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Also Known As: Died: October 6, 2014
Born: August 23, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Extra Man, The (2010)
Louis Ives is a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a nine-to-five job at an environme
2.
Home (2009)
A mother attempts to break the cycle of addiction in her family by taking her daughter on a summer road trip during the late 1960s.
3.
Toe Tactic, The (2008)
A young woman grieves for her father while unaware of the magical world around her.
4.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
5.
Visitor, The (2008)
In a world of six billion people, it only takes one to change your life. Sixty-two-year-old Walter Vale is sleepwalking through his life. Having lost his passion for teaching and writing, he fills the void by unsuccessfully trying to learn to play classical piano. When his college sends him to Manha
6.
August Rush (2007)
Twelve years ago, on a moonlit rooftop above Washington Square, Lyla Novacek, a sheltered young cellist, and Louis Connelly, a charismatic Irish singer-songwriter, were drawn together by a street musician's rendition of "Moondance" and fell in love. After the most romantic night of her life, Lyla pr
7.
In From the Night (2006)
When her 16-year-old nephew shows up on her front doorstep, the life of a single writer is transformed as she agrees to become his adopted mom.
8.
Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision (2004) as Narrator
An animated documentary about biologist and painter Haeckel (1834-1919) who was torn between seemingly clashing ideas like science and art, materialism and religion, rationality and passion. The chronicle explores his role in our evolving epistemology while offering a parable about both the difficul
9.
Plainsong (2004)
Three stories interconnect in a Colorado Rockies community as a man struggles to deal with a wife who won't or can't get out of bed, a pregnant teen finds herself with limited choices and a pair of brothers come to realize how little they know of the rest of the world.
10.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
11.
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Val Waxman is a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. His last film was a hit in Europe but bombs in America, and he is considered to be past it. However, his girlfriend convinces studio bosses to let him make a film about old-time Hollywood. When the opportunity comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner--work for his ex-wife Ellie who dumped him for the studio head bankrolling the picture; or forfeit his last shot at forwarding his career, and avoid a painful reconnect. Is Val blinded by love when he opts for the reconnect? Is love blind when it comes to Ellie''s staunch support? Literally and figuratively, the proof is in the picture.
12.
Town & Country (2001)
A comedy about life, love, friendship, having everything and not getting caught... At least that''s the way successful architect Porter Stoddard has been living his life. However, when his best friend Griffin is caught cheating by his wife Mona and an ugly divorce drama begins to unfold, Porter begins to re-evaluate his sturdy relationship with his wife Ellie in terms of his own dalliances with a beautiful cellist named Alex. Suddenly confronted by his own wife''s suspicions, he decides to come clean--realizing that it''s his wife that he truly loves. But is this revelation strong enough for Porter to commit the rest of his life to true monogamy?
13.
Duets (2000)
Karaoke ... the courage to stand up, sing and be free. The lives of six strangers from all walks of life with a passion for karaoke converge and are enriched when they meet for the Grand Prize Karaoke Contest in Omaha, Nebraska. They are: a waitress from Wheeling, West Virginia desperate to get to California to become a recording star, an ex-con unwilling to bend to the rules of society who sings with the voice of an angel, a salesman who melts down while chasing the American Dream, a seasoned karaoke hustler who is disconnected from everybody and everything, an innocent Vegas showgirl searching for family and love, and a young down-on-his-luck cab driver. Each is searching for the meaning of life. As they converge on the $5,000 Grand Prize Karaoke Contest, their lives intertwine, revealing the funny, raucous world of karaoke bars and chain hotels that link the interstates of Middle America.
14.
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Three stories that examine the lesbian experience in America through three different decades in the same house. The three stories are: "1961" -- Edith, an older woman who loses her lifelong companion, learns the hard way that their bond was not recognized by family or society; "1972" -- Against the
15.
Haunting, The (1999)
Hill House was built 130 years ago by a textile baron for his wife and children that they would never have. Instead it was filled with stories of tragedy and ominous tales of death that left the house uninhabited...or so it seemed. A century later, Dr. David Marrow discovers the house and, intrigued by its history, he invites three of his patients to the house as part of a sleep disorder study. Theo, Luke and Nell come to the sudden realization that sleep will not be on the agenda when ghosts of the past manifest in terrifying visitations and the house seems to take a particularly strong interest in Nell as Dr. Marrow''s study evolves into an examination of human fear.
16.
Celebrity (1998)
Lee Simon, a journalist, has just split up with his insecure wife Robin. He launches into a series of sexual escapades that include a film star, a supermodel and an aspiring actress. Meanwhile, Robin considers plastic surgery and imagines a life on her own. However, both eventually find love again:
