Richard Crenna (1926–2003)

Actor | Director | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Rambo III (1988) | First Blood (1982) | Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Dick Crenna | Richard McKenna
BORN 
Nov 30, 1926 (died Jan 17, 2003)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (43 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (96 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Out of the AshesOut of the Ashes (TV Movie) Jake Smith  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Jared Duff (13 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2002 13
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  • Primary photo for The Day Reagan Was ShotThe Day Reagan Was Shot (TV Movie) Ronald Reagan  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for By Dawn's Early LightBy Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie) Ben Maxwell  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die ForMurder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (TV Movie) Warren Pierce  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Dr. Martin Rockwell (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for To Serve and ProtectTo Serve and Protect (TV Mini-series) Howard Carr (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Makes Things Happen: David L. WolperThe Man Who Makes Things Happen: David L. Wolper (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Lt. Harmon Rabb, Sr. (4 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1998 4
    • To Russia with Love (May 19, 1998) Lt. Harmon Rabb, Sr. (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Ghost Ship (Sep 23, 1997) Lt. Harmon Rabb, Sr. (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Prisoner (May 8, 1996) Lt. Harmon Rabb, Sr. (voice) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Heart Full of RainHeart Full of Rain (TV Movie) Arliss Dockett  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Deep Family SecretsDeep Family Secrets (TV Movie) Clay Chadway  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Movie) Professor Aronnax  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Movie) Host  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Race Against Time: The Search for SarahRace Against Time: The Search for Sarah (TV Movie) John Porter  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Texas GracesTexas Graces (TV Movie) Virgil Grace  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for In the Name of Love: A Texas TragedyIn the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy (TV Movie) Lucas Constable, Sr.  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Janek: The Silent BetrayalJanek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie) Lt. Frank Janek  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Jonathan Stone: Threat of InnocenceJonathan Stone: Threat of Innocence (TV Movie) Jonathan Stone  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Forget-Me-Not MurdersThe Forget-Me-Not Murders (TV Movie) Frank Janek  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for A Place to Be LovedA Place to Be Loved (TV Movie) George Russ  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Terror on Track 9Terror on Track 9 (TV Movie) Det. Frank Janek  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for IntrudersIntruders (TV Series) Dr. Neil Chase (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Pros and ConsPros and Cons (TV Series) Mitch O'Hannon (12 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1992 12
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  • Primary photo for And the Sea Will TellAnd the Sea Will Tell (TV Movie) Vincent Bugliosi  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Murder Times SevenMurder Times Seven (TV Movie) Frank Janek  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Last Flight OutLast Flight Out (TV Movie) Dan Hood  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for MontanaMontana (TV Movie) Hoyce Guthrie  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Murder in Black and WhiteMurder in Black and White (TV Movie) Frank Janek  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Stuck with Each OtherStuck with Each Other (TV Movie) Bert Medwick  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Case of the Hillside StranglersThe Case of the Hillside Stranglers (TV Movie) Sgt. Bob Grogan  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Internal AffairsInternal Affairs (TV Movie) Frank Janek  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Plaza SuitePlaza Suite (TV Movie) Roy Hubley  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Kids Like TheseKids Like These (TV Movie) Bob Goodman  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Police Story: The Freeway KillingsPolice Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie) Deputy Chief Bob Devers  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The High Price of PassionThe High Price of Passion (TV Movie) Williams Douglas  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for On Wings of EaglesOn Wings of Eagles (TV Mini-series) H. Ross Perot (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 2
    • Part II (May 19, 1986) H. Ross Perot  Less
    • Part I (May 18, 1986) H. Ross Perot  Less
  • Primary photo for A Case of Deadly ForceA Case of Deadly Force (TV Movie) Lawrence O'Donnell Sr.  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for DoubletakeDoubletake (TV Mini-series) Frank Janek (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
    • Part 2 (Nov 26, 1985) Frank Janek  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 24, 1985) Frank Janek  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rape of Richard BeckThe Rape of Richard Beck (TV Movie) Richard Beck  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for PassionsPassions (TV Movie) Richard Kennerly  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for London and Davis in New YorkLondon and Davis in New York (TV Movie) John Greyson  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Squaring the CircleSquaring the Circle (TV Movie) The Narrator  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for It Takes TwoIt Takes Two (TV Series) Dr. Sam Quinn (22 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1983 22
