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Also Known As: Died: January 1, 2001
Born: December 2, 1914 Cause of Death: lupus
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

My Favorite Martian (1999)
An ambitious television reporter Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a real-life Martian whose space ship has crash landed on Earth. Believing this is the story of the millennium and his chance for a Pulitzer Prize, Tim makes his plans to expose the Martian, who, posing as Tim's Uncle Martin, takes human form
Swing Vote (1999)
Joseph Michael Kirkland, the newest and youngest member of the Supreme Court finds himself being the swing vote in a controversial case about abortion that threatens to polarize the nation. To come to a decision, he must weigh the powerful arguments on both sides, as well as come to terms with a ver
Addams Family Reunion (1998) as Grandpa Walter Adams
Television movie based on characters created by Charles Addams. Gomez discovers that his grandparents suffer from a disorder which makes them act more normal as they age. Gomez takes Grandma, Grandpa, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Lurch and Thing to an Addams family reunion in the hope
Westing Game, The (1997)
When millionaire Sam Westing turns up dead, the tenants of the Sunset Towers apartment complex are summoned to a reading of his will. They are told one of them is the murderer and whoever discovers the killer's identity in one week will inherit Westing's $20 million fortune. The building's residents
Tricks (1997)
An ex-Las Vegas showgirl and single mother living in Reno works part-time in a gift store to put herself through college and raise her diabetic son. By night she leads a secret life, cruising the strip and turning tricks to supplement her meager income. When she is violently beaten during a disastro
House Arrest (1996)
When Janet and Ned Beindorf decided to separate, they tried to break it to their kids gently. Unfortunately for them, their teenage son Grover and 10-year-old daughter Stacey have come up with a unique way of coping with the news. Coaxing their parents into the basement, Grover nails the door shut,
Project: ALF (1996)
The last time television audiences saw ALF, he had been spirited away by a mysterious arm of the U.S. government. He's been held captive at a remote military base, where he's driving everybody crazy with his smart remarks and outrageous demands. Now someone wants ALF eliminated and two sympathetic s
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Of Mice and Men (1992)
Story about the friendship between two ranch hands during the Depression.
Space Case (1991)
One Special Victory (1991)
A real estate agent, arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, is sentenced to perform community service, coaching basketball to developmentally disabled adults.
Popcorn (1991)
A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Pink Lightning (1991)
A young woman coming of age in a small town in the mid 1960s faces the loss of her friends and her fiancee as she questions the value of the role society has asked her to play.
Ski Patrol (1990)
Pops is not worried about getting the lease of his Snowy Peaks ski lodge renewed, but he should be. A greedy land developer named Sam Maris is determined to get the logde and turn it into a resort complex. Maris is plotting to turn the state ski resort inspector against Pops by any means necessary, but the lovable misfits that make up the Snowy Peaks ski patrol are going to do their best to stop him.
Angel of Death (1990)
A convicted killer escapes from prison and maneuvers his way into the lives of an unsuspecting woman and her son.
Blood Salvage (1990)
Strange events occur around a rural Georgia junkyard dealing in body parts.
Class Cruise (1989) as Cappy Connors
A television movie about troubled teens on the high seas. When Sam McBride and his pals from County High join students from the elite Bayview Academy aboard the Sea Scholar floating campus for a semester, a comic class struggle ensues.
Man of Passion, A (1989)
A young boy visits his exotic grandfather, an artist living on a Mediterranean island. The boy meets a girl he will never forget.
Paramedics (1988)
Antics of a bumbling ambulance crew.
Crash Course (1988)
A group of mischievous high school seniors are enrolled in a summer-school driver''s education class.
Blood Relations (1988) as Charles Macleod
In an updated Frankenstein story, a young woman finds herself the victim of a weird neurosexual experiment.
Red River (1988)
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.
From The Hip (1987)
After winning a no contest case through outrageous courtroom tactics, lawyer Judd Nelson quickly discovers his next client, a murderer, will be a hard sell.
O.C. And Stiggs (1987)
(Com ''85). Daniel H. Jenkins, Neill Barry, Paul Dooley, Jane Curtin, Jon Cryer, Ray Walston, Louis Nye, Tina Louise, Martin Mull, Dennis Hopper, Melvin Van Pebbles. In one of Robert Altman''s most obscure films (rumor has it that the film sat on the shelf for years), two hyperactive teenagers make life miserable for a greedy insurance agent and his family during their summer vacation.
