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Also Known As: Died: September 10, 1994
Born: October 2, 1917 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
My Brother's Wedding (1983) as 2nd Pastor
Estranged brothers reconcile when one agrees to be the other's best man.
2.
Return of Joe Forrester, The (1975) as Commander
Aging street cop goes after a gang of toughs involved in several robbery-rapes on his beat in this pilot (a spin-off from "Police Story") for the 1975-76 series. The veteran cop concept also was the basis for "The Blue Knight" series at the same time -- and that too was based on a Joseph Wambaugh cr
3.
Lives Of Jenny Dolan, The (1975) as Alan Hardesty
Veteran producer Ross Hunter came to television with this drama (a pilot for a prospective series) about a glamorous newspaper reporter who is assigned to investigate the assassination of a political figure.
4.
Partners in Crime (1973) as Lieutenant Fred Hartnett
In this reworking of "The Judge and Jake Wyler" (1972), a judge-turned-detective and her ex-con associate go in search of $750,000 in bank robbery loot. Lee Grant and Lou Antonio step into the roles previously created by Bette Davis and Doug McClure.
5.
Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973) as George Thornton
An average horror tale, spiced with a dash or two of "Psycho," about a sculptor who hires college coeds as housekeepers for the mansion he shares with his recluse mother and his supposedly insane sister.
6.
Screaming Woman, The (1972) as Ken Bronson
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
7.
The Seven Minutes (1971) as [Sgt.] Kellog
The Seven Minutes is a steamy book written in the 20s. To help with an upcoming election, a bookstore clerk is indited for selling obscene material and most of the film centers about the trial. The defense atorneys need to find the mystery of the original publication of the book.
8.
Hail, Hero! (1969) as Senator Murchiston
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
9.
The Arrangement (1969) as Finnegan
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
10.
The Swimmer (1968) as Howard Graham
A tortured man reflects on past mistakes while "swimming" home through his neighbors' pools.
11.
The Money Jungle (1968) as Harvey Sheppard
12.
The Counterfeit Killer (1968) as Dolan
13.
Valley of the Dolls (1967) as Kevin Gillmore
Valley of the dolls tells the story of three remarkable women whose lives are affected by show-business celebrity. Neely O'Hara struggles to make it on the Broadway stage. Yet, when she's reached the pinacle of success in that arena, she finds the view from the top lonely, empty, and unfulfilling. Anne, a small-town New England girl, is unable to resist the temptation of the bright lights of New York. She finds a secretarial job with Lyon Burke -- a well-known entertainment attorney -- who numbers among his clients the creme de la creme of show-business elite (Neely O'Hara among them). After being asked by a photographer to "fill in" for a model who fails to appear for a job, Anne is suddenly catapulted into the role of super-model. Her face is everywhere -- magazine covers, billboards, and television. Soon Neely and Anne find themselves competing for the affections of Lyon. Meanwhile, struggling starlit Jennifer, is forced to make "B" movies in order to make a living for herself and her over-demanding mother.
14.
The Third Day (1965) as Lawrence Conway
15.
Dear Heart (1964) as Frank Taylor
A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
16.
The Lively Set (1964) as Paul Manning
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design. After an unsuccessful test run, Rogers abandons the turbine-powered car for a traditional racing model, but Casey and Chuck rework the turbine vehicle to compete with Rogers in the endurance run. Pamela Tiffin plays Eadie, Chuck's sister who becomes Casey's love interest.
17.
Showdown (1963) as Bert Pickett
18.
Back Street (1961) as Curt Stanton
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
19.
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) as Buford Woodly
20.
No Name on the Bullet (1959) as Luke Canfield
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
21.
Step Down to Terror (1958) as Johnny Williams [Walters]
Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds...
22.
Until They Sail (1957) as Capt. Richard G. Bates
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
23.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as John Donahue
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
24.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Mick Anderson
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
25.
The Price of Fear (1956) as Pete Carroll
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
26.
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Tom Sweeny
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
27.
Female on the Beach (1955) as Lieutenant Galley
Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her muscular beachcomber neighbor, making themselves quite at home. Lynn soon has no doubts of what her scheming neighbors are up to, but she finds Drummond's physical charms hard to resist. And she still doesn't know what really happened to Eloise.
28.
To Hell and Back (1955) as Brandon
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II's most decorated U.S. soldier.
29.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954) as Don Haynes
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
30.
Tobor the Great (1954) as Ralph Harrison
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
31.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Jim Flannery
32.
It Came from Outer Space (1953) as Sheriff Matt Warren
No one believes an amateur astronomer's spaceship sighting until the town's people begin disappearing.
33.
The Lone Hand (1953) as George Hadley
34.
War Arrow (1953) as Sgt. Luke Schermerhorn
Army Major Howell Brady is sent by Washington to end the Kiowa uprisings in Texas. Colonel Meade, who's in charge, resents both Brady's interference and his interest in beautiful Elaine Corwin, wife of a cavalry officer who disappeared on a scouting mission.
35.
Gunsmoke (1953) as Johnny Lake
36.
Red Ball Express (1952) as [Pvt. Ronald] Partridge
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
37.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Malcolm Drew
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
38.
The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952) as Jim Anderson
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
39.
You Never Can Tell (1951) as Perry Collins
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
40.
Little Egypt (1951) as Oliver Doane
41.
Air Cadet (1951) as Captain Sullivan
A new group of plebes (including roommates Joe, Russ, Jerry and Walt) arrive at an Air Force training camp and go through the usual "course of sprouts." Then on to jet training, where cadet Russ Coulter meets lovely Janet...who just happens to be the estranged wife of Major Page. Will a potential romantic triangle prevent Russ from qualifying as a fighter pilot? Or does the two men's rivalry run even deeper?
42.
Harvey (1950) as Dr. [Lyman] Sanderson
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
43.
Winchester '73 (1950) as Steve Miller
A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle.
44.
Peggy (1950) as Tom Fielding
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
45.
I Was a Shoplifter (1950) as Herb Klaxon
46.
Comanche Territory (1950) as Stacey Howard
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.
47.
Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949) as Hotel clerk
48.
Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949) as Dodd
Explorers try to use the jungle king to find a fountain of youth.
49.
The Tender Years (1948) as Bob Wilson
The first of the Edward L. Alperson "Alson Productions" for 20th Century-Fox distribution, featuring the return to the screen, after nearly a four-year absence, of comedian Joe E. Brown, in a non-comedic role. The story is set in a small mid-western town in the 1880's, where minister William "Will" Norris (Joe E. Brown) becomes involved in the vicious fights held in the local dog-pit when one of the injured animals escapes its brutal master and seeks refuge in the Norris home. Forced by law to return the dog to its owner, the minister goes against his religious teachings and, with his son Ted (Richard Lyon), steals the dog in an effort to rouse public sympathy against the dog fights and against cruelty to all animals. The film was endorsed in many locations by local chapters of the American Humane Society and/or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
50.
The Pretender (1947) as Dr. Leonard Koster
51.
Winter Wonderland (1947) as Steve Kirk
52.
A Night in Casablanca (1946) as [Lieutenant] Pierre [Delbar]
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
53.
Whistle Stop (1946) as Ernie
54.
Conflict (1945) as Professor Norman Holdsworth
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
55.
You Came Along (1945) as Handsome, also known as Lieutenant R. Janoschek
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
56.
Air Force (1943) as Navigator [Monk Hauser]
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
57.
Wings for the Eagle (1942) as Customer
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
58.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Auto driver
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
59.
Now, Voyager (1942) as Leslie Trotter
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
60.
Busses Roar (1942) as Eddie Sloan
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
61.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Actor
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
62.
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) as Sandy
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
63.
The Male Animal (1942) as Student
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
64.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Clerk
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
65.
Across the Pacific (1942) as Officer
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
66.
Bullet Scars (1942) as Reporter
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
67.
Sergeant York (1941) as Scorer
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
68.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Intern
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
69.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Bridegroom
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
70.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Recruit
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
71.
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941) as "Snappy" Lucas
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
72.
The Maltese Falcon (1941) as Reporter
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
73.
Million Dollar Baby (1941) as Crew haircut
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
74.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Cadet
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
75.
Dangerously They Live (1941) as Joe
A doctor tries to rescue a young innocent from Nazi agents.
76.
The Body Disappears (1941) as Arthur
A scientist's invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
77.
Navy Blues (1941) as Officer
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
78.
Dive Bomber (1941) as Pilot
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
79.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Reporter
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
80.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
81.
Career (1939) as Rex Chaney
The children of old-time romantic rivals fall in love.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

