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Also Known As: Died: July 20, 2006
Born: April 28, 1917 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: St. Helens, Oregon, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

White Dwarf (1995)
A young medical intern is assigned, against his will, to work with a legendary healer (the White Dwarf) on a distant, war-torn planet. Set in the year 3040 A.D.
Dead Man's Revenge (1994)
The victims of a ruthless, land-grabbing railroad baron extract a clever revenge in a sting operation.
Frame Up (1991)
A town sheriff, accompanied by his beautiful assistant, faces a ruthless power broker who holds no regard for the local laws.
Time Trackers (1989) as Alistair Craig
A young team back from the future pursue an evil scientist bent on destruction.
Who's That Girl? (1987)
A hapless New Yorker's rich future father-in-law orders him to escort a bleached blonde out of town.
Deal Of The Century (1983) as Huddleston
Arms dealer, Eddie Muntz is attempting to sell war planes to a South American dictator, but in order to that, his girlfriend has to sleep with the dictator and his friend has to be convinced to do one more killing.
Day the Bubble Burst, The (1982)
Chronicling various personal stories surrounding the 1929 stock market crash, this adaptation of the best-seller by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts had a curious TV history. Originally announced in 1978 as a four-hour movie to be called "The Day America Died", with a stellar cast of TV personalit
Beggarman, Thief (1979)
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
Love's Savage Fury (1979)
This outrageous carbon copy of "Gone With the Wind" had a petulant, self-centered Southern belle fighting not only to keep herself the center of attraction among her countless beaux but also to hold on to the family homestead when the Union Army comes marching through, and then it veers off into a s
Futureworld (1976)
Reporters uncover deadly secrets behind a theme park where guests live their dreams.
Six-Million-Dollar Man, The (1973)
A test pilot, all but killed in a crash, is "remade" through the science of bionics into a superman superior to the flesh-and-blood man he had been. The popular series that followed (1973-78) had Majors repeating his role, with Richard Anderson and Alan Oppenheimer taking over the parts created by M
Devil's Daughter, The (1973)
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to the devil in infancy is now called to the fold by Satan (in the guise of Shelley Winters) who tries to marry her off to a fellow demon. This devil-worshipping horror tale was assembled by the producers and the writer of such later collaborations as "Sil
Longest Night, The (1972) as Frank Cavanaugh
A fact-based drama about a wealthy co-ed who is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin with a limited life-support system while her parents and police engage in an agonizing four-day search for her before she suffocates.
Killer By Night (1972)
A doctor's battle to stem a diphtheria outbreak puts him in conflict with a police captain who is using all his manpower to track down a cop-killer. Many elements of this pilot film revive memories of Elia Kazan's stunning "Panic in the Streets" (1950). The original title until the eve of airing: "T
Journey Through Rosebud (1972) as Hearing officer
A group of young Native Americans stage a protest against the United States government on the Sioux Indian Reservation. They rally at the site of the massacre of Wounded Knee to focus attention on the years of deception regarding their people and eventually the event comes to a violent end.
Two on a Bench (1971)
Wacky comedy about a hip young lady and a square stockbroker who meet on a park bench in Boston and are picked up as international spies.
The Peace Killers (1971) as Ben
Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair get away, but the bikers find out that they're living in a nearby commune, and start making their battle plans to bring Kristy back.
The Forbin Project (1970) as
Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give it's plans for the management of the world under it's guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.
Waterhole #3 (1967) as George, hotel clerk
Some renegade Army men steal a cachet of gold and hide it in the desert for later use until a lone cowboy gets wind of it and wants it for himself.
The Ride to Hangman's Tree (1967) as Harper
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) as Springer
To win a reporting job, a young man must spend the night in a haunted house.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) as
A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.
Ten Seconds to Hell (1959) as Franz Loeffler
Six German veterans take on the task of disposing of unexploded bombs.
Day of the Outlaw (1959) as Tommy the hotel owner
Rival cattlemen join forces to fight off outlaws.
Hell on Devil's Island (1957) as Governor Pierre Renault
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Harry Knight
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Doctor
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
On the Threshold of Space (1956) as Dawson
Stranger on Horseback (1955) as Arnold Hammer
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) as FBI agent
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker with a mysterious connection to the Mob.
The Purple Mask (1955) as Napoleon [Bonaparte]
France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...
Day of Triumph (1954) as Simon
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Dr. Pryor
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Monkey Business (1952) as Dr. Zoldeck
A scientist's search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
Something to Live For (1952) as Young man
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Hernandez
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
Gambling House (1951) as Stefan
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
The Thing from Another World (1951) as Dr. [Arthur] Carrington
The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Innkeeper
Union Station (1950) as Orderly
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.

Cast (special)

Ed Begley, Jr. Show, The (1989)
The host of a popular children's show takes over his wife's city council seat when she takes time off to have a baby.

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