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Born: September 5, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wheaton, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Lenny has relocated his family to the small town where he and his friends grew up and on the last day of school, the grown-ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids.
2.
Just Go with It (2011)
After telling his girlfriend that he's married as a means of avoiding real commitment, a plastic surgeon must recruit a fake family to prove his honesty.
3.
Jack and Jill (2011)
Once again, successful advertising executive Jack Sadelstein dreads the annual Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill, knowing that her passive-aggressiveness will undoubtedly turn his family's life upside down.
4.
Grown Ups (2010)
Five childhood friends and their families reunite after many years to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn't mean growing up.
5.
You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008)
Zohan, a top Israeli commando, fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a hairstylist in New York. Though he wants to put his life of counter-terrorism behind him, he quickly finds that it is not so easy to escape one's roots. As enemies old and new try to take him out, they will
6.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
7.
Benchwarmers, The (2006) as Director
Gus, Richie and Clark are three underdogs who spent a great deal of time on the bench when they were kids. Now, they're getting a second chance. Mel is a local billionaire whose son Nelson is always being intimidated by the other kids. One day, Gus and Clark rescue Nelson from a bunch of bullies on
8.
National Security (2003) as Director
Earl and Hank have only one thing in common: they're both L.A.P.D. rejects. One just got kicked out of the force--the other can't even get in. After confronting each other on opposite sides of the law, during a traffic stop that escalates out of control, these two luckless individuals end up partnered as lowly security guards. Despite being damned to the lowest rung of the law enforcement ladder, Earl and Hank uncover a sophisticated smuggling operation led by Nash and his band of thugs. When Earl and Hank get their hands on some hot property, they go on the run from, first, the bad guys, then, the L.A.P.D.--led by Lt. Washington and Detective McDuff. What these two unlikely partners do to law enforcement is a crime, but they just might save the day. That is, if they don't kill each other first.
9.
Saving Silverman (2001) as Director
The comedic misadventures of buddies J.D. and Wayne, who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman, is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith, a woman he doesn't love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it.
10.
Big Daddy (1999) as Director
Sonny Koufax is a slacker, working only part time and hanging around New York, having collected a big payout after a car accident. Then 5-year-old Julian turns up, claiming to be the son of his roommate Kevin. But Kevin disclaims all knowledge and leaves for a work assignment in China, leaving Sonny with the kid. He is about to ship him to Social Services, but then realises that little Julian could help him win back his ex-girlfriend. He becomes an instant daddy, and is a hit with the kid for allowing him to dress and act as he wants. Soon, his ploy is making him reconsider his life, and he forms a real bond with Julian, as well as meeting Layla.
11.
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) as Director
An orphaned baby boy is raised by the head of a Ninja institute in Japan and grows into an overweight young man who, despite his physical challenges, still becomes a Ninja, albeit a klutzy white one. His first mission brings him to Beverly Hills to investigate a murder mystery.
12.
(1996) as Director
For centuries, golf has been a gentleman's game. A game of tradition, etiquette and, above all, sportsmanship... until now. Happy Gilmore is a hockey player skating on thin ice who discovers that his wicked slap shot easily converts into a crushing 400 yard tee shot with the potential for big bucks. Happy's career takes a 180 degree swing and lands him on the Pro Golf Tour, where he's about to turn the gentleman's game into a contact sport. A working stiff with a temper as short as his drives are long, Happy doesn't fit on the manicured greens of the country club. His outrageous antics, both on and off the course, cause an uproar among the players and officials; but his roughhouse style attracts hordes of new blue collar fans. Now Happy is going from rinks to links--and driving the game of golf straight into the ground.
13.
Shaggy Dog, The (1994) as Director
Remake of the 1959 Disney comedy about a teenager who is changed into a sheepdog when he tries to invoke a centuries-old love spell.
14.
Columbo: Butterflies in Shades of Grey (1994) as Director
A television movie in the ongoing series about police detective Columbo. A famous radio talk host murders his daughter's friend and tries to frame it on the dead man's gay lover.
15.
Brain Donors (1992) as Director
Three strange people bilk a rich widow and stage a ballet, in the comedic vein of the Marx Bros.
16.
Problem Child (1990) as Director
A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.

Cast (feature film)

