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Also Known As: Died: September 12, 2010
Born: December 10, 1923 Cause of Death: Prostate cancer
Birth Place: Schenectady, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

This Is England (2006)
It's 1983 and school is out. Twelve-year-old Shaun is a lonely boy growing up in a grim coastal town in northern England, whose father died fighting in the Falklands War. Over the course of the summer holiday he befriends a group of local skinheads. With his pent-up rage and frustration, Shaun finds
Brother Bear (2003)
Set against the majestic natural splendor of the Great American Northwest, the film tells the story of a boy named Kenai, whose life takes an unexpected turn when the Great Spirits transform him into a bear--the creature he hates most. Befriended by a bear cub named Koda, Kenai sets out to regain h
Freaky Friday (2003)
Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don''t see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other''s taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn''t support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can''t see why Anna won''t give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other''s body. As they literally walk a mile in each other''s shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other''s point of view. But with Tess'' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).
Master of Disguise, The (2002)
Pistachio Disguisey, a sweet natured Italian waiter at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, can't figure out why he compulsively mimics his customers and desires to change his appearance. What he doesn't know yet is that these traits are part of the Disguisey family secret legacy. Fabbrizio has never
Stuart Little (1999)
A little guy with a big heart, Stuart searches for a sense of belonging and a place to call home in a decidedly supersized world. When he''s adopted by the Littles, a human family, he embarks on adventures with a variety of characters and learns the family, loyalty and friendship. The Littles discover there is a little Stuart in all of us, the spunk, spirit and courage to be true to ourselves and follow our dreams despite the odds.
My Giant (1998)
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can''t distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max''s long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
Brown's Requiem (1998)
Ex-LAPD cop Fritz Brown accepts a simple surveillance job only to be lured into a world of arson, corruption and pornography.
Patch Adams (1998)
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
Love Bug, The (1997)
A remake of the 1968 feature film, "The Love Bug," featuring the updated adventures of Herbie, a Volkswagen with a mind of its own. Herbie the Volkswagen befriends failed race car driver turned auto mechanic Hank Cooper. Cooper doesn't quite comprehend Herbie's incredible powers, but his former riva
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1996) as Old Henry Lesser
"Killer: A Journal of Murder" chronicles the remarkable relationship that develops between two men in the 1920s--Carl Panzram, an intelligent yet ruthlessly vicious Leavenworth prison inmate who is one of America's first serial murderers, and Henry Lesser, the sympathetic guard who encourages Panzra
For Hope (1996)
An active and dedicated schoolteacher is stricken with the degenerative and potentially fatal disease, scleroderma. Raising a teenage son on her own, Hope turns to her family and brother for support. Her family is devastated, as they have already lost Hope's sister to an early death, but they come t
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
A young girl goes looking for the boy who has checked out all the same library books as she.
Flesh Suitcase (1995) as Tate
Two drug couriers, veteran Michael and novice Craig, have just landed in Los Angeles and are laying low in a nondescript residential hotel until their employer arrives. Each one has swallowed dozens of ping-pong ball-size, balloon-encased packets of heroin.
Lover's Knot (1995)
How do you keep love alive? Unless Steve can find the answer to this quetion, his relationship with Megan could be doomed. Unbeknownst to Steve and Megan, they aren't in his alone. They are being guided and "advised" by one of Cupid's Caseworkers who has been struggling to get Steve and Megan togeth
Birch Street Gym (1991)
Story about the denizens of a gym for senior citizens.
Sidewalk Motel (1990)
A recent widower comes to America to live with his daughter and son-in-law. After being robbed, he finds himself homeless.
Romero (1989)
Story of El Salvador's Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated by the right-wing military junta while saying mass in 1980.
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
A movie based on the series "Get Smart" which aired from 1965-1970 on NBC and CBS. Bumbling agent Maxwell Smart and his sidekick wife, Agent 99, once again confront their old enemies, the evil agents of K.A.O.S., who demand a ransom of $250 billion for the return of a missing scientist and his weath
Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986)
The December-to December romance of a pair of elderly lovers defies the conventions of the community and shocks their children. Margaret Delafield, a wealthy WASP matron is nursed through a medical crisis by a divorced Jewish physician, Dr. Marvin Elias, and their ensuing romance stuns both sets of
Playing for Keeps (1986) as Rockerfeller
Red-Light Sting, The (1984) as Oliver Sully
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
Help Wanted: Male (1982)
Suzanne Pleshette, in this romantic comedy, is an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes, after first maneuvering her boyfriend into proposing marriage and then learning he can't have children.
Born to Be Sold (1981) as Robert Westfield
An illegal baby-selling operation is uncovered by social worker Lynda Carter in this drama produced by her manager/husband, Ron Samuels. Dean Stockwell and Sharon Farrell run the shady home for unwed mothers that supplies Harold Gould's equally shady adoption agency.
