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Cast (feature film)

Go With Me (2016)
When a young woman returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest, she is harassed by a sociopathic stalker and turns to an ex-logger and his friend to help her fight back.
Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey (2014)
Since 1954, Hal Holbrook has performed his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for millions of people around the world. Here, we observe as Holbrook transforms into Twain, and examine his talent as an actor as well as his shortcomings as a man.
Lincoln (2012)
In a nation divided by war and the winds of change, Abraham Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery.
Promised Land (2012)
Steve has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner, Sue Thomason. The town has been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, and the two consummate sales executives see McKinley's citizens as likely to accept their company's offer - for drilling rights to their p
Water for Elephants (2011)
Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era, meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband.
Flying Lessons (2010)
With her life at a crossroads, 28-year-old Sophie Conway returns home to the small town she hasn't seen since high school. Once there she will not only have to face the friends and lovers she has left behind, but she'll also have to try and make sense of her tangled relationship with her mother.
That Evening Sun (2009)
Abner Meecham, an aging Tennessee farmer checked into a nursing facility by his lawyer son, flees the old folks' home and catches a ride back to his country farm to live out his days in peace. Upon his return, he discovers that his son has leased the farm to an old enemy and his family. Not one to s
Killshot (2009)
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers & Their Times (2009)
A documentary on the Chandler family fostering the growth of both Los Angeles and the LA Times.
Into the Wild (2007)
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future, 22 year-old Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people. Was Christopher McCandless a heroic adventurer or a nanve idealist, a rebellious 1990s Thoreau or another lost American son, a fearless risk-taker or a tragic figure who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature? McCandless' quest took him from the wheat fields of South Dakota to a renegade trip down the Colorado River to the non-conformists' refuge of Slab City, California, and beyond. Along the way, he encountered a series of colorful characters at the very edges of American society who shaped his understanding of life and whose lives he, in turn, changed. In the end, he tested himself by heading alone into the wilds of the great North, where everything he had seen and learned and felt came to a head in ways he never could have expected.
Shade (2004) as The Professor
In the shady atmosphere of an underground gambling club, Los Angeles card sharks come out to play. Deception and trickery is the only rule in a game where nothing is as it seems, and everyone has a poker face. The hustlers get hustled, and a fortune rests on every deal. Vernon is a card mechanic--hi
Mark Twain (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of American literary icon Mark Twain (1835-1910). Part 1 covers his early life on the Mississippi River, and concludes with the publication of "Huckleberry Finn." Part 2 begins in 1885; Twain's unfortunate business ventures depletes his wealth and forces him into lecture tours and virtual ex
Majestic, The (2001) as Congressman T Johnston Doyle
Hollywood screenwriter Peter Appleton, a staff writer at HHS Studios in 1951, is an ambitious up-and-comer. His first produced screenplay, a B-movie swashbuckler entitled "Sand Pirates of the Sahara," has just opened on a double bill with John Huston's adventure, "The African Queen," at Grauman's Ch
Men of Honor (2000) as Mr Pappy
Chronicles the inspirational, true-life exploits of Carl Brashear, who became the Navy's first African-American Master Diver. Brashear runs into formidable opposition in the form of Billy Sunday, a rebellious senior officer and celebrated Master Chief Navy Diver. But it is Sunday who ultimately help
Waking the Dead (2000) as Isaac Green
It is 1972. Young Coast Guard officer Fielding Pierce is passionately drawn to Sarah Williams, an idealistic activist. She becomes his great love, and he becomes hers: "We will never be apart," Sarah writes him, in a letter. But, in 1974, fate brutally intervenes when Sarah is murdered in a car-bomb
Bachelor, The (1999) as O'Dell
Twenty-nine-year-old bachelor Jimmy has been dating Ann for three years and feels compelled to finally ask for her hand in marriage. However when he does, the proposal comes out all wrong. Instead of accepting his offer she walks out on him. When Jimmy''s grandfather dies, leaving a will stipulating that his grandson must marry by age 30 or forfeit a $100 million inheritance, he tries desperately to either win her back or find a new bride -- with his next birthday only 27 hours away.
