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Also Known As: Died: June 30, 1987
Born: January 25, 1918 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Promises! Promises! (1963) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981) as Andy Miller--Father
Jed Clampett and family returned to television after a decade in syndicated reruns to help solve the energy crisis in their own rustic ways. Buddy Ebsen, Nancy Culp and Donna Douglas reprised their roles as Jed Clampett, Jane Hathaway and Elly May Clampett. Imogene Coca came aboard as Granny's hundr
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Maj. Collins
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
The Hanging Tree (1959) as Wonder
A doctor saves a man from hanging then tries to run his life.
Cowboy (1958) as Joe Capper
Real-life writer Frank Harris signs on as a ranch hand and learns the ropes from an experienced cowboy.
The Defiant Ones (1958) as Solly
Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.
The Iron Sheriff (1957) as Leveret
A sheriff tries to clear his son of the murder of a stagecoach driver.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Waiter
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) as Jack Belicec
Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town.
Not As a Stranger (1955) as Mr. Slocum
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Harrison
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as Pop
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
Broken Lance (1954) as Clerk
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
Forever Female (1954) as Playwright
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
Riders to the Stars (1954) as James F. O'Herli
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Drug store burglar
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.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Spud
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
The Kid from Left Field (1953) as Bartender
The son of an ex-ballplayer manages to assist a struggling major league baseball club.
City of Bad Men (1953) as Hotel clerk
The Caddy (1953) as Drunk
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
The Magnetic Monster (1953) as Dan Forbes
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.
Half a Hero (1953) as Sam Radwell
A married writer moves to the suburbs to research a story.
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) as Dr. Ingersoll
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
Easy to Love (1953) as Ben
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
Tumbleweed (1953) as Wrangler
The Merry Widow (1952) as Nitki
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Glory Alley (1952) as Telephone coin collector
A boxer's drinking problem threatens his career and his love life.
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Humie Callahan
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Rod
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
Something to Live For (1952) as Stage manager
Take Care of My Little Girl (1951) as Cab driver
A college freshman adjusts to the realities of sorority life.
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Mun[r]oe
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
Behave Yourself! (1951) as Salesman
A young couple''''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
Little Big Horn (1951) as Pvt. James Corbo
The Unknown Man (1951) as Photographer
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Fourteen Hours (1951) as Fingerprint man
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as McGee
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
The Enforcer (1951) as Sgt. Whitlow
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
The Scarf (1951) as Tiger
An escaped mental patient tries to prove he''''s not a serial killer.
Storm Warning (1951) as Ambulance driver
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
The Sun Sets at Dawn (1951) as National News Service
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Passenger agent
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
Come Fill the Cup (1951) as Kip Zunches
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) as Driver
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
Side Street (1950) as Gottschalk
A New York City mailman is chased by both cops and crooks when he steals a shipment of dirty money.
Cargo to Capetown (1950) as Sparkey
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
One Way Street (1950) as Grieder
All the King's Men (1950) as Reporter
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
A Lady Without Passport (1950) as Surgeon
A secret service agent falls in love with an illegal immigrant.
Right Cross (1950) as Reporter
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
Mystery Street (1950) as Reporter
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
Shockproof (1949) as Joe Wilson
A beautiful ex-con falls for her parole officer while still dating the crook who landed her in prison.
The Pilgrimage Play (1949) as Salathiel
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Peter Wolfe
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Open Secret (1948) as Fawnes
Man from Texas (1948) as Bank collector

Cast (special)

Comedian, The (1957) as Tv Director
The story of Sammy Hograth, a television comedian who thrives on devouring the people around him. Broadcast live as a presentation of "Playhouse 90."

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