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Also Known As: Died: May 23, 1986
Born: March 26, 1916 Cause of Death: prostate cancer
Birth Place: Montclair, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Venom (1981) as Howard Anderson
Gas (1981) as Duke Stuyvesant
Nine to Five (1980) as Tinsworthy
Recently divorced Judy Bernly takes an office job and soon becomes pals with fellow secretaries Violet Newstead and Doralee Rhodes. Their boss is male chauvinist Franklin Hart Jr. , who is trying to land Doralee in bed. While smoking pot one night the women hatch a plan to take revenge on their crue
Outsider, The (1979) as Grandfather
In the early 1970s, American Michael Flaherty returns from fighting in Vietnam and tries to decide what to do with his life. Remembering his grandfather's stories about his early days fighitng with the Irish Republican Army against the British, Michael goes to Belfast to fight for home rule. But he
Winter Kills (1979) as Z K Dawson
Nick Kegan is the younger brother of a President of the United States who was assassinated. Nineteen years after the crime, Nick decides to learn who was reponsible for his brother''s death. Nick''s wealthy father and his staff, and the odd assotrment of survivors from the era, are helpful, but are also impediments in the process of uncovering the truth.
King Of The Gypsies (1978) as King Zharkjo Stepanowicz
On his deathbed, the head of a New York tribe of gypsies passes the mantle to his grandson, Dave. Angry at being passed over for control of the tribe, Dave''s father Groffo begins plotting his son''s death.
1900 (1977) as Leo Dalco
Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from 1900 to about 1945, and focuses mainly on the rise of Fascism and the peasants' eventual reaction by supporting Communism, and how these events shape the destinies of the two main characters.
Last Days of Man on Earth, The (1973) as Major Wrongway Lindbergh
After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating human being, is contained on microfilm. A group of scientists, led by the formidable Miss Brunner (who consumes her lovers), has sought Cornelius's help in obtaining it. After a chase across a war-torn Europe on the verge of anarchy, Brunner and Cornelius obtain the microfilm from Jerry's loathsome brother Frank. They proceed to an abandoned underground Nazi fortress in the Arctic to run the programme, with Jerry and Miss Brunner as the subjects.
The Long Goodbye (1973) as Roger Wade
Detective Phillip Marlowe investigates shady characters involved in a long-lost friend''s murder.
The Godfather (1972) as Capt. McCluskey
Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
Grand Depart, Le (1972) as Leader
Saut de l'ange, Le (1971) as Custer
Loving (1970) as Lepridon
A conflicted artist tries to find a sense of purpose in life.
Sweet Hunters (1969) as Allan
Hard Contract (1969) as Michael Carlson
A hit-man, on assignment in Europe to do a job, meets and falls in love with a beautiful jet-setter in Spain.
Carol for Another Christmas, A (1964)
Three ghosts teach an industrialist the importance of international peacekeeping.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) as Gen. Jack D. Ripper
A mad United States General orders an air strike against Russia.
Terror in a Texas Town (1958) as George Hansen
A whaler inherits his father's farm but has to fight off a corrupt town boss.
Ten Days to Tulara (1958) as Scotty McBride
A charter pilot in Mexico is forced to help a criminal gang when his son is kidnapped.
Gun Battle at Monterey (1957) as Jay Turner, also known as John York
An outlaw saved by a Mexican girl hunts the holdup partner who shot him in the back.
Valerie (1957) as John Garth
A rancher has to prove that he didn''''t kill his wife''''s parents.
Crime of Passion (1957) as Bill Doyle
An executive''''s wife barters sex for her husband''''s business success.
The Iron Sheriff (1957) as Sheriff [Sam] Galt
A sheriff tries to clear his son of the murder of a stagecoach driver.
5 Steps to Danger (1957) as John Emmett
A couple attempts to keep important secrets from Communist spies.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Captain Martin Treleaven
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
The Killing (1956) as Johnny Clay
A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don''t reckon with human frailty.
The Come On (1956) as Dave Arnold
Shotgun (1955) as Clay [Hardin]
Top Gun (1955) as Rick Martin
After he''''s cleared of murder, a cowboy runs for town marshal.
Battle Taxi (1955) as Capt. Russ Edwards
A hotshot jet pilot joins a helicopter rescue team during the Korean War.
Timberjack (1955) as Tim Chipman
Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns the Government restriction on his valuable stand of timber has been lifted. Brunner wants that timber and tries to buy him out. Refusing to sell, Tim makes plans to somehow get the timber out.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Adm. John Madison Hoskins
The Last Command (1955) as James Bowie
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Suddenly (1954) as Sheriff Tod Shaw
Gunmen take over a suburban home to plot a presidential assassination.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Joseph E. Conroy
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
Johnny Guitar (1954) as Johnny Guitar
A lady saloon owner battles a female rancher out to frame her for murder.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Sir Gawain
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Arrow in the Dust (1954) as Bart Laish
A deserter takes on his dead captain's identity to save a wagon train.
Crime Wave (1954) as Detective Sgt. Sims
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
So Big (1953) as Pervus DeJong
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
Fighter Attack (1953) as [Major] Steve [Pitt]
Take Me to Town (1953) as Will Hall
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
Kansas Pacific (1953) as Capt. John Nelson
A Union captain fights Confederate saboteurs blocking the railroad construction.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Captain Christopher "Kit" Gerardo
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as McCabe
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
The Star (1952) as Jim Johannson
A faded film star fights to hold on to her past glamour despite failing finances.
Flat Top (1952) as Dan Collier
Flaming Feather (1952) as Tex McCloud
Sterling Hayden, Forrest Tucker, Barbara Rush, Arleen Whelan, Carol Thurston, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory, Richard Arlen, and Ian MacDonald as Tombstone Jack. An outlaw with a secret motive poses as a wealthy landowner and leads a band of renegade Indians against rancher Sterling Hayden and cavalry officer Forrest Tucker.
Hellgate (1952) as Gilman S. Hanley
A man is accused of spying for the confedaracy, and sentenced to the notorious Hellgate Prison. After he unsuccessfully attempts to breakout, and is sentenced to solitary confinement, he redeems himself when the prison is taken down by a plague.
Journey into Light (1951) as John Burrows
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Dix Handley
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
Manhandled (1949) as Joe Cooper
A phony psychiatrist''''s secretary gets caught up in a murder case.
El Paso (1949) as Bert Donner
A young lawyer turns himself into a sharpshooter to clean up a corrupt western town.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Tad McDonald
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
Variety Girl (1947) as
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Virginia (1941) as Norman Williams
Bahama Passage (1941) as Adrian [Ainsworth]

Writer (feature film)

Havarist, Der (1984) as Book As Source Material ("Wanderer")

Cast (feature film)

Blue and the Gray, The (1982) as John Brown
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona

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