Florentine, The (1999) as Smitty
Story of a bunch of Pennsylvania steel town guys who hang out together at a bar called the Florentine. Bobbie is unhappily married to Vikki. Whitey's sister is about to be married, but her ex has come back into town and is still in love with her. Meanwhile, Whitey's dumb friend loses the money White
Beauty (1998) as Alexander Miller
A contemporary retelling of the classic story "Beauty and the Beast," based on the novel "Beauty" by Susan Wilson. Alix Miller meets novelist Lee Crompton when her artist father Alexander is too ill to paint Lee's family portrait. As they work together, Alix begins to fall in love with Lee despite h
Walking to the Waterline (1998)
An unemployed TV actor returns home to the Jersey Shore to straighten out the aftermath of his father's death. He winds up having an affair with a woman working at a local tourist attraction.
Rusty: The Great Rescue (1998)
Orphaned siblings go to live on their grandparents' farm.
My Own Country (1998) as Lloyd Flanders
Television movie based on the autobiography "My Own Country," by Dr. Abraham Verghese, an Ethiopian/East Indian physician specializing in infectious diseases in a small rural Tennessee town in the mid 1980s. Verghese's treatment of HIV-positive patients jeopardizes his assimilation into the small co
Hush (1998) as Dr Hill
Helen has married the man of her dreams in Jackson Baring, a young professional on Wall Street. When Jackson takes her home to the family estate, Kilronan, she is overcome by the grand majesty of the place. There to meet her is Jackson's mother, Martha, who has held the estate together since her hus
Hercules (1997) as Voice Of Amphitryon
More than a man. Less than a God. Everything you've ever heard about history's mightiest hero is only a myth. The son of Zeus was robbed of his divine birthright when he was stolen from his cradle by the evil Hades and fed a potion that made him mortal. Now, armed with only his great strength and hi
Cats Don't Dance (1997) as Voice Of Cranston
A talented cat dreams of making it big in Hollywood in the charming animated musical "Cats Don''t Dance" (1997). A cat named Danny has what it takes to be a star, but in a world where animals are only given animal parts, it''s going to be an uphill battle. Luckily, Danny has a can-do spirit and lots of colorful friends to help him out. A fun and funny adventure featuring the voices of Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy and Natalie Cole.
All the Winters That Have Been (1997) as Ren Corvin
Dane Corvin returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Hannah Craven had fallen in love. She vowed never to see Dane again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win her back and slowly re-enters her daily life. But Hanna has a secret,
Eye of God (1997) as Sheriff Rogers
Set in Oklahoma, a bleak tale of small-town tragedy and loss of faith about a recently sprung ex-con, Jack, who hastily marries a shy waitress, Ainsley, with whom he had been corresponding while in prison. Only after their rushed courtship and hasty marriage does Ainsley learn that Jack--who gives e
Carried Away (1996) as Dr Evans
Joseph and Rosealee have maintained a relationship of convenience since her husband''s death, but the onset of routine over the years has deprived them both of the passion they so eagerly crave. Joseph spends his days educating the local children about the world and all it has to offer, while at night he cares for his terminally ill mother. Rosealee also teaches at the local school and struggles to raise her teenage son alone. Despite her numerous declarations of her love and desire to marry him, Rosealee cannot get through to Joseph, who keeps his emotions locked up in an impenetrable facade. When he and Catherine, a radiant 17 year-old student, embark on a blistering affair, Joseph experiences a degree of passion and vitality he never thought possible. When Rosealee learns of Joseph''s clandestine romance, a great deal of soul searching is required for them to mend their relationship, and discover what they have found--the ability to live life to its fullest... and be carried away.
Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester, A (1995) as Bill Mckenzie
Filling in for Perry Mason once again, Attorney Bill McKenzie takes the case when his niece is framed for the murder of a popular and demanding sitcom star.
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal (1995) as Admiral Frank Kelso
U.S. Naval officer sues for sexual harassment. Based on the story of Lieutenant Paula Coughlin, who was harassed by her male colleagues at the 1991 Tailhook convention of Navy fliers in Las Vegas.
Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor, A (1994) as "Wild" Bill Mckenzie
The alleged suicide of a gubernatorial candidate triggers a series of mysterious deaths leading to the governor's mansion, and "Wild" Bill McKenzie, a friend of Perry Mason, is on the case.
Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle, A (1994) as Bill Mckenzie
A former associate of Perry Mason returns to handle the defense of a world-class chess player accused of murdering a prominent TV personality.
Bonds of Love (1993) as Jim Smith
A mildly retarded man falls in love with a twice-divorced woman and must fight his family and the court system for the right to marry her. Based on a true story.
Firm, The (1993) as Oliver Lambert
Tom Cruise learns that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, when he accepts an excessively lucrative offer from a Memphis firm after graduating from Harvard Law. In this thriller from director Sydney Pollack, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham, Cruise''s ambitious character Mitch McDeere discovers that the firm''s prosperity is a direct result of its mob ties. When the murders and seductions pile up, Mitch must get to the truth and get out alive. Also starring Oscar winner Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paul Sorvino, and Ed Harris.
Killing in a Small Town, A (1990) as Dr Beardsley
A television movie based on a true story. A church-going Texas couple befriends an eerie woman who becomes her friend and his lover. This strange relationship climaxes in an ax murder and a sensational trial.
Fletch Lives (1989) as Ham Johnson
Fletch, the investigative journalist, goes to Louisiana for a vacation and finds himself involved in some local intrigue.
Day One (1989) as General George C Marshall
A television movie dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project and the race to develop the atomic bomb. The saga revolves around three main characters: General Leslie R. Groves, the military man who spear-headed the endeavor; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the project; and
Sorry, Wrong Number (1989) as Jim Coltrane
A remake of the 1948 feature film "Sorry, Wrong Number." A bedridden millionaire socialite with a heart condition overhears a telephone conversation between two killers plotting a murder. She learns that her husband is leading a double life as a drug dealer and that she is the intended victim of the
I'll Be Home For Christmas (1988) as Joseph Bundy
A television movie exploring the lives and relationships of members of a New England family as they wait for a son's return from overseas action in World War II.
Unholy, The (1988) as Archbishop Mosely
A new priest is assigned to a parish where his predecessors have met violent deaths.
Plaza Suite (1987) as Sam Nash (1st Segment)
An adaptation for television of Neil Simon's comedy about three different couples who occupy the same suite in New York's Plaza Hotel. Carol Burnett portrays the female lead in all three segments of the play, each of whom spars in her own distinctively humorous way with one of a trio of wayward men.
Wall Street (1987) as Lou Mannheim
Behind Enemy Lines (1985) as Colonel Calvin Turner
A television movie about professor-turned-spy Colonel Calvin Turner who orchestrates the daring espionage of Americans and British in the London-based Office of Strategic Services (the World War II predecessor of the CIA) as the city smolders under the blitz and swings to Big Band music.
3 Wishes Of Billy Grier (1984) as Grandpa
A teenager who is the victim of a rare disease that rapidly accelerates aging tries to cram his three great life ambitions into the months he has left -- to locate the father who had abandoned his family fifteen years earlier, to play saxophone with a jazz band, and to make love to a woman. The film
Star Chamber, The (1983) as Benjamin Caulfied
When idealistic young judge Steven Hardin is forced to set a dangerous criminal free on a minor technicality, he loses faith in the system. But an older judge introduces Hardin to a secret group that rights courtroom wrongs in the form of a hitman hired to take out the guilty.
Creepshow (1982) as Henry Northrup ("The Crate")
Five horror stories are presented in this anthology: A murdered man returns to get his Father''s Day cake; a farmer finds a meteor that causes everything that touches it to grow; a vengeful cuckold buries his wife and her boyfriend up to their necks on the beach and waits for high tide; a professor plans to feed his nagging wife to a creature that lives under the college steps; and a nasty millionaire who fears insects meets up with a huge number of cockroaches.
