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Born: November 22, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Majestic, The (2001) as Leo Kubelsky
Hollywood screenwriter Peter Appleton, a staff writer at HHS Studios in 1951, is an ambitious up-and-comer. His first produced screenplay, a B-movie swashbuckler entitled "Sand Pirates of the Sahara," has just opened on a double bill with John Huston's adventure, "The African Queen," at Grauman's Ch
Men Named Milo, Women Named Greta (2000)
Stood up, our hero remains open to unimagined possibilities - and they unfold generously.
Ninth Gate, The (2000) as Witkin
Dean Corso is known forhis skill in locating rare books for wealthy collectors. His newest mission: to find the last two volumes of a legendary manual of satanic invocation.
Get a Job (1998)
Jay is a young slacker who has to get a job in order to receive his inheritance. Rather than physically work, he fabricates an imaginary job in order to convince the attorney in charge of his trust fund.
Obsession (1997) as Simon Frischmuth
An Englishman travels to Germany in search of his grandfather.
Wild Side (1996) as Dan Rackman
A beautiful young woman leads a daring double life that leads her down a silken path of sex, scandal and greed. Bank executive by day -- high priced call-girl at night -- Alex gets in deeper than she ever imagined when she meets charismatic millionaire Bruno Buckingham and his stunning, enigmatic wi
Crime of the Century (1996) as Lieutenant James Finn
Exploration of the kidnapping and murder of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh's infant child. Bruno Richard Hauptmann, a German immigrant, was convicted and executed in what may have been a miscarriage of American justice. Based on the book "The Airman and the Carpenter" by Sir Ludovic Kennedy.
Diabolique (1996) as Leo Kaztman
Nicole and Mia are two very different women, but they have something in common. Both of them are sleeping with Guy Baran--and both of them are sick of his domination in their lives. Nicole is Guy''s mistress. Sexy and self-assured, she was first drawn to Guy''s magnetism--and then disgusted by his lies and selfishness. Mia is Guy''s wife. A timid former nun with a weak heart, she is nearly suicidal over Guy''s blatant infidelities, his constant cruel humiliation of her and his arrogant sexual demands. Then one day Nicole and Mia decide to free themselves from Guy''s sadistic embrace once and for all. Nicole devises a murder scheme that seems foolproof, but in its aftermath Nicole and Mia each discover things about Guy--and about each other--that they''d never imagined. Then a brash, unconventional detective starts looking into Guy''s disappearance. Finally, a terrifying series of clues begin to suggest that Guy may not be dead after all... and he may be coming back to deal with both of them.
Stuart Saves His Family (1995) as Maitre D'
When Stuart Smalley tangles with his "rage-aholic" station manager, he loses his public access TV show. This triggers one of his characteristic "shame spirals," and things go from bad to worse when a favorite old aunt dies, leaving a meager inheritance, which prompts Stuart to return home to Minneap
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995) as Vinnie Verdici
An on-the-lam convict connects with Johnny Destiny and journeys to Las Vegas, where the convict hopes to gather his share of the loot from the job that landed him in jail in the first place. The money, however, has been stolen, and the convict must dodge the law and mob kingpins while attempting to
Patriots (1994) as Eagleman
A 20-year-old French Jew disappears from home to join Mossad, the notoriously tough and efficient Israeli secret service organization.
Family Prayers (1993) as Cantor
Coming-of-age drama set in 1969 about a Jewish family that moves from New York to a suburb of Los Angeles.
Cyborg II: Glass Shadows (1993) as Martin Dunn
The evil chairman of Pinwheel Robotics plans--with the help of one of his own cyborgs, rigged with an explosive called Glass Shadow--to destroy the headquarters of his business competitor, Kobyashi Robotics.
Citizen Cohn (1992) as Abe Feller
Based on the life of Roy Cohn, the controversial lawyer and former assistant to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Jack and His Friends (1992) as Jack
After discovering that his wife has been unfaithful with everyone from the ferry captain to the milkman, a man is kidnapped by a couple on the lam.
Miracle Beach (1992)
A down-on-his-luck yuppie-to-be discovers a magic lamp that grants all his superficial wishes, but in the end it is true love that becomes most important to him.
Until the End of the World (1991) as Bernie
Two fugitives run off with a machine that records dreams.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Reporter
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
Club Fed (1990) as Harrison Farnsworth Iv
A murdered gangster's girlfriend is framed and sent to the new minimum security prison.
Let It Ride (1989) as Bernie Greenberg
Story of a horse racing gambler who hits the jackpot.
Night Visitor (1989) as Zachary Willard
After witnessing one of his teachers murder a call girl, a high school student cannot get the police to believe him.
Chief Zabu (1988) as Ben Sydney
Small-time businessman tries to get into big business by becoming involved in an emerging African nation.
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) as Harold Lutz
Detroit cop Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is watching the news on TV when the reporter tells a story that Axel''s friend, Beverly Hills police Captain Andrew Bogomil (Ronny Cox), has been shot. Axel heads out to Beverly Hills to visit Bogomil in the hospital, and is reunited with Bogomil''s daughter Jan (Alice Adair). Axel is also reunited with Det. Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and Sgt. John Taggart (John Ashton). Axel, Rosewood, and Taggart soon discover that the alphabet robberies are being masterminded by weapons kingpin Maxwell Dent (Jurgen Prochnow), and Dent had sent his fiancee Karla Fry (Brigitte Nielsen) to kill Bogomil because he had been after Dent.
Growing Pains: Number One (1987) as The Principal
In this film about the natural curiosity of children, little boys and girls take their clothes off with each other and get in trouble with their parents and teachers.
You Ruined My Life (1987) as Uncle Howie
A rambunctious 11-year-old, raised in Las Vegas, has problems staying out of trouble in the various private schools in which she's enrolled. After Minerva is kicked out of another school, she returns home to her uncle Howie, who is quite exasperated over the situation. They find out that if Minerva
Killer In The Mirror (1986) as District Attorney Randall Hale
A television movie about a struggling antiques dealer and her rich and devious twin sister. Years ago, Samantha stole Karen's lover and married him. After Samantha drowns in a boating accident, Karen steps into her sister's life -- that of a wealthy widow -- but when Karen discovers that Samantha ha
Desert Bloom (1986) as Mr Mosol
Irreconcilable Differences (1984) as Phil Hanner
Teachers (1984) as Rosenberg
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Abbadabba Berman
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
The Black Stallion Returns (1983) as Kurr
A teen-aged boy braves a series of adventures to recover his beloved horse.
Get Crazy (1983) as Max Wolfe
Deadhead Miles (1982) as Juicy Brucey
A picaresque tale in which a trucker steals a truck, picks up a tramp for company and heads west. En route he encounters an array of bizarre characters including a mysterious man in black, who drives a hearse and seems to incarnate the American past.