17.
Digging to China (1997)
A 10-year-old girl, staying in a motel with her mother and older sister, befriends a mentally retarded man.
18.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
A top-secret computer chip has been stolen from the U.S. Defense Department. The international criminals who expertly and ruthlessly engineered its heist are asking for untold millions of dollars on the Black Market. But the precious booty, hidden inside a toy car, has been temporarily misplaced. Its final destination: a comfortable Chicago suburb. Quietly taking up residence in the tree-lined neighborhood, the four highly trained spies marshal all their diabolical resources and skills to retrieve the device. Their state-of-the-art surveillance and ruthless strategy have foiled Interpol, the FBI, U.S. Defense Agents and the local police. Only one person can stop this high-tech gang of black marketers. Meet eight-year-old Alex Pruitt. When this pesky team of bad guys invade his neighborhood, he''s the last and only line of defense. Alex has his own special surveillance tools. He has his own carefully mapped out strategy. He has courage. He has the chicken pox. And he''s "home alone"...
19.
Affliction (1997) as Alma Pittman
Wade Whitehouse is the sheriff of Lawford, New Hampshire who has rarely risen to any challenge and has remained, despite his age, an overgrown teenager. He is a glorified crossing guard in this quiet, dreary town. On the first day of deer season, Wade's friend Jack takes a wealthy businessman out to
20.
Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)
Specialists on media and democracy conduct an examination of censorship and suppression in the American press which profiles pioneering press critic George Seldes--a supreme iconoclast among 20th century American journalists.
21.
Tom and Huck (1995)
A lot of guys go looking for adventure. For Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, adventure finds them at every turn. Town mischief-maker Tom, and his pal Huck, are in for the time of their lives as they team up to steal a pirate's treasure map in order to save an innocent man from being wrongly convicted of a
22.
Truman (1995) as Eleanor Roosevelt
Biography of President Harry S. Truman, chronicling his life from World War I through his presidency.
23.
Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, The (1992)
Story about a shy, dull librarian who searches for a little excitement by confessing to a murder that her husband/cop is investigating.
24.
In a Pig's Eye (1989) as Isabel Purvis
Screwball comedy revolving around the characters at a hotel hosting a tobacco industry convention.
25.
Spy Trap (1988)
A group of kids sell fake secrets to the Soviet Union in order to pay for an operation for their music teacher.
27.
Fingers (1978)
A wanna-be concert pianist spends his days making a living by collecting debts for his Mafioso father, a lifestyle that could eventually ruin his dreams of a musical career.
28.
Kate McShane (1975)
A flamboyant Denver lady lawyer, with the help of her father, a retired cop who does the leg work for her investigations, and her brother, a Jesuit priest and university law professor, unravels a murder case of a society woman who allegedly stabbed her husband. This was the pilot for Anne Meara's sh
29.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) as Herodias
All-star epic retelling of Christ''s life.
30.
The Big Fisherman (1959) as Arnon
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
31.
Crime and Punishment, U.S.A. (1959) as Debbie Cole
In an update of the Dostoyevsky classic novel, a murderer believes he can escape the penalties of justice.
32.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Kate Owens
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
33.
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Rowena Cobb
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War''''s end.
34.
The Young Stranger (1957) as Mrs. Morse
A neglected teen gets into trouble with the law.
35.
The Lonely Night (1954) as Caroline Cram

Cast (special)

36.
Shelley Winters: Full Disclosure (2001) as Interviewee
Biography of actor Shelley Winters.
37.
Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud (1996)
A documentary portrait of architect, designer, engineer, poet, author, teacher and philosopher Buckminster Fuller--known to some as a genius, to others as a crackpot.
38.
Whole Shebang, The (1993) as Dean
A telecast of a play about a special student who goes before a board of his Dean and professors to discuss the success of his unusual thesis project: the creation of the heavens and earth. The student arranges for two typical specimens of human life to be in attendance and answer questions about th
39.
TGIF Comedy Preview (1991)
A primetime special showcasing ABC's Fall 1991 comedy series and their stars.
40.
Dancing For Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (1990) as Narration
A documentary that focuses on six women whose careers as Balanchine ballerinas span four decades. The program includes footage featuring these women dancing in major works.
41.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988)
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.

Cast (special)

42.
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride and Madness (1994)
After her marriage ends in divorce, a woman's desire to destroy her ex-husband and everything he loves becomes an obsession that results in tragic consequences. Based on a true crime book by Jerry Bledsoe.

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