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Also Known As: Died: March 29, 2012
Born: March 26, 1932 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: Macon, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Greatest Game Ever Played, The (2005)
Francis Ouimet was a working-class immigrant kid who--flanked by a 10-year-old caddie smaller than his golf bag--started with nothing and came out of nowhere to break down the barriers and become America's first golf hero nearly a century before Tiger Woods. In a world where it was believed only the
Frailty (2002) as Sheriff Smalls
A tale which follows an FBI investigation in present day Texas. Fenton Meiks, a young man, approaches the lead FBI investigator, claiming he knows the identity of a serial killer who calls himself "God's Hands." The FBI agent is curious, but unimpressed until Fenton reveals that the killer is his yo
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000) as Leland Henry
Lawman Valentine Casey, marshall of the desolate town of Los Tragos, is forced to confront his guilty past when visited, on Christmas Eve, by members of his former foster family, the outlaw Henry clan. After Leland Henry and his henchmen arrive, Val retreats to the Arizona desert to break wild horse
Vendetta (1999) as William Parkerson
A story of corruption and mob violence in turn-of-the-century New Orleans. A new wave of Italian immigrants from Sicily find themselves exploited by a group of men who seek control of the docks. Immediately following the assassination of the New Orleans police chief, hundreds of Sicilian men are rou
Newton Boys, The (1998) as Chief Schoemaker
Over the course of five years (1919-1924) the Newton Boys, a group of brothers, were the most successful bank and train robbers in North America, traveling from Texas to Toronto without ever firing a fatal gunshot. Willis Newton is the eldest brother who is determined to improve the fortunes of the
Traveller (1997) as Boss Jack
On the highways and backwoods of the rural south, a coterie of Irish grifters live in a world distinctly and exclusively their own. Moving from town to town, the Travellers make their living through the family business, conning and scamming nearly everyone whose path they cross. Into this world vent
Frank and Jesse (1995)
Story of outlaw brothers Frank and Jesse James in post-Civil War Missouri and Kansas.
On the Streets of L.A. (1992) as Warden
A father and son who meet for the first time in prison are paroled into one another's custody.
Dune Warriors (1991) as William
Local mercenaries combine efforts to free their village.
Back to Back (1989)
Two brothers attempt to clear their father's name.
Bulletproof (1988) as General Gallo
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.
Kung Fu: The Movie (1986) as Sheriff Mills
Kwai Chang Caine, a Chinese-American Shaolin priest and martial arts master, battles the diabolical power of an evil Manchu mastermind when he uncovers an opium-smuggling plot in northern California in the late 1880s.
Warrior and the Sorceress, The (1983) as Zeg
Kain is a warrior who arrives in a poor village which is dominated by two clans who are fighting to control the access to its water. Since the village is on a planet with two suns, water is a precious commodity. Kain offers to stay and work as a mercenary in the fight, and also stays because of the
Beast Within, The (1981) as Dexter
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.
Wanda Nevada (1979) as Ruby Muldoon
A drifter wins an orphaned girl in a poker game.
Rolling Thunder (1977) as Automatic Slim
Major Charles Rane comes back from the war and is given a number of gifts from his hometown because he is a war hero. Some greedy thugs decide that they want to steal a number of silver dollars from him. In the process they also manage to kill his wife and son and destroy his hand. The Major wants revenge so he enlists the help of his war buddy Johnny to meet the thugs in a final showdown.
Matter of Wife... and Death, A (1976) as Snell
A free-wheeling private eye attempts to track down the killers of a small-time hood and finds himself neck-deep in a big-time gambling operation. This pilot to a prospective series called "Shamus" was an attempt to duplicate the success of the theatrical feature that was a big hit for Burt Reynolds.
Quest, The (1976) as Luke
Two brothers search the western frontier for their sister who was taken away as a child and is living with Indians in this pilot for the short-lived series (1976-77) that is more than faintly reminiscent of the storyline of John Ford's "The Searchers" (1956). Adding distinction to this movie are an
Invasion of Johnson County, The (1976) as Deputy Sheriff Brooks
A footloose Bostonian and a Wyoming cowboy team up in the Old West to block a private army's land-grab scheme against a bunch of small-time ranchers.
Posse (1975) as Krag
A U.S. marshal tries to use the hunt for a criminal to launch his political career.
Mac Kintosh & T.J. (1975) as Cal
Night Games (1974) as D D Franklin
Unorthodox Harvard-educated lawyer, trying to carve out a practice in a small Arizona town with his young bride, defends a pretty socialite accused of murdering her husband in this pilot to the "Petrocelli" series (1974-76). Barry Newman originated the character in the theatrical feature "The Lawyer
This Is the West That Was (1974) as Oscar Wellman
A lighthearted look at the saga of Wild Bill Hickok and his relationship with Calamity Jane as he is targeted for revenge by some tough gunfighters.
Slipstream (1974) as Mike Mallard
Popular, but mysterious rock D.J Mike Mallard (Askew) (who broadcasts his show from an isolated farmhouse) is one day found by a four young people who land their plane nearby his farm. One of them, Kathy (Oatman), falls for Mallard who is also battling with his producer (Rill) over his refusal to play the commercial music that the radio station and record companies want him to play.
Manhunter (1974) as Max Chabriol
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.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) as Eno
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
Glass House, The (1972) as Bibleback
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
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) as Jim Younger
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972) as Mark Skinner
A retired gunman fights to save a group of kidnapped women from the man who raped and murdered his wife.
The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972) as Luke
Work on a cattle drive teaches a young Westerner the dirty truth about a cowboy''''s life.
Angel Unchained (1970) as Tremaine
Flareup (1969) as Alan Morris
A psychopath stalks an exotic dancer from Las Vegas to Los Angeles.
Easy Rider (1969) as Stranger on highway
A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Will Penny (1968) as Foxy
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
The Devil's Brigade (1968) as Hubert Hixon
Experienced soldiers and misfits join forces to create a World War II commando unit.
The Green Berets (1968) as Sergeant Provo
After vigorous training, two Army detachments see service in Vietnam.
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Dolph Higginson
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
Cool Hand Luke (1967) as Boss Paul
A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life.
The Happening (1967) as 2d motorcycle officer
A kidnapped gangster joins forces with the hippies who abducted him.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Attack on Terror (1975) as Aaron Cord
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.

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