Rad (1986)
A young cyclist struggles to balance high school with racing competitions.
Amos (1985)
Amos, a former minor league baseball player and coach, is confined to a nursing home after an automobile accident which took the life of his domineering wife. Head nurse Daisy Daws is in constant conflict with the rebellious and strong-willed Amos. The tenure of the inhabitants of the nursing home i
For Love Or Money (1984) as Eddie Eppes
A pair of attractive money-hungry strangers find themselves paired up as contestants on a television game show, and are forced to demonstrate overwhelming passion to collect the million-dollar payoff, only to discover that they untimately must choose between finance and romance.
Jerk, Too, The (1984)
The TV sequel -- bordering on a complete remake -- of Steve Martin's feature film, "The Jerk," the saga of Navin Johnson, country bumpkin who leaves the family of black sharecroppers that had raised him and proceeds to make his zany way in the world. Stand-up comic Mark Blankfield, one of Steve's pr
This Girl For Hire (1983)
This '40s private eye movie spoof (a series pilot) casts Bess Armstrong as a flippant, somewhat klutzy female detective who sets out to track down the killer of an obnoxious mystery writer (Jose Ferrer). Celeste Holm is her flamboyant mother, a one-time Hollywood starlet, and Howard Duff is the latt
Private School (1983)
The boys from an academy try to catch glimpses of the girls in the neighboring school as they go about their daily activities.
O'Hara's Wife (1982)
Workaholic lawyer Bob O'Hara is devastated when his wife suddenly dies. Before long, she returns to convince him to get his life in balance, take better care of his health, and repair his relationships with their two grown children.
Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Growing up confounds a group of California teens.
Fall of the House of Usher, The (1982) as Thaddeus
A "Classics Illustrated" adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe thriller about a 19th-century New England home--and its inhabitants--disintegrating unnaturally. Sitting around since 1978, this, for the record, was the last of the remaining productions in the once-in-a-while series.
Kid with the Broken Halo, The (1982)
In this fantasy adventure which served as the pilot to his 1982-83 Saturday morning animated cartoon series, Gary Coleman is a twelve-year-old wayward angel who must prove himself worthy of passing through the Pearly Gates and is sent to Earth accompanied by a reluctant Robert Guillaume to save thre
Galaxy of Terror (1981) as Kore
Members of a space mission are attacked by their deepest fears.
Popeye (1980)
Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee''Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore''s ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee''Pea to help him find the old man''s treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.
Institute for Revenge (1979) as Frank Anders
A sophisticated computer named IFR (the film's title is its nickname) supervises an organization dedicated to correcting wrongs against the defenseless and assigns human operatives to track down the evildoers and bring them to justice nonviolently. This fanciful pilot was for a series that never mat
Happy Hooker Goes to Washington, The (1977)
A sex scandal involving Washington politicians involves a prostitute who is a friend of the famous Happy Hooker, Xaviera Hollander. When the woman conveniently disappears, Xaviera is furious. In an effort to divert attention from their misdeeds, a group of senators begins holding hearings on the loo
Silver Streak (1976)
A book editor takes a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, looking forward to a restful trip. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an undercover FBI agent, becomes the target of the real murderer and enlists the help of a car thief to help him save himself and his new girlfriend.
The Sting (1973) as Singleton
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
Paint Your Wagon (1969) as Mad Jack Duncan
Two California miners share a gold claim and a wife.
Caprice (1967) as Stuart Clancy
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) as Orville J. Spooner
A small-town songwriter tries to sell his work to a stranded singing star.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Mr. Quimby
Barbara is in love with Norman, the man who looks after her poodle. But she has a secret, she''s the daughter of a wealthy society couple and worth more than Norman will ever make. When her mother, Phoebe, finds out about Barbara''s relationship, she sends Norman to work a series of increasingly humiliating jobs at the family''s department store. Norman tries to please his cruel boss, Mr. Quimby, and win Barbara''s hand in marriage.
Wives and Lovers (1963) as Wylie Driberg
A married couple, just barely getting by, has their luck change drastically when the husband finally pens a best-selling novel. But, the "nouveau riche" life becomes less than pleasurable for the wife when the husband becomes a womanizer.
