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Also Known As: Died: April 10, 2007
Born: April 15, 1921 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Montana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Color of Courage, The (1999)
In 1944, Minnie and Mac McGhee, two light-skinned blacks, bring their family from Detroit's inner city to a nearby all-white neighborhood. When the residents find out that their community's covenant barring black families from living in their neighborhood has been broken, they hire legal counsel to
Three Below Zero (1998)
Moriat, Julian and Nora get trapped in a basement laundry room together. Moriat is the most concerned as she has a plane to catch to California to see her boyfriend. She seems rich, while Julian is a young rebel who enjoys annoying her. The two begin to flirt though and end up having sex in front of
Mrs. Sundance (1974)
With fond memories of her life with the Sundance Kid, Etta Place leads a fugitive's existence, with a price on her head and bounty hunters on her trail, until rumors reach her that the supposedly dead Sundance still lives.
The Scalphunters (1968) as
A trapper and his educated slave track an outlaw band.
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula (1966) as
The notorious outlaw fights to save his fiance from the dreaded vampire.
Smoky (1966) as Cowboys
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Andy Sharp
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
Hatari! (1962) as Man/Masai warrior/native boy
The arrival of a woman upsets a team of hunters capturing animals for the world''''s zoos.
Merrill's Marauders (1962) as Medic
A grizzled U.S. general leads his men against the Japanese in Burma during World War II.
Gold of the Seven Saints (1961) as Amos
Two trappers fight to protect their gold from outlaws.
Spartacus (1960) as Soldier
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
South Pacific (1958) as
A Navy nurse must choose between love and prejudice during World War II.
Man of the West (1958) as Alcutt
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
Band of Angels (1957) as Runaway
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
Backlash (1956) as Castro
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.
The Burning Hills (1956) as Farrell
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
The Far Country (1955) as Shep
Two cowboys on the road to Alaska help a wagon train in trouble.
Strange Lady in Town (1955) as Ribstock
The arrival of a female doctor sets a Western town on its ear.
Safari Drums (1953) as Native
A group of movie makers arrive in Africa to make a film about jungle wildlife.
I'll See You In My Dreams (1952) as Black dancer
Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.
The Lion and the Horse (1952) as Steve Collier
A cowboy fights to save a wild horse from its exploitative owner.
Talk About a Stranger (1952) as Truck driver
Small-town gossips rage over the arrival of a mysterious stranger.
African Treasure (1952) as Water bearer
Bomba the Jungle Boy takes on diamond smugglers.
Tarzan's Peril (1951) as Guard
The jungle king tries to catch gunrunners.
It's Great to Be Young (1946) as "Ivory" Timothy
Ricky Malone (Jimmy Lloyd), Spud Winters (Bob Haymes AS Robert Stanton and not Kirby Grant as Robert Stanton, since Grant hadn't used that name in over five years, but I digress) and some other returning G.I.'s are trying to break into show business by the old summer resort resort. Terry (Leslie Brooks and she needs no number since she was in films 40 years before Leslie Brooks (I) directed his one-and-only film), a runaway daughter of a big producer who is trying to stifle her show-biz career, hires on as the (dubbed) singer.
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Dancer in "Brazilian Boogie Woogie" number
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
Hit Parade of 1943 (1943) as
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of the entries underwent a title change from "Hit Parade of 19??" to, usually, a title of a song contained in the film, as happened in the case of this film when it was reissued as "Change of Heart" in 1949, and not known under that title until 1949. Not reissuing the film under the original title of "Hit Parade of 1943" had a two-fold purpose; the audiences of that era were not much interested in seeing a film twice, and a changed title-even when the original title was clearly shown in (very) small print in the ads and on the posters---had a chance of being seen again by that segment of the ticket-buying public who didn't read the small print. The plot here is just a trifle---Susan Hayward ghost writes songs for composer John Carroll, whose charms evidently outweighed his song-writing ability---played in and around some great singing and dancing numbers by, for its time, a large number of black performers including Dorothy Dandridge, Count Basie, dancing by the great Jack Williams and the team of "Pops & Louie"(Albert Whitman and Louis Williams)and others, including Spanish dancer Chinita Marin, billed as Chinita. The song "Change of Heart", by Jule Styne and Harold Adamson, was Oscar-nominated, and also became the title of the film on 1949 reissue. Walter Scharf also was Oscar-nominated for Best Scoring of a Musical. Republic seldom got two nominations in any single year, much less two in the same film.
Harlem on the Prairie (1937) as The Four Blackbirds

Music (feature film)

