christmas Tree" "Joy To The World" "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" "Silent Night")
The ninth annual presentation of the special celebrating Christmas in Washington, D.C. Political figures attend the gala along with entertainment celebrities. The event features popular and classical music performers and nationally known choruses performing traditional carols and songs.
89.
Farm Aid IV (1990) as Song Performer ("Rocky Mountain High" "This Land Is Your Land")
A live, twelve-hour telecast of the fourth annual Farm Aid fund-raiser, held at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
90.
House I Live In, The (1989) as Song Performer ("Take Me Home, Country Roads" "Sunshine On My Shoulders" "Rocky Mountain High")
A musical special taped at the White House, presenting a variety of instrumental and vocal music, along with dramatic readings. Presented in conjunction with the celebration of Independence Day before an audience including President and Mrs. Bush. The first of three programs subtitled "The House I L
91.
Australian Royal Bicentennial Concert, The (1989) as Song Performer ("I Hear Australia Singing")
A concert celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of British domination of the island-continent of Australia, now a sovereign state that maintains a nominal connection with the mother country through its membership in the British Commonwealth of Nations (hence the "Royal" in the title). Besides pe
92.
Australian Royal Bicentennial Concert, The (1989) as Song ("I Hear Australia Singing")
A concert celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of British domination of the island-continent of Australia, now a sovereign state that maintains a nominal connection with the mother country through its membership in the British Commonwealth of Nations (hence the "Royal" in the title). Besides pe
93.
John Denver's Christmas in Aspen (1988) as Song Performer ("Rocky Mountain High" "Sunshine On My Shoulder" "For You" "The Christmas Song" "Country Roads" "Let Us Begin" "Silent Night" "Let Us Begin")
John Denver hosts this Christmas special taped in Aspen, Colorado and featuring performances by Denver and his guests of new and traditional music. The program also celebrates the people of the scenic and historic community of Aspen.
94.
John Denver's Christmas in Aspen (1988) as Songs ("Rocky Mountain High" "Sunshine On My Shoulder" "For You" "Country Roads" "Let Us Begin")
John Denver hosts this Christmas special taped in Aspen, Colorado and featuring performances by Denver and his guests of new and traditional music. The program also celebrates the people of the scenic and historic community of Aspen.
95.
Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (1987) as Song Performer ("Dancing With The Mountains" "Edelweiss")
Julie Andrews, in her first special in nearly a decade, and her guests Placido Domingo and John Denver, visit the fabled Austrian city of Salzburg for an hour of traditional and contemporary music in the holiday spirit.
96.
Bob Hope's Tropical Comedy Special From Tahiti (1987) as Song Performer ("Love Again" "Far Away Places" "A Slow Boat To China" "On Moonlight Bay")
Bob Hope hosts his first special of 1987 from the islands of Tahiti and Moorea in the South Pacific. The program includes musical and comedy routines, and Bob Hope's monologue performed from the deck of a cruise ship.
97.
Peter, Paul & Mary 25th Anniversary Concert, The (1986) as Song ("Leaving On A Jet Plane")
Taped before a live audience at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary with performances of their own songs and those of other great folk artists.
98.
10th Anniversary Johnny Cash Christmas Special, The (1985) as Song ("Follow Me")
Country music singer Johnny Cash celebrates ten years of Christmas specials and thirty years as an entertainer in this holiday musical special.

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