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Also Known As: Died: September 16, 1996
Born: March 24, 1920 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Letters, The (1973)
Three interconnected stories about nine people whose lives are drastically changed by letters delayed a year in delivery. Pilot to a prospective series.
Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969) as Director
A comedy about a World War II pilot who falls out of his plane and is hidden by a baroness to protect him from the enemy -- long after the war has ended.
The Cool Ones (1967) as Director
A rock promoter creates a popular singing duo and tries to run their lives.
Harum Scarum (1965) as Director
An American film star is kidnapped in the Middle East.
Your Cheatin' Heart (1964) as Director
Legendary country-western singer Hank Williams uses alcohol to deal with the pressures of fame.
Kissin' Cousins (1964) as Director
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.
Hootenanny Hoot (1963) as Director
Television producers discover country/western music at a small-town college.
Hand of Death (1962) as Director

Cast (feature film)

S.O.B. (1981) as Business Manager
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production.
Brand New Life, A (1973) as Harry
Cloris Leachman won one of her assortment of Emmy Awards for her performance in this melodrama centering on a middle-aged couple's reaction to the prospect of their first child after eighteen years of marriage.
Family Flight (1972) as Aircraft Carrier Captain
A flying vacation to Mexico for a troubled family turns into a near-hopeless battle for survival following a crash landing in an isolated section of Baja, California.
Thunder Island (1963) as Billy Poole
A central American woman hires an Amnerican hit man to assinate the former dictator of her Island country. The plan is foiled by another American while attempting to save the lives of his wife and child.
The Purple Hills (1961) as Gil Shepard
20,000 Eyes (1961) as Dan Warren
The Atomic Man (1956) as Mike Delaney
An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us in time. He teams up with a reporter to stop his evil double from destroying his experiments in artificial tungsten.
The Way Out (1956) as Greg Carradine
A man tells his wife that the police are after him for having killed a bookie during an alcoholic binge, but that he is innocent and is being framed for the murder. The wife and her brother hide him and try to find out who the real killer was. The more they investigate, the more holes they begin to find in the husband's story.
Oklahoma! (1955) as Will Parker
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
So This Is Paris (1955) as Al Howard
American sailors on leave strike up fun and romance with several Frenchwomen in Paris.
Crime Wave (1954) as Steve Lacey
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
She's Back on Broadway (1953) as Gordon Evans
A fading Hollywood star returns to the stage to work with the man who discovered her.
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953) as Twitch
Three sailors on leave back a Broadway hit.
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952) as Don Weston
A professor helps a burlesque queen get a college education.
Lullaby of Broadway (1951) as Tom Farnham
A star's former servants try to keep her daughter from learning of her fate.
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951) as Ted Lansing
Three chorus girls hit Las Vegas in search of rich husbands.
Starlift (1951) as Himself
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Tea for Two (1950) as Tommy Trainor
An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950) as Doug Martin
Against her widowed father's wishes, a vaudeville star's daughter takes to the stage.
The West Point Story (1950) as Hal Courtland
A Broadway producer tries to put on a show at the legendary military academy.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Jerry
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Assistant prosecutor
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as G.I.
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Tommy Yale
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
This Is the Army (1943) as Soldier
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
Second Fiddle (1939) as
A Hollywood PR man tries to turn a Minnesota teacher into a star.

Writer (feature film)

The Cool Ones (1967) as Adaptation
A rock promoter creates a popular singing duo and tries to run their lives.
Kissin' Cousins (1964) as Screenwriter
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.

Producer (feature film)

Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969) as Producer
A comedy about a World War II pilot who falls out of his plane and is hidden by a baroness to protect him from the enemy -- long after the war has ended.

Music (feature film)

Son-rise: A Miracle Of Love (1979)
A poignant true story of a couple who discover that their son is a autistic but refuse to believe gloomy medical prognoses and devise their own ways of treating him. Remarkable performances were gotten from the two youngsters who played the boy, three-year-old twin great-grandsons of veteran directo

Dance (feature film)

So This Is Paris (1955) as Choreography
American sailors on leave strike up fun and romance with several Frenchwomen in Paris.

Director (special)

Where's Everett? (1966) as Director
Early one morning a spaceship lands in a small town in suburbia. Its inhabitants place a seemingly empty basket on the doorstep of the home of Arnold and Sylvia Barker and leave. Moments later, the sound of a baby's cries awaken the Barkers--who discover that the basket contains an invisible baby

Cast (special)

Golden Globe's 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1994)
A special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards. Features interviews with past winners and current celebrities, live performances and highlights from past ceremonies.
Married Alive (1970) as Burbage
The story of a man who poses as the long-lost husband of an English woman.
Tom, Dick, and Harry (1960) as Tom Fellows
The story of Tom, Dick, and Harry, three former army buddies who pool their resources and rent a restaurant. Their attempts to run the restaurant was to be the focal point of the unsold series. In the pilot episode, Tom and Dick scheme to get Harry married to Hazel, the spinster daughter of the ow
Broadway (1955) as Roy Lane
The story of a nightclub dancer who becomes involved in the murder of a gangster. Based on the 1926 Broadway play by Philip Dunning and George Abbott.

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