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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Sullen Man
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
2.
I, the Jury (1982) as Jack Williams
Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat Chambers. On the trail of the killer, Mike discove
3.
Huckleberry Finn (1975) as Ben Rucker
The Mark Twain perennial with freckle-faced Ron Howard and most of his family -- father Rance, mother Jean, brother Clint -- in this TV update of the classic. Previous Huck Finns on film were Lewis Sargent in 1919, Junior Durkin (1931) in the Jackie Cooper movie about Tom Sawyer, Mickey Rooney (1939
4.
Bug (1975) as Henry Tacker
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.
5.
California Kid, The (1974) as Judge Hooker
After a number of speeders have deliberately been sent to their deaths by a psychotic sheriff in a small-town speed trap, the brother of a recent victim rolls into town in his hot rod and forces the lawman into a high speed duel. Real-life brothers Sheen and Estevez played fictional brothers in this
6.
1776 (1972) as Samuel Huntington
The founding fathers struggle to draft the Declaration of Independence.
7.
I Love My Wife (1970) as Minister
Young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women
8.
The Hellcats (1968) as Moonfire
A cop goes undercover to avenge the death of his undercover cop brother in a drug-dealing gang, who evidently use more than they sell, and yet is still trusted by the mob to deal. The fiance of the dead cop is kidnapped, and the cop's brother has to try and rescue her.
9.
Experiment in Terror (1962) as Welk
A master criminal tries to force a bank teller to help him pull off a big heist.
10.
Terror from the Year 5,000 (1958) as Prof. Howard Erling
Prof. Erling and his financial backer Victor build a prototype time machine to snatch objects from the past. Latest find, a statuette, radiometrically dates to 5200 AD! When this draws colleague Richard Hedges to the island lab, Erling reveals that 20th-century objects put in the machine seem to be "traded" for analogous future objects by intelligent life. And on the sly, Victor's been trying to get a living visitor. Does the future need help, or is the present in danger?

Cast (feature film)

11.
Power (1980)
Loosely based on the life of Jimmy Hoffa, this four-hour movie traces the rise of Tommy Vanda (played by Joe Don Baker) from Chicago dock worker to influential labor leader who, like Hoffa, eventually finds himself behind bars in a federal prison and later, not long after his parole, and again like

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