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Also Known As: Died: June 6, 2008
Born: March 6, 1933 Cause of Death: melanoma
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

The Hoax (1972) as Director
Two scuba divers find a hydrogen bomb in the ocean that was accidentally dropped there. They decide to capitalize on their discovery by threatening to wipe out Los Angeles unless everyone in the city deposits one dollar into their Swiss bank account.
The Heart Is a Rebel (1958) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

The Great Impostor (1961) as Guard
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
The Crowning Experience (1960) as Blaney
The Purple Gang (1960) as Police chief
The story of the infamous gang of bootleggers, hijackers, and killers in 1920''''s Detroit.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Capt. Grant
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
High School Hellcats (1958) as Lt. Manners
A new student befriends an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing their school.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) as Waldo Peck
Clever gunfighter tangles with a gleefully corrupt family over control of a border town.
Joy Ride (1958) as Ellenstein
Paul (Rad Fulton) and three other punks, Arnie (Nicholas King), Vince (Robert Levin) and Dirk (Jim Bridges), are admiring a parked sports car and intending to take it for a joy ride, when they are surprised by its owner, Miles (Regis Toomey) who orders them away and is met with a barrage of fifthy names. A few nights later they break into Miles' garage and he catches them and threatens to call the police. Paul tells him they want the car for a ride and they will have it sooner or later. The young hoods then launch a campaign of terror against Miles and his wife (Ann Doran). Paul realizes he has more pleasure in frightening Miles than in trying to get the car, and one day they force their way into the Miles home and brutally attack Mrs. Miles after she refuses to produce the car keys. Now thinking that Miles is in his power, Paul meets him to take delivery of the car. When Paul steps into the car, Miles pulls a gun and orders him to drive out of town at a breakneck speed. The more frightened Paul becomes, the more dangerously Miles makes him drive, until finally, in tears, Paul begs to be allowed to stop his "joy ride." Miles directs him to pull up in front of the police station and Paul's arrest is followed by that of the other three boys.
The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) as Varney
Pal Joey (1957) as Policeman
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
The Tall T (1957) as Jace
An out-of-luck cowhand falls for a married woman being held hostage.
The Night Runner (1957) as Ed Wallace
Because of overcrowding at his mental hospital, a schizophrenic is released as an outpatient and told to stay away from emotional situations. He finds a room in a motel near the beach, but when he falls for the daughter of the motel's owner, the father confronts him with his past. This triggers th
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as Sam Morris
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
The Toy Tiger (1956) as State trooper
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Martin
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
The Long, Long Trailer (1954) as Carl Barrett
Life on the road isn''''t what it''''s cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
The Wild One (1954) as Policeman
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
Mission over Korea (1953) as MP Police sergeant
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother''''s death.
All Ashore (1953) as Ship's officer
Three sailors on shore leave sing and dance their way to love.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Wild Bill Hickok
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
Take Me to Town (1953) as Chuck Ryan
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
Bright Victory (1952) as M.P.
A blinded veteran struggles to adjust to peacetime life.
Untamed Frontier (1952) as Clem McCloud
The Denbow family hope to freeze out homesteaders by denying access across their land; but to evade a murder charge, Glenn Denbow marries the only witness, Jane, who's conveniently in love with him, but favors the settlers. When Glenn goes back to his blackmailing old flame Lottie, a warm regard develops between Jane and cousin Kirk Denbow. Things come to a head when an impending range war coincides with a rustling foray.
The Mob (1951) as Mate
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
Two of a Kind (1951) as Todd
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as Beachcomber
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
Never Trust a Gambler (1951) as Deputy
A small-time gambler goes on the lam from a murder charge.
Peggy (1950) as Van man
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Kansas Raiders (1950) as Farmer
Audie Murphy plays a young Jesse James falling under the Svengali-like spell of the outlaw William Quantrill, played by Brian Donlevy. Jesse and his youthful gang join the rebels to avenge the death of his parents only to become disillusioned with the senseless violence and looting of innocent civilians. Goaded by Quantrill's girl to leave, Jesse vacillates until the Yankess close in. Quantrill forces Jesse to leave and faces the Yankess gunfire alone. Jesse rides off with his gang and the rest is history.
Francis (1950) as Capt. Grant
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
Undertow (1949) as Stoner
After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.
Silver River (1948) as Boy
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Soldier at the inn
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Riffraff (1947) as Pilot
After lucking into a map to a rich oil field, a man has to dodge those out to steal it.
Forever Amber (1947) as Cavalier
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
The Woman on the Beach (1947) as Coast guardsman
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946) as Young boy
Nocturne (1946) as Pat
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''''s death was suicide.
The Cockeyed Miracle (1946) as Boy
Father and son ghosts sort out their family''''s problems.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as Mayor's secretary
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945) as Child
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
West of the Pecos (1945) as Gambler
Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him.
Johnny Angel (1945) as Reporter
A sailor sets out to solve his father's murder.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Augie
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Lt. Harrigan
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
The Falcon Out West (1944) as Wally Waldron
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
Since You Went Away (1944) as Patron at bar
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
Action in Arabia (1944) as William Chalmers
An adventurous reporter tangles with Nazis in the desert on the eve of World War II.
Bride by Mistake (1944) as Lieutenant Wilson
An heiress poses as her own secretary to screen out fortune-hunting suitors.
Step Lively (1944) as Band leader
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943) as Captain Rogers
A husband mistakenly believes his hot Latin wife is pregnant.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
The Iron Major (1943) as
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Higher and Higher (1943) as Announcer
Servants pass off one of their own as an heiress in hopes of winning her a wealthy husband.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Airport attendant
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Jean
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
The Adventures of a Rookie (1943) as Sgt. Wilson
Idiot soldiers on leave get themselves trapped in an all-women''''s boarding house.
Rookies in Burma (1943) as Soldier
Two zany soldiers escape the Japanese and head across Burma.
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943) as Hotel clerk
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Officer
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
The Leopard Man (1943) as Dwight Brunton
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as "Swede"
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Hotel porter
Rasputin and the Empress (1933) as
True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia.
Clear the Decks (1929) as Mate
White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) as Sebastian
An alcoholic doctor runs off to Tahiti, where he finds love with a native girl.
The Wrong Mr. Wright (1927) as Wright
The Beautiful Cheat (1926) as Dan Brodie
The Temptress (1926) as Pirovani
In this silent film, a woman forsakes husband and lover to pursue a young engineer.
The Lullaby (1924) as Tony
Slander the Woman (1923) as Dr. Émile Molleur
The Eternal Struggle (1923) as Olaf Olafson
Two Mounties pursue a suspected killer they both love.
Up in the Air About Mary (1922) as Algernon Emptihead
The Girl in His Room (1922) as Paul Duprez
Tillie (1922) as Absalom Puntz
Dr. Jim (1921) as Tom Anderson
Once to Every Woman (1920) as Phineas Scudder
Below the Deadline (1920) as Hog Dog Heine
Fires of Faith (1919) as Luke Barlow, Elizabeth's sweetheart
The Petal on the Current (1919) as John Gilley
The Heart of Humanity (1919) as Paul Patricia
The Right to Happiness (1919) as Paul
Common Property (1919) as Paval Pavlovitch
The Hun Within (1918) as Krug
A German-American father, loyal to his new U.S. home, finds himself on opposite sides with his son in the wartime conflict between Germany and America. The son becomes involved with German agents plotting against U.S., and the father must decide between his son and his adopted homeland.
Hearts of the World (1918) as Monsieur Cuckoo
In this silent film, World War I threatens the lives of two small-town sweethearts.
Draft 258 (1917) as Nicolo Reisso

