Date of Birth: Nov 17, 1928
Total Credits at Criticker: 59 (Actor), 2 (Writer)
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- Carpe Noctem (2001) - S3 E4
- The Bridge at Chalons (1963) - S2 E1
- Smoke Screen (1963) - S1 E7
- Cousin Virgil (1962) - S2 E30
- Barney and the Governor (1963) - S3 E15
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (imdb)
A jazz pianist makes a discovery days before the death of his wife that causes him to believe his sixty-five year marriage was a lie. He embarks on an exploration of his own past that brings him face to face with a menagerie of characters from a bygone era. (imdb)
The film delves into the family lineage of Wyatt Williams, the character made famous by Peter Fonda in the original film. Centering around the Williams family, and their internal family struggles throughout the eras of the 40's to present day, as they struggle to connect with one another through the only way they know how. Their love of motorcycles and the freedom of the ride.
Radio call-in personality and psychiatrist Sonny Blake moves back to her childhood home after her father dies tragically in a mysterious fashion. There, she must face her past and a local paper boy who stalks her.
Harley's Hill (2011) - Direct-to-Video
Harley, a thoroughbred with royal bloodlines, is being groomed to replace his father's success at Willowbrook Farms. An accident at a competition spooks him causing him to run-away. After discovering Harley a rancher and his daughter unable to locate the owner rehabilitate the horse into a champion jumper. Until his owner moves him back to Willowbrook farms.
After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever
With his family struggling to survive in late1890s Norway and his father leaving on a ship for America to earn much needed money, 10-year-old Yohan devises some plans of his own to help his family. However, his jealous older brother has other ideas, and, unbeknown to their parents, he signs a contract with an agent for Yohan to become a farm laborer. (imdb)
A college hockey player and a female journalism student struggle to find common ground with their spiritual faith and scientific studies. (imdb)
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
A young ladies' man teaches his dating tricks to his lonely, widowed grandfather, and plays his best mind games to meet the woman of his dreams. (imdb)
When the moon is full, a friendly wolf turns into a savage, bloodthirsty man and goes on a killing spree in a starlet's Hollywood mansion.
This potent tale of revenge and family loyalty set in 19th-century North Carolina reunites the villainous mountain men from the brutal 1972 film Deliverance. Writer-director Dean Teaster also weaves characters from his own family tree into the story. (Netflix)
A lonely tow-truck driver (Lance Henriksen, TV's Millennium) gets caught in a deadly struggle between a pair of bank robbers with a beautiful hostage (Cerina Vincent, the Yellow Ranger on Power Rangers), local cops, and a monster that has come down from the Arizona mountains to eat human flesh. (imdb)
In the middle of the Great Depression, when an America in the grips of a devastating economic downturn was nearly brought to its knees, there came along a most unlikely hero who had crowds cheering on their feet as he proved just how hard a man would fight to win a second chance for his family and himself. That common-man hero was James J. Braddock, a.k.a. the "Cinderella Man"-who was to become one of the most surprising and inspirational sports legends in history. (Universal Pictures)
Sometimes, the most wondrous miracles occur when you least expect them. A solid cast headlines this heartwarming, redemptive tale of two families that struggle to overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming. Their efforts seem futile until the special titular Christmas miracle saves the life of a small boy.
This "Best Fiction Film Winner"* follows Valentine, a female assassin who is trapped in a room with one of her marks during the last few minutes of his life. The moment changes her own life as she vows to give up the business and seek redemption by finding the son of the man she has killed. But once in the small desert town of "Godfree", which may or may not be stranger than the world she has just left, her old life returns to haunt her. (imdb)
Nell and her husband Steven are looking for a business aswell as a home, where they come across the Lusman Arms apartment block. They move in and begin renovationg the building, in which a series of wierd killings take place. When she finally discovers the supernatural evil behind it all, she gets more than she bargained for! (imdb)
In 1882, 20 years after an almost forgotten massacre took place, the only living witness to the crime, John Slaughter, returns to the town where it happened. Now finding the town run by the man behind the terrible act, Slaughter teams up with the mysterious gunslinger Savannah Starr to try and rid the west of one of it's great evils. (imdb)
Kevin Ford's take on the making of Tobe Hooper's 'Toolbox Murders'. (imdb)
In the American west of the 1860s, law-abiding Jack Fowler (Randy Travis) is wrongfully accused of murder. Now, a bloodthirsty posse is looking to string him up to an old oak tree -- and it's up to Fowler to find the real killer before it's too late.
Two ancient entities reincarnated through the centuries face off time and again for an innocent soul. (imdb)
A human drama about the struggle of a true genius, inspired by events in the life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
For the past 33 years Jeremiah Hill has lived alone, with no contact with the outside world, and he intends to keep it that way. Jeremiah's mother had always warned him not to associate with the outside world, and her brutal rape and killing right before his eyes taught him a lesson he intends never to forget; and those who enter his world will pay a deadly price. (imdb)
Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith (Woods), of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury... (imdb)
San Francisco architect Max Klein (Jeff Bridges) miraculously survives a plane crash and emerges a changed man. When Max's bizarre behavior alienates his wife (Isabella Rossellini) and son, airline psychiatrist Bill Perlman (John Turturro) puts Max in touch with guilt-ridden fellow crash survivor Carla Rodrigo (Rosie Perez), who lost her 2-year-old in the disaster. Working together, can Max and Carla find their way back to emotional equilibrium?