State of Things, The (1982) as Gordon
A satirical look at the madness of filmmaking in which a crew shooting a post-apocalyptic sci-fi flick called "The Survivors" runs out of money (and patience) and the director is forced to fly to the even more apocalyptic Hollywood looking for funds.
One From the Heart (1982) as Restaurant Owner
In Las Vegas, Franny, a Fremont Street travel agent, dreams of taking off to the exotic locales to which she sends her clients. Meanwhile, her husband Hank is preoccupied with the purchase of their spacious, slightly seedy Spanish Moderne home as a good investment. Their anniversary forces the dream
Continental Divide (1981) as Howard Mcdermotte
Ernice is a Chicago newspaper columnist who regularly reports on the corrupt behavior of local politicians. When one of his pieces about a crooked alderman proves too controversial, the paper sends Ernie out to the Rocky Mountains to write a lightweight article about reclusive ornithologist Nell Porter. Nell wants no part of the project and orders Ernie to leave, but since his guide is gone and won''t return for weeks, she relents and allows him to stay. Forced to put up with each other''s company, the two find a way to tolerate the situation, and eventually fall in love.
Leave 'Em Laughing (1981) as Dr Arthur Abrams
Mickey Rooney is real-life clown Jack Thum who, with his devoted wife Shirlee, cared for dozens of homeless children --37 of them over the years--in the Chicago area, all of whom come back to visit when they discover he's terminally ill. The film reunited Rooney with another former child star from
Stunt Man, The (1980) as Sam
A disturbed Vietnam vet stumbles upon a movie set and pretends to be a stunt man for an egocentric director.
One-Trick Pony (1980) as Cal Van Damp
Ten years ago Jonah has his last hit song, now he is reduced to opening for punk rock bands. His record company is badgering him to write a song that will sell, so Jonah sells out his talent and follows the advise of a trendy music producer. While he tries to get his career back on track, the divorced Jonah manages to see his son on a regular basis, attempts to improve his personal life, and tries to adjust to the social change around him. .
Ring of Passion (1978) as Damon Runyon
A fact-based drama about the two Louis-Schmeling heavyweight fights and the way both boxers became unwilling symbols of political ideologies just prior to World War II.
Brink's Job, The (1978) as Vinnie Costa
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...
Nowhere to Run (1978) as Herbie Stoltz
A disgruntled husband devises a winning blackjack system as part of an elaborate scheme to leave his overbearing, unfaithful wife and start a new life, despite the fact that she has hired an inept, down-at-the-heels private detective to keep an eye on him.
Skateboard (1977) as Manny Bloom
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976) as Harry Fishbine
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. The result is ruthless competition between several companies.
Commitment, The (1976)
Steve is a salesman with problems. His wife is putting pressure on him to move up the ladder both socially and economically. Steve would like to accommodate her, but he is saddled with debts that he is struggling to pay.
Serpico: The Deadly Game (1976) as Professor
This was the pilot for the 1976-77 "Serpico" series with David Birney, in the role originated on the screen by Al Pacino, as the New York undercover cop battling corruption in and out of the department.
Million Dollar Rip-Off, The (1976) as Lieutenant Ralph Fogherty
Prinze, in his only dramatic film role, is an ex-con electronics whiz who, with the aid of four female accomplices, steals a bundle from the Chicago Transit Authority, much to the annoyance of a dyspeptic detective who has been keeping an eye on him since he left prison. The original story, interest
Gable and Lombard (1976) as Louis B Mayer
When leading man Clark Gable and comedienne Carole Lombard meet at a party, they take an instant dislike to each other and she punches him in the jaw. But fate continues to bring the couple together and eventually they fall in love. However, their romance is marred by the fact that Gable is married
Nashville (1975) as Barnett
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent''s political campaign.
Paco (1975)
The Front Page (1974) as Kruger
A ruthless editor tries to get his top reporter to cover one more crime story before retirement.
Busting (1974) as Rizzo
Michael Keneely and Patrick Farrel are partners on the L.A. vice-squad. Most of their work involves busting call girls, employees in massage parlors, and homosexuals. After working this detail for some time, they come to the conclusion that crime boss Carl Rizzo is responsible for most of the crime in Los Angeles, and begin to harass him mercilessly. Unfortunately, this makes them not only the targets of the entire criminal population in the city, but of the police department, too.
Virginia Hill Story, The (1974) as Leo Ritchie
The fact-based story of Virginia Hill, girlfriend of notorious Las Vegas gangster Bugsy Siegel, who was slain gangland style in 1947.
The Conversation (1974) as [William P.] Bernie Moran
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.
Marcus-Nelson Murders, The (1973) as Mario Portello
The acclaimed TV adaptation of Selwyn Raab's book based on the Wylie-Hoffert murders in Manhattan in 1963, resulting in the case that ultimately led to the Supreme Court's Miranda decision three years later. Both director Sargent and writer Mann won Emmy Awards, and Telly Savalas received a nominati
Slither (1973)
An ex-con and his misfit team search the underbelly of American life for a cache of embezzled loot.
Top of the Heap (1972) as The Taxi Driver
George Lattimer is proud to be one of the few African American policemen in the Washington DC force. But he is not well-liked by his colleagues or with the people on the street. When he is passed over for a promotion, George is furious and channels his anger into a violent one-man campaign against s
The Candidate (1972) as [Howard] Klein
A senate candidate''s ideals weaken as his position in the polls gets stronger.
Footsteps (1972) as Brewster
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972) as Vic
A straight-jacketed corporate man escapes his humdrum existence by becoming a tap-dancing magician.
Bananas (1971) as Man on cross
A New York nebbish gets mixed up in a South American revolution to impress the woman he loves.
Cry Uncle (1971) as Jake Masters
The Organization (1971) as Benjy
When a group of revolutionaries fighting the drug rackets are framed for murder, detective Virgil Tibbs steps in to clear their names.
Taking Off (1971) as Norman
Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Roommates (1971) as Martin Axborough
A group of teenagers who are fed up with the world that the adult establishment has created move in with each other.
Believe in Me (1971) as Stutter
Young marrieds become addicted to speed.
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) as Dress shop proprietor
When a bookworm gets a prostitute evicted, she moves into his apartment.
Hi, Mom! (1970) as Joe Banner
De Niro plays Vietnam Vet. John Rubin. Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads him to fall in with a radical 'Black Power' group, which in turn leads him to carry out a bizarre act of urban terrorism!
Putney Swope (1969) as Elias, Jr.
An unexpected member of the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge.
Greetings (1968) as Smut peddler
An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making.

