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Cast (feature film)

Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play, The (1996) as Zuckerman
Television movie based on the series "The Rockford Files." Rockford attempts to help his friend, Babs prove that her son was murdered by a mobster. After Babs is murdered, Rockford uses clues from her diary to help his investigation and enrolls in a Criminal Behavior Class to learn more about the ca
Crime of the Century (1996) as Albert Osborn Sr
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.
Murder in the First (1995) as Warden James Humson
Based on the true story of Henri Young, a petty criminal who, within hours of his release from a three-year stint in solitary confinement, murders the man he believes responsible for his horrifying ordeal. Transferred from Alcatraz to the San Francisco city jail, Young''s defense is undertaken by James Stamphill, an idealistic and privileged young lawyer who is determined to reveal the brutality of his client''s imprisonment.
Junior (1994) as Edward Sawyer
A dedicated research scientist gets much more than he bargained for when an enterprising gynecologist persuades him to become the first human test subject for a wonder drug that ensures healthy pregnancies.
Empty Cradle (1993) as Mr Spizey
A nurse kidnaps a baby in a desperate attempt to keep her lover and makes it appear as though the real mother gave birth to a stillborn child. Inspired by a true story.
Dave (1993) as House Majority Leader
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.
Jack the Bear (1993) as Grandpa Glickes
Story of the relationships between two sons and their father, who moves the family to California and becomes a tv horror show host after the death of his wife.
Mistress (1992) as Stratland Sr
The adventures of a filmmaker trying to get his film project off the ground.
Megaville (1990) as Dr Vogel
Thriller set in a huge, faceless city of the future where a remote-controlled human hitman gets a taste of freedom.
Shannon's Deal (1989)
A television movie pilot in which a Philadelphia lawyer loses his partnership in a prestigious law firm and tries to start over again with his own small, private practice. However, his plan to start over is short-lived when he inadvertently becomes involved in an international drugs-for-arms scheme,
Incident At Dark River (1989) as Otto Wilshke
A man's daughter dies as a result of toxic waste dumping. His determination to uncover the truth causes him to be maligned in the press, attacked by the powerful management of the town's only factory and estranged from his wife.
My Wicked, Wicked Ways... The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) as Michael Curtiz
This lively if rather questionable adaptation of Errol Flynn's autobiography, mixing the usual television amalgam of real-life figures, fictitious ones and those with "names changed to protect the innocent (and guilty)" had a relative unknown Canadian actor (and fair lookalike) swashing and buckling
Perfect (1985) as Charlie
A "Rolling Stone" reporter, out to do an expose of LA's health clubs, meets an attractive aerobics instuctor and becomes smitten with her, but winning her over is no easy challenge.
Million Dollar Face, The (1981) as Dr Sidney Gelson
Tony Curtis is the ruthless head of a cosmetics firm, Kiss of Gold, locked in fierce competition with his arch-rival, Glamour, Inc., that happens to be run by his former lover Lee Grant, and finds his company in the grip of a power struggle among his executives (one of whom, unbeknownst to him, is t
Blood Beach (1981) as Dr Dimitrios
Stunts Unlimited (1980) as Axel Kalb
A group of Hollywood stunt performers are recruited by former U.S. Intelligence agent Glenn Corbett to retrieve a stolen laser gun from a notorious arms dealer in this pilot to a prospective series. One member of the team, Sam J. Jones, is best remembered for playing "Flash Gordon" in the 1982 movie
Blue Sunshine (1979) as Lieutenant Jennings
Tainted LSD leads to a series of shocking murders.
The Champ (1979) as Charlie Goodman
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
Beggarman, Thief (1979) as Niendorf
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
Silver Streak (1976) as Johnson/Professor Schreiner
A book editor takes a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, looking forward to a restful trip. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an undercover FBI agent, becomes the target of the real murderer and enlists the help of a car thief to help him save himself and his new girlfriend.
Carrie (1976) as Mr Morton
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
Return to Earth (1976) as Al Davis
A dramatization of the true story of Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin who, two years after his historic moon landing in 1969, suffered a nervous breakdown and was hospitalized for psychiatric treatment, ultimately losing his wife and children.
Great Texas Dynamite Chase, The (1976) as Hotel Clerk
Victory at Entebbe (1976) as Mordecai Gur
The first of two dramatic re-creations of the July 4, 1976 Israeli lightning raid on the airport at Entebbe, Uganda, to rescue a planeload of hostages who had been taken by Palestinian hijackers. Rushed into release, this was shown initially on videotape and later converted to film for theatrical sh
Cornbread, Earl & Me (1975)
A hoop-dreaming, studious inner-city teen is shot down in error by a black cop and his white partner--an event traumatically witnessed by a neighborhood kid.
Kate McShane (1975) as Dr Nate Tishman
A flamboyant Denver lady lawyer, with the help of her father, a retired cop who does the leg work for her investigations, and her brother, a Jesuit priest and university law professor, unravels a murder case of a society woman who allegedly stabbed her husband. This was the pilot for Anne Meara's sh
This Is the West That Was (1974) as Carmedly
A lighthearted look at the saga of Wild Bill Hickok and his relationship with Calamity Jane as he is targeted for revenge by some tough gunfighters.
High Plains Drifter (1973) as Mayor Hobart
A mysterious gunman signs on to protect a small town from bandits.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972) as Del Gue
An ex-soldier moves to the Colorado wilderness but cannot escape civilization.
The New Centurions (1972) as Landlord
Rookie Los Angeles policeman Roy is being taught the ropes by Kilvinsky, an old pro who is about to retire and wants to train Roy to take over for him when he leaves the force. But Roy is not at his best due to his recent divorce, so takes extra work on Kilvinsky''s part.
What's Up, Doc? (1972) as Fritz
The accidental mix up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.
The Traveling Executioner (1970) as Willy Herzallerliebst
An executioner is seduced by a woman marked for his portable electric chair in the 1918 Deep South.
The Hustler (1961) as Preacher
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
The Young Don't Cry (1957) as Billy
An orphaned teen tries to help a wrongly convicted man who's escaped from prison.

