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Also Known As: Died: April 11, 1973
Born: September 29, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Outside Man, The (1973) as Father
The Delta Factor (1970) as Ames
5 Card Stud (1968) as Eldon Bates
A mysterious killer stalks the players from a card game that ended in violence.
The King's Pirate (1967) as Captain McTigue
Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Hornsby is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates. Lt. Brain soon finds himself involved with the Captain's girlfriend. Then Lt. Hornsby finds himself having to work quickly and smartly to capture a band of thieves.
Nevada Smith (1966) as Hudson
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
The Quick Gun (1964) as Spangler
A gunslinger helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Blood on the Arrow (1964) as Jud
It's Only Money (1962) as Policeman
Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. can't be...can he ?
From the Terrace (1960) as Ralph Benziger
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
Noose for a Gunman (1960) as Jack Cantrell
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
Oklahoma Territory (1960) as Buffalo Horn
Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia, Grant Richards, & X Brands as Running Cloud. The district attorney that prosecuted Indian chief Buffalo Horn (Ted de Corsia) for murder forces a Federal Judge to re-open the case and give him an acquittal when he discovers the true murderer. Bill Williams with his New York accent is an amusing choice for the role of the historic Texas prosecutor, Temple Houston.
Spartacus (1960) as Legionary
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Capt. Rumbo
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Inside the Mafia (1959) as Augie Martello
A mobster out to rule the underworld takes hostages at an international airport.
Enchanted Island (1958) as Captain Vangs
Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
Handle with Care (1958) as Sam Lawrence
During a mock trial, a small-town law student uncovers new evidence about a real crime.
South Seas Adventure (1958) as Narration
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Georgie Parker
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Shanghai Pierce
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
The Lawless Eighties (1957) as Grat Bandas
Gun Battle at Monterey (1957) as Max Reno
An outlaw saved by a Mexican girl hunts the holdup partner who shot him in the back.
Man on the Prowl (1957) as Detective
The Midnight Story (1957) as Lt. Kilrain
Beloved priest Father Thomasino is murdered in a San Francisco alley, and the police have few clues. But traffic cop Joe Martini becomes obsessed with finding the killer; he suspects Sylvio Malatesta. Ordered off the case, Joe turns in his badge and investigates alone. Soon he is a close friend of the Malatesta family, all delightful people, especially lovely cousin Anna. Uncertain whether Sylvio is guilty or innocent, Joe is now torn between old and new loyalties.
Baby Face Nelson (1957) as Lou Rocca
George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1920s Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...
The Conqueror (1956) as Kumlek
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Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Big Frank
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956) as Professor
Ma and the kids head back to the Ozarks for a visit with Uncle Sedge (essentially a Pa Kettle replacement). He's working his way through a twenty years long relationship with Miss Bedelia Baines.
Showdown at Abilene (1956) as Dan Claudius
Slightly Scarlet (1956) as Sol Caspar
Kleptomaniac Dorothy Lyons is paroled from prison in custody of her sister June, secretary to "reform" political candidate Frank Jansen. Ben Grace, associate of crime boss Sol Caspar, sees this as a way to smear Jansen's campaign. But after falling out with Caspar, Ben tries to help June, who he begins to fall for. Sexy Dorothy also has a yen for Ben. June is reluctantly forced to go along with Ben's schemes, but there may be more to these than meets the eye...
The Killing (1956) as Randy Kennan
A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don''''t reckon with human frailty.
Mohawk (1956) as Kowanen
When a Boston artist is commissioned to paint landscapes, he gets caught up in a land war between settlers and the Mohawks.
Man with the Gun (1955) as Frenchy Lescoe
A man in search of his wayward wife agrees to defend a Western town from a ruthless landowner.
Kismet (1955) as Police sub-altern
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
The Big Combo (1955) as Ralph Bettini
A police detective tries to convict a mob boss by going to the man's girlfriend.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Comm. Farragut
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
Crime Wave (1954) as Doc Penny
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Sheriff Parker
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
Hot News (1953) as Dano Rizzo
Man in the Dark (1953) as Lefty
After experimental brain surgery, a crook tries to reconstruct the memories of his criminal past.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Easterling
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
The Turning Point (1952) as Harrigan
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
The Savage (1952) as Iron Breast
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Judge
An ambitious young man wins an heiress'' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend''s pregnancy.
The Enforcer (1951) as Joseph Rico
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951) as Warden Rickey
A warden and his assistant clash over prison reform, triggering a violent riot.
New Mexico (1951) as Acoma
Captain Hunt of the cavalry is trying to promote good relations with the Indian chief Acoma. But Hunt's superiors in the military insist on pursuing policies that will provoke a conflict, and Chief Acoma is not willing to let himself be insulted.
Vengeance Valley (1951) as Herb Backett
An honest rancher tries to block his evil brother's plots while keeping them from their father.
Crazy Over Horses (1951) as Duke
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with a race horse and the gambling racket.
The Outriders (1950) as Bye
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
Cargo to Capetown (1950) as Rhys
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
Three Secrets (1950) as Del Prince
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Jimmy Dolan
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
Neptune's Daughter (1949) as Lukie Luzette
Mistaken identity complicates a polo player's romance with a bathing suit designer.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Norman
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
Mr. Soft Touch (1949) as Rainey
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
The Naked City (1948) as [Willie] Garzah
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Sidney Broome
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Oklahoma Territory (1960) as Casting
Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia, Grant Richards, & X Brands as Running Cloud. The district attorney that prosecuted Indian chief Buffalo Horn (Ted de Corsia) for murder forces a Federal Judge to re-open the case and give him an acquittal when he discovers the true murderer. Bill Williams with his New York accent is an amusing choice for the role of the historic Texas prosecutor, Temple Houston.

Cast (special)

Knight's Gambit (1964) as Mike Serrra
The story of Anthony Griswold Knight, a reporter who uses unorthodox methods to acquire stories. In the pilot episode, Knight uses his playboy reputation to gather evidence against a government official who is now in voluntary exile.

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