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Also Known As: Died: February 5, 1991
Born: November 7, 1903 Cause of Death: flu
Birth Place: Lima, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Dark Peak (2013)
A group of hikers encounter a terrifying force on Dark Peak in the Derbyshire, United Kingdom.
2.
Paddy Lincoln Gang, The (2012)
Follows a rock back on the verge for a week.
3.
Evil Town (1987) as Dr Schaeffer
4.
Haywire (1980) as Dr Kubie
Author Brooke Hayward's best-seller about her parents, actress Margaret Sullavan and theatrical agent/producer Leland Hayward, as well as her vulnerable younger sister and troubled brother (who produced this film), was dramatized here to great acclaim, with Lee Remick receiving an Emmy Award nominat
5.
Alligator (1980) as Tycoon Slade
Ramon was flushed down into the sewers of Chicago when he was a baby alligator, and now he is a 32-foot-long monster who eats both animals and people. For the last twelve years Ramon has lived in the sewers, he is angry, and out for revenge. The only person who knows about Ramon is detective David M
6.
Gideon's Trumpet (1980) as 6th Justice
In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy
7.
Game of Death, The (1979) as Dr Land
8.
End of the World (1977) as Ray Collins
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.
10.
Lindbergh Kidnapping Case, The (1976) as Koehler
A dramatization of the 1932 kidnapping of the Lindbergh infant, the search for the abductor, and his capture, trial and execution three years later. Anthony Hopkins won an Emmy for his acting in this movie which itself was nominated as Outstanding Special, as were J.P. Miller (original teleplay), Ri
11.
So Sad About Gloria (1975)
After a young woman is released from a mental hospital, she returns home to live peacefully with her family. But before long, she begins having visions in which she is an axe murderer.
12.
Great Lester Boggs, The (1975)
Malcolm is on a cross-country motorcycle trip. When he gets to Arkansas he meets LeRoy who becomes his sidekick, makes friends wtih a moonhine-drinking stunt pilot, and falls in love with a woman named Susan. And all this happens while Sheriff Billy Bob and his men are after him.
13.
Hanged Man, The (1974) as Josiah Lowe
An ex-gunslinger who survives his own hanging turns into a mystical avenger fighting for justice in the Old West, coming first to the help of a young widow who is trying to keep her silver mine from the clutches of an unscrupulous land baron.
14.
Stranger, The (1973) as Carl Webster
A science-fiction thriller about an astronaut's frantic efforts to come home after crashing on Terra, the twin planet of Earth, and finding himself marked for extermination.
15.
I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973) as Bishop
A young American priest, in his search for greater knowledge, finds that his schooling has hardly prepared him for his mission to a remote Canadian Indian village in British Columbia.
16.
Delphi Bureau, The (1972) as Matthew Keller
A suspense drama that has a government agent with a photographic memory assigned to solve the disappearance of an entire fleet of old Air Force planes. Luckinbill again played the talented operative in the subsequent series (1972-73) with Celeste Holm repeating her role, later to be replaced by Anne
17.
Glass House, The (1972) as Warden Auerbach
A grim, award-winning portrait of prison life as seen through the eyes of two newcomers -- an idealistic rookie guard (Gulager) and a college professor up for manslaughter (Alda). Tom Gries received an Emmy Award for his direction; Gene Fowler Jr. was nominated for his editing. Filmed in the Utah St
18.
Vanishing Point (1971) as Prospector
A car delivery driver leads the police on a merry chase to win a bet.
19.
Tiger by the Tail (1970) as Top Polk
20.
The Kremlin Letter (1970) as The Highwayman
A team of spies tries to recover a CIA letter that could trigger an international incident.
21.
Smith! (1969) as Judge
When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and promises to speak for him in court, thus persuading him to surrender himself to the police.
22.
Day of the Evil Gun (1968) as Jimmy Noble
A gunman tries to control a vengeful farmer whose wife has been kidnapped.
23.
Firecreek (1968) as Whittier
A pacifist sheriff must use tougher means when his town is threatened by a band of outlaws.
24.
First To Fight (1967) as Colonel Baseman
A former war hero returning to train new recruits can't decide if he should stay in the military, or settle down.
25.
Jumbo (1962) as John Noble
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
26.
The Honeymoon Machine (1961) as Admiral Fitch
Two sailors discover a way to beat the roulette tables in a Venice casino.
27.
