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Born: November 28, 1926 Cause of Death:
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Second Thoughts (1983)
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g

Producer (feature film)

3.
Bacchae, The (2002) as Producer
In the ancient Greek city Thebes, Zeus has made his godly mark in the form of a pregnant woman, Semele, whose father is Cadmus, king of Thebes. Forced to prove the source of her unborn child, she calls on Zeus for proof, and gets zapped by a lightning bolt. Years later, Cadmus steps down from his th
4.
KINGDOM COME (2001)
A dysfunctional family gathers together for the funeral of its patriarch.
5.
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Max Fairbanks is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey is a sophisticated procurer of other people''s possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. When Max catches Kevin during an attempted robbery at his beachside mansion, he steals Kevin''s lucky ring in retaliation, claiming it as his own. Because the ring is his girlfriend''s, Kevin is furious and vows to stop at nothing to get it back.
6.
Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story (2000)
An emotionally disconnected family must band together in their struggle to survive after their small plane crashes into a snowy mountain.Tom Kincaid and his wife, Anne, are looking forward to celebrating their anniversary at their winter cabin with their three children. Tom is a wealthy businessman
7.
American History X (1998)
The story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vinyard, who idolizes his older brother Derek. Seeking retribution for his father's murder and burning a way to vent his rage, Derek finds himself transformed by a philosophy of hate as he turns into a charismatic leader of a local white power movement. De
8.
Long Way Home, The (1998)
Tom Gerrin is a plain spoken Kansan who has lived a simple and ordinary life. At the age of 75, he finds he has little to look forward to beyond retiring with his son and overly protective daughter-in-law. A letter from his old flame Veronica, suddenly has him wondering if he hasn't given up too eas
9.
Pretty Poison (1996) as Executive Producer
A mysterious ex-con recently released from a psychiatric prison enlists the help of a pretty high school cheerleader in a criminal scheme, but the cheerleader has a not-so-innocent scheme of her own in mind. Based on the 1968 feature film of the same title.
10.
River Wild, The (1994)
A former white water rafting and fishing guide takes her troubled 10-year-old son on a rafting trip, along with her workaholic husband Tom, whom she is thinking of divorcing. During the trip, the three meet up with two men; one of whom bonds with the son and takes an interest in the mother as well.
11.
Getaway, The (1994)
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
12.
Gleaming The Cube (1989)
A teenage skateboarder and a young detective team up to find the murderer of the teen's adopted brother.
13.
Jesse (1988) as Executive Producer
Based on the true story, a nurse is indicted for administering medical treatment without a license in an isolated California town in Death Valley.
14.
Short Circuit 2 (1988)
The inventor of Number 5, Ben Jahrvi, now trying to earn a living making toy robots, has Number 5 as his one-man assembly line. Number 5, however, has a hard time resisting the temptation to have "more input" out on the street.
15.
Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
A depressed widower battles loneliness and attempts to cheat him out of his land.
16.
News at Eleven (1986)
A local TV anchorman reluctantly helps to create a media controversy when he breaks the story of alleged sexual involvement between a high school teacher and a female student.
17.
Running Scared (1986) as Producer
Danny (BillyCrystal) and Ray (Gregory Hines) are two street wise cops in Chicago. When they are almost killed on a case, they are forced to take a vacation by their captain. Key West offers a substantial change over frozen Chicago. They decide to quit and open a bar in Key West. Upon returning, they find that Julio (Jimmy Smits), the drug dealer who nearly killed them has made bail and is trying to complete a giant drug deal. They decide to complete their case against Julio before quitting, but then begin being careful. Their effectiveness drops as they find they can''t operate the way they did before if they don''t have the edge of a long time commitment.
18.
Short Circuit (1986)
A computer expert has manufactured war programmed robots for the government. But when Robot #5 is accidentally struck by lightning, he comes to life. Escaping, he is taken in by a kind woman to see that nothing happens to her new friend.
19.
Mean Season, The (1985)
A Miami reporter is chosen by a crazed killer to be his only contact, but when the killings continue the question arises whether the reporter is "using" the killer for press or the killer is using the reporter as a pawn in a deadly game.
