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Dean Jones

Dean Jones


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Born: January 25, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Decatur, Alabama, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Batman & Mr. Freeze: Subzero (1998)
The cryogenic super criminal Mr. Freeze kidnaps Batgirl in a plot to save the life of his beloved wife, Batman and Robin race to beat the clock to rescue Batgirl from the clutches of their icy adversary.
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
That Darn Cat (1997)
For 16-year-old Patti Randall, Edgefield is just plain boring. That is until her cat D.C. (as in Darn Cat) comes home with a wristwatch around his neck. A cryptic cry for help scrawled on the watch sends Patti and D.C. on a mission to catch some ruthless kidnapers. Patti enlists the aid of an intrep
Special Report: Journey to Mars (1996)
Drama revolving around the first human attempt to land on Mars and the Global News Network's television coverage of the event. The mission is endangered by the Native Earth Alliance, a non-violent group set on ending interplanetary exploration.
Spasso Nel Tempo, A (1996)
A Roman prince and a Milanese film exhibitor find themselves in the Stone Age after a heavy-duty trip through a virtual-reality time machine.
Visual Bible: The Gospel According to Matthew, The (1996)
An adaptation of the life of Matthew as chronicled in his Gospel.
Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The (1995) as Dean Carlson
Television movie based on the 1970 Walt Disney feature film of the same name. The brain of an underachieving college student acquires all data stored on a computer network when lightning strikes the machine on which he's working.
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
The story of a covert war waged against Colombian drug lords by the Central Intelligence Agency.
Saved By the Bell -- Hawaiian Style (1992)
The teenagers from the NBC series, "Saved By the Bell," accept an invitation from Kelly's grandfather to visit his quaint Hawaiian resort.
Beethoven (1992)
With nefarious dognappers hot on his heels, an adorable puppy named Beethoven adopts the unsuspecting Newton family - and promptly grows up into 185 pounds of romping, drooling, disaster-prone St. Bernard!
Other People's Money (1991)
Story of a Wall Street magnate who tries to take over a small New England company.
Fire and Rain (1989)
Based on the true story of the 1985 crash of Delta Airlines Flight 191 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.
Long Days of Summer, The (1980)
In this sequel to his 1978 "When Every Day Was the Fourth of July" (and a pilot to a prospective series), producer/director Dan Curtis recalls more of his youth during the late '30s, and follows a fictionalized family where the father has jeopardized a promising law career to defend a Jewish immigra
Born Again (1978)
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he committed in the name of "national security", and while in prison he underwent a religious conversion. This film tells the story of his life up to, including and after his conversion.
When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (1978) as Ed Cooper
Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befri
Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo (1977)
Thieves plant stolen diamonds under the hood of a magical Volkswagen.
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
Great Man's Whiskers, The (1973) as James E Cooper
A comedy-drama, filmed in 1969, about how a letter from a ten-year-old girl urged President Lincoln to grow a beard and altered America's most famous face.
Guess Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed (1973)
A romantic comedy about a divorcee who wakes up one morning to find her penniless ex-husband, his new wife, their eight-week-old baby and their lion-chasing dog camped on her doorstep looking for a place to call home for a while.
Snowball Express (1972) as Johnny Baxter
When New York insurance accountant Johnny Baxter learns that he has inherited the Grand Imperial Hotel in the Rocky Mountains, he moves his family out west to run the place. But the Baxters arrive to find their inheritance is a run-down wreck in a remote location. In spite of this, the family does their best to make a success of the hotel and to protect it from a greedy banker and others who want to take it from them.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971) as Prof. Albert Dooley
To save it from being put to death, Professor Albert Dooley takes home a dumb duck from the research laboratory, which accidentally was exposed to X-rays. At home he discovers that it lays now golden eggs. Since he's broke all the time, his family welcomes this new source of income greatly, and tries to keep it secret. But their greedy neighbors become suspicious.
The Love Bug (1969) as Jim
A Volkswagen with a brain becomes a championship racecar.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Steve Walker
The ghost of the famous pirate must break the curse put on him by a witch.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968) as Fred Bolton
Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, Helen. She is absolutely fond of horses, takes riding classes and has already had decent success in some competitions. Her biggest wish is to own a horse herself, a dream her father cannot afford at all. Now Fred tries to solve both problems at once by simply combining them: A horse named "Aspercel", ridden by his daugther should bring the name of the pill into the papers and make Helen happy, too. But there's still one more obstacle: Helen and Aspercel of course have to win a few prices to make this idea work...
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) as Hank Dussard
Henry Dussard (Dean Jones), a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest (Maurice Chevalier) and a pretty villager (Yvette Mimieux). Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople.
The Ugly Dachshund (1966) as Mark Garrison
A couple adopt a tiny puppy and are surprised when he grows into a full sized Great Dane.
Any Wednesday (1966) as Cass Henderson
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
That Darn Cat (1965) as Zeke Kelso
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act.
Two on a Guillotine (1965) as Val Henderson
A magician''''s estranged daughter must stay in his mansion for seven nights alone to inherit his fortune.
The NEW Interns (1964) as Dr. Lew Worship
A trio of young doctors face romantic problems while fighting to survive in a big city hospital.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) as David
A lecherous landlord tries to steal a woman from her fiance.
Night of the Quarter Moon (1959) as Lexington Nelson
A San Francisco society boy learns that his new wife is part-black.
Never So Few (1959) as Sgt. Jim Norby
A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
Imitation General (1958) as Corp. Terry Sellers
A sergeant impersonates a slain general at a key moment during World War II.
Handle with Care (1958) as Zachary Davis
During a mock trial, a small-town law student uncovers new evidence about a real crime.
Torpedo Run (1958) as Lt. Jake "Fuzz" Doley
A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese prison ship carrying his family.
Until They Sail (1957) as Marine lieutenant
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
Slander (1957) as Newscaster
A TV star almost loses his career and his marriage over a tabloid story.
Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957) as Dan
A playboy finds love while managing a posh hotel in Rome.
Designing Woman (1957) as Assistant stage manager
A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
Jailhouse Rock (1957) as Teddy Talbot
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.
The Great American Pastime (1956) as Buck Rivers
A mild-mannered lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he takes over a little league team.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Assistant stage manager
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
The Rack (1956) as Lieutenant
A Korean War veteran is accused of cracking under enemy torture.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Private
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Tea and Sympathy (1956) as Ollie
A faculty wife risks her marriage to help a troubled teen tormented by his fellow students.
These Wilder Years (1956) as Hardware clerk [Emily's son]
A wealthy businessman sets out to find his long-lost illegitimate son.