Parrish (1961) as Sala Post
When his mother marries into the tobacco business, a young man struggles to find himself.
28.
Elmer Gantry (1960) as William L. Morgan
A young drifter finds success as a traveling preacher until his past catches up with him.
29.
Cash McCall (1960) as Grant Austen
A corporate spoiler makes a play for a failing company and the owner's daughter.
30.
The Nun's Story (1959) as Dr. Van der Mal
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
31.
King Creole (1958) as Mr. Fisher
A singer with a criminal past gets drawn back into the mob.
32.
The Proud Rebel (1958) as Harry Burleigh
A young boy becomes mute after seeing his mother killed in the Civil War and his father decides to take him and their dog on a trek to find a cure for his condition, but the road ahead is full of evil sheepherders and hard-to-find money.
33.
Three Brave Men (1957) as John W. Rogers
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
34.
Forty Guns (1957) as Ned Logan
An authoritarian rancher, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns, finds herself falling for the new marshal who comes to set things straight.
35.
X the Unknown (1957) as Dr. Adam Royston
A radioactive ooze terrorizes a remote Scottish village.
36.
The Great Man (1957) as Philip Carleton
On the death of popular national radio commentator Herb Fuller, underling Joe Harris undertakes to prepare an hour long, eulogistic program featuring interviews with Fuller's friends. But, though Fuller was beloved by 150 million of what all the pros term the "great unwashed," all Harris can find is victims, cynical users, and outright enemies of Fuller. Is this where the magic of editing comes in?
37.
Bernardine (1957) as J. Fullerton Weldy
38.
Red Sundown (1956) as Jade Murphy
When his life is saved in a shootout by a fellow gunman whose life he in turn had saved, Alex Longmire promises to give up his way of life. Riding into town he finds the only job available is deputy to sheriff Jade Murphy, an honest man caught between small farmers and a local cattle baron. And he has a pretty daughter. So Longmire decides to stay and see if he can use his expertise with firearms for good.
39.
On the Threshold of Space (1956) as Dr. Hugh Thornton
40.
It's a Dog's Life (1955) as Mr. Wyndham
41.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Adm. Thomas L. Semple
42.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) as [Sheriff] Tim Horn
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero's family.
43.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Captain Michaels
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
44.
White Christmas (1954) as Gen. Tom Waverly
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
45.
Executive Suite (1954) as Jesse Q. Grimm
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
46.
The Robe (1953) as Justus
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
47.
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as Gen. William J. Palmer
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
48.
My Son John (1952) as Dan Jefferson
A woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.
49.
It Grows on Trees (1952) as Philip Baxter
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
50.
Rawhide (1951) as Yancy
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
51.
Warpath (1951) as Sam Quade [previously known as Morrison]
A man sets out on a mission of vengeance against three bank robbers responsible for the death of his fiancee and becomes involved in an Indian ambush.
52.
Sierra (1950) as Jeff Hassard
Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who turns out to be a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards; but others would prefer them dead.
53.
Dark City (1950) as Captain Garvey
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
54.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Major [Harvey] Stovall
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
55.
C-Man (1949) as Cliff Holden, also known as William Hara
56.
Pursued (1947) as Grant [Callum]
57.
Driftwood (1947) as Dr. Steve Webster
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
58.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Kevin Connors
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
59.
Alaska (1944) as Marshal John Masters
60.
When Strangers Marry (1944) as Paul Baxter
61.
I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943) as Torgut Lane
62.
The North Star (1943) as Rodion
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
63.
Valley of the Sun (1942) as Jim Sawyer
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
64.
The Omaha Trail (1942) as "Piperstone" Ross
The coming of the railroad to the West triggers an Indian war.
65.
The Men in Her Life (1941) as David Gibson
A circus performer marries a man who promises to turn her into a ballerina.
66.
Western Union (1941) as Edward Creighton
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
67.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as Brigham Young
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people's journey to a new home in the West.
68.
Under Cover of Night (1937) as Alan [Shaw]
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
69.
Dangerous Number (1937) as [Vance] Dillman
A showgirl marries well, then has to contend with her stuffy in-laws.
70.
Song of the City (1937) as Paul Herrick
A shipwrecked socialite becomes a man when he's pulled out of San Francisco Bay by Italian-American fishermen.
71.
Woman in Distress (1937) as Fred Stevens
72.
