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Also Known As: Died: April 1, 1998
Born: July 11, 1922 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Holbrook, Arizona, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Sourdough (1994) as Narration
The story of a man who shuns the modern world, preferring to live as an Alaskan fur trapper.
2.
Once Upon a Texas Train (1988) as Fargo Parker
An aging outlaw is looking to live out his fantasies as a railway bandit despite being behind bars for twenty years. A former Texas ranger who feels responsible for letting his adversary out plans to go after him one more time.
3.
Alamo: 13 Days to Glory, The (1987) as John Mcgregor
An adaption of the last days of the doomed Texans that tried to defend the Alamo.
4.
Travis Mcgee: Empty Copper Sea (1983) as Meyer
In this pilot to a prospective Travis McGee detective series, Sam Elliott portrays John D. MacDonald's world-weary private eye trying to help charter boat skipper friend Richard Farnsworth salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that just might have been fake
5.
Shadow Riders, The (1982) as Holiday Hammond
In this Western from Louis L'Amour's library of sagebrush sagas, Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott, brothers on opposite sides in the Civil War, return home to find that their younger brother, Jeffrey Osterhage, their two sisters, and Elliott's sweetheart, Katharine Ross (his subsequent real-life wife), have been abducted by a ragtag band of renegades led by Geoffrey Lewis, a rebel officer unable to accept the Confederacy's defeat. Their plan is to exchange the prisoners for guns and ammunition from arms merchant Gene Evans so that they can continue to fight against the Union. Much of the same cast and crew worked previously on the two-part adaptation of L'Amour's "The Sacketts" (1979). One of the now-rare TV Westerns, it was cited for special recognition at the first TV-Movie Awards from the Locarno Film Festival in 1983.
6.
California Gold Rush (1981) as Sam Brannon
Two Bret Harte adventures, "The Luck of Roaring Camp" and "The Outcasts of Poker Flat", are threaded together and related from Harte's point of view, with Robert Hays playing Harte as an aspiring young writer who goes west in the 1840's in search of adventure. Another in the "Classics Illustrated" s
7.
Casino (1980) as Captain K L Fitzgerald
Blake Edwards' old "Mr. Lucky" series of the early sixties was dusted off for a prospective television updating and Mike Connors took the lead role as the suave gambler who owns a floating hotel and gambling ship in this new version, on which Edwards takes billing as "creative consultant." In this p
8.
Concrete Cowboys, The (1979) as Lieutenant Blocker
Country singer Jerry Reed and Tom Selleck, in his first major role in a made-for-TV movie (following the miniseries, "The Sacketts"), are a pair of good old boys from Montana who make their way to Nashville, are approached by Morgan Fairchild to help locate her missing sister, an aspiring singer, an
9.
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (1978) as Fred Williker
A comedy Western about a turn-of-the-century lady investigator who goes to the wide-open spaces to capture a gang of outlaws led by a charming Robin Hood of the plains, leading a band of dispossessed ranchers against a stuffy English land baron who has cheated them out of their property.
10.
Magic Of Lassie, The (1978) as Sheriff Andrews
Lassie lives with the Mitchell family on their winery in Northern California. She is happy with Clovis Mitchell and his two grandchildren who all love her. But one day, an unpleasant neighbor who is trying to buy the Mitchell winery decides that Lassie might be the dog that survived a fire at his p
11.
Fire! (1977) as Dan Harter
A forest fire started by a convict to cover his escape from a road gang threatens to destroy a mountain community. Later (6/11/78) this two-hour movie was cut to ninety minutes and put on TV's first disaster double bill, teamed with Irwin Allen's "Flood."
12.
Fire (1977) as Dan Harter
A forest fire started by a convict to cover his escape from a road gang threatens to destroy a mountain community. Later (6/11/78) this two-hour movie was cut to ninety minutes and put on TV's first disaster double bill, teamed with Irwin Allen's "Flood."
13.
Macahans, The (1976) as Dutton
A buckskin-clad mountain scout helps to move his parents, his brother and sister-in-law and their four children westward in 1860 ahead of the impending war in this sweeping drama based on the film "How the West Was Won." James Arness returned to acting in this one after twenty years as Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke," and he later continued in the once-in-a-while series (1977-79), also called "How the West Was Won."
14.
Matt Helm (1975) as Sergeant Hanrahan
Intrepid secret agent-turned-private eye Matt Helm finds himself involved with an international black market operation in heavy munitions when he tries to protect a beautiful movie star whose life is endangered. The pilot, with Franciosa taking up where Dean Martin left off after four Helm movies, s
15.
Last Day, The (1975) as Charlie Connelly
A trim A. C. Lyles Western (like the type he made in the 1960s with a stellar cast of veteran actors) that has the Dalton gang riding again, forcing a retired gunman to use his weapons once more to put and end to the Daltons' reign of terror in the climactic battle at Coffeyville, Kansas.
16.
Sidekicks (1974) as Sam
Based on the 1971 comedy western "Skin Game," this lark, a pilot to a prospective series that never materialized, had a couple of hapless post-Civil War con men, one black, one white, on the sagebrush trail trying to collect a $15,000 bounty on an outlaw's head. Lou Gossett recreated the role he pla
17.
Devil Times Five (1974)
Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.
18.
Knife For the Ladies, A (1974)
Someone is mutilating and killing victims in the small desert town of Mescal. After some work, the town's sheriff cannot solve the mystery, so a private investigator is brought in to work on case.
19.
Walking Tall (1973) as Sheriff Thurman
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
20.
Camper John (1973)
When a white girl is brutally raped and beaten, her community turns into a lynch mob and falsely accuses a Native American. What the revenge-seeking vigilantes do not know, is that their leader, the girl's step-father, is actually guilty of the crime. After the brother of the accused man is killed b
21.
Shootout In A One Dog Town (1973) as Gabe
This lean western with overtones of "High Noon" finds a small-town banker pitted against a vicious gang who will stop at nothing to steal the $200,000 in his vault.
22.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
23.
Bounty Man, The (1972) as Tom Brady
A bounty hunter in the Old West and his long-time rival are both after the reward for a young killer -- dead or alive -- but find themselves menaced by the outlaw's gang of cut-throats.
24.
Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971) as Butcher
A con artist poses as a notorious hired gun.
