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Born: August 19, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Beaumont, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

A Boy and His Dog (1974) as Director
While fighting to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a boy and his telepathic dog discover an underground society.
The Devil's Bedroom (1964) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
After 32 years, Garrison Keillor's radio variety show is coming to an end. Set on a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that
Route 666 (2001) as Sheriff Conaway
When two Special Agencts cut through a condemned, desolated highway known as Route 666 while tracking a suspect, they discover a danger far worse than deadly twists and turns. Years ago, a notorious chain gang was killed in a horrific roadside murder, and the highway still echoes with its brutal leg
Jack Bull, The (1999) as Henry Ballard
Western set during the late 19th century when the territory of Wyoming was seeking statehood. Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader, clashes with fellow rancher Henry Ballard after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker Billy. When Judge Tolliver throws out Myrl's complai
Patriot, The (1998)
Dr. Wesly McClaren (Steven Seagal) is a government immunologist turned small-town doctor. Life is calm until a local extremist group takes over the town, and people start dying from a mysterious disease that turns out to be a lethal virus. McClaren must find a way to not only outsmart the militia men (led by a military dictator) and race against time to find a cure for the lethal and deadly virus.
Mask of Zorro, The (1998) as Three-Fingered Jack
It has been 20 years since Don Diego de la Vega successfully fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Imprisoned for two decades, he now must find a successor to stop Don Rafael Montero--the powerful, former Spanish governor of Alta California who cost de la Vega his freedom, his wife, Esperanza, and his daughter, Elena--who is making plans to purchase California from Mexico''s president, General Santa Anna. Alejandro Murieta, a bandit with a troubled past, is transformed by Don Diego into a new Zorro who he hopes will help him foil Montero''s schemes once and for all. Tracing the heroic story of these highly-charged relationships, the tale follows the new Zorro as he assumes de la Vega''s mantle and enters into a romantic relationship with a woman close to his predecessor''s heart...
Edge, The (1997) as Styles
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
Tornado! (1996) as Ephram Thorne
For years, Jake Thorn, a storm chaser in the Texas Panhandle, has been trying to guess when twisters will strike before they actually do. Then, his former meteorology professor, Dr. Warren Branson, comes to Tornado Alley with a new invention with which he hopes to collect data to be used to predict
Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage, The (1996) as Himself
A document about the making of one of modern cinema's key works, Sam Peckinpah's western "The Wild Bunch" (USA/1969).
Casino (1995) as Pat Webb
A mafia drama exposes the inner workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino.
Lightning Jack (1994) as Local Sheriff
The story of a turn-of-the-century bank thief who, after his gang is wiped out, takes a young mute man hostage. The young man then tries to be his partner in crime.
Legend of Grizzly Adams, The (1990)
When Grizzly Adams leads a crew of settlers out to Tucson, Arizona, he doesn't know that the caravan is carrying gold wanted by bumbling gang of outlaws. After things get dangerous, the outdoorsman summons the help of his animal friends and his right-hand-man Trapper to help lead the settlers to saf
River of Death (1989) as Hiller
A Nazi doctor conducts experiments to create a virus that will cause havoc worldwide.
Red River (1988) as Sims
A remake of the Howard Hawks-directed 1948 theatrical release of the same title about two strong men in conflict during a grueling 1,000-mile cattle drive out of Texas along the Chisholm Trail.
Bulletproof (1988) as Sergeant O'Rourke
When a super-secret prototype Tank is hijacked by terrorists on the Mexican border, Frank McBain, a cop who has earned the nickname "bulletproof" after getting shot in the line of duty over a dozen times, is sent by the government to retrieve it.
Lone Wolf Mcquade (1983) as Dakota
Texas Ranger and martial arts expert J.J. McQuade's reluctance to follow the rulles has earned him the nickname "Lone Wolf." When McQuade attempts to catch the druglord who is selling United States military weapons to Central American terrorists, it results in the death of an old friend. McQuade is
Timerider (1983) as Potter
Lyle Swann is a dirt bike racer who is participating in the Baja 1000 cross-country race when he accidentally stumbles across a time travel experiment. Swann rides back into 1877 before the system arranges for his return to the present. When Swann arrives in a small, 19th-century Mexican village, th
Melanie (1983) as Buford
Beast Within, The (1981) as Sheriff
A couple''s honeymoon in Mississippi turns tragic when the wife, Caroline, is raped by a hairy beast. This results in a pregnancy, but Caroline gives birth to a seemingly normal boy who is named Michael. When Michael turns seventeen, he begins to have strange feelings, and his parents return to Mississippi to see if the problems have something to do with the way he was conceived. Once there, Michael becomes an insect-like beast, killing and devouring innocent people.
Buffalo Soldiers, The (1979) as Renegade
The story, set in the 1860s, follows the exploits of the U.S. Army's 10th Cavalry, popularly known as "The Buffalo Soldiers," a mostly black unit patrolling the Old West.
Fast Charlie - The Moonbeam Rider (1978) as Floyd Bevins
World War I veteran Charlie has dreamt of being the first person to win a transnational motorcycle race and enlists his comrades from the war to help. His former buddies do help him, although have been harboring a grudge against him because they think that he deserted them in battle. On the route, C
Standing Tall (1978) as Nate Rackley
A small-time half-breed cattle rancher, struggling to eke out a Depression-era existence, is subjected to a terror campaign after refusing to sell out to a ruthless land baron.
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976) as Davey
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. The result is ruthless competition between several companies.
White Line Fever (1976) as Buck Wessle
When Carrol Jo Hummer returns from fighting in Vietnam, he returns to Tucson, Arizona where he intends to become an independent trucker. After borrowing money to buy his own truck, he finds that he is expected to smuggle goods during his runs in order to help pay off his debt. Unwilling to participate in the illegal activities, Carrol and his wife are threatened by thugs and he has to fight back against the corruption.
Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (1976) as Sheriff Tadlock
An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy''s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.