Girls Nite Out (1982)
Sorority girls at a small Ohio college have a scavenger hunt after their school wins the basketball game. But the innocent game turns deadly when a killer dressed as the school mascot begins killing the participants. The chief of campus security, who lost his daughter to a similar murderer, attempts
Killing of Randy Webster, The (1981) as John Webster
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
Off The Minnesota Strip (1980) as Budd Johansen
A teenage runaway attempts to readjust to home and family after having worked the streets of New York as a hooker and tries desperately to gain her parents' understanding and love. David Chase won the Emmy for his original script.
Kidnapping Of The President, The (1980) as President Adam Scott
The Fog (1980) as Father Malone
Dead sailors use a deadly fog to haunt a coastal town.
Natural Enemies (1979) as Paul Steward
Paul Steward is living the American Dream. He is a successful businessman with a wife and children, but he begins to feel that his life is meaningless. Coming to the conclusion that his family is somehow to blame for this, Paul decides to kill each of them and begins to develop a complicated plan of
Murder by Natural Causes (1979) as Arthur Sinclair
An elaborate mystery involving a famous mentalist, his unfaithful wife who is trying literally to scare him to death, the best friend of the family, and the wife's ham-actor lover -- not only an intriguing who (or whether) dunnit but also a literate, adult dramatic puzzle with an endless series of t
When Hell Was in Session (1979) as Jeremiah Denton Jr
Harrowing dramatization of the story of Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton, who was shot down during a bombing mission over Vietnam in 1965, and his torture as a POW over the next seven years while organizing a resistance movement among his fellow prisoners. Surprisingly, Hal Holbrook was overlooked at
Legend of the Golden Gun, The (1979) as Jim Hammer
This engaging Western, a pilot for a prospective series and an homage to the cowboy movies of yore, has a handsome, dazzlingly blond young farmer team up with a Bible-quoting runaway slave to track down the infamous Quantrill. He learns how to shoot from a legendary gunslinger who convinces him to b
Capricorn One (1978) as Dr James Kelloway
The government fakes a Mars landing then sets out to kill the astronauts involved.
Julia (1977) as Alan Campbell
To help a childhood friend, playwright Lillian Hellman carries money for the resistance into Nazi territory.
Rituals (1977) as Harry
Five doctors go on vacation deep in the Canadian wilderness. After all but one pair of the party's shoes disappear, the remaining shoed camper decides to hike out and go look for help. Soon after he leaves, however, his four companions realizes that something is very wrong when someone leaves a decapitated deer head just outside their camp. Even though they still don't have their shoes, they decide to follow their friend's trail out of the woods, but their path is blocked by someone who doesn't want to see them leave the forest alive.
Midway (1976) as Commander Joseph J Rochefort Jr
The summer of 1942 brought Naval stalemate to the Pacific as the American and Japanese fleets stood at even numbers each waiting for the other to begin a renewed offensive. "Midway" tells the story of this historic June battle where a Japanese carrier force, in an attempt to occupy Midway island and lure the American fleet to destruction, was meet valiently by US forces operating off of three aircraft carriers and numerous escort ships. It was the first battle in which naval air power was extensivly used, and at its conclusion the Japanese Carrier force had been completly destroyed which lead the way for the US 1943 and 44 offensives which would eventually bring the Pacific War to a close.
All The President's Men (1976) as Deep Throat
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
Girl From Petrovka, The (1974) as Joe
The offbeat story of a nonconformist Russian ballerina and a U.S. newspaper correspondent assigned to the Soviet Union who fall in love in enchanting but dangerous Moscow.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973) as Voice Of Elder
Jonathan is sick and tired of the boring life in his sea-gull clan. He rather experiments with new, always more daring flying techniques. Since he doesn't fit in, the elders expel him from the clan. So he sets out to discover the world beyond the horizon in quest for wisdom.
Magnum Force (1973) as Lieutenant Briggs
A maverick San Francisco police detective hunts down a band of vigilante cops.
Pueblo (1973) as Commander Lloyd M Bucher
A television movie based on the court of inquiry that investigated the seizure of the American ship "Pueblo" by North Korean forces in January 1968 and held its crew captive for more than a year.
They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) as [Dr. Warren G.] Watkins
A small-town sheriff attempts to clear a Doberman of murder charges.
