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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Virginian, The (2000) as Rider
Television movie based on Owen Wister's novel about love and justice in the old West. The Virginian is a man who has left his native state to test his fortunes in the new territories of the West. In Wyoming, he falls in love with Molly Stark, a schoolteacher who has recently moved from Vermont. Desp
2.
No Mothers Crying, No Babies Dying (1999)
An examination of the horror faced by real-life families caught in the cross-fire of gang warfare. Four stories are interwoven with live interviews and sound bites from actual gang incidents. Each story follows its characters as they are drawn to a street family and devastating career of crime, subs
3.
Alias Smith and Jones (1971) as Sheriff Lom Trevors
A lighthearted Western about a pair of notorious outlaws who take the governor's offer of amnesty, offered through a lawman friend, if they'll bring in a vicious desperado and his gang -- and then discover that their amnesty has other strings attached. A series of the same name with Deuel and Murphy
4.
Devil and Miss Sarah, The (1971) as Gil Turner
A legendary western outlaw with satanic powers, being escorted to justice by a homesteading couple, uses hypnosis to possess the wife's soul and to help him make his getaway.
5.
Backtrack (1969) as Ramrod
Trampas, a cowhand from Medicine Bow, Wyoming, is sent to Mexico to buy a bull for his employer. The ranch foreman warns him to watch out for himself in Laredo, a tough town on the Texas/Mexican border. Despite the warning, in a western version of the Dumas classic, "The Three Musketeers", Trampas manages to get himself engaged to fight three separate Texas Rangers within an hour of his arrival. Unlike D'Artagnan, he has no notion of actually fighting the Rangers: all he wants is out of Laredo. He's on his way out of town when he runs into the three Rangers--who turn out to be partners--on their way to track down a missing train carrying a payroll. The Rangers, learning Trampas is headed in the same direction they are, suggest they all ride together--that way, they can fight him after they have fulfilled their mission. Without much choice, Trampas wryly agrees. When they find the train, however, they quickly forget their quarrels--the train was robbed and everyone aboard killed, except for one infant covered by his mother's body. Concerned the baby won't survive long without care, they proceed across the Rio Grande to the nearest town, where they know of a cantina owner with innumerable children. They get the baby to Mama Dolores, but not without run-ins with Mexican Urales and marauding Yaquis. Somewhere along the way, the Rangers begin to suspect it was the Yaquis who robbed the train--but Yaquis don't rob trains and they have no use for money...and where did they get those fancy new rifles?
6.
The Young Warriors (1967) as Sergeant Cooley
7.
Ride the High Country (1962) as Billy Hammond
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
8.
Third of a Man (1962) as Emmet Spile
9.
Pollyanna (1960) as George Dodds
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
10.
Ten Who Dared (1960) as Walter Powell
Based on Major John Wesley Powell's own journal, adventure yarn depicting the perils encountered by Powell and nine boatmen in successfully navigating three small craft down the treacherous Colorado River for the first time in 1869.
11.
Toby Tyler (1960) as Jim Weaver
12.
Good Day for a Hanging (1959) as Dr. Paul Ridgely
A reformed bank robber has to choose between his former gang and doing the right thing.
13.
Bernardine (1957) as Lt. Langley "Lee" Beaumont
14.
The Last Wagon (1956) as Lt. Kelly
When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Tod, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.
15.
Love Me Tender (1956) as Ray Reno
Three brothers unwittingly become outlaws after robbing a train the day after peacetime.
16.
Diane (1956) as Lieutenant
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
17.
Forbidden Planet (1956) as Strong
A group of space troopers investigates the destruction of a colony on a remote planet.
18.
Blackboard Jungle (1955) as Hospital attendant
An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency.
19.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955) as Assistant director
True story of torch singer Ruth Etting's struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.
20.
The Tender Trap (1955) as Eddie
A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

21.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Carpenter
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al

Cast (special)

22.
Virginian, The (1958) as The Virginian
The original unsold thirty-minute pilot film for the series of the same title (it sold when remade as a ninety-minute pilot). The story of a mysterious stranger, known only as the Virginian, who comes to work as the foreman of a ranch owned by a retired judge. In the pilot episode, the Virginian a

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