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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 ...


Cast (feature film)

Agenda for Murder (1990) as Governor
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.
Christmas Eve (1986) as Andrew Kingsley
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
Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986) as Thomas Shea
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,
Murder in Space (1985) as Vice President
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
One Magic Christmas (1985) as Caleb Grainger
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.
Guardian, The (1984) as Dr Phil Julian
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
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) as Narration
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.
Intimate Agony (1983) as Dr Steve Holliston
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
Prototype (1983) as General Keating
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
Making Love (1982) as Henry
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
Tomorrow's Child (1982) as Glenn Gorham
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.
Dirty Tricks (1981) as Bert Prosser
Amateur, The (1981) as Brewer
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.
Angel Dusted (1981) as Michael Eaton
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.
Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980) as Dale "Diz" Corbett
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
Return of Frank Cannon, The (1980) as Dr Curtis Mcdonald
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.
Ordeal of Dr. Mudd, The (1980) as General Thomas Ewing
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
A Little Romance (1979) as Richard King
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979) as Wyoming Governor
The story of young Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, western outlaws.
The Champ (1979) as Mike
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
Glacier Fox, The (1978) as Narration
Tell Me My Name (1977) as Porter Mcphail
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.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Tough Colonel
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976) as Judge James Edwin Horton
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
Futureworld (1976) as Duffy
Reporters uncover deadly secrets behind a theme park where guests live their dreams.
Killer Elite, The (1975) as Cap Collis
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
Death Be Not Proud (1975) as John Gunther
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.
Rivalry, The (1975) as Abraham Lincoln
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.
Ordeal (1973) as Richard Damian
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.
The Andromeda Strain (1971) as Dr. Jeremy Stone
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1971) as Owen Marshall
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
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971) as John Popper
A student goes on the run to evade a sentence for vehicular manslaughter.
Rabbit, Run (1970) as Rev. Jack Eccles
Unhappy with his life, a former high school athlete leaves his wife for another woman.
The Chairman (1969) as Shelby
An American scientist infiltrates Red China to steal scientific secrets.
Petulia (1968) as Barney
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
Harper (1966) as Albert Graves
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''s missing husband.
Moment to Moment (1966) as Neil Stanton
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.
In the Cool of the Day (1963) as Sam Bonner
A man''s efforts to save his friend''s marriage lead to infidelity.
The Ugly American (1963) as Grainger
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?
The Young Doctors (1961) as Tomaselli
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.
Life with the Lyons (1956) as Slim Cassidy
The Deep Blue Sea (1955) as Jackie Jackson
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.
Raising a Riot (1955) as American Sergeant
No Highway in the Sky (1951) as Gander flight officer
An engineer fights to prove that a new model airplane is not safe.
Mr. Drake's Duck (1951) as American vice consul
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.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949) as Dependents' clearance officer
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
Madame Racketeer (1932) as Shanks
A Good Little Devil (1914) as Rab, the dog

Cast (special)

Miss Lonelyhearts (1983) as Shrike
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
Desperate Hours, The (1967) as Dan Hilliard
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.
Born Yesterday (1956) as Paul Verrall
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)

Love Leads the Way (1984) as Mr Frank
Vanished (1971) as Arnold Greer
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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