The Rangers Take Over (1942) as Composer
Texas Ranger Sergeant Jim Steele (Jim Newill) spots Pete Dawson (Bud Osborne) taking horses over the Mexico-Texas border, but Dawson has an alibi. A new group of recruits arrives at the Ranger station, among them, Tex Wyatt (Dave O'Brien), the son of Ranger Captain John Wyatt (Forrest Taylor), whom he hasn't seen for many years. Captain Wyatt tells Tex that, in the Rangers, he is there strictly on his own merit and there will be no favors played. He assigns Tex to pick up Dawson's trail, but orders that no arrest be made without proof. Jim, Tex and Ranger Panhandle Perkins (Guy Wilkerson) find Dawson and his men at the Oasis Trading Post where, forgetting his orders, Tex tries to arrest him. A fight ensues until Jean Lorin (Iris Meredith), the Post owner, covers the fighters with a gun and demands they stop. Dawson escapes and Captain Wyatt dismisses Tex from the Ranger Service for disobeying orders. The embittered Tex joins up with Rance Blair (I. Stanford Jolley) who, unknown to Tex, is partner of Dawson. He also unknowingly becomes involved with the rustlers, and is captured and arrested by the Rangers, but escapes. Captain Wyatt is wounded in the pursuit of the gang, and is captured and taken prisoner to their hideout.

Art Department (feature film)

Best in Show (2000) as Lead hand
Eccentric contestants prepare to compete in a national dog show.
The Sporting Club (1971) as Asst props
James Quinn and iconoclastic Vernor Stanton are lifelong friends who live in the upper-class of Michigan society. In his on-going attempt to destabilize the exclusive summer sporting club to which they both belong, Vernor is continually dragging James into various misadventures.

Stunts (feature film)

Wild Wild West (1999)
Special government agent James West and his co-hort Artemus Gordon, team up to thwart the diabolical Dr Arliss Loveless who is plotting to assassinate the President of the United States with the aid of a huge, walking weapon-transport vehicle called "The Tarantula."
W.B., Blue and the Bean (1990)
Three bounty hunters search for a rich heiress.
Innerspace (1987)
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
A New York City cop is recruited by a special government agency to become a secret agent and is trained by a Korean martial arts master before he must go up against some evil arms manufacterers.
The Mountain Men (1980)
The story of two rowdy hunters living in the mountains, drinking and fighting off attacks.
F.I.S.T. (1978)
A small-time union member trades his integrity for power within the organization.
Master Gunfighter, The (1975)
Shortly after Calfornia became part of the United States, it was common for American settlers and the U.S. government to discriminate against Mexican landowners and even take their land by force or trickery. When some rich Mexican rangers in the Santa Barbara area realize that their property and wealth are at risk, they devise a plan to divert the focus of the government by misdirecting a ship carrying a cargo of gold and wiping out the local Chumash Indian tribe. The family''s estranged adopted son tries to stop his family''s unethical plan and save them some other way.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Head (1968) as Prop master
A plotless collection of various musical encounters and adventures by the famous rock band The Monkees which follows Davy, Peter, Mike and Mickey as they travel through an assortment of places in search of meaning.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Savage (1996)
A modern-day farmer loses his sanity after his family is murdered. He is visited by "cyber gods" who transform him into a superhuman so he can seek his revenge on this villain who wants to alter space and time.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Omega Man (1971) as Stunts
The only human survivor of a biological war fights to end a plague that has turned everybody else into monsters.

Cinematography (special)

Olympic Winter Games XVIII (1998) as Camera
Coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano, Japan.
MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon (1992)
Twenty-seventh edition of the annual telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Producer (special)

Secret Adversary, The (1987)
Adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel about Thomas and Prudence Beresford -- otherwise known as Tommy and Tuppence -- the "partners in crime." When Thomas Beresford is wounded in battle during World War I, Prudence Crowley nurses him back to health. Back in England, they decide to go into business t
Partners in Crime, Series II (1986)
The second series of stories concerning an unconventional British couple, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, who become sleuths to escape their boring lives as members of the snobbish clique of London's "beautiful people" of the '20s. Author Agatha Christie wrote each story in the style of rival mystery
Partners in Crime, Series I (1984)
The first in a series of stories concerning an unconventional British couple, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, who become sleuths to escape their boring lives as members of the snobbish clique of London's "beautiful people" of the '20s. Author Agatha Christie wrote each story in the style of rival myst
Seven Dials Mystery, The (1981)
The story, based on the 1929 novel by Agatha Christie, follows the exploits of Lady Eileen "Bundie" Brent, an amateur sleuth, as she attempts to solve a murder that involves her with a mysterious, secret British society known as the Seven Dials.
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1981)
A stylish television adaptation of the 1935 whodunit by Agatha Christie. The story follows the efforts of two people, Lady Frances Derwent, and her foil, Bobby Jones, as they attempt to solve the death of a man whose last words to them are "Why didn't they ask Evans?"

Misc. Crew (special)

Gaither Gospel Hour: Mountain Homecoming (1999)
Bill Gaither and guests sing amid North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Gaither Gospel Hour: I'll Meet You on the Mountain (1999) as Event Coordinator
Bill Gaither and guests sing amid North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. The program features a tribute to the 55-year gospel music career of the late J.D. Sumner.

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