Winterhawk (1975) as Gates
The tribe of Chief Winterhawk are ill. His friend trapper Guthrie suggests to ask the white men in a near village for help - but they kill Winterhawk's companion...
Manhunter (1974) as Charles "Crutch" Shanks
A World War I ex-marine turns 1930s bounty hunter and goes after Bonnie-and-Clyde style bank robbers who murdered his former girlfriend. Ken Howard later starred in the TV series (1974-75) as the Depression Era crimefighter tracking down wanted criminals for the reward money.
Strange and Deadly Occurrence, The (1974) as Sheriff Berlinger
A family's move to a new home in a remote area coincides with a series of mysterious accidents, and they soon realize that someone is deadly serious about getting them out of the house.
Mrs. Sundance (1974) as Charles Siringo
With fond memories of her life with the Sundance Kid, Etta Place leads a fugitive's existence, with a price on her head and bounty hunters on her trail, until rumors reach her that the supposedly dead Sundance still lives.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) as Black Harris
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
Bravos, The (1972) as Ben Lawler
A rugged Western about the commander of a beleaguered cavalry post whose precarious friendship with the area's Indians is destroyed, resulting in his son's abduction.
43, the Petty Story (1972) as Koler
The career of stock-car racer Richard Petty is chronicled in this drama. Petty was part of a famous racing family and won over 200 races in his car, number 43.
Fireball Forward (1972) as Major Larkin
A standard war movie that not only has stalwart Ben Gazzara taking over a hard-luck division at the front but also utilizes lots of extra footage from "Patton" which Frank McCarthy, producer of that movie and this, had in abundance.
The Hunting Party (1971) as Hog Warren
When a noble outlaw kidnaps a rancher's wife, the husband sets out to slaughter both of them.
The Brotherhood of Satan (1971) as Sheriff [Pete]
A vacationing family is trapped in the desert by aging devil worshippers.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Taggart
A prospector creates a thriving stagecoach stop at the site of a spring.
The McMasters (1970) as Russell
The Wild Bunch (1969) as T. C.
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
Backtrack (1969) as Belden
Trampas, a cowhand from Medicine Bow, Wyoming, is sent to Mexico to buy a bull for his employer. The ranch foreman warns him to watch out for himself in Laredo, a tough town on the Texas/Mexican border. Despite the warning, in a western version of the Dumas classic, "The Three Musketeers", Trampas manages to get himself engaged to fight three separate Texas Rangers within an hour of his arrival. Unlike D'Artagnan, he has no notion of actually fighting the Rangers: all he wants is out of Laredo. He's on his way out of town when he runs into the three Rangers--who turn out to be partners--on their way to track down a missing train carrying a payroll. The Rangers, learning Trampas is headed in the same direction they are, suggest they all ride together--that way, they can fight him after they have fulfilled their mission. Without much choice, Trampas wryly agrees. When they find the train, however, they quickly forget their quarrels--the train was robbed and everyone aboard killed, except for one infant covered by his mother's body. Concerned the baby won't survive long without care, they proceed across the Rio Grande to the nearest town, where they know of a cantina owner with innumerable children. They get the baby to Mama Dolores, but not without run-ins with Mexican Urales and marauding Yaquis. Somewhere along the way, the Rangers begin to suspect it was the Yaquis who robbed the train--but Yaquis don't rob trains and they have no use for money...and where did they get those fancy new rifles?
Hang 'Em High (1968) as Loomis
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching then goes back for revenge.
Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Bronc Hoverty
A young Indian tries to save his failing reservation by selling grazing rights to a corrupt tycoon.
The Counterfeit Killer (1968) as Hotel clerk
Major Dundee (1965) as Arthur Hadley
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
Iron Angel (1964) as
Apache Rifles (1964) as Mike Greer
Showdown (1963) as Foray
Ride the High Country (1962) as Sylvus Hammond
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
Hell Is for Heroes (1962) as Sergeant Frazer
A small U.S. squadron holds off the Nazis in a desperate last stand.
Cimarron (1960) as Millis
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
Ten Who Dared (1960) as Billy "Missouri" Hawkins
Based on Major John Wesley Powell's own journal, adventure yarn depicting the perils encountered by Powell and nine boatmen in successfully navigating three small craft down the treacherous Colorado River for the first time in 1869.
Flaming Star (1960) as Tom Howard
Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties. Neddy and Sam are killed; Pacer sides with the Indians, his half-brother Clint with the whites.
Hound-Dog Man (1959) as Dave Wilson
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.
Warlock (1959) as Jiggs
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
Battle of the Coral Sea (1959) as Yeoman Halliday
A U.S. submarine and its crew are captured by the Japanese on the eve of a major World War II battle.
Torpedo Run (1958) as "Hash" Benson
A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese prison ship carrying his family.
The Naked and the Dead (1958) as Wilson
A green lieutenant comes up against incompetent officers and a sadistic sergeant during World War II.
The Young Lions (1958) as Private Donnelly
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) as Pecos Hill
Clever gunfighter tangles with a gleefully corrupt family over control of a border town.
Men in War (1957) as Sgt. Davis
Two enemies join forces to save their men during a retreat from the North Koreans.
Gunsight Ridge (1957) as
A sheriff tries to find the man who killed his predecessor.
Operation Mad Ball (1957) as Ozark
A peacetime soldier plots to throw a party under his strict captain's nose.
Toward the Unknown (1956) as Lt. Sweeney
A dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly attempts to clear his name.
Between Heaven and Hell (1956) as Kenny
A wealthy, bigoted Southerm man enters the service shortly after Pearl Harbor and learns some lessons about racism and survival from an aging sharecropper.
Santiago (1956) as Digger
A hardened gun runner attempts to take a shipment to Cuba to assist with the rebellion against Spain.
Love Me Tender (1956) as Fleming
Three brothers unwittingly become outlaws after robbing a train the day after peacetime.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Watson
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Target Zero (1955) as Pvt. Felix O'Hara
International soldiers fight to ignore their differences while holding a hill during the Korean War.
Battle Cry (1955) as L. Q. Jones
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.