Cast (special)

Lower Berth (1990) as Sideshow Owner
A segment of the horror anthology series for HBO, "Tales From the Crypt." The unscrupulous owner of a traveling sideshow learns that his horribly mutated attraction is suffering from a terminal illness. Further troubles arise when a mysterious stranger offers him a stolen Egyptian mummy with a curse
Gabe and Walker (1981) as Chef
The story of Gabe Peterson and Marion Walker, the owners of a contemporary but financially troubled horse ranch in California. In the pilot episode, Gabe and Walker struggle to protect their G&W Ranch from Cintrex Company developers who seek their land for a shopping plaza.
Big Bend Country (1981) as Sam Purdy
The story, set in 1865, follows the adventures of Ian McGregor, a battle-weary Confederate soldier who brings his family to Big Bend, Tennessee, to begin a new life. In the pilot episode, the McGregors' new found peace is shattered when marauders attack and destroy their home.
Tartuffe (1978) as Orgon
The Circle in the Square production of Moliere's comic portrait of the scoundrel Tartuffe, a religious fraud who bilks a wealthy old man who is seeking to buy his way into God's favor.
Hazard's People (1976) as Robert F Powell; The District Attorney
The story of John Hazard, a criminal attorney whose style and flair sets him apart from his peers in the legal profession. In the pilot episode, Hazard and his three associates seek to help Dr. Carl DeLacy, a noted surgeon who has been accused of murdering his mistress.
Enemies (1974) as Michail Skrobotov
Diagnosis: Danger (1963) as Sergeant Boyle
The story of Dr. Daniel Dana, an officer with the county health service of a large metropolitan hospital. In the pilot episode, Dana attempts to discover the source of an outbreak of anthrax, an extremely infectious disease.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Cruel Doubt (1992) as Judge Watts
A two-part miniseries based on Joe McGinniss's nonfiction book. A family is torn apart when a woman discovers that her husband's murderer is a member of her own family.
Dream West (1986) as Trenor Park
A three-part miniseries about John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited woman who impelled him to dare undreamt-of feats, and the young nation they helped to shape. The story begins in 1839 when Fremont is chosen to lead the trek into the Oregon Territory with the help of Kit
Captains and the Kings (1976) as Gannon
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g
Captains and the Kings Part 5 & 6 (1976) as Gannon
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Dark Shadows (1991) as Professor Woodard
A television miniseries for NBC based on the original gothic horror series, "Dark Shadows," which aired on ABC from June 27, 1966 to April 2, 1971. Revolves around the residents of an isolated manor house in the sleepy seaboard town of Collinsport, Maine.
Winds of War, The (1983) as Real Estate Agent
Herman Wouk's best-selling 1971 epic about a fictional Navy family in the days leading up to Pearl Harbor came to TV in this 16-hour miniseries over seven nights (initially it had been planned for only twelve hours). At about $40-million, it was the single most expensive television event up to that

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