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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 13, 1992|
|Born:||March 4, 1941||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Hazen, Arkansas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A female defense attorney searches for a suspected thief-murderer who uses his connections to steal millions.
A pair of detectives team up to find the murderer of a Japanese businessman.
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
A thief is being sought by the police and other thieves for a priceless gem that he did not steal.
Two sets of identical twins, switched at birth, end up on opposite ends of a corporate labor power struggle.
After battling his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, Traxx decides to retire to a life of baking gourmet cookies. When he finds himself in need of money, Traxx decides to hire himself out as the "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas of its lowlife street scum.
A street-tough detective is out for justice, no matter what the cost.
Following the killing of his wife and son by brutal bikers, a young auto worker becomes a self-appointed avenger who metes out justice to criminals roaming the streets.
A Kansas City police lieutenant who is on the trail of a horde of underworld scumbags with a private detective that keeps getting in his way.
When his son winds up in jail for a crime he did not commit, a dedicated Army sergeant decides to take matters into his own hands and becomes a media hero for using his restored Sherman tank on the Georgia sheriff who framed his son.
During World War II, an African-American officer investigates a murder that may have been racially motivated.
Tough private eye Mike Hammer is out to clear his pal, Capt. Pat Chambers, who has become a scapegoat in a drug bust, in this second pilot to the 1980s Mike Hammer series that began shortly thereafter. The regular starring cast was in place for this one (Lindsay Bloom moving into the role of Velda,
Arms dealer, Eddie Muntz is attempting to sell war planes to a South American dictator, but in order to that, his girlfriend has to sleep with the dictator and his friend has to be convinced to do one more killing.
Psychiatrist Bonnie Franklin, dumped by her lover and finding she must counsel herself as a deserted woman, is thrown together with divorced landscape designer Robert Klein by her best friends, Tyne Daly and Peter Bonerz, but they have trouble making this made-in-heaven twosome stick. "Love in Bloom
The second TV-movie in 1983 using the title, "Happy Endings", explores the plight of a teenager who postpones his determination to become a songwriter so that he can keep his younger brother and two sisters together as a family following the death of their parents. Based on the true experiences of its producer-writer, Christopher Beaumont, one of the guiding forces behind TV''s "Fame," this film, initially titled "House of Cards," also was the pilot to a prospective series.
Mariette Hartley won an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of Candy Lightner, the California woman who spearheaded the drive for national anti-drunk driver legislation after her own young daughter became a hit-and-run victim. The film itself was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama Special.
An aspiring young singer naively takes a job in a Tokyo nightspot and is drawn into a white slavery ring in which the entertainers are forced into prostitution by the Yakuza, Japan's equivalent of the syndicate. This TV version of what long was a B-movie staple of an earlier generation ran through s
This time around the ill-fated aircraft of the original version, AIRPLANE!, is now a Moon-bound space shuttle but the same crew of loonies are still at the controls, along with some additional cameo appearances by such veteran stars as Sonny Bono, Chuck Connors, Rip Torn, Richard Jaeckel, Sandahl Bergman, John Dehner, and Jack Jones.
A restless teenager is arrested and jailed following a drunken binge, and his parents face a 40-day ordeal of trying to get him out after he is charged with assault after defending himself from the hardened criminals with whom he was locked up. Martin Sheen and real-life son Emilio Estevez acted tog
In the 1940s, con-man Fargo Gondorff is released from prison and ready for a new caper. His new, young accomplice, Jake Hooker, is a boxer. The two target Doyle Lonnegan and try to convince him to bet on Hooker in a boxing match.
A two-bit promoter tries to take a women''''s wrestling team to the top.
The growing popularity of the sword and sorcery genre in theatrical films, books and comics led to this comic book pilot to a proposed TV series and the first television movie to explore the fad. Other than George Kennedy, who plays the warrior hero's bloodsire, the performers were relatively unfami
Manfred Link is a particularly inept President of the United States whose family consists of an alcoholic wife and an oversexed daughter. When the First Family travels to the country of Upper Gorm in Africa, the daugther is kidnapped and Americans are taken as slaves.
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
Alcoholic police sergeant A.M. Valnikov is transferred from a homicide case to a burglary detail. Valnikov and his new partner Natalie are opposites, and initially do not get along. But as they overcome their differences to help solve the case, they find that they are attracted to each other.
The father of the groom drags the bride''''s father into a series of madcap adventures.
In the throes of a midlife crisis, a Hollywood songwriter becomes infatuated with a blonde beauty.
A news anchorwoman from the midwest comes to Hollywood to learn the truth about the death of her sister, the eleventh victim of a killer preying on aspiring actresses, and finds herself possibly the next one on his list, despite the help of an overworked cop. The film takes uncredited inspiration fr
A sparkling musical updating to World War II Harlem of the Cinderella story, featuring virtually an all-black cast, with an original score and several twists at the end. Charlaine Woodard and Nell-Ruth Carter later were reunited in the Broadway smash "Ain't Misbehavin" for which the latter won the T
An innocent woman stumbles onto a plot to murder the pope.
Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction. The drug-induced journeys he takes include spells as an astronaut, Hitler's psychiatrist, a courier travelling in hostile territory during a race war, and as a pupil of an Indian guru living in the sewers of New York.
A half-hour pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. Based on the film of the same title about a spoiled African prince living in Queens with his servant.
Comedian Jay Leno hosts his first network television primetime special, with a salute to the American family. The program spotlights Leno in a humorous monologue about real and fictional families and features special appearances by show-business family acts.
Officer Dan Gatlin, a single-minded, unorthodox cop with an affection for direct confrontation, is after a mobster who's trying to take over a microcircuit company. Gatlin is constantly reminded about his departure from the rules by Bonnie, a rookie cop assigned to him as partner.
The third pilot film for the series "Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer" (see also "Mickey Spillane's Margin for Murder" and "Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer: Murder Me, Murder You"). Mike Hammer, a tough private detective working out of New York City, attempts to clear his friend, Captain Pat Chambers of
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Truddi Chase, a woman who developed multiple personalities, eventually leading to the destruction of her marriage and career. After years of struggling, she finds the help she needs from a caring therapist and begins to unravel the mystery in her past
The title of the best-selling novel by Judith Krantz is the name of an ultra-chic Beverly Hills boutique that rags-to-riches Billy Ikehorn (Lindsay Wagner) established to fill the void left in her life by the illness of her elderly tycoon husband (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and his subsequent death. To h
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
An ambitious (though failed) television experiment -- a comedy miniseries parody of primetime soap operas, which many maintain are themselves parodies to begin with, this six-hour tale of "love, hate and sour grapes" (as it was humorously promoted) in the raisin industry set in the gloss and glitter
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