25.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Clete
Cable Hogue is left to die in the dessert. After days of wandering the dunes he collapses from dehydration and heat-exhastion. He notices some mud on his boot however and manages to uncover a mudhole turn it into a life-saving puddle. Eventually he sets up rest stop here and sells water and provisions to travellers and prospers. He takes in a young woman into his dessert home named Hildy who was expelled from Gila for lowering the morals of the town.
26.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Colonel Wolff
A cocky inmate (Douglas) at a territorial prison circa 1883 who matches wits with progressive warden (Fonda) towards one goal: escape.
27.
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) as Tom Danby
A cowboy drifts into a lawless town and brings things back together.
28.
The War Wagon (1967) as Hoag
A rancher and a hired gun join forces to take on the criminal who betrayed them both.
29.
Apache Uprising (1966) as Jess Cooney
Calhoun must fight both outlaws and indians when his stagecoach, carrying a gold shipment, arrives at a relay station.
30.
Waco (1966) as Deputy Sheriff O'Neill
31.
Nevada Smith (1966) as Sam Sand
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
32.
Shock Corridor (1963) as Boden
A reporter fakes insanity to crack a murder committed in an asylum.
33.
Gold of the Seven Saints (1961) as McCracken
Two trappers fight to protect their gold from outlaws.
34.
The Giant Behemoth (1959) as Steven Karnes
A radioactive dinosaur plots a deadly path to London.
35.
Money, Women and Guns (1959) as Sheriff Crowley
Just after making a large gold discovery, an old prospector is ambushed and killed by three masked men but manages to kill two of his attackers before he dies. He also manages to scribble out a will, which is given to detective "Silver" Ward Hogan, who is hired to track down the legitimate heirs and to try to find the third murderer.
36.
Operation Petticoat (1959) as Molumphrey
During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Army nurses.
37.
The Hangman (1959) as Murphy
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
38.
Young and Wild (1958) as Det. Sgt. Fred Janusz
39.
The Bravados (1958) as Butler
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged. While he waits to witness their execution, they escape; and the townspeople enlist Douglas' aid to recapture them.
40.
Damn Citizen (1958) as Major Al Arthur
41.
Revolt in the Big House (1958) as Lou Gannon
Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cellmate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cellmate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.
42.
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) as Whitey Krause
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
43.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Sgt. Elmer Pulley
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
44.
Jet Pilot (1957) as Airfield sergeant
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
45.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Butch Cassidy
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey's fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie's Angels".
46.
Crashout (1955) as [Maynard] "Monk" Collins
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff's bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of "regular folks," each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
47.
Cattle Queen of Montana (1954) as Tom McCord
The Jones family, about to prove claim to prime Montana land, is raided by renegade Indians in league with villainous neighbor McCord, who gets most of the stolen cattle. Two survivors are helped by college-educated chief's son Colorados. Now Sierra Nevada Jones must fight for her land against legal technicalities and assorted villains. Can she gain the help of McCord's hired gun, Farrell?
48.
Hell and High Water (1954) as Chief Hotler
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
49.
The Long Wait (1954) as Servo
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women.
50.
Donovan's Brain (1953) as Dr. Frank Schratt
A scientist keeps an unscrupulous tycoon's brain alive and falls under its influence.
51.
The Golden Blade (1953) as Hadi
Harum (Rock Hudson) is a fearless man of the people who comes to Bagdad to avenge the murder of his father and meets Krairuzan (Piper Laurie), a princess disguised as a commoner, working against a plot by a band of evil schemers trying to do away with her father, the Caliph. She gives Harum a golden sword which, in his hands, makes him invincible. Harum uses the sword in the name of justice and is doing quite well until a duplicate sword is placed in his scabbard during one of his off-guard moments, and he winds up in chains.
52.
Mutiny (1952) as Hook
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a cashiered former British Navy captain. Waldridge brings his former gun crew...who begin plotting mutiny as soon as they learn there'll be gold aboard. The gold duly arrives, and with it Waldridge's former sweetheart Leslie, who's fond of a bit of gold herself. Which side is Waldridge really on?
53.
Thunderbirds (1952) as Sgt. Mike Braggart
54.
Park Row (1952) as Phineas Mitchell
A crusading newspaperman fights to save his paper from a hostile takeover.
55.
Sugarfoot (1951) as Billings
56.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Deputy sheriff
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
57.
Fixed Bayonets! (1951) as Sgt. Rock
The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsiblity.
58.
Force of Arms (1951) as Sgt. McFee
An Army sergeant romances a WAC in World War II Italy.
59.
Storm Warning (1951) as Klansman
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
60.
I Was an American Spy (1951) as Corp. John Boone
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
61.
The Steel Helmet (1951) as [Sgt.] Zack
Americans trapped behind enemy lines fight off Communists during the Korean War.
62.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as Shep
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
63.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as William "Ace" Foster
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
64.
Never a Dull Moment (1950) as Hunter
A female music critic marries a rancher and has to adjust to life out West.
65.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Policeman
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
66.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Batter
A scientist invents a baseball that can't be hit.
67.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Student
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
68.
Criss Cross (1949) as O'Hearn, guard
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
69.
Larceny (1948) as Horace
70.
Berlin Express (1948) as Train sergeant
Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.
71.
Assigned to Danger (1948) as Joey
A gang of bank robbers is pursued by an insurance investigator.
72.
Under Colorado Skies (1947) as Red
When his bank is robbed, a teller recognizes one of the crooks as his brother.

