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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 22, 2006|
|Born:||August 1, 1922||Cause of Death:||Alzheimer's disease|
|Birth Place:||Melfort, Saskatchewan, CA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A television movie airing as part of the "Columbo" series of telefilms for "The ABC Saturday Mystery." A powerful attorney backs a U.S. congressman's bid for the presidency.
Amanda Kingsley is a spirited and somewhat eccentric millionairess who owns 51 percent of one of America's largest corporations. With her dignified servant Maitland she covers New York City feeding and giving money to the homeless and unfortunate.<P>Although her humorless son Andrew runs the family
The second of Perry Mason reunion movies with Raymond Burr and Barbara Hale (following their earlier continuing portrayals of Mason and ever-faithful secretary Della Street between 1957 and 1966) has the venerable lawyer defending a young nun accused of murdering a priest with whom, it was rumored,
A wife and mother is cheerless during the Christmas season, but her young daughter, with the help of a guardian angel, gives her back the holiday spirit.
The crew of a multi-national space probe is being systematically killed off and the problem faced by ground control, the CIA and the KGB is whether to let the craft land, possibly permitting the killer to escape through political hanky panky, or keep it aloft until the mystery is solved, while the n
A film about a group of apartment-dwellers who, in the aftermath of a murder within their apartment building, hire a security guard -- a no-nonsense ex-military man. Everyone is pleased with Mack except Charlie Hyatt, a liberal who feels that the guard too often takes the law into his own hands, unt
Two boys find themselves in a tangled web when a strange carnival comes to town, accompanied by the eerie proprietor who claims to grant your every wish...for the price you are willing to pay.
Daytime television soap opera stars Anthony Geary and Judith Light have the leads as a visiting doctor and a resort community resident in this exploitive drama dealing with a herpes outbreak that developer Robert Vaughn wants hushed up before the scandal ruins him. Originally (and outrageously) tit
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
The second surrogate mother TV-movie to air in less than a week, with Stephanie Zimbalist as research geneticist William Atherton's wife who agrees to the experimental procedure of a "test-tube baby," having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
Claire and Zack have been happily married for eight years. She is a successful TV executive, and he's a prominent doctor. They share a consuming passion for the music of Gilbert & Sullivan, are sexually faithful to each other, and have just bought a dream house. But something alarming is eating away
Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with PCP, or "angel dust," and the family wrestles with the crisis.
After the fiancée of a CIA cryptographer is murdered by terrorists, he convinces his superiors to send him to Czechoslovakia to assassinate her killers. When he reaches his desination, he learns that there is much more to the murder than he suspected.
Dennis Weaver is the Maryland physician condemned to prison in the Dry Tortugas in 1865 after unwittingly aiding in John Wilkes Booth's escape following Lincoln's assassination by setting Booth's broken leg, and several years later was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson for his work during an epid
William Conrad brought his Frank Cannon character out of self-imposed retirement to look into an old friend and Army Intelligence colleague's death, which had been ruled a suicide. A new "Cannon" series did not follow; Conrad instead did one as Nero Wolfe.
In this sequel of sorts to the 1975 theatrical movie based on Ira Levin's best-seller, Sharon Gless is a television reporter who stumbles onto the secret of a small New England town whose women are programmed to be their husbands' contented domestic slaves, and finds an ally in her research in Julie
The story of young Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, western outlaws.
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
The story of a middle-aged wife and mother with two young sons who is forced to face the truth about her life after being confronted by her teenage daughter, born out of wedlock and given up for adoption, who has returned seeking the truth about her origins.
Reporters uncover deadly secrets behind a theme park where guests live their dreams.
A dramatization of the headline-making case in the 1930s of the controversial rape trial involving nine young black men and two white women, and of the embattled southern judge whose initial decision to free them made him a pariah in the community and ruined his career. The nine ultimately were conv
A television adaptation of the famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates, in which Abraham Lincoln did verbal battle with Stephen Douglas, his opponent for a U.S. Senate seat, over the issue of slavery.
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, an arrogant businessman fights desperately for survival in order to exact his revenge and discovers an inner strength that changes his life.
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
A successful, recently divorced lawyer defends a hippie accused of murdering a wealthy housewife in this pilot to the hit TV series (1971-74). Arthur Hill continued in the title role, as did Joan Darling (later to become a respected producer and director) in the part of his secretary. Lee Majors sig
A student goes on the run to evade a sentence for vehicular manslaughter.
Feeling trapped by a lack of a career and a loveless marriage, a former high school basketball star takes off in search of a better life.
An American scientist infiltrates Red China to steal scientific secrets.
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''s missing husband.
When an erring wife's supposedly dead lover turns up an amnesiac, it's her unsuspecting shrink husband who's enlisted to get those memories back.
A man''s efforts to save his friend''s marriage lead to infidelity.
An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his knowledge, once he's there, MacWhite sees only a dichotomy between the U.S. and Communism. He can't accept that anti-American sentiment might be a longing for self-determination and nationalism. So, he breaks from his friend Deong, a local opposition leader, ignores a foreman's advice about slowing the building of a road, and tries to muscle ahead. What price must the country and his friends pay for him to get some sense?
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.
A woman is unhappy in her marriage to a boring, stiff judge, so she takes up with a wild-living RAF pilot, who ends up being more than she can handle.
An engineer fights to prove that a new model airplane is not safe.
Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, the Armed Forces storm onto the farm in a frantic search for the duck responsible.
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
A dramatization of Nathaniel West's novel which tells the story of a young reporter during the Depression who is assigned to write the newpspaper's lovelorn column. He meets one of the lonely women who has written to him, and his base response to her pitiful attempt at seduction shocks and saddens h
The story of a middle-class family (the Hilliards) held hostage by three escaped convicts (Glen Griffin, Hank Griffin, and Sam Robish). Based on the Broadway play by Joseph Hayes.
The story of a wealthy junk dealer and the complications that ensue when he hires a writer to "educate" his sassy girlfriend.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a senior presidential advisor. This first long-form TV movie, shown in two parts (actual running time minus commercials totaled three hours and ten minutes), paved the way for subsequent filmed miniseries. Both Richard Widmark, in his TV acting debut,
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