Convicts 4 (1962) as Iggy
A convicted killer discovers a talent for art while behind bars.
Tall Story (1960) as Leon Sullivan
Love puts a college basketball star into a tailspin.
The Apartment (1960) as Mr. Joe Dobisch
An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Cob O'Brien
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
Say One for Me (1959) as Phil Stanley
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
South Pacific (1958) as Luther Billis
A Navy nurse must choose between love and prejudice during World War II.
Damn Yankees (1958) as Mr. Applegate, also known as The Devil
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.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Lt. Howard "Mac" McCann
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.

Cast (special)

Mitzi Gaynor: Hollywood's Cockeyed Optimist (2001)
Profile of entertainer Mitzi Gaynor.
Bill Bixby: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Bill Bixby.
Ray Walston: No Antennae, Please (1999)
Profile of actor Ray Walston.
Anthony Perkins: The E! True Hollywood Story (1997)
Documentary on the life of actor Anthony Perkins.
Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the second annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
50th Annual Tony Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 50th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special includes a salute to Tony's Golden Anniversary spotlighting historic moments from previous Tony broadcasts.
Cronkite Remembers (1996)
Special recounting great events of the 20th century through the career of television newsman Walter Cronkite. Blends archival footage, photographs and recordings with Cronkite's own anecdotes, home movies and conversations with his family, friends and colleagues.
17TH Annual Cable ACE Awards (1995)
Live presentation of the 17th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
Bela Lugosi: Hollywood's Dark Prince (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of actor Bela Lugosi.
Ralph S. Mouse (1991)
A two-part special about Ralph the Mouse who attends school with his ten-year-old friend Ryan. Once in the classroom, Ralph must not only pass an intelligence test, but also avoid some menacing mousetraps.
Hurricane Sam (1990) as Ed
A pilot for a CBS series. Focuses on the life of a precocious ten-year-old boy and his relationship to his dysfunctional family.
Runaway Ralph (1988)
A two-part live-action/dimensional animation sequel to "The Mouse and the Motorcycle." The plot involves Ralph, a motorcycle-riding mouse, and his friendship with with Garf, a lonely boy at a summer camp, after Garf rescues Ralph from a voracious cat.
Ask Max (1986)
A one-hour children's oriented film, appearing as part of the "Disney Sunday Movie" series, about a teenage inventor whose inventions usually go awry, causing problems for his mother and earning him the reputation of being number one nerd at school. Things change when he invents a high-powered jump
Mouse and the Motorcycle, The (1986)
A children's special about a lonely boy who begins an unforgettable adventure when a talkative mouse rides into his life on a shiny red motorcycle.
Danny and the Mermaid (1978) as Professor Stoneman
While working as an underwater observer, Danny Stevens, a student who hopes to become an oceanographer, spies a mermaid swimming past one of the portholes in his underwater habitat. Later he meets and befriends the mermaid, named Aqua, and learns that she is the daughter of a man and a mermaid. She
Satan's Waitin' (1964) as The Stranger
The story of a nameless, mysterious stranger, assumed to be Satan, who intervenes in people's lives. In the pilot episode, the Stranger tells the story of two people motivated by greed: Walter Leighton, for the money of his fiance Velma Clarke; and Velma, for Walter's love.
Harry's Business (1961) as Harry Burns
The story of Ellen Burton and her misadventures as she relocates from Kansas to begin a new life in San Francisco. The pilot episode relates the would-be (but unsold) series storyline as Ellen, stranded in a small town by an inoperable car, seeks a new way to keep an important job interview in San F
There Shall Be No Night (1957) as Dave Corween
The story of a Hungarian family caught up in the brutal Soviet invasion of their country in 1956.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Stephen King's The Stand (1994)
A four-part miniseries based on the Stephen King novel "The Stand." Set in the future, the world's population is virtually wiped out by a deadly flu virus. The handful of survivors are drawn into two camps -- one representing goodness and purity; the other, evil.
Fine Gold (1990) as Corkscrew
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Steven Stayner, a young boy abducted from his hometown in Merced, California, in 1972 and held hostage for seven years. When his captor brings another boy home, Steven manages to escape with him, but a second ordeal begins when he has to readjust to l

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