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Born: July 31, 1929 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

The Cross and the Switchblade (1970) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Hearts Adrift (1996) as Lloyd Raines
A mother and daughter travel to San Diego on an adventure into the glamorous world of high society. Far from their simple hometown, Grace and her daughter Max find romance mixed with passion and jealousy against the alluring backdrop of San Diego's waterfront.
Ghosts Can't Do It (1990) as Winston
The wife of a man who committed suicide is confronted by his ghost at the funeral and discovers he wants to make love to her again.
Brand New Life: The Honeymooners (1989) as Roger Gibbons
A television movie pilot centering on a newlywed couple from contrasting social backgrounds: a struggling divorcee and a well-to-do widower who each have offspring from previous marriages. Combining families from two very different worlds provides a challenge. The movie chronicles the whirlwind cou
Stillwatch (1987) as Sam Kingsley
A television movie about a young television news reporter whose assignment to produce a profile of Senator Abigail Winslow plunges her into a terrifying mystery with occult overtones, including secrets which are linked to her own haunted past.
Stepford Children, The (1987) as Steven Harding
A television movie about the Harding family forsaking city life for the quiet of the small town of Stepford where the women are programmed into perfection. Steven Harding's second wife, Laura, is concerned about her new law career, and the Harding children fear boredom. But Laura pries into the deat
Mistress (1987) as Wyn Brooks
A woman in her 30s must learn to survive on her own after the death of her lover who provided her with a generous income. Rae Colton is a once-ambitious actress whose career goals changed when she fell in love with a wealthy contractor, Wyn Brooks. After many years of blissful happiness and worry-f
Made In Heaven (1987) as Ben Chandler
Mike Shea left his small Pennsylvania town and to move to California. On the way, he rescues a woman her children from a river, dying in the process. After arriving in heaven, Mike falls in love with a girl named Annie, but she has to return to Earth and inhabit another body in order to earn her wings. Desperate to be with her, Mike is offered a deal: He can return to Earth and find Annie, but neither will remember each other, and they have thirty years to re-connect.
Something in Common (1986) as Theo Fontana
Lighthearted romantic drama about a sophisticated book editor, her 22-year-old shy, gourmet-cooking son with whom she shares her Manhattan apartment, and the 40ish divorcee who comes into his life, forcing his widowed mom of about the same age to re-examine her own life. "Love 40" was the film's ori
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1986) as Interviewee
An intimate portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe, including interviews with celebrities who knew her, and selected film clips.
Blood Sport (1986) as Senator Stuart Grayle
Terrorists threaten the lives of Senator Stuart Grayle and his Eurasian wife. Veteran police officer T.J. Hooker and officers Stacey Sheridan and Jim Corrigan are assigned to accompany the couple to Hawaii where the senator, an outspoken foe of terrorism, is scheduled to appear. In Hawaii, Hooker le
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) as Jack Kelcher
A housewife travels back in time to change the fate of her shotgun wedding.
Scorpion (1986) as Gifford Leese
Radioactive Dreams (1986) as Dash Hammer
Fifteen years after a nuclear holocaust that destroyed much of the earth, two young men emerge from the bomb shelter where they have been living. Everything they know about the world, they learned in the shelter, which was stocked with 1940s food rations, clothing and mystery novels. So Philip and M
Touch Of Scandal, A (1984) as Benjamin Gilvey
A comely councilwoman, whose campaign for Attorney General is being managed by her ambitious but cold husband, gets involved in a lured scandal when pictures surface of her liaison with a male prostitute, who used to be her law client, and he now has turned up dead. The blackmailer, she finds, might
License to Kill (1984) as Tom Fiske
In this companion piece of sorts to "M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers," James Farentino and Penny Fuller are a married couple whose college-bound daughter is killed in an automobile accident with a drunk driver (Don Murray), who had a few drinks too many with his country club cronies.
I Am the Cheese (1983) as David Farmer
Quarterback Princess (1983) as Ralph Maida
This fact-based drama about Tami Maida, a teenage girl from Canada who, in 1981 became a quarterback for the boys' junior varsity football team while living briefly in Oregon, and not only led the squad to a winning season but also was crowned homecoming princess, gave young TV veteran Helen Hunt he
Thursday's Child (1982) as Parker Alden
An athletic seventeen-year-old who requires a heart transplant brings this family to a life-threatening crisis. Rob Lowe was "introduced" in this uplifting drama that initially had been scheduled for airing and subsequently twice pulled from the schedule in December 1982. Gena Rowlands and Don Murra
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981) as Pimp
Masterful sleuth Charlie Chan is called out of retirement when a detective asks for his help in solving a series of murders in San Francisco. Now with his grandson at his side, Chan matches wits against his nemesis from the old days, the Dragon Queen, who seems to be responsible for the crimes.
Return Of The Rebels (1981) as Sonny Morgan
Graying ex-members of a motorcycle gang reassemble for a 25-year reunion to help out one of their own -- Barbara Eden, as the widowed operator of a popular campground that is being threatened by a band of arrogant groupies. Initially this was to have been titled "The Eagle Rock Rebels Ride Again".
Endless Love (1981) as Hugh Butterfield
The obssessive love between two teens leads to disaster.
Fugitive Family (1980) as Peter Ritchie
Undercover Justice Department agent Richard Crenna fingers syndicate czar Mel Ferrer and is forced into the government's witness protection program to escape mob vengeance when Ferrer's successor, Don Murray, puts out a contract on his life. Eli Wallach is a vintner who takes in Murray and his famil
If Things Were Different (1980) as Robert Langford
Following her husband's nervous breakdown, and his collapse into a catatonic state, a plucky woman struggles to hold herself and her family together and finds that she is romantically drawn to her boss after landing a job in a TV station.
Boy Who Drank Too Much, The (1980) as Ken Saunders
Scott Baio is a high school athlete well on the road to becoming an alcoholic like his ex-hockey pro father, Don Murray, until his teammate and best friend, Lance Kerwin, commits himself to saving him from his self-destructive habit.
Crisis in Mid-Air (1979) as Adam Travis
A drama involving an aging air traffic controller who is haunted by a recent mid-air collision for which an investigator is trying to hold him responsible.
Rainbow (1978) as Frank Gumm
A musical drama tracing the life of a young Judy Garland (ages 10 to 17) during her rise from struggling vaudeville performer to the star of "The Wizard of Oz." Cinematographer Howard R. Schwartz received an Emmy Award for his contribution.
Deadly Hero (1976) as Ed Lacy
Girl Named Sooner, A (1975) as Sheriff Phil Rotteman
A drama about an abandoned young girl, raised in the hill country of Indiana by an eccentric bootlegging old crone, who becomes the ward of a childless couple.
Girl on the Late, Late Show, The (1974) as William Martin
A mystery drama with a Hollywood background and lots of familiar screen faces as TV producer Don Murray inquires around town about faded film queen Gloria Grahame and unwittingly triggers a series of murders.
Sex Symbol, The (1974) as Senator Grant O'Neal
A thinly disguised drama based on Marilyn Monroe's life and death, with Connie Stevens flaunting her undeniable charms, Shelley Winters as a Hollywood gossip columnist, Don Murray as an attractive married U.S. Senator, Nehemiah Persoff as a European-accented studio czar, James Olson as a cerebral ar
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972) as [Governor] Breck
Cornelius and Zira's son Caesar leads apes to revolution in this installment of the apes saga. Dogs and cats have been wiped out by a plague and now apes are household pets that are treated like slaves. Caesar has the intelligence to fight this oppression.
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971) as Herb Shuttle
Childish Things (1969) as Tom Harris
Alcoholic ex-GI goes to work collecting debts for gangsters, commits various crimes, then has a religious conversion and helps other alcoholics.
The Viking Queen (1967) as Justinian
A Roman captain tries to keep Druids and his own unit from destroying a Viking empire.
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967) as David Hillary
A black jazz musician bent on self destruction forms an odd friendship with a white college professor full of feeling sorry for himself.
Kid Rodelo (1966) as Kid Rodelo
The Plainsman (1966) as Wild Bill Hickok
Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965) as Slim
A parolee tries to launch a musical career and keep out of trouble.
One Man's Way (1964) as Norman Peale
The Reverend Norman Vincent Peale fights to bring his message to the nation.
Escape From East Berlin (1962) as Kurt Schroeder
An East German helps dig a tunnel beneath the Berlin Wall.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Sen. Brigham Anderson
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
The Hoodlum Priest (1961) as Rev. Charles Dismas Clark, S. J.
A priest tries to straighten out juvenile delinquents.
One Foot in Hell (1960) as Dan Keats
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) as Kerry O'Shea
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.
These Thousand Hills (1959) as Albert Johnson "Lat" Evans
From Hell to Texas (1958) as Tod Lohman
A kindly cowboy suddenly finds himself the object of a massive manhunt after he accidently kills the son of a powerful rancher.
A Hatful of Rain (1957) as Johnny Pope
A man tries to deal with his brother's drug addiction and his growing attraction to the man's wife.
The Bachelor Party (1957) as Charlie [Samson]
A group of frustrated office workers try to give their engaged friend a big send-off.
Bus Stop (1956) as Beauregard "Bo" Decker
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.