That Certain Summer (1972) as Doug Salter
An acclaimed drama illuminating the conflict between a divorced homosexual and his teenage son. Holbrook, Jacoby, and Lange all were nominated for Emmy Awards (Jacoby won as Best Supporting Actor) and Lamont Johnson won the Directors Guild of America Award.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Harlan Webb
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
Suddenly Single (1971) as Larry Hackett
A bittersweet tale of a newly divorced man trying to find a place for himself in the world of swinging singles.
Travis Logan, D.A. (1971) as Matthew Sand
This prospective series pilot has a hard-nosed prosecutor doggedly trying to crack a homicide case in which the defense's plea of temporary insanity is the plan to cover the perfect murder, the result of a love triangle.
The People Next Door (1970) as David Hoffman
The Great White Hope (1970) as Cameron
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
Wild in the Streets (1968) as John Fergus
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
The Group (1966) as Gus Leroy
Eight friends from a women''''s college fight for happiness during the Great Depression.
Glass Menagerie, The (1966) as Tom
A young sailor remembers the events that drove him to leave his domineering mother.

Music (feature film)

That Evening Sun (2009)
Abner Meecham, an aging Tennessee farmer checked into a nursing facility by his lawyer son, flees the old folks' home and catches a ride back to his country farm to live out his days in peace. Upon his return, he discovers that his son has leased the farm to an old enemy and his family. Not one to s

Cast (special)

Designing Women Reunion, The (2003) as Interviewee
Retrospective special that reunites the original cast members of 80s sitcom hit "Designing Women" to reminisce about the show.
Intimate Portrait: Dixie Carter (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actor/singer Dixie Carter, who starred in the television series "Designing Women" from 1986 to 1993.
Founding Fathers (2000) as Voice Of Benjamin Franklin
A documentary about the revolutionaries that fought for American independence. "Rebels With a Cause" covers the years 1770-1774, which showed the beginnings of political agitation -- the Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, First Continental Congress and other rebellious acts of a group of loyal British ci
Outer Limits Farewell Tribute (2000) as Interviewee
Stars of the science-fiction anthology series "The Outer Limits" discuss the program as it ends it's sixth season.
Lost in Middle America... And What Happened Next (1999) as Narration
Documentary that explores the ramifications of one town's struggle to cope with an emerging global economy. Lima, Ohio, a town of 45,000 residents in the agriculturally rich northwest part of the state, flourished through the first 100 years after the Civil War. For the better part of the century, L
Super Bridge (1997) as Narration
Documentary on the four-year construction of the Clark Bridge, which spans the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri and Alton, Illinois.
Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail (1997) as Narration
Special examines the history of the Mormons and their search for religious freedom that took them on a trail to the Salt Lake Valley. Told through diary excerpts, photographs, re-creations of central events and scholarly observation. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the first emigrant arrivals
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997) as Narration
The story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their famous 1803 journey up the Missouri River on what was the United States' first official exploration into unknown territories. Lewis and Clark and their large crew, including Clark's slave, York, and a young Shoshone woman named Sacagawea, com
Battleship (1997) as Narration
Documentary tracing the evolution of battleships, examining the role they played in world history and the people that served on them.
Broadway '97: Launching the Tonys (1997) as Presenter
Special complementing CBS's presentation of the 51st Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special features highlights of the 1996-97 Broadway season, including scenes from productions and interviews with actors and artists. Also included is the live presentation of te
Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail (1997) as Host
Special examines the history of the Mormons and their search for religious freedom that took them on a trail to the Salt Lake Valley. Told through diary excerpts, photographs, re-creations of central events and scholarly observation. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the first emigrant arrivals
Battle of the Alamo, The (1996) as Narration
Documentary on the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, in which a band of 200 Texas settlers rebelled against Mexican rule and made their final stand against a 3,000-strong Mexican army at a mission on the banks of the San Antonio River.
Daley, The Last Boss (1996) as Narration
Portrait of Richard Daley, Chicago's mayor from 1955 until his death in 1976, who rose through the ranks to become the leader of arguably the mightiest political machine in the country.
