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Director (feature film)

Like a Crow on a June Bug (1974) as Director
Tarzan's Deadly Silence (1970) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991) as Actor
The heroic Dar pursues his villainous brother into the 20th century via a time warp.
In Search of Historic Jesus (1979) as Pontius Pilate
Midnight Man, The (1974) as Professor Mason
Jim Slade is a former Chicago policeman who has just finished serving time in prison for shooting his wife's lover in his bed. Jim goes to live with friends in a small town where he has gotten a job as a night watchman at a college. When daughter of senator is murdered on campus, the town's sheriff
Streets Of San Francisco, The (1972) as Gregory Praxas
A street-smart veteran cop and his young college educated partner go after the killer of a girl by systematically piecing together her last moves and come upon her junkie brother, a closed-mouth corporation lawyer and someone claiming to be her uncle. This pilot to the hit series (1972-77) marked Ka
Underground (1970) as Boule
Occupied France during WWII. The American Dawson parachutes over France and gets in contact with the French resistance. He has a plan to kidnap the German general Stryker.
Patton (1970) as Col. Gaston Bell
The legendary general's rebellious behavior almost costs him his command during World War II.
Johnny Yuma (1967) as L. J. Carradine
Geronimo (1962) as General Crook
A defiant Apache warrior tries to unite his tribe against the U.S. Army.
The Cabinet of Caligari (1962) as David
Jane's car breaks down and she makes her way to a nearby estate, owned by a mysterious man named Caligari. Soon she finds that she has become a virtual prisoner, and none of the strange inhabitants of the estate are willing or capable of helping her escape. Caligari reveals himself as a passive pervert, showing her filthy pictures, spying on her, and trying to make her talk about intimate details of her life. She attempts to free herself by the only means at her disposal.
North by Northwest (1959) as Cartoonist
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
The Big Operator (1959) as Phil Cernak
A tough hood goes wild when federal agents investigate him.
Wild Heritage (1958) as Josh Burrage
The Breslins (Jake, Emma, three boys, and nubile daughter) cross the plains in a covered wagon, then pause in a lawless western town where Jake is shot by gunslingers Arn and Jud. But folksy Judge Copeland persuades them to go on. At Break Wagon Hill, their wagon does the obvious and they homestead on the spot. We follow their trials and joys and those of neighbors, the Bascombs. Finally, violence reappears in the form of a pair of rustlers...our old friends Arn and Jud.
The Defiant Ones (1958) as Editor
Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.
The Lost Missile (1958) as Narrator
Scientists try to stop a mysterious missile from destroying the Earth.
The Badge of Marshal Brennan (1957) as Chicamon
Raiders of Old California (1957) as Don Miguel Sebastian
Portland Exposé (1957) as Garnell
That Certain Feeling (1956) as
When Larry Larkin's syndicate complains that his comic strip isn't as amusing as it once was, he calls in neourotic ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. But things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secratery and soon-to-
Jump into Hell (1955) as Maj. Maurice Bonet
This film reenacts the battle of Dien Bien Phu, focusing on the struggles of the French troops stationed in Vietnam.
Illegal (1955) as Al Carol
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
Kiss of Fire (1955) as Padre Domingo
In 1700, news that the king of Spain is dying comes to the Spanish outpost in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For some reason, lovely Princess Lucia, the preferred heir, is in this remote location. To get her back to Europe without running afoul of the Viceroy of Mexico (who backs another heir) will require a guide friendly with the Indians: outlaw El Tigre, whom the princess (initially) despises. The highly hazardous journey is made more so by presence of turncoats in the group...
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Ephraim
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
African Manhunt (1955) as Narrator
Riders to the Stars (1954) as Dr. Delmar
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
The Cowboy (1954) as
The Long Wait (1954) as Doctor
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women.
Day of Triumph (1954) as Matthew
Them! (1954) as Engineer
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
Julius Caesar (1953) as
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''''s classic about Julius Caesar''''s assassination and its aftermath.
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953) as McCandless
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Dr. Van Dyke
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953) as Farrell
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
Remains to Be Seen (1953) as Captain
A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Hansen, lawyer
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Diplomatic Courier (1952) as Russian agent
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
Washington Story (1952) as Enrolling clerk
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Loan Shark (1952) as Walter Karr
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Prosecutor
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
5 Fingers (1952) as Santos
A British valet in Turkey during World War II sells secrets to the Germans.
The First Time (1952) as Doctor
Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Leo
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Medical corps captain
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
The Mob (1951) as Doctor
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
Frenchie (1951) as Bartender
A woman sells her successful business in New Orleans to find the men who killed her father.
On the Loose (1951) as Ruegg
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Dr. Callen
Bannerline (1951) as Doctor
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
People Will Talk (1951) as Business manager
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as Rabbi Hahn
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
Never Fear (1950) as Dr. Middleton
A dancer who has just gotten engaged to her partner is devastated to learn that she has contracted polio.
D.O.A. (1950) as Dr. Schaefer
The victim of a slow-acting poison tracks down his own killer.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Capt. Twombley
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
Whirlpool (1949) as Dr. Wayne
The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by the real doctor is found murdered, with her still at the scene, and suspicion points only one way.
Not Wanted (1949) as Asst. district attorney
Twentyish Sally Kelton is unhappy at home and in the drab town in which she lives, until she meets roving musician Steve Ryan. Sally falls for Steve, but to Steve, she's just another fling before he heads to another town. Sally decides to "pull up stakes" and heads on a bus to Steve's next stop. On the road, she meets Drew Baxter, owner of a gaseteria in the town where she's heading. Drew sets Sally up with a room at a local boarding house and a job at his business. Try as he might, Drew can't win Sally's heart from Steve, who has remained indifferent to Sally since her arrival. When Steve heads off to South America, Sally is even more despondent--especially after she learns that she's pregnant with his child.

