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Also Known As: Died: June 8, 2006
Born: April 27, 1931 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Hoot (2006)
When a Montana boy moves to Florida and unearths a disturbing threat to a local population of endangered owls, three middle-schoolers take on greedy land developers, corrupt politicians, and clueless cops. Determined to protect his new environment, the boy and his friends fight to prevent the adults
Columbo: Undercover (1994) as Zeke
A television movie in the ongoing series about police lieutentant Columbo, who goes undercover to aid an insurance agent locate missing segments of a photograph that, when pieced together, discloses the location of $4,000,000 stashed away after a bank robbery.
Walton Thanksgiving Reunion, A (1993) as Yancy Tucker
A television movie based on the series, "The Waltons," which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1981. Set 20 years after the final series episode, the Waltons assemble for Thanksgiving in 1963 and reflect on how the assassination of President John Kennedy has affected them.
With a Vengeance (1992) as Detective Max Borovey
An amnesia victim starts a new life working as a live-in nanny for a single father who helps her uncover her disturbing past.
Hit Man, The (1991) as Otto
A movie pilot for an unsold series. A Hollywood producer enlists his special-effects team in a scheme to outfox a greedy loan shark.
Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (1991) as Arnie
An arrogant host of a top-rated, reality-based crime show finds himself the chief suspect in the murder of a rival who was blackmailing him. Presentation in the ongoing series of telefilms about police detective Columbo.
Hysterical (1983) as Ralph
Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain, A (1982) as Yancey Tucker
In the last of the Walton movies, the family is reunited for Thanksgiving circa 1946. John-Boy pays a visit from New York (here he is played by Robert Wightman, who inherited the Richard Thomas part late in the series), Jim-Bob wants to set up his own business, aspiring composer Jason talks about closing his small restaurant, and newlyweds Erin and Paul plan to move out of the Walton homestead. Grandma arrives on time, but will John get back from his hospital visit with Olivia (who is not seen in this finale)?
Under The Rainbow (1981) as Assassin
150 little people converge on Hollywood in 1938 as preparations are being made to film "The Wizard of Oz"
Standing Tall (1978) as Sheriff Brumfield
A small-time half-breed cattle rancher, struggling to eke out a Depression-era existence, is subjected to a terror campaign after refusing to sell out to a ruthless land baron.
Five Days From Home (1978) as Baldwin
A former policeman who was convicted of killing his wife's boyfriend is only six days away from being released when he breaks out of prison to see his seriously ill son. While on the run, he meets lots of interesting people while he is evading the cruel lawman who is determined to take him back to j
Young Pioneers (1976) as Mr Peters
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.
Invasion of Johnson County, The (1976) as Jackson
A footloose Bostonian and a Wyoming cowboy team up in the Old West to block a private army's land-grab scheme against a bunch of small-time ranchers.
Young Pioneers' Christmas, The (1976) as Mr Peters
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.
Last Hard Men, The (1976) as Lee Roy Tucker
In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade's daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?
Bite the Bullet (1975) as Reporter
Cowboys compete in a grueling horse-riding marathon.
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree and the two team up to defend themselves against ou
Mrs. Sundance (1974) as Ben Lant
With fond memories of her life with the Sundance Kid, Etta Place leads a fugitive's existence, with a price on her head and bounty hunters on her trail, until rumors reach her that the supposedly dead Sundance still lives.
Nakia (1974) as Fincher
An American Indian deputy sheriff is caught in the middle of a community dispute when the tribe tries to save a historic mission from a housing developer. Forster and Kennedy continued their roles in the short-lived series that followed (1974-75). Strong overtones of "Billy Jack" (1972) were spotted
High Plains Drifter (1973) as Preacher
A mysterious gunman signs on to protect a small town from bandits.
Santee (1973)
Santee is a bounty hunter who cherishes the memory of his son who was killed by outlaws many years ago. When he kills a criminal while doing his job, Santee takes the man's son along with him. The boy is furious, and swears to avenge his murdered father. Newly happy with his new adopted son, Santee
The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (1973) as Dub
A kidnapped woman joins forces with her captors in the old West.
Horror at 37,000 Feet, The (1973) as Dispatcher
A people-in-jeopardy fantasy which finds the baggage hold of a jetliner swarming with a gaggle of ghosts preparing to exact revenge on the passengers in first class.
Pickup on 101 (1972) as Jesse, 1st farmer
Nicky is hitchhiking through the Southwest when she meets an elderly homeless man, and the two of them are picked up by an unemployed musician named Les. While on the road, the three continually run into problems from the establishment and the stress results in the elderly man having a fatal heart a
No Place to Run (1972) as Used Car Salesman
When an adopted boy's parents are killed and the authorities threaten to keep the boy's ailing but loving grandfather from gaining custody, the pair run away together. John Badham, the film's original director, left when the project was suspended because of Herschel Bernardi's illness, and was repla
Mrs. Pollifax--Spy (1971) as Larrabee
A society woman volunteers to root out enemy agents in Albania.
something big (1971) as Angel Moon
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Willis Hubbard
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
One More Train to Rob (1971) as Sheriff Adams
In the 1880's, Harker and his gang steal $40,000 from a train in the gold-mining country of California. After the robbery, the gang splits up to hide out, but when they meet to divide the spoils, Harker is cornered, framed for the crime and is sent to jail. When he is released over two years later,
Chisum (1970) as Morton
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
Zigzag (1970) as Sgt. Mason Weber
A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
Rio Lobo (1970) as Whitey Carter
A Civil War veteran searches for the traitor behind a friend's death.
The Undefeated (1969) as Judd Mailer
After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers. The two men are eventually forced to mend their differences in order to fight off both bandits and revolutionaries, as they try to lead their friends and kin to safety.
Skidoo (1968) as Switchboard operators
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968) as Marine Private Ogg
El Dorado (1967) as Milt
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
Cool Hand Luke (1967) as Boss Shorty
A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life.
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Ebenezer Twitchell
Catalina Caper (1967) as Fingers O'Toole
A group of teens try to foil a group of crooks searching for a stolen scroll.
Agent for H. A. R. M. (1966) as Morgue attendant
Wimpy secret agent who looks like Dr. Smith from "Lost In Space" helps protect a scientist from a generic Iron Curtain country who has developed a gun that shoots boogers at people from a evil guy who looks like Pee-Wee Herman.

Cast (special)

Frog Girl: The Jenifer Graham Story (1989) as Print Reporter
A "CBS Schoolbreak Specials" presentation, based on the true story of a California teenager dubbed the "frog girl." She sued her high school for penalizing her when she refused to dissect a frog in a class project.
Big Hex of Little Lulu, The (1979) as Carnival Barker
A live-action comedy based on the classic comic book characters. A fortune-teller, pickle-flavored ice cream, and Lulu's overheated imagination are all part of a grand scheme to convince Tubby to work or face starvation.
Outside Man, The (1977) as Armand
The exploits of Richie Martinelli, a street-wise FBI agent who goes undercover to apprehend criminals, becoming generally known as the "outside man" in dangerous situations. The pilot episode depicts Martinelli's attempts to apprehend the bank robbers who are responsible for the deaths of two police

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Captains and the Kings Part 5 & 6 (1976) as Wounded Texan
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g
Captains and the Kings (1976) as Wounded Texan
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g

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