America on Wheels (1996) as Narration
Multi-part documentary examining the influence the automobile had made on our lives and on the collective American consciousness, with particular emphasis on the social transformation of the United States. Makes use of memoirs, memorabilia, audio recording and archival film and photographs as well a
Sailing the World Alone (1996) as Narration
Documentary covering the sailors who took part in the 1994-95 BOC Challenge, the 27,000-mile, around-the-world, solo sailing race. The race features 20 skippers from five continents with varied backgrounds and equipment.
Ninth Annual Soap Opera Awards, The (1993) as Presenter
Primetime broadcast of the annual Soap Opera Digest Awards presentation.
Eastwood & Co. Making "Unforgiven" (1992) as Host
A documentary on Clint Eastwood, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Unforgiven," a western feature Eastwood stars in and directs.
Designing Women Special: Their Finest Hour, The (1990)
A special compilation of clips featuring memorable moments from the past four seasons of "Designing Women."
1990 Ace Awards-11th Annual (1990)
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
American Image, An (1989) as Narration
A special presenting the role photography has played in American history and culture. Included is the evolution of the camera, photojournalism, commercial photography, and photography as artwork.
American Image, An (1989) as Host
A special presenting the role photography has played in American history and culture. Included is the evolution of the camera, photojournalism, commercial photography, and photography as artwork.
Freedom Festival '89 (1989)
An Independence Day special featuring a lineup of song and dance performers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Constitution.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988)
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
Superman's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel (1988)
A special which pays tribute to Superman, one of the greatest pop culture heroes of all time. The special interweaves memorable moments from Superman's early television series, cartoons and films highlighting his super powers, secret identity, acts of heroism, and personal life. Also included are co
Adolph Hitler: Portrait of a Tyrant (1987) as Narration
A documentary examining the career of Adolph Hitler.
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
Four Americans in China (1985) as Narration
The story of Americans in China, focusing particularly on two young lovers -- one an American teacher named Frances Fremont-Smith, the other her Chinese colleague, Jia Lijun.
Omnibus (1980) as Host
A series of three specials, updating the old television series of the same title, that present culture in an entertaining form.
Our Town (1977) as Stage Manager
An adaptation for television of the play by Thornton Wilder.
Oath: 33 Hours in the Life of God, The (1976) as Dr Simon Abbott
The first of two pilot films for a perspective series of medical dramas. The first pilot film tells the story of Dr. Simon Abbott, a cold, impersonal cardiologist whose total dedication to his work begins to affect his health and marriage.
Sea Marks (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of Gardner McKay's two-character play, from the production of the Manhattan Theatre Club.
Mound Builders, The (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
The Circle Repertory Company in New York performs Lanford Wilson's play.
All Over (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of Edward Albee's play by the Hartford Stage Company.
Beyond the Horizon (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
A taping of a performance of Eugene O'Neill's play, from a production at the McCarter Theatre of Princeton University.
Patriots, The (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
The Asolo State Theater of Sarasota, Florida, performs Sidney Kingsley's play about the dispute between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton in the early days of the republic.
Time of Your Life, The (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
John Houseman's group, The Acting Company, performs Saroyan's comedy.
Christmas Chester Mystery Plays, The (1976) as Host
A production of eight mystery plays of the fourteenth century performed in Chester, England.
Eccentricities of a Nightingale (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of the play by Tennessee Williams, from a production by the Old Globe Theatre of San Diego.
First Breeze of Summer, The (1976) as Host ("Theater In America")
The Negro Ensemble Company performs Leslie Lee's drama about a middle-class black family.
Zalmen (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A television adaptation of Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage production of the play by Elie Wiesel.
School For Scandal, The (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
The Guthrie Theater of Minneapolis performs Sheridan's comedy about two brothers, one compulsively phony, the other brutally unaffected and honest.
Brother to Dragons (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of Robert Penn Warren's play, from the production by the Trinity Square Repertory Company.
Rules of the Game (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of Pirandello's play, from the production of the Phoenix Theatre in New York.
Seagull, The (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A taped performance of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's production of Chekhov's comedy about a tormented young intellectual.
Forget-Me-Not Lane (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance by the Long Wharf Theatre in their production of Peter Nichols's comedy.