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  • Primary photo for Allison Sydney HarrisonAllison Sydney Harrison (TV Movie) Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Day the Bubble BurstThe Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie) Jesse Livermore  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Daniel BooneDaniel Boone (TV Movie) Actor (voice)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Ordeal of Bill CarneyThe Ordeal of Bill Carney (TV Movie) Mason Rose  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Look at UsLook at Us (TV Series) Actor  Less 1981– 
  • Primary photo for Fugitive FamilyFugitive Family (TV Movie) Brian Roberts / Matthews  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for MarieMarie (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Mayflower: The Pilgrims' AdventureMayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure (TV Movie) William Brewster  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Better Late Than NeverBetter Late Than Never (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) Colonel Frank Skimmerhorn (12 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1979 12
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  • Primary photo for TurnaboutTurnabout (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Pilot (Jan 26, 1979) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for A Fire in the SkyA Fire in the Sky (TV Movie) Jason Voight  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for First, You CryFirst, You Cry (TV Movie) David Towers  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Devil Dog: The Hound of HellDevil Dog: The Hound of Hell (TV Movie) Mike Barry  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Grandpa Goes to WashingtonGrandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Pilot (Sep 7, 1978) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for James at 15James at 15 (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The War Between the TatesThe War Between the Tates (TV Movie) Professor Brian Tate  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for All's FairAll's Fair (TV Series) Richard C. Barrington (24 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1977 24
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  • Primary photo for The CheerleadersThe Cheerleaders (TV Movie) Director  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for A Girl Named SoonerA Girl Named Sooner (TV Movie) R.J. 'Mac' McHenry  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Honky TonkHonky Tonk (TV Movie) 'Candy' Johnson  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Double SolitaireDouble Solitaire (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Shootout in a One Dog TownShootout in a One Dog Town (TV Movie) Zack Wells  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for NightmareNightmare (TV Movie) Howard Faloon  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Double IndemnityDouble Indemnity (TV Movie) Walter Neff  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for FootstepsFootsteps (TV Movie) Paddy O'Connor  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Captain Newman, M.D.Captain Newman, M.D. (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Guest Performer (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1972 3
  • Primary photo for ThiefThief (TV Movie) Neal Wilkinson  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Make Room for GranddaddyMake Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) Producer (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971 3
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Alexander Smith (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Mrs. ThursdayMrs. Thursday (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for And Baby Makes ThreeAnd Baby Makes Three (TV Movie) Director, Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Slattery's PeopleSlattery's People (TV Series) James Slattery (36 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 36
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  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for No Time for SergeantsNo Time for Sergeants (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Wendy and MeWendy and Me (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 8
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  • Primary photo for Kraft Suspense TheatreKraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) Edward Smalley (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoysThe Real McCoys (TV Series) Luke McCoy (225 episodes, 1957), Director (14 episodes, 1961), Performer ("Margie") (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Happy Birthday To You") (1 episode, 1958), Performer ("Jimmy Crack Corn") (1 episode, 1957), Performer ("In The Hills Of West Virginia") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1957–1963 225
    • Pepino's Mama (Jun 23, 1963) Luke McCoy (as Dick Crenna)  Less
    • Pals (Jun 16, 1963) Luke McCoy (as Dick Crenna)  Less
    • Don't Be Nosey (Jun 9, 1963) Luke McCoy (as Dick Crenna)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The DeputyThe Deputy (TV Series) Andy Willis (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Sgt. James (3 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1958 3
  • Primary photo for CheyenneCheyenne (TV Series) Curley Galway (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Silent ServiceThe Silent Service (TV Series) Lt. Cmdr.'Jeff' L. L. Davis (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Father Knows BestFather Knows Best (TV Series) Elwood Seastrom (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for MedicMedic (TV Series) Donny (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for FrontierFrontier (TV Series) John Leslie (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The MillionaireThe Millionaire (TV Series) Ralph McKnight (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Our Miss BrooksOur Miss Brooks (TV Series) Walter Denton (94 episodes, 1952), Performer ("Happy Birthday to You") (2 episodes, 1952), Performer ("Deck the Halls") (1 episode, 1953), Performer ("Cry of the Wild Goose") (1 episode, 1954), Performer ("Old MacDonald Had a Farm") (1 episode, 1952), Performer ("A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody") (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952–1955 94