Cinematography (feature film)

Spider-Man 2 (2004) as Rigging best boy grip
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual identities as the elusive superhero Spider-Man and life as a college student. The relationships Peter holds most dear are now in danger of unraveling as he clashes with the powerful, multi-tentacled villain Doctor Octopus aka "Doc Ock." Peter''s life-long yearning for M.J. becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to abandon his secret life and declare his love. In the meantime, M.J. has moved on with her life. She has embarked on an acting career and has a new man in her life. Peter''s relationship with his best friend Harry Osborn has been overshadowed by Harry''s growing vendetta against Spider-Man, whom he holds responsible for his father''s death. Peter''s life becomes even more complicated when he is pitted against a powerful new nemesis, Dr. Otto Octavius--"Doc Ock." Peter must now learn to accept his fate and harness all his superhero talents in order to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) as Grip, 2d unit
During the Napoleonic Wars, Lucky Jack Aubrey captains the crew of his H.M.S. Surprise. When the ship is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, it is badly damaged and much of his crew is injured. In a bold and dangerous move, Aubrey decides to set sail in a high stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture their foe. It''s a mission that can decide the fate of a nation--or destroy Lucky Jack and his crew.

Writer (feature film)

The Nun's Story (1959) as Screenwriter
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
Until They Sail (1957) as Screenwriter
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
Tea and Sympathy (1956) as Screenwriter
A faculty wife risks her marriage to help a troubled teen tormented by his fellow students.

Producer (feature film)

The Hoax (1972) as Producer
Two scuba divers find a hydrogen bomb in the ocean that was accidentally dropped there. They decide to capitalize on their discovery by threatening to wipe out Los Angeles unless everyone in the city deposits one dollar into their Swiss bank account.

Animation (feature film)

The Incredibles (2004) as Lead layout artist
Once one of the world's top masked crime-fighters, Bob Parr - known to all as "Mr. Incredible" - fought evil and saved lives on a daily basis. But now, fifteen years later, Bob and his wife - a famous superhero in her own right - have adopted civilian identities and retreated to the suburbs to live
Finding Nemo (2003) as Lead, reef unit
Life along the Great Barrier Reef is full of dangers when you are a tiny clown fish. And for Marlin, a single parent determined to protect his only son Nemo, there are constant fears and anxieties. When, on his first day of school, Nemo defies his father and swims off alone to investigate a boat, he

Art Department (feature film)

Plaza Suite (1971) as Prop Master
A New York hotel room is the setting for three stories of romantic squabbles.
Skin Game (1971) as Props
Two western con artists team with a lady card shark to take on slavers.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Parades (1972) as Production Manager
When an American soldier comes home after going AWOL in Vietnam, his parents turn him to the authorities. He is court-martialled and sent to the military prison at Fort Nix where he is mistreated. Later, he and some of the other prisoners speak out about the unfair conditions in the stockade.

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