Who's Happy Now? (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A taping of a performance of Oliver Hailey's play, from the 1975 production at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
Year of the Dragon, The (1975) as Host ("Theater In America")
A performance of Frank Chin's play, from the American Place Theatre's production.
Touch of the Poet, A (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
An adaptation for television of Eugene O'Neill's play, the first of a planned cycle of plays telling the story of an Irish family in America. Set in New England in the early nineteenth century, the story relates the conflicts between an immigrant and his American-born son.
June Moon (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
Monkey, Monkey, Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here? (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
A television adaptation of Marsha Sheiness' comedy, performed by the Cincinnati Playhouse.
Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, The (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
An adaptation for television of D.H. Lawrence's play, performed by the Long Wharf Theater of New Haven, Connecticut.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
An adaptation for television of Edmond Rostand's romantic play about the great French poet and soldier, Cyrano de Bergerac, who loves the beautiful Roxanne in vain and courts her vicariously through the handsome but ineloquent Christian.
Enemies (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
King Lear (1974) as Host ("Theater In America")
A television adaptation of a New York Shakespeare Festival production of Shakespeare's tragedy.
Cliff Dwellers, The (1966) as Jonathan Murray
Events in the lives of college graduates who have remained friends and are now living in New York City. The story relates the group's efforts to remain together following the suicide of one of their members.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Haven (2001) as Secretary Of The Interior Harold L Ickes
True story of Ruth Gruber, a young, Jewish U.S. government official who, in 1944, helped escort almost 1,000 Holocaust survivors from war-torn Europe to a temporary haven in America. Follows Gruber's endeavor to gain acceptance for the frightened refugees from their journey to America aboard a liber
Judas Kiss, The (1999) as Senator Rupert Hornbeck
Ken Follett's The Third Twin (1997) as Pete
When Dr. Jeannie Ferrami, a university researcher trying to unearth the gene for aggressive behavior, locates identical twins who were born to different mothers, she finds herself in conflict with fellow researchers and politicians who have business interests in biogenetic research. Ferrami falls in
Innocent Victims (1996) as Bob Hennis
When a young man is tried, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of three people, his father hires a dynamic team of defense attorneys to prove his son's innocence. Based on a true story.
Emma: Queen of the South Seas (1988) as Jonas Coe
Mario Puzo's The Fortunate Pilgrim (1988) as Dr Andrew Mckaig
A two-part miniseries based on Mario Puzo's novel about an Italian immigrant to the United States who manages to keep her family together in the face of great adversity.
North and South: Book II (1986) as Abraham Lincoln
The two American families introduced in the miniseries "North and South" -- the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina -- are swept into the ferocious conflict and turbulent passions of the Civil War in this six-part, twelve-hour miniseries. The story plunges the Mains, South Caroli
Dress Gray (1986) as General Charles Hedges
A two-part miniseries concerning the murder of a first-year cadet at a prestigious military academy and the subsequent cover-up by school authorities that implicates an innocent cadet.
North and South (1985) as Abraham Lincoln
A twelve-hour miniseries, adapted from John Jakes' best-selling novel, that depicts the turbulent historical background of conflict between the North and the South during the years 1842 to 1861. Orry Main, a young southern West Point cadet, establishes a life-long friendship with a fellow cadet, nor
George Washington (1984) as John Adams
A sweeping eight-hour, three-part miniseries chronicling the life of Washington from ages 11 to 51, beginning just after the death of his father in 1743 and taking him through his journeyman days as a young surveyor, his hidden love for Sally Fairfax, the wife of his best friend, his marriage to wid
Celebrity (1984) as District Attorney Calvin Sledge
Three inseparable Fort Worth buddies from the high school class of 1950 find their destinies intertwined by a youthful crime relived 25 years later -- one (Marley) an ambitious writer who becomes a celebrated journalist (a semi-autobiographical character patterned after Thomas Thompson, the best-sel
Awakening Land, The (1978) as Portius Wheeler--The Solitary
A lusty frontier saga about a pioneer woman and her love for her family, the man she marries and the land on which she lives, dramatized from Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery (her tenth), Hal Holbrook and Jeanette Nolan for their ac

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