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Also Known As: Died: November 19, 2002
Born: August 31, 1928 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Laurel, Nebraska, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Man From Elysian Fields, The (2002) as Tobias Allcott
Byron Tiller, happily married with a young child, is a writer whose last novel has ended up in the remainder bins. Down on his luck and struggling to make ends meet, he keeps bashing away, refusing to admit that perhaps he is not that good. One day, at wit's end and feeling sorry for himself, he mee
Snow Dogs (2002)
When Miami dentist Ted Brooks finds out that he's been named in a will, he travels to Alaska to claim his inheritance. Once he gets there, however, his dreams turn to mush: he discovers he's been left a team of sled dogs. Not only do the dogs not warm up to him, but a crusty old mountain man named T
Kurosawa (2001)
Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest directors in the history of Japanese cinema, whose work was acclaimed throughout the world. From "Rashomon" (1950) through "Seven Samurai" (1954) to his late masterpiece "Ran" (1985), Kurosawa produced one of the most important and inf
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Monsters, Inc. is the largest scare factory in the monster world and the top kid Scarer is James "Sully" Sullivan, a huge intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His Scare Assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski, a lime green, opinionated, fiesty, one-eyed mons
Walter and Henry (2001) as Charlie
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
Missing Pieces (2000)
Atticus Cody is an uncompromising man whose relationship with his son has never been the same since Scott, then a teenager, drove the car that crashed and accidentally killed his mother. Atticus could never bring himself to talk about the accident and offer Scott forgiveness. In turn, Scott, a talen
Second Civil War, The (1997)
Set in the not-too-distant future, the Governor of Idaho decides to close his state''s borders when a planeload of orphaned refugees from Pakistan are heading that way. Fed up with immigration policies that have transformed the nation into a tumultuous melting pot, the Governor vows to keep the American way of life intact and even threatens to secede from the Union if the federal government responds to his blockade with force. The White House responds with a 67-hour deadline for lifting the blockade. As anarchy reigns in the streets, a news service goes behind the scenes to cover what could be the news event of the century.
Keys to Tulsa (1997)
The black sheep son of a wealthy Tulsa family returns to the world he'd renounced and is forced into a blackmail scheme by his high school sweetheart's menacing husband. When he helps the only eyewitness to a murder, he gets caught in a web of revenge and redemption.
Skeletons (1997)
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist relocates to rural Maine and finds his new hometown run by a stern preacher with no tolerance for outsiders.
Affliction (1997) as Glen Whitehouse
Wade Whitehouse is the sheriff of Lawford, New Hampshire who has rarely risen to any challenge and has remained, despite his age, an overgrown teenager. He is a glorified crossing guard in this quiet, dreary town. On the first day of deer season, Wade's friend Jack takes a wealthy businessman out to
Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy On the Right (1996)
An unusually detailed look at one of Hollywood's long-time leading character actors, Ben Johnson--the epitome of the Western man. Part-Irish and part-Cherokee, the rugged Oklahoma native worked as a cowboy from age 11; Johnson arrived in tinsel town in a carload of horses, as a wrangler delivering s
Disappearance of Kevin Johnson, The (1996)
A pseudo-documentary on the disappearance of a wealthy British producer, Kevin Johnson, who is dealing in sex, lies and blackmail in Hollywood. Megahy plays the interviewer who practices a Nick Broomfield-style doorstep technique as he pursues information about Johnson from everyone including his gi
Nutty Professor, The (1996) as Harlan Hartley
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn''t all it''s cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he''s no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he''s only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies'' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department''s beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman''s utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
Eraser (1996)
It''s Federal Marshal John Kruger''s duty to keep witnesses hidden within the government''s Witness Protection Program safe. Now he must protect Lee Cullen, who inadvertently uncovered a scheme to deliver one of the most advanced super-weapons ever developed--the rail gun--into hands that could shift the world''s balance of power forever. What she doesn''t know is that the conspiracy reaches the highest levels of government and industry, and the players involved will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing the truth. Kruger is matched against an unknown challenger whose cunning skill equals his own as he guards Lee against the conspirators. As Kruger himself falls under suspicion as the traitor within the program, he sets out to prove his innocence to Robert Deguerin, his mentor, and Beller, the head of the WPP. In a world where allies could be enemies, Kruger and Lee come to trust only each other as the deadly players in the conspiracy close in on them, and time continues to run out.
Cherokee Kid (1996)
