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Cast (feature film)

Coming to America (1988) as Mr Jenks
Where is an African prince supposed to go to find the woman who will one day be his queen? Obviously that would be Queens, New York and that''s where Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) goes in this hilarious fish out of water story. Traveling with the prince is his trusted friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) and, hiding the prince''s identity, the two of them get jobs at a fast-food restaurant. While the prince is trying to adjust to a minimum wage lifestyle, he falls for Lisa (Shari Headley) the daughter of his boss Cleo (John Amos). As romance blooms, Akeem finds it hard to hide his royal secret, especially when the king (James Earl Jones) arrives with his regal entourage.
Warm Hearts, Cold Feet (1987) as Security Guard
A story about Mike Byrd and Amy Webster, young expectant marrieds who are columnists for competing newspapers, in which they each write running commentaries on Amy's pregnancy. Amy's elegant but acerbic mother, Blanche Webster, resents her approaching grandmotherhood.
Command 5 (1985) as Joseph Murphy
Stephen Parr plays a road-company Rambo, leading an elite commando force against a band of merceneries who've taken over a small southwestern town. This prospective series pilot, a cross between "The Magnificent 7" and "The A-Team," was labeled "fascistic" by more than one critic on its premiere.
Stranger's Kiss (1984) as Hanratty
Callie & Son (1981) as Samuel
A fictional drama, covering a thirty year period, about a poverty-stricken teenager forced to give up her illegitimate son at birth and the climb to wealth and power as the wife of a newspaper publisher who helps her locate her son, in whose future she becomes obsessed. The original script, set in T
First Monday in October (1981) as 1st Custodian
Conflict erupts when the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court takes her seat on the bench and her conservative views are in sharp contradiction to her peers of the court.
Getting Over (1981) as Baron Sporty
A record promoter discovers and nurtures an all female singing group called the Love Machine. When the lead singer is kidnapped, the promoter learns that the record company he works for is a front for organized crime.
Last Flight of Noah's Ark, The (1980) as Leipzig Manager
A B-29 bomber has an unusual roster of guests onboard: A man running away from bookies, a missionary, two children who have stowed away, and some farm animals. On the way to the South Pacific, the plane is forced to make an emergency landing, and they all find themselves stranded on a remote tropica
Airport '77 (1977) as Commander Reed
Rescue workers fight to save a hijacked jet crashed in the Bermuda Triangle.
The Greatest (1977) as Cassius Clay Sr
Muhammad Ali risks his championship status by speaking out against the Vietnam War.
Panic on the 5:22 (1974) as Chauffeur
Terror rides a private railroad car where passengers have only their wits as weapons against three armed men determined to rob and kill them.

Music (feature film)

Town & Country (2001) as Song Performer ("I Can'T Stand The Rain")
A comedy about life, love, friendship, having everything and not getting caught... At least that''s the way successful architect Porter Stoddard has been living his life. However, when his best friend Griffin is caught cheating by his wife Mona and an ugly divorce drama begins to unfold, Porter begins to re-evaluate his sturdy relationship with his wife Ellie in terms of his own dalliances with a beautiful cellist named Alex. Suddenly confronted by his own wife''s suspicions, he decides to come clean--realizing that it''s his wife that he truly loves. But is this revelation strong enough for Porter to commit the rest of his life to true monogamy?

Cast (special)

Last Electric Knight, The (1986) as Sergeant Cole
The story of Ernie, a young karate champion, who takes care of his aging, dying grandfather. The grandfather, realizing death is near, chooses an unknowing neighbor, Police Sergeant Rizzo, to care for his grandson. Reluctantly accepting his charge, Rizzo discovers that the boy possesses special mart
Landon, Landon & Landon (1980) as Coroner
The story of Ben Landon, a former private detective murdered while investigating a case who returns as a ghost to assist his children, Holly and Nick, now the operators of their father's Hollywood-based investigative agency. In the pilot episode, Holly and Nick attempt to find Ben's murderer.
Braddock (1968) as Hitchaess (Guest)
The story set in the future (filmed in 1968; set in 1977) relates the exploits of Braddock, a private detective with Braddock and Tratner Investigations in Los Angeles. The pilot episode relates Braddock's efforts to solve a series of mysterious threats against his life.

Cinematography (special)

Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999) as Camera Operator
British comedian-actor Freddie Izzard performs his one-man show from San Francisco's Stage Door Theatre.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Eleanor and Franklin (1976) as Arthur Prettyman
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Valley Of The Dolls (1981) as George
This contemporary updating of Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-seller (plus, apparently, material omitted from the published novel) offers Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman and Veronica Hamel in the roles played in the 1967 film by Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate. Jean Simmons has the part tha

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