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Also Known As: Died: August 20, 1986
Born: October 13, 1914 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Jagged Edge (1985)
When a wealthy publishing magnate is accused of murdering his heiress wife, a high powered attorney is called in to defend him. She succeeds and the two fall in love. Then she grows suspicious that she helped acquit a guilty man.
White Water Rebels (1983)
This adventure drama out of the "Deliverance" school puts white water kayaker James Brolin, and freelance photojournalist Catherine Bach, on a collision course with unscrupulous developer Richard Lynch, who will stop at nothing to build his dam.
Advice to the Lovelorn (1981) as Walter Sheehan
Newspaper columnist Cloris Leachman finds herself able to solve everyone's problems except her own in this pilot to a prospective series. It had been scheduled to premiere nearly ten months before it finally aired. Kelly Bishop, as her assistant, and Walter Brooke, as her editor, would have joined h
Separate Ways (1981)
A woman in an unhappy marriage to a race car driver begins an affair wtih an art student. She does not know that her husband is having a affair of his own.
Scruples (1981) as Dr Rutgers
In this sequel to the 1980 miniseries, taking up the plot where it -- and Judith Krantz's source novel -- left off, Shelley Smith (in the part originated by Lindsay Wagner) is the owner of a chic Beverly Hills boutique against which romantic, corporate and political power plays unfold in the classic
Make Me An Offer (1980) as Glenn Harris
Susan Blakely is a woman who gets involved in the real estate game after the husband she helped put through law school dumps her in this romantic comedy that initially was titled "House Hunting", and Patrick O'Neal is the self-proclaimed "king" of Beverly Hills real estate who wants more than she ca
Beggarman, Thief (1979)
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
Mirror, Mirror (1979) as Dr Samuel Shaw
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.
North Dallas Forty (1979)
Phillip Elliot is a wide receiver for the Dallas Bulls whose cynical outlook and strong independent streak are considered liabilities by the team''s coaches and owner. Now near the end of his career, Elliot is relying on heavy doses of painkillers to get him through the games. He is well aware of how impersonal professional football has become, but when management benches him after they have manipulated him into training a teammate, Elliot is faced with the decision of whether he should continue with his career or move on.
New Adventures of Heidi, The (1978) as Cousin Tobias
The long-familiar Heidi tale is given a contemporary setting -- as the young heroine leaves her familiar Swiss mountain for the bright lights of Manhattan -- and a musical background.
Fun With Dick And Jane (1977) as Mr Weeks
When a wealthy couple loses their main source of income, both turn to a life of crime--as they organize various heists on their rich friends'' accounts.
Beyond Reason (1977)
When a successful psychiatrist begins to lose touch with reality, he begins having an affair with one of his patients.
Black Sunday (1977)
Terrorists threaten to unleash a deadly plague at the Superbowl.
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.
Street Killing (1976) as Major
In a pilot for a prospective series, Andy Griffith is cast against type in this crime drama as a prosecutor for the New York District Attorney's Office who connects a street mugging and murder to an organized crime chief and a crooked politician.
Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
Based on the true story of Jill Kinmont. In 1955, eighteen-year-old Jill is a truly talented, gifted skier and a shoo-in for the 1956 Winter Olympics. But Jill comes close to losing everything when she takes a near fatal fall off a mountain during the last race of the season. Paralyzed from the shoulders down, Jill now has to climb another kind of mountain-working her way up from total helplessness to leading a fulfilling life. With the help of family, friends, and an extraordinary man, Jill begins the quest up that mountain.
Framed (1975) as Senator
An innocent man comes out of prison ready to get even with the people who sent him there.
Stowaway to the Moon (1975) as Whitehead
A lighthearted drama of a spirited young boy's adventures aboard a manned space flight. This eleven-year-old with a consuming interest in space travel hides aboard a rocket ship before it blasts off for the moon.
Winter Kill (1974)
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
Harrad Summer, The (1974)
Stanley, Harry, Sheila, and Beth have just completed their first year at Harrad College, the experimental school where sexual freedom is encouraged. The four friends have decided to spend their summer break together, visiting with old friends and spending time with each others families. They quickly learn that not everyone approves of their college,which results in some strain on their beliefs and on their relationships.
Stranger Who Looks Like Me, The (1974) as Mr Denver
The drama of an adopted girl searching for her real mother with the help of a young man who also is looking for the parents who gave him up. Meredith Baxter's real-life mother, Whitney Blake, plays the real mother of the girl in the story.
Chadwick Family, The (1974) as Dr Simon
