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Cast (feature film)

Vampire (1979) as Old Priest
Biting contemporary "Dracula" tale, with a handsome millionaire who has an irresistible power over women becoming the quarry of a pair of frenzied vampire hunters in presen- day San Francisco. "I underestimated you two," he tells them after they trap him. "You're the best in years -- in centuries, i
Movie Movie (1978) as Jury Foreman ("Dynamite Hands")
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
Last Hurrah, The (1977) as John Gorman
Carroll O'Connor wrote and starred in this second screen adaptation of the 1956 best-seller (previously filmed by John Ford in 1958 with Spencer Tracy) about the aging and ailing head of a big-time political machine who schemes to stay in power and win a fourth term. Emmy nominations went to Burgess
3000 Mile Chase, The (1977) as Ambrose Finn
A professional courier's efforts to deliver a key witness cross-country to a New York court appearance comes under attack by professional gunmen in this pilot film for a prospective series.
Young Pioneers' Christmas, The (1976) as Doyle
A young frontier couple put aside the grief of losing their infant son to extend a gift of friendship and help bring a joyous holiday to the Dakota wilderness in this sequel to the earlier "The Young Pioneers" (1976). A brief "Young Pioneers" series followed in April 1978.
Young Pioneers (1976) as Doyle
Molly and David Beaton (Linda Purl and Roger Kern) marry and head straight for a hard but promising future in the Dakotas in the 1870s. With harsh winters, hunger, plagues of grasshoppers and worse, it will take more than love for the young family to survive.
Dead Don't Die, The (1975) as Prison Chaplain
This supernatural period piece set in the mid-1930s has a sailor becoming drawn into the netherworld while trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder.
Bug (1975) as Charlie
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.
Island at the Top of the World, The (1974)
An explorer discovers a tribe of Vikings forgotten by time.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1972) as John Barrymore
The oft-filmed Conan Doyle classic (it had been made at least eight times previously) and the first American color version about how Holmes and Watson solve the baffling murder of an heir to the Baskerville fortune on the misty English moors. This was the pilot to a prospective Sherlock Holmes serie
The Molly Maguires (1970) as Mr. Raines
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to infiltrate the group and report on its members. But on which side do his sympathies lie?
The Killing of Sister George (1968) as Bert Turner
A radio star''''s outrageous behavior costs her her job and her lover.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) as Murphy
Musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic.
Hero's Island (1962) as Thomas Mainwaring
Indentured servants colonizing a Carolina island fight off rival settlers with the help of a notorious pirate.
Premature Burial (1962) as Minister
Emily Gault arrives at the Carrell mansion determined to rekindle an old relationship with Guy Carrell, despite the disapproval of his sister, Kate. Guy overcomes his all-consuming fear of being buried alive long enough to marry Emily but soon becomes obsessed again, building a crypt designed to guarantee that he will not fall prey to his most dreaded nightmare. Trying to prove that he has been cured of his phobia, he opens his father's tomb and is shocked into a catatonic state. His worst fears are realized as he is lowered into a grave and covered over, apparently never to learn that the treachery of someone very dear to him was directly responsible for his predicament.
Flaming Frontier (1958) as Store clerk

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Backstairs at the White House (1979)
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario
Picture of Dorian Gray, The (1973) as Victor
Oscar Wilde's eerie tale about a handsome Englishman who retains his youth while his portrait ages was given a two-part tape-to-film adaptation. Earlier there had been five silent film versions plus the classic production with Hurd Hatfield in 1945 and its 1970 remake.

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