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Born: July 11, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995) as Himself
Presented by an impressive lineup of collegues and admirers, a documentary about the long-underrated talent of the late legendary action director William A. Wellman (1896-1975), one of Hollywood''s most distinguished journeymen helmers. William A. Wellman drew on his experiences as a fighter pilot during World War I to create a series of films about men of action as rugged, sentimental, raucous and tender as the director himself. He was equally noted for his off-screen battles with executives; and after building his career at Paramount and Warner Bros., Wellman vowed never to sign another long-term studio contract, and went on his way, refusing to take guff from anybody!
Dark Horse (1992) as Perkins
Story about a young girl who searches for happiness after her mother's death.
Grotesque (1990) as Rod
A plastic surgeon revenges the murders of his relatives by a gang of punks.
Out of the Dark (1989) as Driver
"Suite Nothings," a phone-sex operation, sees its initial success stalled by a series of brutal murders. Attractive female workers are being knocked off one by one, and while the killer leaves little for the police to go on, it seems that the killer is one of Suite Nothings' most unlikely clients.
Cameron's Closet (1988) as Owen Lansing
A young boy is befriended by an evil playmate who comes from inside the boy's closet.
Lust In The Dust (1984) as Abel Wood
Grease 2 (1982) as Mr Stuart
A doo-wop hootenanny featuring one of the earliest screen appearances of Michelle Pfeiffer, "Grease 2" (1982) features the return of the Pink Ladies and T-Birds of Rydell High, with a new story that stars Maxwell Caulfield as a British transfer student who is a nebbish by day and a cool rider at night. Featuring ''50s heartthrob Tab Hunter, Adrian Zmed, Sid Caesar, and Judy Garland''s other daughter, Lorna Luft. Songs include "Back to School," "Cool Rider" and "Girl for All Seasons."
Pandemonium (1982)
In this spoof of slasher films, a mad killer haunts the campus of it Had To Be U, a school for cheerleaders, murdering the students in various silly ways.
Polyester (1981) as Todd Tomorrow
An oppressed housewife struggles to get her life back on track.
Kid From Left Field, The (1979) as Bill Lorant
Gary Coleman in his TV-movie debut as the star of this remake of the 1953 movie with Dan Dailey and Anne Bancroft, is a bat boy who guides the San Diego Padres to the World Series with the secret help of his dad, a baseball has-been who now sells refreshments in the stands. Director Adell Aldrich, d
Katie: Portrait Of Centerfold (1978) as Elliot Bender
A naive Texas beauty queen seeking Hollywood stardom quickly learns the realities of the business after encountering an unethical modeling school.
Timber Tramps (1975)
After her husband's death, a widow continued to run their Alaskan logging camp. When her livelihood is threatened by two ruthless businessmen, a group of lumberjacks help her to fight back.
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) as Sam Dodd
A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice.
Sweet Kill (1972) as Eddie [Collins]
Arousers, The (1970) as Eddie Collins
Psycho killer loves women to death.
Hostile Guns (1967) as Mike Reno
George Montgomery, Yvonne De Carlo, Tab Hunter, Brian Donlevy, John Russell, James Craig, Richard Arlen, & Fuzzy Knight as Buck. Tension mounts as a U.S. marshall and his hot-headed deputy escort a prison wagon with four deadly criminals across the Texas Badlands
The Fickle Finger of Fate (1967) as Jerry Parker
Birds Do It (1966) as Lieutenant Porter
Soupy Sales, Tab Hunter, Arthur O''Connell, Edward Andrews, Doris Dowling, Beverly Adams. While dusting off a nuclear missle, Cape Kennedy janitor Soupy Sales becomes negatively ionized, enabling him to streak across the Florida skies with Judi the astro chimp. He also becomes irresistible to women.
The Loved One (1965) as Guide
An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business.
Ride the Wild Surf (1964) as Steamer Lane
Three young surfers travel to Hawaii in search of love and the perfect wave.
The Golden Arrow (1964) as Hassan
An Arabian bandit discovers he's the long lost son of a Sultan.
Operation Bikini (1963) as Lieut. Morgan Hayes
An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Roger Henderson
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter's wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton.
They Came to Cordura (1959) as Lt. William Fowler
Six American military heroes in Mexico fight treacherous conditions to get back to their base.
That Kind of Woman (1959) as Red
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.
Lafayette Escadrille (1958) as Thad Walker
A hotshot young flyer falls for a French prostitute during World War I.
Gunman's Walk (1958) as Ed Hackett
A rancher''''s rebellious son tries to teach him that violence is no longer an answer.
Damn Yankees (1958) as Joe Hardy
Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.
The Burning Hills (1956) as Trace Jordan
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
The Girl He Left Behind (1956) as Andy Sheaffer
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Cadet Wesser
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
Battle Cry (1955) as Danny Forrester
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
Return to Treasure Island (1954) as Clive Stone
A student vies with crooks for buried treasure.
Track of the Cat (1954) as Harold "Hal" Bridges
A murderous panther haunts a dysfunctional pioneer family.
The Steel Lady (1953) as Billy Larsen
Four U.S. soldiers trapped in the Sahara find refuge in an abandoned Nazi tank.
Gun Belt (1953) as Chip [Ringo]
A notorious outlaw tries to go straight, only to be framed by his former gang.
Island of Desire (1952) as Corp. Michael J. "Chicken" Dugan
The Lawless (1950) as Frank O'Brien
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.