17.
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Lenny has relocated his family to the small town where he and his friends grew up and on the last day of school, the grown-ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids.
18.
That's My Boy (2012)
A man tries to repair a strained relationship with the son he fathered as a teenager by moving in with him and his new fiancée.
19.
Jack and Jill (2011)
Once again, successful advertising executive Jack Sadelstein dreads the annual Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill, knowing that her passive-aggressiveness will undoubtedly turn his family's life upside down.
20.
Grown Ups (2010)
Five childhood friends and their families reunite after many years to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn't mean growing up.
21.
You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008)
Zohan, a top Israeli commando, fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a hairstylist in New York. Though he wants to put his life of counter-terrorism behind him, he quickly finds that it is not so easy to escape one's roots. As enemies old and new try to take him out, they will
22.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
23.
Benchwarmers, The (2006)
Gus, Richie and Clark are three underdogs who spent a great deal of time on the bench when they were kids. Now, they're getting a second chance. Mel is a local billionaire whose son Nelson is always being intimidated by the other kids. One day, Gus and Clark rescue Nelson from a bunch of bullies on
24.
(1996) as Doug Thompson
For centuries, golf has been a gentleman's game. A game of tradition, etiquette and, above all, sportsmanship... until now. Happy Gilmore is a hockey player skating on thin ice who discovers that his wicked slap shot easily converts into a crushing 400 yard tee shot with the potential for big bucks. Happy's career takes a 180 degree swing and lands him on the Pro Golf Tour, where he's about to turn the gentleman's game into a contact sport. A working stiff with a temper as short as his drives are long, Happy doesn't fit on the manicured greens of the country club. His outrageous antics, both on and off the course, cause an uproar among the players and officials; but his roughhouse style attracts hordes of new blue collar fans. Now Happy is going from rinks to links--and driving the game of golf straight into the ground.
25.
Problem Child (1990) as All American Dad
A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.
26.
Parenthood (1989) as David Brodsky
An extended family's members struggle to forget their differences and come together.
27.
She's Having A Baby (1988) as Bill
The trials and tribulations of a couple awaiting the arrival of their firstborn.
28.
New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, The (1988) as Mr Settigren
Pippi Longstocking falls overboard off her father's ship and begins many adventures.
29.
Water (1986) as Rob
30.
Toughest Man in the World, The (1984) as Dick
Mr. T's first starring movie for television has him playing a softhearted but ever scowling nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center. Mr. T's hometown of Chicago was the location for virtually all of the filming, and Mr. T h
31.
Country Gold (1982) as Darryl
A Nashville star, at the pinnacle of her career, offers friendship to an aspiring young singer and long-time fan who has ingratiated her way into the entertainer's life, finds that friendship betrayed in this down-home version of "All About Eve".
32.
Howling, The (1981) as Chris
After taking part in a risky police operation intended to trap a serial murderer, Karen White witnesses something horrifying enough to trigger selective amnesia. Consumed by a series of violent nightmares, she decides to admit herself to a recovery center, but the other occupants may not be what they seem.
33.
Unidentified Flying Oddball, The (1979) as Tom Trimble
A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived.
34.
Last of the Good Guys (1978) as Officer Johnny Lucas
A comedy-drama about a bunch of police rookies who conspire to convince their hard-nosed sergeant that a seriously ill fellow officer, two weeks away from retirement, is on the job, and who, when he suddenly dies, try to hide the fact so that his family can collect full benefits.
35.
Harry And Walter Go To New York (1976) as Lewis
Two hopless con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.
36.
Richie Brockelman: Missing 24 Hours (1976) as Richie Brockelman
A neophyte gumshoe with more nerve than know-how joins the big leagues when hired by an amnesia victim who not only cannot explain why she's being sought by a gunman but who also believes that she is involved in a murder. Brockelman originally was introduced on James Garner's "The Rockford Files" wi
37.
Norman...Is That You? (1976) as Garson Hobart
A retired man discovers his only son is gay.
38.
Night Moves (1975) as Young Man
Former footballer and present private detective Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as an aging Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her stepdaughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection with the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light.
39.
Death Race (1973) as Private Becker
A war movie pitting a crippled American fighter plane against a Nazi tank in a desert duel. Milton Rosen's score was written originally for a 1967 World War II yarn called "The Young Warriors."
40.
Girl Most Likely To..., The (1973) as Charlie Elliott
A black comedy about the trials of an ugly girl who undergoes plastic surgery and then takes revenge on those who have been mean to her through a series of bizarre killings.

Producer (feature film)

41.
That's My Boy (2012)
A man tries to repair a strained relationship with the son he fathered as a teenager by moving in with him and his new fiancée.

Cast (special)

42.
Reel Comedy: Saving Silverman (2001)
A behind-the-scenes look at the theatrical film "Saving Silverman." The stars of the film -- Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn and Jack Black -- take a limo stocked with Neil Diamond CDs, nachos, a beer bong and a scooter helmet out on the town in New York City. They discuss what they look for in women, how
43.
Canned Ham: Big Daddy (1999) as Interviewee
A behind-the-scenes look at the Columbia Pictures film "Big Daddy" starring Adam Sandler. The program also features Adam Sandler at home in Manchester, New Hampshire, for a family reunion, as well as interviews with the film's cast and director.
44.
Channel 99 (1988) as Marty Kessler
A pilot for a series not picked up by NBC. A former Los Angeles television manager returns to her hometown, Elmira, New York, to turn around the fortunes of a tiny, failing local TV station.
45.
Full House (1983) as Ivan Travalian
The misadventures of Ivan Travalian, an almost broke, disorganized and divorced New York playwright, as he struggles to raise five children. The pilot episode depicts Ivan's attempts to supplement his income by finding a part-time job.
46.
Did You Hear About Josh and Kelly?! (1980) as Josh Fowler
A comedy pilot about Josh Fowler and Kelly Porter, a newly divorced couple who discover they still love each other and decide to live together so each can pursue a career without the hassles of a marriage.
47.
Battle of the Network Stars IV (1978) as Nbc Team Member
A twice-yearly event in which stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC compete against each other in a series of athletic events to determine which network is best on the athletic field.
48.
Father O Father (1977) as Father Morgan
The comings and goings of Father Flicker, the conservative pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Boston, and his liberal assistant, Father Morgan.
49.
Alice (1976) as Joel Snedeger (Guest)
The pilot for the series of the same title. The story of Alice Hyatt, a would-be singer working as a waitress at Mel's Diner, a less than fashionable roadside diner in Phoenix, Arizona. The pilot episode depicts Alice's first days as a waitress and her involvement with a man who tells her he is an a
50.
Girl Who Couldn't Lose, The (1975) as Andy Martin
When Jane Darwin, a painfully plain 26-year-old single who is a chronic dreamer, becomes a contestant on the game show "Lucky 13," she puts the varied knowledge she has gained as a librarian to use and starts to win. In addition to prizes, she starts to win the attentions of her opponent, Mark Linde

Cast (special)

51.
Rich Man, Poor Man (1975) as Claude Tinker
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin

Cast (short)

52.
The Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie Star (1976)
This promotional short film looks at Redd Foxx's first leading role in a motion picture, "Norman... Is That You?" (1976).

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