Movie about Isaiah Turner, an adventurous farmboy whose quest to avenge his parents'' death sets him on a journey where he encounters an array of fictional and historical characters, ultimately becoming a self-assured gunslinger known as the Cherokee Kid. The story is narrated by The Cherokee Kid''s supportive sidekick, Juan Nepomuceno Cortina.
Ray Alexander: A Menu For Murder (1995)
Television movie about a semi-retired San Francisco private detective, Ray Alexander, who works out of his down-home cafe. When a judge's mistress is accused of killing her lover, Alexander sets out to clear her name -- uncovering a conspiracy that threatens an entire Third World country.
Avenging Angel, The (1995)
Tom Berenger is Miles Utley, a Mormon orphan groomed from childhood to protect Brigham Young (Heston). When Utley foils an attempt on Young''s life by an ex-communicated Mormon, the trail he follows to the supposed killer reveals a conspiracy of hypocrisy, secret identities and ulterior motives that mistakenly implicates his mentor and lifelong friend, Peter Rockwell (Coburn).
Set Up, The (1995) as Jeremiah Cole
Charles Thorpe, an ex-con, is hired to work as a security consultant for a wealthy bank owner. After developing an elaborate system of protection devices to make the bank impregnable, Thorpe is framed for murder and is coerced into helping three crooks break into the bank.
Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice (1994)
The first in a series of television movies about a semi-retired San Francisco private investigator, Ray Alexander, who works for a famed criminal attorney from out of his restaurant. Alexander tracks down the hit-and-run killer of a prominent psychiatrist.
Maverick (1994)
A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game.
Greyhounds (1994)
Three law professionals and an ex-con come out of retirement to solve a murder.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Deloris Van Cartier, now a headliner in Las Vegas, is persuaded by the good sisters to return to her inner city alma mater, St. Francis High, to go undercover as the new music teacher.
Deadfall (1993)
A young con artist accidentally kills his father on an elaborate sting operation. While dying, father tells son to find long-lost uncle who happens to be the father's twin, an expert con artist himself. When he does, the young man, his partner and the uncle embark on a major con, only to have the un
Hit List, The (1993)
A Los Angeles hitman hired to protect a mysterious woman finds himself captivated by his client and ensconced in a deadly game of double-cross.
Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time (1992)
A look at the life of Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Mastergate (1992)
An adaptation of Larry Gelbart's play about the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings in 1973-74. In this political satire, it is alleged that government functionaries used a Hollywood studio to funnel money to right-wing guerrillas.
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
A television movie based on the 1989 Siouxland rescue of passengers following the crash landing of United Airlines Flight 232 in Iowa.
Hudson Hawk (1991)
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.
Young Guns II (1990)
Sequel to "Young Guns" (USA/1988), reuniting some of the characters from the original one year later, when they are extradited to New Mexico to stand trial.
Tag till himlen (1989) as Gregorios
An orphan runs away, and hops on a train that he thinks is going to heaven.
Call From Space (1989)
A fantasy about mankind's desire to explore the past, present, and future through prehistoric times, ancient Greece, France during Napoleon, a modern film shoot, and another "Renaissance" set in the future.
Walking After Midnight (1988)
A docu-drama exploring the past-life experiences of various celebrities.
Steve Mcqueen: Man On the Edge (1986) as Narration
A special that takes a look at the public and private lives of the legendary screen tough guy, Steve McQueen. Featured are interviews and clips from the late actor's films.
Death of a Soldier (1986)
An American GI is sought for the murders of three women during World War II.
Lion's Roar, The (1985) as Narration
Leonski Incident, The (1985) as Major Dannenberg
Sins of the Father (1985) as Frank Murchison
Philandering high-powered attorney finds that his mistress, the lawyer daughter of his dead ex-partner, has been hopping into bed with his marine biologist son. Curiously, however, Elizabeth Gill's teleplay lays all the blame on the woman of the piece, leaving all the decisions about with whom to sl
Martin's Day (1984) as Lieutenant Lardner
Draw (1984) as Sam Starret
Kirk Douglas is an old-time outlaw who finds himself trapped in a small Western town after a poker game ends in a gunfight and James Coburn is his old nemesis, a former lawman-turned-boozer, who is hired by the townfolk to flush him out. This light-hearted hoss opera was the fifth in HBO's made-for-
Screwballs (1983) as Tim Stevenson
Looker (1981)
After having had minor cosmetic surgery by a well-known surgeon, several beautiful women die under suspicious circumstances. The doctor is suspected of murder and, believing he is being framed, begins to look into these deaths himself. One of his clients works for a high tech company which may have
High Risk (1981)
A group of greedy friends steal a few million dollars from a South American drug dealer only become involved in more bloodshed then they had anticipated.
Mr. Patman (1980) as Patman
Loving Couples (1980)
While Greg is driving his sports car, he passes a woman on horseback, and after staring at her a little too long, crashes his car. The woman, Evelyn, is a doctor, so she attends to Greg on the scene, and before long, the two of them are involved in affair. When Greg's girlfriend and Evelyn's husband
