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Cast (feature film)

1.
Saved By the Bell -- Hawaiian Style (1992)
The teenagers from the NBC series, "Saved By the Bell," accept an invitation from Kelly's grandfather to visit his quaint Hawaiian resort.
2.
Without Her Consent (1990)
A true story of a young woman who is violently assaulted by a new acquaintance and whose fiance takes the law into his own hands.
3.
Nowhere to Run (1989)
Six high school seniors in a small Texas town in 1960 uncover a political secret that could affect an election.
4.
Shattered Spirits (1986) as Sergeant
Martin Sheen's chilling portrayal of an abusive drunk whose alcoholism tears apart his family, although his wife steadfastly denies there's a problem, gave this commanding drama its own sheen, as it were. In a small part is his real-life daughter, Renee Estevez, whom Dad later would direct in a dayt
5.
Second Serve (1986)
A television movie about Richard Radley, a father, surgeon, naval officer, and athlete, who underwent a sex-change operation to become the woman -- Renee Richards -- whom she felt had always been trapped in the body of a man. The film, based on Renee Richards' own account, describes the psychologica
6.
Micki & Maude (1984)
When both of his wives get pregnant, a bigamist struggles to keep them from meeting.
7.
Wild Life, The (1984)
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
8.
Nightmare on Elm Street, A (1984)
A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.
9.
Crackers (1984)
Sutherland is an unemployed security guard who pals around with a cadre of assorted misfits in the Mission District of San All the group members know Warden, who owns a pawnshop, but that doesn''t prevent their planning to rob his safe while he is visiting his mother.
10.
Something About Amelia (1984)
Controversial, highly publicized drama about incest, spotlighted at the time as TV''s "last taboo," with Ted Danson -- as far from his "Cheers" character of Sam Malone as imaginable -- playing the father accused by his teenage daughter of having sex with her. Original, more exploitive title was "Daddy''s Little Girl." Emmy Award nominations included Outstanding Drama Special, actor, actress, supporting actress (Zal), director, writer, composer and film editor.
11.
Prototype (1983) as Security Guard
In this contemporary reworking of the Frankenstein story, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Christopher Plummer kidnaps the humanoid he and his team have developed, after finding that the Pentagon, which bankrolled his research work, is about to re-program his creation (David Morse) for a destructive mi
12.
Wait Till Your Mother Gets Home! (1983)
Ex-high school football coach becomes a house-husband while his wife goes off to work in this comedy that pre-dated the similarly plotted theatrical movie "Mr. Mom" by nearly six months.
13.
Grace Kelly (1983)
This valentine to the Philadelphia socialite who hit it big in show business before giving up her career to marry Monaco's Prince Rainier in 1956 reportedly had Princess Grace's blessing, as well as her participation and input, until her death from a stroke and an automobile accident in September, 1
14.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
Though haunted by combat memories, heroic pilot Ted Striker agrees to return to the cockpit to man the controls of Mayflower One, America''s first commercial spacecraft. But, as soon as Mayflower One lifts off, an electrical malfunction sends the ship veering off course. A shaken Striker struggles to guide the shuttle through a treacherous asteroid belt, tame its failing computer systems and stop the disgruntled Joe Seluchi from detonating a deadly bomb on board.
15.
Mysterious Two, The (1982)
An extraterrestrial couple come to Earth to recruit misfits and adventurers for a trip to their galaxy in this prospective series pilot. John Forsythe and Priscilla Pointer are He and She, and James Stephens (Hart on "The Paper Chase") heads the guest cast of TV luminaries He and She try to entice t
16.
Mae West (1982)
Ann Jillian's portrait of legendary actress Mae West in this customarily white-washed TV biography, covering her flamboyant career through her triumphant Broadway return in "Diamond Lil" in 1948, won her an Emmy Award nomination. James Brolin plays Mae West's long-time lover and manager, Jim Timony,
17.
Something So Right (1982)
The adult male friend (a balding, paunchy, somewhat klutzy, middle-aged nightclub owner) that a woman at the Big Brother organization recruits for the troubled pre-teen son of a hard-working divorcee turns out to be more than she bargained for. His "average Joe" casting against image surprised James
18.
Drop-out Father (1982)
Successful advertising executive decides to get out of the rat race but the family rebels at the new lifestyle he outlines. He and his youngest daughter leave the suburbs for a Manhattan loft apartment while the rest of the brood -- wife and three kids -- re-evaluate the situation. For his engaging
19.
Carbon Copy (1981)
An executive's life takes an unexpected turn when his illegitimate son shows up.
20.
Fallen Angel (1981) as Desk Sergeant