Writer (feature film)

A Boy and His Dog (1974) as Screenwriter
While fighting to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a boy and his telepathic dog discover an underground society.

Producer (feature film)

The Brotherhood of Satan (1971) as Producer
A vacationing family is trapped in the desert by aging devil worshippers.
The Witchmaker (1969) as Executive Producer
The Devil's Bedroom (1964) as Producer

Cast (special)

Patriot, The (1999)
A doctor leads a quiet existence living in the Rocky Mountain foothills with his eight-year-old daughter until the deadly outbreak of a lethal virus that was stolen from a government laboratory forces their peaceful town into quarantine. Racing against the clock--and the effects of the virus--his se
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)
Documentary on the life of film director Sam Peckinpah.
Colorado C.I. (1978) as Hoyt Gunnison; Their Father
The exploits of brothers Mark and Pete Gunnison, members of the Crimininal Investigation Unit of the Colorado State Police. In the pilot episode, Mark and Pete seek to crack a multi-million dollar real estate swindle.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

In Cold Blood (1996) as Tex Smith
Miniseries adaptation of Truman Capote's 1965 nonfiction book, "In Cold Blood," about the vicious murder of a central Kansas family. Chronicles the events leading up to the slayings, the state police investigation and subsequent cross-country pursuit of the killers.
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts (1979) as Belden
A traditional sagebrush saga based on two novels by Louis L'Amour, the foremost Western author on the contemporary scene, and the first dramatized for television of the seventy-four he has written (eleven are about the Sackett family). This four-hour movie focuses on the three Sackett brothers in Ne
Attack on Terror (1975) as Roy Ralston
A fact-based drama, supposedly drawn from FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Wild Times (1980) as Wild Bill Hickok

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