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Also Known As: Died: January 5, 1990
Born: February 17, 1914 Cause of Death: brain tumor
Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Grandpa (1992)
The strained relationship between a grandfather and his grandson and the young woman who smooths the troubled waters.
Signs of Life (1989)
Story follows 24 hours in the lives of a group of people in a small fishing village in Maine.
L'Umanoide (1979) as Kraspin
Hoping to overthrow his brother as ruler of the planet Metropolis, the evil Graal enlists the help of the insane Dr. Kraspin, who has invented a chemical capable of turning an ordinary person into a perfect soldier. They test this chemical on the pilot Golob, turning the unsuspecting victim into a mindless but indestructable automaton possessing superhuman strength. The people of Metropolis must somehow outwit Graal before he can create an army of these soldiers, or their planet will be destroyed.
Bermude: La Fossa Maledetta (1978) as Mr Jackson
Sentinel, The (1977)
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
Ciclon (1977)
Spiaggia del desiderio, La (1976)
When shipwrecked Daniel washes ashore on a tropical island to find the gorgeous Haydee, he thinks he's found paradise. Haydee's father and brother, however, aren't so approving of the pair's budding romance.
Roma A Mano Armata (1975) as Chief Police Luini
Fin de semana para los muertos (1974)
Experimental pesticides that farmers are using have an unexpected side effect; it brings the dead back to life seeking human flesh to dine on. A baffled police detective accuses drifter hippies of the cannibalistic murders.
Nakia (1974)
An American Indian deputy sheriff is caught in the middle of a community dispute when the tribe tries to save a historic mission from a housing developer. Forster and Kennedy continued their roles in the short-lived series that followed (1974-75). Strong overtones of "Billy Jack" (1972) were spotted
Ricco (1973)
President's Plane Is Missing, The (1973)
A political thriller based on the 1967 novel by Robert J. Serling (Rod's brother) about an incompetent vice president who is left in control of the government when Air Force One mysteriously disappears with the President aboard.<P>Although filmed in 1971, it was held up for two and a half years foll
Crawlspace (1972) as Albert Graves
A middle-aged, childless couple discover that a young handyman, hired to fix their furnace, has moved into the crawlspace in their cellar, and they make him part of their family. Director Newland replaced Buzz Kulik in mid-production.
Death of Innocence, A (1971) as Marvin Hirsh
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
Glory Boy (1971) as Walter Pell
When Trubee Pell comes back from fighting in Vietnam he returns to his father's ranch in the Pacific Northwest, bringing along two of his war-time friends Jimmy Pilgrim and Martin Flood to help out. Johnny is a little slow and Martin is a former sergeant who is a tense man. Things work out well on t
Shark! (1969) as Doc
When gunrunner Caine finds himself broke and hunted in the Sudan, he signs up as a deckhand to ichthyologists looking for rare fish. What he doesn't know is that they're really treasure hunters ready to dive into waters teeming with blood-crazed sharks.
Anzio (1968) as General Lesly
U.S. troops in World War II fight to survive the Allied landing in Italy.
Day of the Evil Gun (1968) as Owen Forbes
A gunman tries to control a vengeful farmer whose wife has been kidnapped.
Fantastic Voyage (1966) as Dr. Duval
A team of scientists shrinks to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting scientist.
Nevada Smith (1966) as Bill Bowdre
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
Joy in the Morning (1965) as Patrick Brown
A law student and his bride try to build a life together despite her fear of intimacy.
Italiano brava gente (1965) as Ferro Maria Ferri
The savage behavior of German troops during WWII is explored in this sweeping epic which pits Italian and Russian prisoners against their Fascist captors.
Murieta (1965) as Captain Love
Mexican peasant Joaquin Murieta and his wife go north to California to prospect for gold, finding only one white person, a marshal, who will befriend them. But after Murieta is beaten and robbed, and his wife killed by bandits, Murieta takes out his vengeance by forming a gang of outlaws who rob the countryside. Murieta is eventually cornered by the marshal, who persuades him to end his crusade. But when Murieta is later wounded and convalescent, his gang operates a reign of terror without his knowledge, leading to his death at the marshal's hands in a final battle.
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Doc Holliday
A reluctant Cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Barabbas (1962) as Pontius Pilate
A thief is pardoned so Jesus can be crucified in his place.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Jackson Bentley
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962) as Dr. [Henry] Adams
Home Is the Hero (1961) as Willie O'Reilly
Murder She Said (1961) as Dr. Quimper
When nobody will believe she witnessed a murder, elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes a job as a maid to ferret out clues.
Claudelle Inglish (1961) as Clyde Inglish
A defiant Southern girl marries a poor dirt farmer instead of the wealthy landowner her mother picked out.
Elmer Gantry (1960) as Jim Lefferts
A young drifter finds success as a traveling preacher until his past catches up with him.
Some Came Running (1959) as Frank Hirsh
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
A Summer Place (1959) as Bart Hunter
An adulterous couple discovers that their children are sexually involved.
Twilight for the Gods (1958) as Ramsay
Peyton Place (1957) as Lucas Cross
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Rick Harper
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
Trial (1955) as Barney [Castle]
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
The Man from Laramie (1955) as Vic Hansbro
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
Crashout (1955) as Joe Quinn
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff's bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of "regular folks," each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Jesse Bard
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
Impulse (1955) as Alan Curtis
The Naked Dawn (1955) as Santiago
A farmer and his wife are corrupted by the arrival of a charming bandit.
Rancho Notorious (1952) as Vern Haskell
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
Red Mountain (1952) as Lane Waldron
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
The Lusty Men (1952) as Wes Merritt
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
Bend of the River (1952) as Emerson Cole
A westerner with a questionable past leads a wagon train into the Oregon territory.
Bright Victory (1952) as Larry Nevins
A blinded veteran struggles to adjust to peacetime life.
The Girl in White (1952) as Dr. Ben Barringer
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
The Glass Menagerie (1950) as Tom Wingfield
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.
The Walking Hills (1949) as Chalk
A group of treasure hunters search for a wagon load of gold, buried years before in Death Valley.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Tommy Ditman
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
Too Late For Tears (1949) as Alan Palmer
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
Champion (1949) as Connie [Kelly]
An unscrupulous boxer claws his way to the top.
The Window (1949) as Ed Woodry
A boy who always lies witnesses a murder but can't get anyone but the killer to believe him.
Cheyenne (1947) as Sundance Kid
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
Boomerang! (1947) as John Waldron
A prosecutor fights to prove the defendant in a scandalous murder case is innocent.
Devotion (1946) as Branwell Brontë
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Resisting Enemy Interrogation (1945) as Sergeant Alfred Mason
Academy Award nominated training film which instructs soldiers how to handle the interrogation techniques practiced by the Nazis.
Air Force (1943) as Bombardier [Tommy McMartin]
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
Desperate Journey (1942) as Flying Officer Jed Forrest
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Ned Sharp
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Jim Younger
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Joe Geary
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
Knockout (1941) as Johnny Rocket
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
Highway West (1941) as George Foster
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
High Sierra (1941) as Red
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
City for Conquest (1940) as Eddie Kenny
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
Prunella (1918) as The gardeners' boy

Cast (special)

Third Commandment, The (1959) as Jim Munday
The pilot episode for an unsold series of specials based on the Ten Commandments. The pilot episode tells the story of an embittered writer who violates the Third Biblical Commandment (Thou Shalt Not Take the Name of the Lord in Vain) by abandoning his principles and striving for material success a

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