20.
Mass Appeal (1984) as Producer
A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor.
21.
Second Thoughts (1983)
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g
22.
Gift of Life, The (1982)
A young wife, the mother of two, contracts to undertake a surrogate pregnancy for another woman, with her husband's reluctant approval, but is crushed when her best friend, as well as her parents, denounce her. The first of several TV-movies with variations on the theme.
23.
Between Two Brothers (1982)
Prominent attorney Brandon compulsively tries to make amends with his less polished brother (Harrington) who runs the family business and harbors the guilt for their father's death. Canadian actress Helen Shavers, who had starred in two short-lived American TV series, "United States" and "Jessica No
24.
Thing, The (1982)
The stage is set for havoc and terror when a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has been buried for over 100,000 years.
25.
Caveman (1981)
A prehistoric man named Atouk is an outcast from his tribe. When he meets Lar, also on the outs from his people, they form a tribe of their own made up of other misfits. Atouk''s life is complicated by his love for Lana, the beautiful mate of the man who expelled him from his tribe.
26.
Walk Proud (1979) as Producer
A young Chicano tries to escape from his street gang.
27.
First Love (1977) as Producer
A young man falls for an older, more experienced woman.
28.
Heroes (1977)
It's 4 years since Jack is back from Vietnam, but he still has nightmares. In a bus on his way to California he meets Carol, who just left her fiancée - only 4 days before their wedding, allegedly just for a few days of vacation. Jack happily tells her about his plans to set up a worm farm for fishing baits together with four of his Vietnam ex-comrades. Although he gets on her nerves at the beginning, she starts to care. When one after the other of his friends steps out and Jack looses his optimism, Carol remains as the last support that keeps him from despair.
29.
Nickel Ride, The (1975) as Executive Producer
The demise of a small-time Los Angeles crime boss is chronicled. He has been managing several warehouses of stolen goods, but is running out of space. Desperately needing more storage units, he does his best to secure some, but cannot get them fast enough to suit his boss who starts to believe that
30.
The Drowning Pool (1975)
A private eye''''s investigation of an anonymous letter leads to murder.
31.
Unwed Father (1974)
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.
32.
Get Christie Love! (1974) as Executive Producer
A foxy female cop goes undercover to bust a drug empire in this pilot for the first of the policewoman series (1974-75), in which Miss Graves was joined by Charles Cioffi (in the role originated by Guardino) and Jack Kelly as their boss. Graves subsequently disappeared from television to take up rel
33.
Morning After, The (1974)
Dick Van Dyke made his TV dramatic debut in this drama about a successful public relations writer whose refusal to admit that he is an alcoholic causes him to lose his self-respect, his career, his family and very nearly his life. Van Dyke''s performance earned him an Emmy nomination.
34.
She Lives (1973) as Executive Producer
Two lonely college students meet through a newspaper ad and share an idyllic love until the girl discovers she has a terminal illness, and the couple begin a frantic search to find a doctor, researcher or anyone who can help them.
35.
36.
The Great White Hope (1970) as Producer
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
37.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Executive Producer
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
38.
The Flim-Flam Man (1967) as Producer
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
39.
The Graduate (1967) as Producer
A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor''''s wife, then falls for their daughter.
40.
The Best Man (1964) as Producer
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
41.
I Could Go On Singing (1963) as Presented By
An American singing star in London tries to reclaim the son she gave up for adoption.
42.
I Could Go On Singing (1963) as Producer
An American singing star in London tries to reclaim the son she gave up for adoption.
43.
Stolen Hours (1963) as Executive Producer
An American heiress with an incurable disease falls in love with her surgeon.
44.
The Young Doctors (1961) as Producer
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.

Production Companies (feature film)

45.
The Great White Hope (1970) as Company
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
46.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Company
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
47.
The Graduate (1967) as Company
A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor''''s wife, then falls for their daughter.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

48.
Badge, The (2002)

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