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Cast (feature film)

Slipping Down Life, A (1999) as Zack
Evie Decker is a painfully timid young woman whose monotonous life consists of living with her reclusive widower father and working a dead-end job at a rundown amusement park. Evie's quiet existence is shattered when she hears a late-night radio interview with a struggling musician named Drumstrings
To Live Again (1998) as Store Clerk
Social worker Iris Sayer finds herself confronted with the toughest case of her career after a period of self-imposed retirement. At the behest of her friend Hank Decker, she visits Karen Holmes. Karen, believed by her mother Constance to be mentally ill, has been kept at home in isolation for 16 ye
Con, The (1998) as Edgar Wallace--The Principal
Barbara, a New York con-woman in debt to a mobster, finds an easy mark in Bob, a humble, small-town bachelor who, unbeknownst to him, is about to inherit $100,000. Barbara assumes a different identity and moves to the small town of Pascagoula, Mississippi, in order to romance and marry Bob. Barbara,
Lone Star (1996) as Fenton
The sheriff of a sleepy border town investigates his predecessor''''s murder.
Road to Galveston, The (1996) as Leroy
A widow devastated by the death of her husband tries to rebuild her life and save her farm by turning the homestead into a nursing home for three women with Alzheimer's disease.
Secret She Carried, The (1996) as Guy In Bar
A young childless couple face a difficult decision when the wife is violently raped by a psychopath and then discovers that she is pregnant. While the couple anxiously wait to learn the identity of the biological father, the rapist plots to take the child he believes is his.
Two Mothers For Zachary (1996) as Ben Delaney
A mother must fight for custody of her child when her own mother takes her to court because she doesn't approve of her daughter's lesbian lifestyle. Based on a true story.
Unspoken Truth, The (1995) as Greg Thorpe
A young wife and mother is convinced by her abusive husband to confess to a murder that he committed. When both are convicted and sent to prison, the woman's older sister tries to win custody of her niece and free her sister from jail. In the process, she must reveal a family secret that has been hi
Substitute Wife, The (1994) as Major Willows
Set in Nebraska in 1869, a woman seeks someone to take her place as wife and mother when she discovers she is dying.
Perfect World, A (1993) as Arch Andrews
Set in the 1960s, story about the relationship that develops on the road between an escaped convict and the young boy he has kidnapped. The police chief who is tracking the two knows a vital truth about the convict''s past.
Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (1992) as Raby
From his cramped jail cell, as he awaits his hanging, rugged cowboy Ned Blessing begins to write his memoirs, detailing the brutal shooting of his father and his own enslavement by Mexican outlaws.
Bed of Lies (1992) as Sheriff Eckols
A television movie based on the true story of a woman who killed her husband, a charismatic and ambitious Texas politician. While awaiting trial, she fought to maintain custody of her children.
In Broad Daylight (1991) as Sheriff Lewis
A group of small-town residents, terrorized by a local bully, decide to take the law into their own hands. Based on a true story.
Final Verdict (1991) as C C Mccomas
Set in pre-World War I Los Angeles when she was a child, St. Johns recalls the special relationship she had with her father, a famous defense lawyer and his involvement in two sensational court cases.
Wild Texas Wind (1991) as District Attorney
A country singer's dreams of stardom are shattered when she becomes the prime suspect in the investigation of her abusive lover's murder.
Rush (1991) as Chief Donald Nettle
Two undercover cops infiltrating a drug ring end up getting caught up in the lifestyle.
Young Guns II (1990) as Judge Bristol
Sequel to "Young Guns" (USA/1988), reuniting some of the characters from the original one year later, when they are extradited to New Mexico to stand trial.
UHF (1989) as Teri'S Father
After a local public station gets a new owner, the station becomes a hit with a mix of hilariously bizarre shows.
Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) as Mr Wilson
Ron Kovic fights to re-build his life after losing the use of his legs in Vietnam.
Powwow Highway (1989) as Captain Roberts
A Native and his best friend go on a road trip to free his sister from jail.
Fulfillment of Mary Gray, The (1989) as Uncle Garner
A turn-of-the-century woman who lives on a farm with her husband and his brother which an emotional triangle develops when the husband's sterility makes him unable to give his wife a child. His suggestion that she become pregnant by his younger brother helps to develop an attraction between the wife
Riverbend (1989) as Sheriff Jake
After escaping from a rigged court martial, a black major and his men hide out in Riverbend, a small Georgia town where a cruel white sheriff is terrorizing the black population. The officers proceed to create a secret training camp in the woods, recruiting the local black men, training them, and u
Johnny Be Good (1988) as Joe Bob
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
Extreme Prejudice (1987) as Clarence King
Jack Benteen and Cash Bailey were childhood friends. Now Jack is a Texas Ranger and Cash is a ruthless drug lord who works out of Mexico. The two face off on opposite sides of the border, Jack determined to clean up the drug traffic, and Cash equally determined to preserve his lucrative business.
Abduction of Kari Swenson, The (1987) as Sheriff France
A television movie, based on fact, about Olympic athlete Kari Swenson who, while training, was abducted and imprisoned by mountain men. After being captured by Don Nichols and his son Dan, with the intent of making her the younger man's wife, Kari Swenson is chained to a tree. During a rescue attemp
Talk Radio (1987) as Dino
The film centers around the volatile life and career of an abrasive late-night radio talk show host.
LBJ: The Early Years (1987) as Samuels
A television movie about the political career of Lyndon Johnson from 1934 until his ascension to the Presidency in 1963. The story begins in 1934 when Johnson is a secretary to a Texas congressman and while he's courting Ladybird Taylor, with whom he later eloped. Johnson returns to Washington in 19
Dalton: Code of Vengeance (1986) as Tommy Honus
A television movie, a sequel to the 1985 NBC movie, "Code of Vengeance," again about David Dalton, a Vietnam veteran who travels the back roads asking only to be left alone, until he helps a friend find her husband, a former commanding officer who's now aiding a para-military army, the New Patriots.
Thompson's Last Run (1986)
The venerable Western plot about the aging lawman tracking down and bringing in his long-ago pal who had turned bad and now was an escaped convict gets a fresh reworking thanks to the strong presences of both Robert Mitchum (as a safecracker who'd been sent up for life, only to be sprung by his long
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) as Sheriff Noakes
Recast and redirected recreations of four classic tales from the landmark "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" of three TV decades earlier, with introductions by a computer colorized Hitchcock himself (and voice-over narration by John Huston), comprised this television-movie anthology which became the pilot
Sweet Dreams (1985) as Bartender
The story of country singer Patsy Cline's rise to stardom and its effects on her marriage to a blue-collar husband.
Alamo Bay (1985) as Leroy
River Rat, The (1984) as Poley
Tender Mercies (1983) as Man At Motel
An alcoholic country star stranded in a small town finds love.
Face of Rage, The (1983) as Guard
Dianne Wiest is a rape victim, a schoolteacher and mother of two, who comes to grips with her fears and, at a crisis center, agrees to meet face-to-face with hardened rapists in an experimental therapy program.
Adam (1983) as Lieutenant Richard Hynds
The fact-based story of John and Reve Walsh who, following the kidnapping of their six-year-old son (later found murdered), prompted them to mount a national campaign and lobby in Congress to pass the Missing Children's Bill allowing parents access to the FBI's national crime computer. At the end of
Liar's Moon (1982)
When their families object to their getting married, a poor boy and a wealthy girl elope. But they soon learn that they are not ready for marriage and possibly are incompatible as a couple.
Broken Promise (1981) as Barnes
Chris Sarandon is a juvenile court services director who strives to fight the odds following his promise to young Melissa Michaelsen, a resourceful 11-year-old, to keep her and her four younger brothers and sisters together as a family after their parents abandoned them, despite bureaucrat George C
Crisis at Central High (1981) as Hildebrand
The historic 1957 federal-state controversy over the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, as seen through the eyes of Elizabeth Huckaby, one of the teachers and girls' vice principal. Based on Mrs. Huckaby's journals, this film brought another Emmy Award nomination as Outstan
North Dallas Forty (1979) as Joseph Rindquist
Phillip Elliot is a wide receiver for the Dallas Bulls whose cynical outlook and strong independent streak are considered liabilities by the team''s coaches and owner. Now near the end of his career, Elliot is relying on heavy doses of painkillers to get him through the games. He is well aware of how impersonal professional football has become, but when management benches him after they have manipulated him into training a teammate, Elliot is faced with the decision of whether he should continue with his career or move on.
Bermuda Triangle, The (1978) as Hicks