Exiled to Shanghai (1937) as Charlie Sears
73.
Escape by Night (1937) as [James] "Capper" Regan
74.
13 Hours by Air (1936) as Hap Waller
75.
Star for a Night (1936) as Fritz Lind
76.
Pepper (1936) as Bob O'Ryan
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
77.
Revolt of the Zombies (1936) as Armand Louque
On the Franco-Austrian Frontier during WW I, an oriental priest, chaplain of a French colonial regiment, is condemned to life imprisonment because he possesses the power of turning men into zombies. As the priest,in his prison cell, is preparing to burn the parchment containing the location of the secret formula, Colonel Mazovia (Roy D'Arcy, the accented version of Theodore Lorch) kills the priest and takes the partially-burned parchment. Fade to after the war to an expedition of representatives from all the Allied countries (only those with colonial interests it appears) being sent to Cambodia to find and destroy forever the Secret of the Zombies. The group includes Colonel Mazovia (somewhat akin to sending the fox to guard the hen house) ; a student of dead languages, Armand Louque (Dean Jagger) ; Englishman Clifford Grayson (Robert Noland) ; and General Duval (George Cleveland) and his daughter Claire (Dorothy Stone.) Armand falls in love with Claire, who accepts his proposal of marriage in order to spite Clifford whom she really loves. Later, when Claire, following an accident, runs to Cliff for comfort, Armand breaks the engagement, leaving her free to marry Cliff. Further accidents, caused by Mazovia, results in the natives refusing to work and the expedition returns to Pnom Penh. Armand fins a clue which he had overlooked before and returns to Angkor against orders. After viewing an ancient ceremony at the temple, Armand follows one of the servants of the high priest out of the temple, through a swamp, to a bronze doorway. When the servant leaves, Armand goes through the door to a room paneled in bronze, with an idol holding a gong in one hand in the middle of the room. He accidently strikes the gong, and a panel in the wall opens revealing a small metal tablet. He translates the inscription and realizes that it is the secret for which they have all been looking. He alone now has the power to make zombies out of people, beginning with a practice run on his servant before taking up that little matter of the fickle Claire. Armand is not one to be trifled with.
78.
Woman Trap (1936) as "Honey" Hogan
79.
It's a Great Life! (1935) as Arnold
80.
Car 99 (1935) as Recruit [Jim] Burton
81.
Men Without Names (1935) as Jones
82.
The Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935) as Adam Larey
83.
People Will Talk (1935) as Bill Trask
84.
Wings in the Dark (1935) as Top Harmon
85.
College Rhythm (1934) as Coach
86.
Home on the Range (1934) as Boyd Thurman
87.
You Belong to Me (1934) as Instructor
88.
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Pete
After Michael Carter's fiancTe commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
89.
Whoopee! (1930) as Deputy
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks he's just giving her a ride; but she left a note saying they've eloped! Chasing them are jilted Bob, Henry's nurse Mary (who's been trying to seduce him) and others.
90.
Handcuffed (1929) as Gerald Morely
Gerald Morely's father commits suicide, leaving a note blaming his despair on a stock swindle perpetrated by John Randall. Randall denies the charge and is himself murdered by Tom Bennett, the real culprit. Bennett frames Jerry by having Deagan (the butler) plant the murder weapon in a way that makes Jerry look guilty. Posing as her protector, Bennett persuades Randall's daughter, Gloria, to marry him, although Jerry also falls in love with her. But Jerry is arrested, tried for murder, and convicted of killing his own father. He escapes on Gloria's wedding night and arrives in time to overhear her admit her love for him and Bennett drunkenly confess to Randall's murder.
91.
The Woman From Hell (1929) as Jim
Dee Renaud is a girl playing the "Devil" in an amusement concession at a beach resort. Slick Glicks, the barker, promises the yokels that if they're able to catch the "Lady From Hell," she will reward them with a kiss. But when Glicks tries to go beyond kissing, Dee is rescued by Jim Coakley, son of a New England lighthouse keeper. She marries him out of gratitude and they move to his home on an island off the rockbound coast. Dee tries to convince Jim's salty old father, Pat, that she'll be a good and faithful wife. But she's a passionate woman with a bit of the devil in her, and she flirts with Jim's best friend Alf, who invites her to elope to Havana with him. When Pat is incapacitated, however, Dee loyally remains in the lighthouse to operate the beam and avert a shipwreck.

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