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Cast (feature film)

Green Mile, The (1999)
A story told in flashback and narrarted by Paul Edgecomb, now living in an old-age home six decades after working as the head guard on Death Row at a Southen Prison named Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Travelling back to 1935, during the Great Depression, the former prison guard, Edgecomb, reflects on how he developed a poignant, unusual relationship with this one inmate, sentenced to Death Row, who may be innocent. The inmate, John Coffey, is an African-American man--convicted of the rape and murder of a pair of 9-year-old sisters--who awaits his death in this harsh prison. Coffey has strange powers, both mysterious and miraculous; and the creepy characters in the prison have their own views of his gifts and of God''s.
Con Air (1997)
When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it''s up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.
Con Air (Theatrical) (1997)
When Megan's fiancé is killed, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship to her sister. When she runs into one of her old colleagues, Lloyd, she is pleasantly surprised and the pair become close friends; yet, Lloyd wants more and he soon begins to s
Runaway Daughters (1994)
Afraid she is pregnant, a girl sets out with two pals to find her boyfriend, who has gone to join the navy.
Little Giants (1994)
When she doesn't make her uncle's football team because of her sex, Becky, the coach's niece, gets her own father to coach another team representing those who didn't make the cut and the two brothers face off in a high school football game.
House IV (1991) as Dad
A mother and her child are terrorized by an evil demon and later win over his love.
Pacific Heights (1990)
A yuppie couple become hostage to the tenant from hell in the nail-biting suspense thriller "Pacific Heights" (1990). Patty and Drake have found their dream house, and if they can find a few tenants to fill some rented rooms, they can even pay for it. Unfortunately, the mysterious drifter that moves
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989) as Otto
A group of vampires try to start a private blood bank.
Two Moon Junction (1988) as Kyle
In the Deep South, a Southern belle named April has everything she could want, including a plantation, beauty and an aristocratic beau... that is, until she meets Perry, a roustabout with whom she has a torrid, sensual affair.
Evil Town (1987)
Winds of Kitty Hawk, The (1978) as Ace Hutchin
The Wright Brothers' story and their efforts to fly, stunningly filmed and first shown on the seventy-fifth anniversary of their historic flight. Dennis Dalzell (cinematographer) and John A. Martinelli (editor) received Emmy Award nominations for their work, but the film won in only one category: F
Green Eyes (1977) as Mr Cousins
A disillusioned Vietnam veteran travels back to Southeast Asia to search for the son he left behind.
Greatest Gift, The (1974)
An impoverished small-town preacher struggles to provide for his family while leading a dwindling congregation, battling restless church deacons and standing up to a bullying sheriff in a small southern town in 1940. The subsequent short-lived series, "The Family Holvak" (9/7/75-10/27/75), reteamed
White Lightning (1973)
A convicted moonshiner helps police track down the bayou bad guys who killed his brother.
Rage (1972) as Dr. Thompson
When government chemical tests kill his son, a rancher vows revenge.
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) as Willowby
An aging cowboy finds that the successful business he has inherited is actually a house of prostitution.
Shenandoah (1965) as Abernathy
A Virginia farmer fights to keep his family together during the Civil War.
Roustabout (1964) as Arthur Nielsen
A female carnival owner hires a hot-blooded young singer to save her touring show.
Showdown (1963) as Express man
Cash McCall (1960) as Bronson
A corporate spoiler makes a play for a failing company and the owner''''s daughter.
Edge of Eternity (1959) as Gas station attendant
A modern-day western follows a Midwestern sheriff''s deputy on the trail of a murderer who killed a gold trader and sold the stash to Mexico. The crazy pursuit involves hostage taking, a Thunderbird, and a climactic encounter at the Grand Canyon.
Day of the Outlaw (1959) as Doc Langer
Rival cattlemen join forces to fight off outlaws.
Lone Texan (1959) as Doc Jansen
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Andy
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) as Eric Royce
A blood-sucking monster stalks the crew of a U.S. spaceship.
I Want to Live! (1958) as San Quentin capt.
True story of the small-time lady crook who fought to escape the gas chamber.
All Mine to Give (1958) as Clendenning
Pioneer children fight to build a new family after their parents die.
Young and Dangerous (1957) as John Clinton
Tommy Price (Mark Damon) is the leader of a gang of young thugs interested in thrills, hot rods and girls. His friends bet him he can't make it with 17-year-old Rosemary Clinton (Lili Gentle). Their date turns out badly and her parents (Dabbs Greer and Ann Doran) forbid her to see him again. They keep meeting, and the relationship changes him to the extent that he plans on going to college and changing his life, which delights his parents (Eddie Binns and Frances Mercer).
Chain of Evidence (1957) as Dr. Ainsley
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Goldsborough
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
The Vampire (1957) as Dr. Will Beaumont
An experimental treatment turns a small-town doctor into a vampire.
Baby Face Nelson (1957) as Bonner
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...
Pawnee (1957) as John Brewster
My Man Godfrey (1957) as Lieutenant O'Connor
A bedraggled man becomes the butler of an eccentric household.
Hot Cars (1956) as Det. Davenport
To pay for his son''''s operation, a man gets mixed up with a stolen car ring.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) as Mac Lomax
Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town.
The First Texan (1956) as Delegate Potter
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
Tension at Table Rock (1956) as Doctor
When the owner of a stagecoach station is killed, a gunman takes his place.
Hot Rod Girl (1956) as Henry Frye
Thrill-seeking teens in hot rods terrorize the quiet streets of 50s suburbia. The question is whether or not a city-sponsored racetrack will restore order to the streets, or simply push the pedal to the metal.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Arkinson
