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Also Known As: Died: March 24, 1984
Born: March 10, 1891 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

Nothing Lasts Forever (1984) as Father Knickerbocker
A displaced artist falls in with a group of social outcasts who actually rule the world.
On The Line (1984) as El Gabacho
Story concerns the relationship between two United States border guards and the Mexican prostitute with whom they are both involved.
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Dr Hephaestus
A group of mercenaries from outer space is assembled to defend a peaceful planet when it is attacked by marauding aliens.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Bookman
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
The Dunwich Horror (1970) as Old Whateley
A demonic priest uses a young innocent to help him bring banished elder gods back to Earth.
The Great Bank Robbery (1969) as Brother Lilac
Outlaws pose as a religious group to mask their attempt to rob a Western bank.
Guns for San Sebastian (1968) as Father Joseph
A Mexican bandit masquerading as a priest gets roped into helping villagers defend against an Indian attack.
A Guide for the Married Man (1967) as "Technical advisers"
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
Ben-Hur (1959) as Simonides
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
Spies, The (1957) as American
A psychiatrist running a run-down sanitarium is offered a huge sum of money to hide a mysterious man in his hospital as a patient. Soon, more mysterious men arrive - spies and secret scientists - from other countries, until his little hospital is taken over by some international espionage ring.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as First nighter
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Dr. Jacob Barnhardt
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
Under the Gun (1951) as [Sam] Gower
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) as Sam Cooper
A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
The Accused (1949) as Dr. Romley
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Dr. Francis Hunter
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as Professor Lieberman
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
13 Rue Madeleine (1947) as Mayor Galimard
Tragedy occurs when a spy chief finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Gunga Din (1939) as Gunga Din
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.
Lost Horizon (1937) as High Lama
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Grand Duke Peter
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
We Live Again (1934) as Grigory Simonson
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.

Producer (feature film)

Born Free (1966) as Producer
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they've raised becomes too big to keep.
Damon and Pythias (1962) as U.S. prod
Two men from different cultures forge a strong friendship.
The Sullivans (1944) as Producer
The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are chronicled in this film based on a true story.
The Fighting Sullivans (1944) as Producer
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
Emergency Call (1933) as Associate Producer
A promising surgeon discovers his hospital is run by gangsters.
Flaming Gold (1933) as Associate Producer
Two friends working a jungle oil field clash when one marries a lady of the evening.
Ace of Aces (1933) as Associate Producer
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
Diplomaniacs (1933) as Associate Producer
An Indian tribe sends two nitwits to a conference in Geneva.

Cast (special)

George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Himself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

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