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Also Known As: Died: May 27, 2006
Born: May 4, 1939 Cause of Death: mesothelioma
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Miracle at Sage Creek (2007)
A family Christmas drama set in 1888 Wyoming. Two families must overcome prejudice and tragedy when a special miracle saves the life of a small boy.
Abominable (2006)
A man recovering from a mountain climbing accident is trapped in a remote cabin in the woods where he sees the legendary Abominable Snowman and must save a group of college girls when the monster goes on a bloody rampage.
National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002) as Professor Mcdoogle
Van Wilder might be starting his seventh year at Coolidge College, but graduation is the furthest thing from his mind. Armed with a personal assistant and a coterie of admirers, Van has reached the status of living legend on campus, throwing bashes that make geeks popular, raising money for charity
Not Another Teen Movie (2001) as Richard Vernon
What a year at John Hughes High! The Wasp football team goes all the way -- into the cellar, that is, when quarterback Jake Wyler makes an errant pass and Reggie Ray racks up his umpteenth concussion. Things perk up at a dazzling year-end prom when conjoined twins Kara and Sally Fratelli are crowned prom queens. Other highlights from this year include a nasty toilet explosion that drops in the middle of Mr. Keller''s English class, Jake fails to seduce Janey with a human whipped cream sundae and Janey is apprehended by police after Jake''s moving serenade of Aerosmith''s "Janey''s Got a Gun". Many new faces deck the halls this year, including Sadie, a 90 year-old undercover reporter and foreign exchange student Areola, who becomes the object of lust for all American nerds. Malik continues to be the "token black guy," Catherine is still in love with her brother, Bruce still thinks he''s Asian, and Ox is still a virgin...
Brutal Truth, The (2000) as Mr Forester
After losing touch in the decade following graduation, nine high school friends are reunited by a mysterious invitation from Emily, the nucleus of the group.
Red Letters (2000) as Dean Van Buren
A college professor runs into trouble when he becomes penpals with a female convict. When she escapes, he decides to help her. Claiming she is innocent of murdering her lover's wife, the professor becomes entwined in an increasingly twisted mystery.
No Code of Conduct (2000) as Bagwell
Two undercover cops trying to crack a Phoenix drug ring must also battle smugglers and crooked officials.
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998) as Father G
The Russian Mafia are after a stolen piece of high-tech software that's the key to counterfeiting millions in cash.
Day at the Beach (1997) as Detective Johnson
Jimmy, a hapless worker in a New York ravioli factory, dreams of improving his station in life. While shooting a scene on a bridge for a super low-budget mobster movie, he and his friends John and Chuck accidentally cause the death of a passing fisherman. With one friend ready to run and the other r
Shadow Conspiracy (1997) as Blythe
Bobby Bishop, a major player in Washington, D.C., begins his day as the most trusted advisor to the President of the United States and within hours, is hunted down by a ruthless professional killer determined to carry out a covert mission. Bishop finds himself running for his life in a maze of chaos and confusion. Trusting no one, other than his mentor Jack Conrad, and his former girlfriend Amanda Givens, Bishop uncovers a terrifying conspiracy and finds himself caught up in the machinations of a plot that threatens the very foundation of our government.
Money Talks (1997) as Officer Pickett
On the weekend of his wedding, tabloid television journalist James Russell is in need of a scoop. He finds it when a famous jewel thief, Villard, escapes from prison while handcuffed to Franklin Hatchett, a ticket scalper. Once the burglar and Franklin are separated, the latter teams up with Russell to locate a Villard''s hidden cache of diamonds.
Digital Man (1995)
When terrorists hijack the codes for nuclear missile silos, the army sends Digital Man, an untested military android, in to stop them. The operation is initially successful, however, Digital Man goes astray in a small town and begins eliminating everything he sees. It's up to a special forces unit t
Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994)
Based on the series of theatrical films following the adventures of a group of "nerds." This telefilm depicts the impending wedding of nerd Booger Dawson.
Waiter, The (1994)
The story of a guy who comes to Hollywood to become a waiter and almost becomes an actor.
In the Living Years (1994) as Tony
A young man discovers that his parents' divorce when he was a boy is negatively affecting not only his life, but his potential marriage to the woman he loves. He writes a very painful letter to his father in an attempt to resolve the estrangement between them, so that he can move forward with his li
There Goes My Baby (1994) as Mr Burton
Told from the point of view of the class valedictorian, Mary Beth, the story follows a group of high school seniors during the 1965 Watts riots.
Running Cool (1993)
Two freewheeling bikers unexpectedly find themselves joining an old buddy in a struggle to protect his beautiful wetlands property from an unscrupulous developer.
Wild Cactus (1993) as Brenner
A vacationing couple get caught up in a dangerous relationship with a murderous ex-con and his beautiful partner.
Boiling Point (1993) as Transaction Man
Story of a cop who seeks revenge on the counterfeiting conman who killed his partner.
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) as Fbi Agent
Take off on the "Lethal Weapon" series of films.
Badge of Silence: Maniac Cop III (1993)
You have the right to remain slaughtered! New York City is home to the Statue of Liberty, the UN and an unkillable lunatic with a badge, a gun and a grudge against his fellow cops.