Writer (feature film)

Cry Uncle (1971) as Additional Dialogue

Music (feature film)

State of Things, The (1982) as Song Performer ("Hollywood Hollywood")
A satirical look at the madness of filmmaking in which a crew shooting a post-apocalyptic sci-fi flick called "The Survivors" runs out of money (and patience) and the director is forced to fly to the even more apocalyptic Hollywood looking for funds.
State of Things, The (1982) as Song
A satirical look at the madness of filmmaking in which a crew shooting a post-apocalyptic sci-fi flick called "The Survivors" runs out of money (and patience) and the director is forced to fly to the even more apocalyptic Hollywood looking for funds.

Cast (special)

Never Again (1984) as Mitchell Franklin
The story follows incidents in the lives of Abby Cartwright, Larry Newman, and Mitchell Franklin, three singles who share adjoining apartments. In the pilot episode, Larry and Mitch attempt to console Abby, who is suffering from the traumas of a recent divorce.
Sonny Boy (1974) as Sonny Waller
The story of Gregory "Sonny" Waller, a 35-year-old mama's boy, bitter and frustrated with his life but too spineless to move out of his mom's house.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sins (1986) as Adam Gore
A seven-hour, three-part miniseries recounting the experiences of Helene Junot, head of a fashion magazine publishing house. Junot must deal with enemies from her past, as they threaten the success of her empire.

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