Scarlett O'Hara War, The (1980)
The second of the "Moviola" segments, a light-hearted look at David O. Selznick's search for his "Gone With the Wind" leading lady, was acclaimed as the best of the three and brought Emmy Award nominations to Tony Curtis as Outstanding Actor for his Selznick, in supporting acting categories to Harol
Seems Like Old Times (1980) as Judge
A liberal lady lawyer tries to hide her ex-husband when he''''s wrongly accused of bank robbery.
King Crab (1980) as Mr Campana
Winner of the third annual ABC Theater Award, this maiden TV play by Preston Ransome dramatizes the conflict between two brothers, Barry Newman and Jeffrey DeMunn, over the family seafood business and their father's love.
Moviola: The Silent Lovers (1980) as Louis B Mayer
The ill-fated romance between Greta Garbo and John Gilbert is the centerpiece of the third "Moviola" film. Swedish actress/model Kristina Wayborn made her American debut as Garbo, but next to nothing was heard from her since, other than reemerging as one of James Bond's girls in "Octopussy." The Emm
Kenny Rogers as the Gambler (1980)
This Western adventure, inspired by the Kenny Rogers hit song, tells how gambler Brady Hawkes, going in search of a young son he never knew he had, teams up with an impetuous young admirer and a shady lady on his journey, which also involves him with an arrogant railroad owner and a gang of villains
11th Victim (1979)
A news anchorwoman from the midwest comes to Hollywood to learn the truth about the death of her sister, the eleventh victim of a killer preying on aspiring actresses, and finds herself possibly the next one on his list, despite the help of an overworked cop. The film takes uncredited inspiration fr
Aunt Mary (1979)
The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40 years.
Man in the Santa Claus Suit, The (1979)
In this holiday season fantasy, Fred Astaire turns up as eight different characters to help change the lives of three total strangers who have made their way to a costume shop to rent Santa Claus outfits for various reasons, and he introduces a new song, "That Once a Year Christmas Day."
Better Late Than Never (1979)
A feisty senior citizen (Harold Gould) who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home leads a revolt against the dour head of the house (Tyne Daly). Originally, this one was called "Never Too Young," and its title song was sung by an uncredited Fred Astaire. Then it was retitled "Darn
One And Only, The (1978)
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
Never Con a Killer (1977) as Harry Danton
In this movie pilot, shown some time after "The Feather and Father Gang" series came and went in the spring of 1977, detective Powers and con-man dad Gould team up to outwit Runyonesque horseplayer Forsythe.
Big Bus, The (1976)
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the Oil lobby. When the driver is injured a washed up, down on his luck, but used to be great type, who as it happens, used to be engaged to the inventor's daughter is brought in to drive the giant bus which includes a one lane swimming pool and a one lane bowling alley.
Silent Movie (1976)
A film director struggles to produce a major silent feature film.
Gus (1976)
Gus the mule is recruited as a field goal kicker for a struggling football team.
How to Break Up a Happy Divorce (1976)
A sight-gag-happy farce, loaded with cameos by familiar TV faces, about a divorcee's campaign to make her ex-husband jealous in order to win him back.
The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
A student discovers the key to super strength by mixing chemicals with his breakfast cereal.
Medical Story (1975) as Dr Federicci
Paralleling the successful format of its sister show "Police Story", this pilot for the short-lived anthology series pits an idealistic intern against three established doctors over the question of whether a young actress should have a hysterectomy. Executive producer-writer Abby Mann was said to ha
Love and Death (1975) as Count Anton
A devout coward vows to assassinate Napoleon in the name of love.
The Front Page (1974)
A ruthless editor tries to get his top reporter to cover one more crime story before retirement.
The Sting (1973) as Kid Twist
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
Murdock's Gang (1973) as Dave Ryker
A flamboyant, disbarred attorney and his staff of ex-cons are hired by a multimillionaire to find an embezzling bookkeeper, uncovering a trail of murder, suicide, blackmail and double-dealing in this unsuccessful series pilot.
Where Does It Hurt? (1972) as Dr. Zerny
Dr. Albert T. Hopfnagel, a greedy hospital administrator, is an expert in the arts of bill-padding, unnecessary surgery, and kickbacks. His assistant Alice however, has finally had enough of his scams and gets him sent to prison--but not for long enough...
Death of Innocence, A (1971) as Alexander Weisberg
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
Ransom for a Dead Man (1971)
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
Mrs. Pollifax--Spy (1971) as [Col.] Nexdhet
A society woman volunteers to root out enemy agents in Albania.
The Lawyer (1970) as Eric P. Scott
The Arrangement (1969) as Dr. Leibman
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
Project X (1968) as Colonel Holt
A scientist in 2118 sends an amnesiac secret agent''s mind to 1968 to prevent a global germ war.
The Spy With My Face (1966) as Doctor
Enemy agents turn one of their own into a dead ringer for Man from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo.
An American Dream (1966) as Ganucci's lawyer
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.
Harper (1966) as Sheriff Spanner
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''''s missing husband.
Inside Daisy Clover (1965) as Cop
A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
The Satan Bug (1965) as Dr. Ostrer
A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus.
Ready for the People (1964) as Arnie Tomkins
The Yellow Canary (1963) as Ponelli