After many years with "My Three Sons" Fred MacMurray made his TV movie debut in this pilot about a concerned father whose brood consists of one son, three daughters, two sons-in-law, and the Chinese-American boyfriend of the youngest girl. The concept worked better later as "Eight Is Enough."
Executive Action (1973)
Rogue intelligence agents, politicians, greedy capitalists, and assassins plot and carry out an assassination.
One Little Indian (1973)
In the middle of an Indian raid, a cavalry rider goes AWOL in order to save the lives of the Native American women and children. Later, when he is crossing the desert in New Mexico on a camel, he meets a white boy who was raised by an Indian and is trying to find his tribe, and the two travel on tog
Astronaut, The (1972) as Tom Everett
Top space officials, fearing for the future of the program, substitute a look-alike for an astronaut who died during a Mars mission.
The Return of Count Yorga (1971) as Bill Nelson
Lawman (1971) as Luther Harris
A by-the-books sheriff courts disaster when he takes on a corrupt town boss.
The Andromeda Strain (1971) as Secretary of defense
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1971)
A successful, recently divorced lawyer defends a hippie accused of murdering a wealthy housewife in this pilot to the hit TV series (1971-74). Arthur Hill continued in the title role, as did Joan Darling (later to become a respected producer and director) in the part of his secretary. Lee Majors sig
Tattered Web, A (1971)
A detective discovers his son-in-law cheating on his daughter, confronts the other woman and accidentally kills her, and then attempts to pin the crime on a wino.
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) as Capt. Theodore S. Wilkinson
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Zigzag (1970) as Adam Mercer
A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
The Landlord (1970) as Mr. Enders
A spoiled rich boy buys a Brooklyn tenement and gets mixed up in his tenants'''' lives.
Marooned (1969) as Radin, network commentator
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
How Sweet It Is! (1968) as Haskell Wax
A married couple''''s working vacation in Paris turns into a battle to stay faithful.
Sergeant Ryker (1968) as Col. Arthur Merriam
The Graduate (1967) as Mr. McGuire
A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor''''s wife, then falls for their daughter.
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) as The mayor
Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
Bloodlust (1961) as Dean Gerrard
A group of teen-agers vacationing in the tropics take a boat out to a seemingly deserted island. They soon find, however, that the island is inhabited by a wealthy recluse and his staff. While their host is initially hospitable, he quickly reveals his true purpose: to hunt down and kill each of his visitors, as he has done with everyone unlucky enough to set foot on his island.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Mr. Webster
Conquest of Space (1955) as [Col.] Samuel [T.] Merritt
C-Man (1949) as Joe
The Iron Major (1943) as Lieutenant Stone
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Rosser
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
In This Our Life (1942) as Cab driver
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
Bullet Scars (1942) as Leary
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
Murder in the Big House (1942) as Reporter
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Reporter
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
All Through the Night (1942) as Reporter
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Reporter
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Duty officer
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
Desperate Journey (1942) as Flight Sergeant Warwick
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
The Male Animal (1942) as Reporter
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Clerk
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.

Cast (special)

Heartbreak Winner (1980)
The story of Maggie MacDonald, a teenage figure skater whose hopes for an olympic gold medal are suddenly shattered by an arthritic knee. The "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation focuses on Maggie's efforts to accept reality and see her efforts achieved by coaching a friend, Cindy, for the Olympi
Pinballs, The (1977)
The story of three children from unsettled backgrounds who come to share a foster home. The program asks the question: "Can three foster children ever find the family love and happiness they need? Or will it always be 'pinballs' -- tossed here, there, everywhere, always under someone else's care?"
Honorable Sam Houston, The (1975) as Farley Sr
A dramatic-historical special, broadcast as part of ABC's "American Heritage" series, focusing on Sam Houston, the founding father of the Republic of Texas.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" (1981)
This three-part, eight-hour exploration of the John Steinbeck novel about the Trask family and the women who haunted their lives for two generations covered far more ground than did the 1955 feature film that starred James Dean, Julie Harris and Raymond Massey. Timothy Bottoms and Bruce Boxleitner a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Blue and the Gray, The (1982)
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona

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