Writer (feature film)

The Cross and the Switchblade (1970) as Screenwriter
Childish Things (1969) as Screenwriter
Alcoholic ex-GI goes to work collecting debts for gangsters, commits various crimes, then has a religious conversion and helps other alcoholics.

Producer (feature film)

Childish Things (1969) as Producer
Alcoholic ex-GI goes to work collecting debts for gangsters, commits various crimes, then has a religious conversion and helps other alcoholics.
The Hoodlum Priest (1961) as Producer
A priest tries to straighten out juvenile delinquents.

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Marilyn Monroe (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe.
Montana Crossroads (1993) as Frank Morrow
As a woman attempts to persuade her daughter not to leave home, she is also faced with convincing her own aging father to leave the rugged ranch life he loves and enter a retirement home.
Dennis Hopper (1991)
A documentary about director/actor Dennis Hopper. Included are interview footage of Hopper himself, as well as with family members and colleagues and clips from films Hopper starred in and/or directed.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as Jack Karpinsky
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
Branagan and Mapes (1983) as Dan Branagan; Employed By The Sutter & Biggs Ad Agency
The story of Dan Branagan, a Los Angeles ad man, and his struggles to raise his three stepchildren -- Gussie, Logan, and Theresa -- after the sudden death of his wife. The pilot episode introduces viewers to the would-be series format as Dan struggles to cope with his youngest child's upcoming birt
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (1960) as Guest
Celebrity interviews with celebrity gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.
Winterset (1959) as Mio Romagna
The story of a man and his attempts to clear the name of his father, who was executed for a murder he did not commit.

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