Writer (feature film)

Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937) as Contr to dial
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.

Cast (special)

Writing on the Wall, The (1994) as Mr Goldberg
A rabbi teaches three teenage boys about tolerance after they spray paint anti-Semitic statements on his home, a neighbor's car and the local synagogue.
Sunset Gang, The (1991)
A three-part special for "American Playhouse" about a group of people living in a Florida retirement community. "Yiddish" is the story of two married retirees who form a bond when they discover a mutual appreciation of their native language. "The Detective" follows Seymour Shapiro, who is starved fo
Hanukkah: Let There Be Lights (1989)
A religious special intended to explain the historical aspects of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Includes personal stories of family celebrations, such as the traditional lighting of candles, the games, gifts and the foods used to commemorate the holiday.
Tickets, Please (1988) as Jack Traynor
The story of the friendships and conflicts among passengers and employees on a busy commuter train.
Closed Set, The (1988)
A dramatic adaptation of a short story by Gavin Lambert set in 1950s Hollywood concerning a young director seduced by the deadly charms of a fading movie star who forms her own production company to make her comeback. A "Tales From the Hollywood Hills" presentation.
I Never Sang For My Father (1988) as Tom Garrison
An "American Playhouse" presentation of Robert Anderson's autobiographical play about the evolving relationship between an iron-willed, domineering father and the grown son who desperately wants to love him.
Fourth Wise Man, The (1985)
Convinced that the Messiah has come, Artaban, a "magus" (an old Persian word meaning wise man, holy man, magician, sorcerer), sets off in search of the baby Jesus. But every adventure that brings him closer spiritually means another delay in reaching his goal physically.
No Complaints! (1985) as Jack Waine
After a 12-year absence, former college roommates and best friends Valerie Anastas, a housewife with two children, and Joanna Newman, a vice president with an advertising firm, resume their friendship when they again meet. In the pilot, not picked up by NBC, Valerie and Joanna meet for the first tim
Skin of Our Teeth, The (1983) as George Antrobus
The story of the ups and downs of the Antrobus family, a group based on the biblical first family of Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel. Their adventures are meant to represent those of the family of humanity throughout its long, sordid history.
Have I Got a Christmas For You! (1977) as Leo Silver
The story of a group of Jewish people who become on-the-job surrogates for lonely Gentiles wishing to spend Christmas Eve with their families.
Flannery and Quilt (1976) as Samuel Quilt
The misadventures of Luke Flannery and Samuel Quilt, argumentative senior citizens who live together but disagree on everything.
Bachelor at Law (1973)
The misadventures of Ben Sikes, a recent law school graduate, as he begins his career as an attorney.
Love and the Happy Days (1972)
The pilot for the highly successful ABC series, "Happy Days." A nostalgic look back at life in the '50s as seen through the eyes of Richie Cunningham, a soulful, sensitive, girl-crazy high school student. As the Cunningham family eagerly awaits the arrival of their first television set, Richie despe
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1969) as Mr Hunnicutt
The comic adventures of Charlie Procter, an unemployed writer who suddenly finds a wealth of story material when he inherits an apartment building for singles in Los Angeles. The would-be but unsold series was to relate incidents in the lives of the tenants as seen through Charlie's eyes. In the pi

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
A lavish fictionalized retelling of the Watergate story (based on Watergate conspirator John Ehrlichman's novel) mixing political intrigue and personal drama and centering on the rise of a power-hungry American president and the men with whom he surrounds himself in order to keep his grip on his off

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