Goldengirl (1979)
An Olympic athlete finds out she was programmed for success.
Firepower (1979)
Muppet Movie, The (1979)
Orson Welles interpreta Lew Lord, potente e famoso produttore cinematografico, contattato per produrre un film con Kermit la Rana e gli altri Muppets, dopo aver trattato con il loro agente.
White Rock (1977)
Cross Of Iron (1977) as Sergeant Steiner
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
Midway (1976)
The summer of 1942 brought Naval stalemate to the Pacific as the American and Japanese fleets stood at even numbers each waiting for the other to begin a renewed offensive. "Midway" tells the story of this historic June battle where a Japanese carrier force, in an attempt to occupy Midway island and lure the American fleet to destruction, was meet valiently by US forces operating off of three aircraft carriers and numerous escort ships. It was the first battle in which naval air power was extensivly used, and at its conclusion the Japanese Carrier force had been completly destroyed which lead the way for the US 1943 and 44 offensives which would eventually bring the Pacific War to a close.
Sky Riders (1976)
Ellen is the wife of an international industrialist. She and her two children are kidnapped from their home in Athens and taken to an abandoned monestary by a group of terrorists. The monestary is located on a high cliff that is hard to access, and the police attempt a rescue, but fail. Soon after this, Ellen''s ex-husband Jim enters the fight and has the idea of using hang-gliding riders from a flying circus to save the children. Jim and the circus members glide in by night to get his ex-wife and children back. .
Last Hard Men, The (1976)
In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade's daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?
Hard Times (1975)
A Depression-era drifter takes up street fighting to make his fortune.
Bite the Bullet (1975)
Cowboys compete in a grueling horse-riding marathon.
Internecine Project, The (1974) as Robert Elliott
Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past, he has invented a very ingenious plan to get rid of his four helpers: he gets them all to unknowingly kill each other in the course of a single night. Unfortunately, one of the four has invented a retaliation scheme on his own...
Una Ragione Per Morire (1974) as Colonel Pembroke
A dishonoured army officer saves the lives of some hardened criminals on condition that they help him regain his honour. Will they live up to his expectations?
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
The Last Of Sheila (1973) as Clinton
A game of murder among wealthy vacationers turns into the real thing.
Harry in Your Pocket (1973) as Harry
Three super-pickpockets join forces.
The Carey Treatment (1972) as [Dr.] Peter Carey
A doctor uncovers a hotbed of corruption when he tries to clear a colleague of a murder charge.
The Honkers (1971)
A temperamental rodeo star tries to win back his family.
The Last of the Mobile Hotshots (1970) as Jeb Stuart Thorington
A new bride gets caught between her decadent husband and his black half-brother.
Hard Contract (1969) as John Cunningham
A hit-man, on assignment in Europe to do a job, meets and falls in love with a beautiful jet-setter in Spain.
Candy (1968) as Dr. Krankeit
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a college girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Duffy (1968) as Duffy
A playboy tries to rob his father with the help of a gentleman crook.
In Like Flint (1967) as Derek Flint
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
Waterhole #3 (1967) as Lewton Cole
Some renegade Army men steal a cachet of gold and hide it in the desert for later use until a lone cowboy gets wind of it and wants it for himself.
The President's Analyst (1967) as Dr. Sidney Schaefer
A psychiatrist treating the president becomes a pawn in international espionage.
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966) as Lieutenant Christian
Soldiers in World War II Italy have to fake combat so a strategic village can stage its annual festival.
Our Man Flint (1966) as Derek Flint
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) as Eli Kotch
A sophisticated crook mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank.
Major Dundee (1965) as Samuel Potts
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) as Zac
When a pirate attacks a ship, he finds seven children, survivors from that attack, stowed away on his own ship and he must figure out what to do with them.
The Loved One (1965) as Immigration officer
An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business.
The Americanization of Emily (1964) as Lieut. Comdr. "Bus" Cummings
A British war widow falls for an opportunistic American sailor during World War II.
The Great Escape (1963) as [Flying Officer Louis] Sedgwick "Manufacturer"
Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape.
Charade (1963) as Tex Panthollow
A beautiful widow tries to find her husband's lost fortune while eluding the killers who want it themselves.
The Man From Galveston (1963) as Boyd Palmer
Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who actually shot the fatal bullet.
Hell Is for Heroes (1962) as Henshaw
A small U.S. squadron holds off the Nazis in a desperate last stand.
Murder Men (1961) as Arthur Troy
The Magnificent Seven (1960) as Britt
Seven American gunmen hire themselves out to protect a Mexican village from bandits.
Face of a Fugitive (1959) as Purdy
A man framed for murder tries to build a new life after escaping the law.
Ride Lonesome (1959) as Wid
A bounty hunter tries to bring a murderer to justice through perilous territory.