Cinematography (feature film)

73.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996) as Camera Operator (San Francisco Crew)
Story of two dogs and a cat lost in SanFransisco and trying to get home.
74.
Redwood Curtain (1995)
Adaptation of Lanford Wilson's play about an adopted teenage Amerasian girl searching for the truth about her birth parents -- an American GI and a Vietnamese woman who met during the Vietnam War.
75.
Exposure (1991) as Camera Operator (Berkeley Crew)
A photographer working in Rio seeks to avenge the slaying death of a prostitute who had requested his assistance.
76.
Maddalena Z (1989) as Director Of Photography
A love story between an old fisherman and a college student.
77.
Hard Traveling (1986) as Camera Operator
78.
The Mephisto Waltz (1971) as Camera Operator
Alan Alda plays a classical piano player on the rise who befriends a famous player himself who's at death's door. Unknown to Alda, the guy is a satanist, who arranges to have thier souls switch places at his death, so that he can be young again and continue to play piano (thus needing a skilled piano player like Alda to switch bodies with).

Editing (feature film)

79.
Living Between Two Worlds (1963) as Film Editor

Film Production - Main (feature film)

80.
Love Bites (1993) as Additional Photography
Story about a vampire who falls in love with a 1990s woman and tries to "re-humanize" himself in order to be with her.
81.
Stranger in the Family (1991)
As a result of an automobile accident, a teenager suffers from permanent memory loss and must relearn all he knew. Based on a true story.

Cast (special)

82.
Lassie: The New Beginning (1978) as Sheriff J D Marsh
A two-part special following the new adventures of Lassie, the beautiful collie, and her new masters, Samantha and Chip Stratton, two orphans who live with their uncle, Stuart Stratton, the editor of a small-town daily in Lake Pines, California. The pilot episode relates the would-be series storylin
83.
Spencer's Pilots (1976) as Spencer Parish
The pilot for the series of the same title, relating the exploits of Cass Garrett and Stan Lewis, charter pilots for Spencer Aviation, an organization that undertakes dangerous assignments. In the pilot, Philo McGrew, a dare-devil stunt flyer, inveigles Cass into performing two dangerous stunts at a

Visual Effects (special)

84.
Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Bowl (1994) as Special Effects
Concert tribute at the Hollywood Bowl to songwriter Jerry Herman.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

85.
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts (1979) as Benson Bigelow
A traditional sagebrush saga based on two novels by Louis L'Amour, the foremost Western author on the contemporary scene, and the first dramatized for television of the seventy-four he has written (eleven are about the Sackett family). This four-hour movie focuses on the three Sackett brothers in Ne

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

86.
Wild Times (1980) as Cletus Hatch

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