Controversial child pornography drama involving a 13-year-old runaway and a photographer who induces her to pose for dirty pictures. One of the highest rated TV movies of its time, it received an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Drama Special.
21.
Callie & Son (1981) as Willie Chips
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
22.
Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
Mystery thriller about a bigoted community''s retribution against the town dummy, whom a group of vigilantes led by a mailman think did harm to a ten-year-old girl.
23.
Oklahoma City Dolls (1981)
Susan Blakely leads a rebellion among her sister factory workers for equal rights by forming a company football team for women and hires down-on-his-luck coach Eddie Albert to make them winners. Singer Waylon Jennings made his TV acting debut (although he had appeared periodically as The Balladeer on "The Dukes of Hazzard").
24.
Real American Hero (1978) as Grady Coker
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe
25.
Ruby and Oswald (1978)
A dramatic re-creation of the four-day span preceding and following the assassination of John Kennedy in November 1963, drawn from authenticated events and eye-witness accounts.
26.
Crash of Flight 401 (1978)
A dramatization of the jetliner crash into the Florida Everglades in December 1972, and the rescue of seventy-three passengers (103 died), made up primarily of recognizable TV personalities plus famed bandleader Artie Shaw in his TV-movie debut. This crash also was the basis for the earlier TV movie
27.
Uncle Joe Shannon (1978)
A struggling jazz musician is devastated by the deaths of his wife and child. He is on the verge of suicide when he meets a young man who with a physical disability. They become friends who provide each other with the support they need to get on with their lives.
28.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So they (six young girls from New Jersey) set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises and misfortunes but the young ladies are determined to reach to their idols...
29.
Mean Dog Blues (1978)
When his friend injures a little girl in a small southern town while driving drunk, country singer Paul agrees to state in court he had been driving. But his lawyer betrays him, and he ends up in a prison farm, sentenced to 5 years. Prison turns out as living hell, when Paul not only has to work hard in the heat of the day, but the sadistic foreman uses his prisoners to train his fighting dogs, who he loves more than anyone else. And there seems to be no chance of getting away...
30.
F.I.S.T. (1978)
A small-time union member trades his integrity for power within the organization.
31.
Delta County U.S.A. (1977)
Delta County is "Peyton Place" relocated in a staid southern community, with the communications barrier between the generations as solid as ever.
32.
Returning Home (1975) as Hank
A nostalgic war drama based on the 1946 Goldwyn classic "The Best Years of Our Lives," following three returning World War II veterans as they face the challenge of adjusting to civilian life. Coleman takes the Fredric March role and Selleck the part played by Dana Andrews, while non-professional ac
33.
Klansman, The (1974) as Martha'S Husband
A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in white sheets aren't intent on holding a fair and impartial trial, Garth takes to the woods as the Klansmen lynching party hunts him down.
34.
Walking Tall (1973)
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
35.
Rolling Man (1972)
Shaken by the death of his wife and the disappearance of his young sons while he spent four years in prison, a simple man tries to rebuild his life while searching for the missing boys.
36.
Escape (1971) as Customer
An escape artist and his sidekick/assistant attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist and thwart a dastardly plan to rule the world in this unsuccessful pilot to a proposed series.
37.
Wild Women (1970) as Sergeant Frame
Five female convicts are recruited to help secretly transport arms into a section of Texas occupied by the Mexican army in 1840.

Cast (special)

38.
Norma Rae (1981) as Bossman
A pilot based on the 1979 feature film of the same title about a woman's struggle to unionize the textile mill in which she works. In the pilot episode, titled "A Matter of the Heart," Frank Osborne, the father of Norma Rae's illegitimate son, brings her to court in an attempt to gain custody of the
39.
Ethel Is an Elephant (1980) as Keeper
While walking home, New York photographer Eugene Henderson crosses the path of an abandoned and injured baby elephant named Ethel. Noticing that the elephant is limping, Eugene removes a nail that is lodged in her foot. The grateful elephant follows Eugene home and creates a problem when Eugene trie

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

40.
King (1978)
A drama about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968. Aside from Billy Goldenberg's Emmy Award-winning score, there were nominations for Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson as Best Actor and Actress for their p

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