Two men have already been killed during intercourse by a prostitute. The young Sargent Peckham is transferred from vice to homicide squad for the investigation. She asks her boyfriend, police psychologist David Stratton, for an analysis. Shortly after he's introduced to amnesia patient Felicity, a stunningly beautiful blonde... (imdb)
Johnny gets kidnapped in order to fight in a barefisted fighting tournament. If he doesn't win, there will be deadly consequences for him and his fiancee. (me)
A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
While watching from afar the mysterious woman he's long been obsessed with, a junk trader finds a passed-out genie who needs to get back to his lamp.
Casey is the assistant of commodity trader Peter Oak, but wants to get a license herself. When the diabolic Nike appears and promises to make her successful by use of her supernatural abilities, Casey hesitantly accepts. By correctly predicting the price of soy beans, she manages to make a career, but the price that Nike demands is high: she wants Casey's soul! (imdb)
A speeding ambulance abducts three beautiful young women to a sinister medical center where someone is making a killing selling healthy human organs on the black market. The title stands for Body Organ Replacement Network. (imdb)
The good people of Milo, Kansas combine forces to battle against the evil agribusiness Farmco that conspires to drive up the price of bread to six dollars a loaf. (imdb)
Return to Mayberry (1986) - TV Movie
This was a reunion bringing back most of the characters from The Andy Griffith Show. It begins with Andy Taylor returning to Mayberry and planning to run for his old job of Sheriff but when he arrives, he discovers that his old deputy and friend, Barney Fife, is planning to run also. (imdb)
When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash of work attitudes between the foreign management and native labor. (imdb)
An eccentric scientist teaches a student in his own manner while he looks for a way to clone his deceased wife. (imdb)
The Long Hot Summer (1985) - TV Movie
The made-for-TV The Long Hot Summer was based on the 1958 theatrical film of the same name-which, in turn, was based on two William Faulkner short stories. Don Johnson plays Ben Quick, a Southern drifter who is under suspicion as a "barn burner." Ben secures a job at the Mississippi mansion of town-boss Will Varner (Jason Robards). (allmovie.com)
Scandal Sheet (1985) - TV Movie
The publisher of a celebrity gossip tabloid sets out to destroy an aging actor, whose career is foundering and who is also facing a battle with alcoholism.
Words by Heart (1985) - TV Movie
The only black family living in a small midwestern town at the turn of the century confront prejudice, as seen through the eyes of the young daughter.
A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is. (imdb)
Scout's Honor (1980) - TV Movie
Mrs. Bartlett gets pressured by her boss to become a Den Mother for a Cub group. Joey is one of her cubs - but tends to annoy her. However, Joey is also the most eager and attentive of her cubs and his skills come in handy.
2 lady truck drivers buy their own rig & try to make a go of it. (imdb)
The Kid From Left Field (1979) - TV Movie
Jackie Robinson "J.R." Cooper is a kid who loves baseball, and also the son of a former major leaguer now down on his luck (and now a vendor working the stands at games). (imdb)
Cotton Candy (1978) - TV Movie
A group of high school friends form a rock band. (imdb)
A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her. (imdb)
France 1870: Napoleon III has just lost the war against Prussia and left the country in poverty. Young Jeanne falls in love with photographer Francis, who soon takes her with him when he emigrates to America. In a small town in the still wild west, they build up a small photo shop. Meanwhile animal doctor David lives on his lonesome farm together with his unlucky wife. It takes years and two tragic accidents until Jeanne and David meet. (imdb)
Legendary quick-shot Frank Woods is caught in a shootout and kills three drunks in self-defense. In fear for his life, Frank escapes to the Arizona desert.
Hoover Nielbold is a car-crazy teenager who, in order to impress the hottest girl in school, takes her for a ride in a souped-up race car owned by local racer Big Bubba Jones.
Huckleberry Finn (1975) - TV Movie
Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being sold. Together the two strike a bond of friendship that takes them through harrowing events and thrilling adventures. (imdb)
A family of Appalachian children live together in the backwoods so that they can stay together after the death of their widower father. (imdb)
After their parents are killed in a hurricane, Taylor and Tim Reed are unofficially adopted by the semi-retired owner of a marina in the Bahamas. The Reed children are also "adopted" by a friendly sea-lion who they name Salty, and with whom they have a series of adventures. (imdb)
A Union soldier travels through the South right after the Civil War ends, and runs up against angry ex-slaves, murderous former Confederates and desperate women. (imdb)
Deed of Daring-Do (1969) - Short Film
A very short and silent movie about a little boy that is in an old far-west town and dreams for a few moments that he's a cowboy himself. And that's all because of a beautiful lady...
A wisp of a boy...A ton of bear...And a whole angry town trying to tear them apart (imdb)
Gentle Ben (1967) - TV Series
The adventures in the Florida Everglades of a game warden, Tom Wedloe, his wife Ellen, their son Mark, and Mark's tame bear Ben.
Two bounty hunters, one blinded and the other crippled by a man who double-crossed them, team up to track him down and get their revenge. (imdb)
Angel (1999) - TV Series
Combat! (1962) - TV Series
The Fugitive (1963) - TV Series
The Andy Griffith Show (1960) - TV Series