Writer (feature film)

Dark Horse (1992) as From Story
Story about a young girl who searches for happiness after her mother's death.

Producer (feature film)

Lust In The Dust (1984) as Producer

Music (feature film)

Ravenous (1999) as Guitar/Jews Harp
Captain John Boyd has been sent to a remote outpost in Sierra Nevada following a military disgrace in the Mexican-American War. There, his group run into Colqhoun, a starving and half-frozen Scottish traveler who tells a wild tale of cannibalism. His group, it seems, was led astray by a guide, snowe
Losin' It (1983) as Song Performer ("Young Love")
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
Polyester (1981) as Song Performer ("Polyester")
An oppressed housewife struggles to get her life back on track.

Cast (special)

Elvis Forever (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary that marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. "The Early Years" covers the years from Presley's humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi, to his rise to fame in the 1950s with his first Sun recordings, his early television appearances and his first films. "The Hollywood
Divine: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of transvestite performer Divine. Born Harris Glenn Milstead to an upper-middle-class family, Divine found fame for his shocking on-screen behavior in John Waters' films "Hair Spray," "Polyester" and "Pink Flamingos." Divine died of a heart attack at age 42 in 1988.
Bob Fosse: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of choreographer Bob Fosse.
Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Sophia Loren.
Natalie Wood: The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Chronicles the life of actress Natalie Wood.
Ballyhoo: The Hollywood Sideshow! (1996)
Documentary chronicling the history of movie gimmickry, such as drive-ins, 3-D, Cinemascope and Smell-O-Vision, that producer/promoters used to draw audiences to their movies.
National Off-The-Wall People's Poll (1984)
A tongue-in-cheek salute to surveys with hilarious answers to outrageous questions.
Circus of the Stars (1981) as Performer
Another installment of an irregular series of specials in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes (1977) as Male Team Member
A twice-yearly series of specials in which celebrities compete in various athletic contests to determine which is the better sex.
Connie Francis Show, The (1961) as Guest
A charming hour of music, song, and comedy with singer Connie Francis in her first TV special.
Merman on Broadway (1959) as Guest
The program spotlights actress Ethel Merman's Broadway career.
Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates (1958) as Hans Brinker
The story of a young boy and his efforts to compete in a local ice skating competition -- despite the fact that his family is poor and he must share a pair of wooden skates with his sister.

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