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  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Arthur Morton (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
    • The Young Fans (Feb 25, 1952) Arthur Morton (as Dick Crenna)  Less
Self (65 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Desilu StoryThe Desilu Story (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 75th Annual Academy AwardsThe 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman DocumentsDarkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents Narrator (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Afghanistan: Land in CrisisAfghanistan: Land in Crisis (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Guts and GloryGuts and Glory (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary SpecialI Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for American Veteran AwardsAmerican Veteran Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Archives of American TelevisionArchives of American Television (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoys ReunionThe Real McCoys Reunion (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Actor (segment "David L. Wolper") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for NatureNature (TV Series) Himself / Narrator (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Celebrity ProfileCelebrity Profile (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Wrongfully Accused: FeaturetteWrongfully Accused: Featurette (Video) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert WiseAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise (TV Special) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Legendary LighthousesLegendary Lighthouses (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Atlantis: In Search of a Lost ContinentAtlantis: In Search of a Lost Continent (TV Movie) Himself / Narrator  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Real Las VegasThe Real Las Vegas (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Golf: The Greatest GameGolf: The Greatest Game (TV Movie) Self  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Silver Star!Silver Star! (Video) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for World of DiscoveryWorld of Discovery (TV Series) Himself (narrator) / Narrator (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1994
  • Primary photo for Hearts of Hot Shots Part Deux: A Filmmaker's ApologyHearts of Hot Shots Part Deux: A Filmmaker's Apology (TV Short) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Wild WestThe Wild West (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (7 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1991
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  • Primary photo for The Chuck Woolery ShowThe Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for LifePulseLifePulse (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Circus of the Stars #15Circus of the Stars #15 (TV Special) Himself - Ringmaster  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself / Narrator (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Woodstork: Barometer of the EvergladesWoodstork: Barometer of the Everglades (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 12th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 12th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Gene KellyThe Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Gene Kelly (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The American SportsmanThe American Sportsman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'First Blood'The Making of 'First Blood' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Fantasy Film FestivalFantasy Film Festival (TV Series) Himself  Less 1979–1982
  • Primary photo for Musical Comedy Tonight IIMusical Comedy Tonight II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The John Davidson ShowThe John Davidson Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (17 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1979
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  • Primary photo for CBS: On the AirCBS: On the Air (TV Mini-series) Co-host - part VI  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for ABC's Silver Anniversary CelebrationABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The 1st Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 1st Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for NBC FolliesNBC Follies (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Lily Tomlin ShowThe Lily Tomlin Show (TV Special) Self  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1972
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Virginia Graham ShowThe Virginia Graham Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain (5 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
    • Episode #7.55 (Nov 15, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #7.54 (Nov 14, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #7.53 (Nov 13, 1968) Himself - Team Captain  Less
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  • Primary photo for House PartyHouse Party (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for From Paris: Your Reporter Richard CrennaFrom Paris: Your Reporter Richard Crenna (Short) Himself - Host  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The 22th Annual Golden Globes AwardsThe 22th Annual Golden Globes Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Made in ParisMade in Paris (Short) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Disneyland '59Disneyland '59 (TV Movie) Himself (as Richard McKenna)  Less 1959
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for RamboRambo Col. Samuel Trautman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008 $50MM $43MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself - Screen Test (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for American CinemaAmerican Cinema (TV Series) Edmund Walker (clip from Body Heat (1981)) (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • Film Noir (1995) Edmund Walker (clip from Body Heat (1981)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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