Music (feature film)

The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
Great Man's Whiskers, The (1973)
A comedy-drama, filmed in 1969, about how a letter from a ten-year-old girl urged President Lincoln to grow a beard and altered America's most famous face.

Cast (special)

Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics, The (2008)
A TCM original documentary exploring the history of Disney live-action films through interviews with the stars who helped make them memorable.
Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette (2002)
Portrait of actress Suzanne Pleshette.
Scrooge & Marley (2001)
In this retelling of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," set in the quaint fictional New England town of Winterset, Connecticut, Scrooge is an athiest and personal injury lawyer who hates Christmas. Incensed at a manger scene outside City Hall, Scoorge vows to remove it for good. The long-deceased
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth (2001)
Documentary profile of Walt Disney to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2001. The program reveals the story of many Disney innovations, including the first Disney cartoon with sound ("Steamboat Willie"), the first cartoon in color ("Flowers and Trees"), and the story behind the mammo
Seventh Annual Genesis Awards, The (1993)
Awards presented to individuals and organizations in film, music, art, print and broadcasting focusing on issues with pro-animal themes.
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (1987)
Two-hour coverage of a black-tie event, broadcast from the Constitution Hall of Philadelphia's Civic Center, honoring the bicentennial of the signing of the United States Constitution. The program features performers and special guests offering tributes through music, dance, and dramatic representat
Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (1982) as Father
A view of Walt Disney World as seen through the eyes of an Indiana family visiting the park in Florida.
I Love Her Anyway! (1981) as Jerry Martin
An updated version of "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show " (which aired on CBS from 1950 to 1958) involving a level-headed husband, Jerry, as he struggles to cope with and solve the situations that occur through the actions of his scatterbrained wife, Laurie. As George Burns did in his series,
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys (1975)
An hour of music and song with Mitzi Gaynor and a hundred fairly well-known guys.
Chicago Teddy Bears, The (1971) as Linc Mccray
The series, set in Chicago during the 1920s, depicts the clash between rival night club owners Linc McCray and his cousin "Big Nick" Marr, a mobster who plots to gain control of Linc's legit club and add it to his list of speakeasies.
Dean Jones Show, The (1965) as Alec Tate
The story of Alec Tate, a swinging bachelor, who tries to mend his ways and set an example for his visiting fifteen-year-old sister, Bunny. In the pilot episode, Alec seeks to protect his bachelorhood when Bunny arranges for him to meet Sherry, a beautiful woman seeking a husband.
Amos Burke: Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961) as Phil Winslow
The pilot film for "Burke's Law." The story of Amos Burke, an inspector with the Los Angeles Police Department. In the pilot episode, Burke attempts to solve the murder of a famous model.
Hard Case (1960) as Deputy Bill Devlin
The story focuses on the relationship between two brothers who also happen to be law enforcers: Walt Devlin, a sheriff who believes that the end does not justify the means; and Bill, who uses unorthodox methods to maintain the peace. In the pilot episode, Bill faces the wrath of a notorious outlaw

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