82.
Little Nicky (2000) as Craft Service
Nicky is just a guy who'd rather play heavy metal music in his bedroom sanctuary than climb the corporate ladder in his family's thriving business. Ruthless older brothers Adrian and Cassius are much more ambitious. When their aging father decides to postpone his retirement, the sinister duo defects, leaving home to set up shop in a new location -- New York City. This is about to become a big problem for the "Big Apple." Nicky's dad is the Devil, himself. Adrian and Cassius evade the Gatekeeper's efforts to stop them and make a hasty exit from Hades. As a result, the gates of hell freeze over and with no more evil souls able to enter, their dad starts to fall apart-- literally! It's up to Little Nicky to save him by finding his rotten brothers and bringing them home before his dad wastes away.
83.
Erin Brockovich (2000) as Craft service
Based on the true story of a twice-divorced mother working as a low-level secretary at a Los Angeles law firm, a chronicle of a woman, without a law degree, who takes it upon herself to fight powerful corporate forces. Hired out of sympathy after her lawyer lost her personal injury suit, Brockovich stumbled upon the cover-up involving contaminated water in a small desert community, while working at the small law firm. Brockovich tracks a case of water poisoning created by PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) and champions it all the way up the judicial ladder--becoming instrumental in rallying the over 600 plaintiffs and in helping them win the largest class-action suit of its type.
84.
Muse, The (1999) as Craft Service Assistant
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
85.
Limey, The (1999) as Craft Service
Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals in the hopes of piecing together the events leading to her murder. As he survives a near-deadly beating, getting thrown out of a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, Wilson retaliates by doling out some bodily harm of his own. Before his trip is over, all of Los Angeles will know The Limey is in town.
86.
Liar, Liar (1997) as Craft Service
A pathologically lying lawyer desperately tries to grant his son's wish that he tell the truth for a 24-hour period.

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

87.
George Wallace (1997)
Movie based on the life of George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, whose segregationist views propelled him into the national spotlight from the 1960s until an assassination attempt in 1972 ended his run for the presidency and left him confined to a wheelchair.

Cast (short)

88.
Winning Your Wings (1942)
Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
89.
Shoot Yourself Some Golf (1942)
In this short film, Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman are given golf lessons by several professional golfers. Vitaphone Release 779A.

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