Writer (feature film)

Circle Of Iron (1979) as From Story
A blind Zen master guides a young martial artist through demons, bandits and monkey people.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Payback (1999)
Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter''s cut of the money, he steals Porter''s wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.

Cast (special)

Kurosawa (2002) as Interviewee
Hailed by critics as one of the top filmmakers of the 20th century, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is especially distinctive as the only non-Westerner on this elite list. In 1990, he received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement. However, only a few of his films are even familiar to
Intimate Portrait: Raquel Welch (2002)
Portrait of actor Raquel Welch.
Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001)
Documentary about the final days of Marilyn Monroe, including an account of the making and eventual abandonment in 1962 of the last film on which Monroe worked -- "Something's Got to Give" The program includes the world television premiere of a 37-minute reconstruction of the footage shot for this u
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000)
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000)
Documentary chronicling the greatest film hits from 20th Century Fox from the 1960s to the present. Includes interviews with actors and filmmakers.
World's Scariest Ghosts: Caught on Tape (2000)
The program features footage of ghosts, poltergeists and apparitions collected and documented on videotape and photographs by everyday people and from teams of paranormal investigators armed with state-of-the-art, high-tech gear. Highlights include: a bungalow in San Pedro, California, that drips bl
CIA, The (2000)
Documentary about the Central Intelligence Agency. The program goes inside the walls of the CIA headquarters and features interviews with President George Bush, CIA director George Tenet and heads of CIA Directorates.
20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000)
Documentary chronicling the greatest film hits from 20th Century Fox from the 1960s to the present. Includes interviews with actors and filmmakers.
Borneo: Island in the Clouds (1999) as Narration
Documentary about Borneo, the third largest island in the world. Dominated by Mount Kinabalu, the tallest peak in Southeast Asia at 13,000 feet, the island teems with plant and animal life.
5th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 5th annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles,
Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood Hero (1999)
Profile of actor and bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger, from his weightlifting beginnings in Austria through his box-office success as a Hollywood action star.
Nick Nolte (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Nick Nolte.
Palau, Paradise of the Pacific (1998)
Nature documentary on Palau, an archipelago of more than 200 mostly uninhabited islands, surrounded by waters and lagoons filled with more than 300 species of coral. The coral produce skeletons forming vast rock-like structures that attract a variety of fish.
Steve McQueen: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998)
Profile of actor Steve McQueen, from reform-school teen to box-office star, from his three marriages, drug use and obsession with race cars to his death from cancer in 1980.
20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years (1997)
Documentary tracing the history of the 20th Century Fox film studios. Includes movie clips, rare historical footage and interviews.
20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years (1997)
Documentary tracing the history of the 20th Century Fox film studios. Includes movie clips, rare historical footage and interviews.
Beauty and the Beasts: A Leopard's Story (1996)
Documentary examining the raising of a pair leopard cubs and three warthog piglets in the wild.
Football America (1996)
Documentary comprised of ten individual stories that illustrate America's passion for the game of football.
Arctic Kingdom: Life at the Edge (1996)
Documentary presenting rarely photographed Arctic wildlife, including narwhals, beluga whales, murres and a polar bear hunting a ringed seal with her newborn cubs.
Okavango: Africa's Savage Oasis (1996)
Documentary exploring the drama that unfolds each year in Botswana's Kalahari Desert as swirling flood waters sweep into this dry wasteland, illustrating the area's circle of life.
100 Years of the Hollywood Western (1994)
Special saluting the Hollywood Western, with actors experienced in the genre. Includes profiles of John Wayne, John Ford and Clint Eastwood, as well as the story of women in the Wild West and a video history of how Native Americans have been portrayed over the years.
Bruce Lee (1994)
Documentary on the life and career of martial arts actor Bruce Lee.
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.
Wild West, The (1993)
A five-part, 10-hour documentary depicting the "Wild West." Uses still photographs and voice-over narration.
50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1993)
A live telecast of the 50th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in movies and television during 1992.
14th Annual CableACE Awards, The (1993)
Live broadcast from the Pantages Theatre of the fourteenth annual ACE Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
Inside the KGB (1993)
A special including film, photos and documents from the KGB files on Adolph Hitler, Lee Harvey Oswald, the Manhattan Project and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes footage of the KGB training center and surveillance devices and weapons, as well as interviews with Boris Yeltsin and KGB leaders.
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993)
Documentary on the life of film director Sam Peckinpah.
Day in the Life of Hollywood, A (1992)
A documentary shot over a 24-hour period on May 20, 1992 as filmmakers chronicle a typical day in Hollywood.
Shark Chronicles (1991)
A documentary examining the behavior of sharks.
Silverfox (1991)
A pilot for an unsold ABC series. An aging secret agent with a skilled assassin on his trail tries to balance his activities as a spy with his personal life.
Place of Skulls, A (1990)
A documentary focusing on two opposing military groups in Zimbabwe, one that practices elephant poaching and the other which is trying to protect the elephants by armed confrontations with the poachers.
Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
Wildest West Show of the Stars, The (1986)
Stars from television, film, and music recreate the color, fun, games, and excitement of a classic Wild West Show, from Pony Express relay races to quick-draw contests to trick-riding displays. Taped at the Equestrian Center in Burbank, California, and at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Birthday at Annapolis (1982)
Bob Hope, born on May 29, 1903, celebrates his 79th birthday at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
Escape (1981) as Narration
A proposed series of dramatizations about famous escapees. The pilot episode, titled "Midnight Express," dramatizes the jailbreak of Billy Hayes, an American convicted of drug possession, from a Turkish prison.
Escape (1981) as Host
A proposed series of dramatizations about famous escapees. The pilot episode, titled "Midnight Express," dramatizes the jailbreak of Billy Hayes, an American convicted of drug possession, from a Turkish prison.
Safari (1962) as Charlie Allnot
A proposed series based on the feature film "The African Queen." The story, set in a German-occupied colony in Africa just before World War I, relates the adventures of Charlie Allnot, a gin-soaked riverboat captain, and Rosie Sayer, a lady missionary who aids him as he attempts to thwart German ad