Writer (feature film)

Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, The (1974) as Screenwriter
When trapper Grizzly Adams is unjustly accused of a crime, he escapes into the mountains.

Director (special)

Brenda Starr, Reporter (1979) as Director
The exploits of Brenda Starr, a newspaper reporter for the "Daily Flash." In the pilot episode, Brenda attempts to free a hostage who is being held for ransom by a madman.
Intertect (1973) as Director
The exploits of Intertect, an international investigative agency founded and directed by John McKennon, a former F.B.I. agent. The pilot episode depicts McKennon's efforts to free the wife and son of a wealthy industrialist from a kidnapper who is holding them for $1 million ransom.

Cast (special)

Wild West, The (1993) as Voice
A five-part, 10-hour documentary depicting the "Wild West." Uses still photographs and voice-over narration.
I Was a Bloodhound (1959) as Singh (Guest)
The story of Barney Colby, a private detective with an uncanny sense of smell -- a gift he uses to solve baffling crimes. In the pilot episode, Colby is hired to recover a baby elephant, the symbol of royalty to a foreign country, when it is stolen and held for $50,000 in ransom.
Lady Died at Midnight, The (1958) as Porter
The pilot film for "Pursuit," a series of dramas about the plight of people being pursued by others. The pilot episode relates the story of a convicted murderer who vows to break out of prison and revenge himself on the people who were responsible for his capture.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

War and Remembrance (1988) as General George Patton
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Roswell (1994) as General
Based on the true story of the 1947 crash landing of an unidentified aircraft in the New Mexico desert, the people who reported it, and the people who covered it up.
Rape of Dr. Willis, The (1991) as Striker
A surgeon must perform life or death surgery on the man who raped her.
Rock Hudson (1990) as Raoul Walsh
A television movie based on the life of movie star Rock Hudson, whose career spanned 30 years until he died of complications from AIDS in 1985.
Curiosity Kills (1990) as Harry Van Beek
A struggling photographer uncovers a deadly secret concerning the death of a neighbor and the new occupant of his apartment, a hired killer.

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