Majority Rule (1992)
A general, the first American woman to lead troops in combat, becomes a national hero and runs for president.
Wishman (1992)
The story of a lost genie in search of his bottle.
Rich Girl (1991) as Marvin Wells
A spoiled, wealthy girl falls for a rock 'n' roll singer in the club where she works.
Fourth Story (1991) as Lieutenant Petkavich
A woman teams up with a private detective to find her missing husband.
Winner Takes All (1990) as Cody Pearson
A detective named B.L. Stryker seeks the murderer of the father of a high school football star.
Miami Blues (1990) as Sergeant Frank Lackley
The story of a criminal who wants to go straight but can't quite make it, and the ex-hooker he falls in love with.
Night Games (1989) as Broussard
An ex-cop tries to stop a serial killer before he strikes again.
Ghost Chase (1988) as Stan Gordon
Warren McCloud and his friend Fred are two young horror filmmakers who are constantly in need of cash. Warren discovers his grandfather has left him a huge inheritance, but it ultimately amounts to nothing but a measly pawn ticket. Or so they think! The pawn ticket lead them on a wild "ghost chase
Johnny Be Good (1988) as Coach Wayne Hisler
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
Die Hard (1988) as Dwayne T Robinson
Detective John McClane inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife's office is taken over by German terrorists, lead by the devilish Hans Gruber.
She's Having A Baby (1988) as Howard
The trials and tribulations of a couple awaiting the arrival of their firstborn.
Forever, Lulu (1987) as Robert
Story of a down and out writer in New York City who achieves sudden fame and fortune through a bizarre chain of events.
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987) as Jay Sprinsteen
Seven years ago, a senator and his social-climbing wife sent their son Morgan to boarding school and have routinely ignored him ever since. When the holidays arrive this year, Morgan once again gets the sad news that they are too busy to have him come home, but then change their minds and ask him to
Challenge of a Lifetime (1985) as John Schoonover
Penny Marshall stars as a lovable eccentric who becomes obsessed with competing in Hawaii's Ironman Triathlon -- a grueling day-long sports contest that consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile running race -- and her teenaged son encourages her to "go for it!" Much of the m
Breakfast Club, The (1985) as Richard Vernon
A diverse group of high schoolers forced to spend detention on a Saturday in the library. Forced to make the best of their circumstances, they learn to understand each other and discover that in spite of their initial differences, they actually share many common feelings and problems.
Tender Mercies (1983) as Reporter
An alcoholic country star stranded in a small town finds love.
Trading Places (1983) as Beeks
Wealthy brothers conspire to switch the fortunes of a young investor and a man from the hood.
Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981) as Detective
Murphy is an honest policeman whose beat is the dangerous South Bronx. He performs his job well and treats people with dignity in the the drug and gang infested neighborhood. But Murphy's superior officers maintain a policy of brutality in dealing with the locals. After he sees a fellow officer murd
Pursuit Of D.B. Cooper, The (1981) as Remson
Jim Meade is a former Army man who has an imaginive robbery plan. Boarding an airliner under the name "D.B. Cooper," Meade hijacks the plane, holds it for $200,000 in ransom, and then parachutes into the woods near where his wife lives. Having recently separated, the couple reconcile and start to he
Arthur (1981) as Executive
A childlike millionaire must choose between keeping his fortune and marrying a girl from the wrong side of the tracks.
He Knows You're Alone (1980) as Daley
A killer stalks a brides-to-be.
Great Santini (1979) as Lieutenant Sammy
A marine has problems adjusting to domestic life during peacetime.
Vigilante Force (1976) as Michael Loonius
Tired of being harassed by lawless oilworkers in the area, the citizens of a small town in California turn to a Vietnam veteran for help. Other veterans join him and they do bring order to the town, but eventually the group of vigilantes take over control and have to be removed before life can get back to normal.
Doc Savage: The Man Of Bronze (1975) as Long Tom
Doc and his team battle Captain Seas for control of a fabulous resource.

Cast (special)

Starting Now (1989) as Harold
An aspiring young actress in Manhattan works as a production assistant for a local children's show and shares an apartment with a down-and-out yuppie and an Italian police officer.
Anything For Love (1985) as Larry Worth
Dot Bailey and Elaine Monty, two Dayton, Ohio, beauticians wrestle with the problems of work, men, and family. Dot attempts to rekindle a romance with an old flame.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

False Arrest (1991) as Arthur Ross (Part 1)
A miniseries based on the true story of an Arizona housewife who was wrongly convicted of murdering her husband's business partner.
Spooner (1989) as Dean Roland Hyde
Doubletake (To Be Deleted) (1985) as Howie Henley
A New York cop is challenged by a bizarre double murder in which two women, a prostitute and a prim teacher, are killed on the same night, decapitated, and their heads switched, in this two-part four-hour thriller based on William Bayer's bestseller, "Switch." The book's title also was to have been
Ike: The War Years (1979) as Captain Ernest "Tex" Lee
Eisenhower the military man is the focus of this TV miniseries, his relationship with the other wartime leaders, and, very discreetly, his personal relationship with his driver, Kay Summersby. "Ike" came up with five Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Cinematography (Part 2), Outstanding Film Editi

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