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Proximity (2001)
Noah's Ark (1999)
Dramatization of the biblical story of Noah and the flood. Noah, his wife and sons are among the few to escape the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. An outcast in his new village, Noah is ridiculed when he builds a great ark at the height of a long drought. But when animals begin to arrive "two by
Dean Koontz's Mr. Murder (1999)
Evil industrialist Drew Oslett, Jr., in an attempt to create a perfect warrior clone of a noted athlete, mistakenly takes a blood sample of Marty Stillwater, a writer, and creates Marty's double, code-name: Alfie. Years, late Alfie, a dead ringer for Marty, has become an efficient killing machine. B
Shake, Rattle & Roll (1999)
A love story about America's love of music and a couple's love for each other. Beginning in the American South of 1955, the story follows the passionate affair of a young couple, Lyne Danner and Tyler Hart, and the rise and fall (and rise again) of The HartAches, the band they form. Their story is s
Malibu (1983) as Tom Wharton
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Valley Of The Dolls (1981)
This contemporary updating of Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-seller (plus, apparently, material omitted from the published novel) offers Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman and Veronica Hamel in the roles played in the 1967 film by Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate. Jean Simmons has the part tha
Dain Curse, The (1978) as Hamilton Nash
Actor James Coburn returned to TV acting after fourteen years to star as Dashiell Hammett's fictional detective in this complex tale of the 1920s that has the private eye looking into a diamond robbery and finding himself involved with a young woman's obsession with a deadly family curse. The Myster

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Mists of Avalon, The (2001) as Executive Producer
A feminist reimagining of the Arthurian legends from the perspective of the women who wielded power behind King Arthur's throne. Follows the women of Avalon from their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their destinies in the battle between Christianity and Paganism that threatens to bri

Cast (short)

Action on the Beach (1964)
This behind-the-scenes short offers a look at the D-Day special effects created in filming "The Americanization of Emily" (1964).

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