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
Away All Boats (1956) as Lt. Cmdr. Harrison
The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late 1943 with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. Despite personal friction, the two have plenty to deal with as the only experienced officers on board during the "shakedown." Almost laughable incompetence gradually improves, but the crew remains far from perfect when the ship sees action, landing troops on enemy beachheads. And few anticipate the challenges in store at Okinawa...
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) as Mr. Smith-Johnson
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
The Young Guns (1956) as Ephraim
A disaffected youth falls in with the wrong crowd back in 1897.
Hit the Deck (1955) as Stage manager
Sailors on leave in San Francisco get mixed up in love and show business.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Cmdr. Halleck
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Foxfire (1955) as Bus driver
Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Capt. Brewster
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
Seven Angry Men (1955) as Doctor
A fanatical abolitionist leads a personal war against slave owners in Kansas.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Preacher
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Tutor
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
The McConnell Story (1955) as Pilot instructor
A man''''s plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
Stranger on Horseback (1955) as Hotel clerk
The Desperado (1954) as Jim Langley
Wayne Morris, James J. Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva. While on the run from corrupt carpetbaggers in post-Civil War Texas, a young gunslinger teams up with a fugitive gunfighter to seek revenge on his former partner.
Bitter Creek (1954) as Sheriff
A man attempts to find the killer of his brother.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Bartender
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
Living It Up (1954) as Head ranger
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
She Couldn't Say No (1954) as Dick Jordan
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) as Schuyler
Prison inmates riot to protest crooked guards and brutal conditions.
A Slight Case of Larceny (1953) as Repairman
A garage owner taps into his rivals' gas lines.
Dream Wife (1953) as Elevator boy
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
Julius Caesar (1953) as Citizen
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''''s classic about Julius Caesar''''s assassination and its aftermath.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Reporter
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Haddock
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Happy Murray
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
House of Wax (1953) as Sgt. Jim Shane
A scarred sculptor re-populates his ravaged wax museum with human corpses.
Take the High Ground! (1953) as Shorty
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
Half a Hero (1953) as George Payson
A married writer moves to the suburbs to research a story.
China Venture (1953) as Galuppo
Allied soldiers race to rescue a Japanese admiral held by Chinese warlords.
Trouble Along the Way (1953) as Father Peterson
A famous football coach uses underhanded means to turn a bankrupt college's team into winners.
Mister Scoutmaster (1953) as Fireman
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
Remains to Be Seen (1953) as Julius
A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.
Diplomatic Courier (1952) as Intelligence officer
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Parker
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Reporter
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Telephone man
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Monkey Business (1952) as Cab driver
A scientist's search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
My Man and I (1952) as Court clerk
A Mexican-American laborer fights for his dignity.
Room for One More (1952) as Scoutmaster
A family with three children takes in troubled orphans.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Beauty contest audience member
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as Technical man
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
Because of You (1952) as Mexican shop owner
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
Because You're Mine (1952) as Sergeant
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
Scarlet Angel (1952) as
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
Storm Warning (1951) as Attendant
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
Call Me Mister (1951) as Colonel's aide
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Driver
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Weekend with Father (1951) as
Love blooms when two single parents send their children off to camp.
Father's Little Dividend (1951) as Taxi driver
In this sequel to Father of the Bride, a doting father faces a series of comic trials when his daughter has her first child.
The Lady from Texas (1951) as Bailiff
The Damned Don't Cry (1950) as Reporter
Fed up with her small-town marriage, a woman goes after the big time and gets mixed up with the mob.
California Passage (1950) as Dealer
Trial Without Jury (1950) as Communications officer
Devil's Doorway (1950) as Spud Keith
A Native American Civil War hero returns home to fight for his people.
The Black Book (1949) as Soldier at the bridge
Opponents plot to bring down Robespierre during the French Revolution.

Cast (special)

Secret Life of John Monroe, The (1959) as Policeman
The story of John Monroe, a magazine writer who lives in two worlds: the one which everyone faces, and his own secret world where his troubles vanish and he is king, seen in animation and based on drawings by James Thurber. In the pilot episode, John contemplates getting his daughter another dog w
Man From Denver, The (1959)
The exploits of Ward Pendleton, an examiner for a chain of banks, as he travels throughout the Old West. The pilot episode relates Ward's efforts to recover the stolen assets of a small town bank. ("The Man From Denver" was the proposed series title.)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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