Film Production - Main (feature film)

La Gamine (1992) as Still Photographer
A 15-year old girl on the run from the law, enlists the aid of an ex-cop-turned-cropduster-pilot to help her clear her name for a murder she didn't commit.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Liar's Moon (1982)
When their families object to their getting married, a poor boy and a wealthy girl elope. But they soon learn that they are not ready for marriage and possibly are incompatible as a couple.

Cast (special)

Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid, The (1981) as Reporter
Based on an award-winning Coca-Cola commercial, the program relates the story of a nine-year-old boy who learns about values, discipline, and relationships when he is temporarily adopted by football star Mean Joe Greene, along with the other members of his team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. The men, in

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Larry McMurtry's Streets of Laredo (1995) as Sheriff Bob Jekyll
The third installment in the "Lonesome Dove" saga features Woodrow F. Call, now a wizened bounty hunter, hired to track down and kill brilliant young Mexican bandit, Joey Garza.
Fire Next Time, The (1993) as Mayor Thibodeaux
Set in the future, the story follows the struggles of a Louisiana family facing the effects of a massive hurricane and the results of global warming.
North and South: Book II (1986) as Salem Jones
The two American families introduced in the miniseries "North and South" -- the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina -- are swept into the ferocious conflict and turbulent passions of the Civil War in this six-part, twelve-hour miniseries. The story plunges the Mains, South Caroli
North and South (1985) as Salem Jones
A twelve-hour miniseries, adapted from John Jakes' best-selling novel, that depicts the turbulent historical background of conflict between the North and the South during the years 1842 to 1861. Orry Main, a young southern West Point cadet, establishes a life-long friendship with a fellow cadet, nor

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

John Jakes' Heaven and Hell: North and South, Part III (1994) as Keyes
The latest installment in the John Jakes trilogy of novels focuses on the post-Civil War era. Follows the exploits of the Hazards and the Mains through the Reconstruction era and into the Indian territories of the Western frontier.

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