Eugene Roche

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eugene Harrison Roche (September 22, 1928 - July 28, 2004) was an American actor. He was the original "Ajax Man" in 1970s television commercials. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eugene Roche, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Corvette Summer (1978)

Ken loves to design and build exotic cars. When the High School shop class project car, a fully tricked out dream Corvette, is stolen, he begins searching for it. His search leads him to Las Vegas, where Vanessa, a teenaged prostitute wannabe, helps him try to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Robbins
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Annie Potts  •  Eugene Roche  •  William Bryant

Ken loves to design and build exotic cars. When the High School shop class project car, a fully tricked out dream Corvette, is stolen, he begins searching for it. His search leads him to Las Vegas, where Vanessa, a teenaged prostitute wannabe, helps him try to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Robbins
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Annie Potts  •  Eugene Roche  •  William Bryant

Roswell (1994)

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Martin Sheen  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Xander Berkeley

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Martin Sheen  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Xander Berkeley

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

Billy Pilgrim, a veteran of the Second World War, finds himself mysteriously detached from time, so that he is able to travel, without being able to help it, from the days of his childhood to those of his peculiar life on a distant planet called Tralfamadore, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Michael Sacks  •  Ron Leibman  •  Eugene Roche  •  Sharon Gans

Billy Pilgrim, a veteran of the Second World War, finds himself mysteriously detached from time, so that he is able to travel, without being able to help it, from the days of his childhood to those of his peculiar life on a distant planet called Tralfamadore, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Michael Sacks  •  Ron Leibman  •  Eugene Roche  •  Sharon Gans

The Happening (1967)

A group of young drifters kidnap wealthy businessman Roc Delmonico just for kicks. They keep him captive, demanding a ransom for his safe release. However there is no one - wife, Mafia associates or mother - willing to part with the $200,000 ransom. Demonico is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Michael Parks  •  George Maharis  •  Robert Walker Jr.

A group of young drifters kidnap wealthy businessman Roc Delmonico just for kicks. They keep him captive, demanding a ransom for his safe release. However there is no one - wife, Mafia associates or mother - willing to part with the $200,000 ransom. Demonico is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Michael Parks  •  George Maharis  •  Robert Walker Jr.

The Woman Chaser (1999)

A 1950s used-car salesman (Patrick Warburton) wants to make a low-budget film about a trucker who accidentally runs down a child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robinson Devor
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Eugene Roche  •  Ron Morgan  •  Emily Newman

A 1950s used-car salesman (Patrick Warburton) wants to make a low-budget film about a trucker who accidentally runs down a child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robinson Devor
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Eugene Roche  •  Ron Morgan  •  Emily Newman

They Might Be Giants (1971)

Every hero has a weakness, and Sherlock Holmes' weakness was Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve mysteries and search for Moriarty in 1970s New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Jack Gilford  •  Lester Rawlins

Every hero has a weakness, and Sherlock Holmes' weakness was Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve mysteries and search for Moriarty in 1970s New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Jack Gilford  •  Lester Rawlins

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

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An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Andy García  •  Meg Ryan  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Tina Majorino

An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Andy García  •  Meg Ryan  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Tina Majorino

Foul Play (1978)

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A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Higgins
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Chevy Chase  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Eugene Roche

A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Higgins
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Chevy Chase  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Eugene Roche

Winter Kill (1974)

Someone is shooting the residents of a mountain resort town. Sheriff McNeill (Andy Griffith) must figure out the connection that links the victims and find the sniper before he (or she) kills again, and before the town council relieves him of duty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  John Larch  •  Tim O'Connor  •  Lawrence Pressman

Someone is shooting the residents of a mountain resort town. Sheriff McNeill (Andy Griffith) must figure out the connection that links the victims and find the sniper before he (or she) kills again, and before the town council relieves him of duty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  John Larch  •  Tim O'Connor  •  Lawrence Pressman

The New Maverick (1978)

Gambling brothers Bret (James Garner) and Bart Maverick (Jack Kelly) are, as usual, hot on the trail of a fast buck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hy Averback
CAST:  James Garner  •  Charles Frank  •  Jack Kelly  •  Susan Blanchard

Gambling brothers Bret (James Garner) and Bart Maverick (Jack Kelly) are, as usual, hot on the trail of a fast buck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hy Averback
CAST:  James Garner  •  Charles Frank  •  Jack Kelly  •  Susan Blanchard

Newman's Law (1974)

LAPD Officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. In this police drama, his honesty is put to the test when he and his partner discover a international drug ring involving some of the department's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Roger Robinson  •  Eugene Roche  •  Gordon Pinsent

LAPD Officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. In this police drama, his honesty is put to the test when he and his partner discover a international drug ring involving some of the department's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Roger Robinson  •  Eugene Roche  •  Gordon Pinsent

The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978)

An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon passengers and crew on those aircraft report seeing what they believe to be the ghost of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Kim Basinger  •  Gary Lockwood  •  Tina Chen

An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon passengers and crew on those aircraft report seeing what they believe to be the ghost of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Kim Basinger  •  Gary Lockwood  •  Tina Chen

Cocaine and Blue Eyes (1983)

O.J. Simpson plays Michael Brennen, a San Francisco private eye who gets dragged into a drug-smuggling operation while searching for the girlfriend of a deal client, leading Brennen to a politically prominent family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  O.J. Simpson  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Candy Clark  •  Eugene Roche

O.J. Simpson plays Michael Brennen, a San Francisco private eye who gets dragged into a drug-smuggling operation while searching for the girlfriend of a deal client, leading Brennen to a politically prominent family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  O.J. Simpson  •  Cliff Gorman  •  Candy Clark  •  Eugene Roche

You Can't Take it With You (1979)

Emmy winner Jean Stapleton and Academy Award winner Art Carney star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart about a slightly daft family who do exactly as they please.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  Jean Stapleton  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Blythe Danner  •  Marla Gibbs

Emmy winner Jean Stapleton and Academy Award winner Art Carney star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart about a slightly daft family who do exactly as they please.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  Jean Stapleton  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Blythe Danner  •  Marla Gibbs

The Winds of Kitty Hawk (1978)

A beautifully photographed story that gives insight into the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers and the period in which they lived.  (more)

DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  Michael Moriarty  •  David Huffman  •  Tom Bower  •  Robin Gammell

A beautifully photographed story that gives insight into the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers and the period in which they lived.  (more)

DIRECTION:  E.W. Swackhamer
CAST:  Michael Moriarty  •  David Huffman  •  Tom Bower  •  Robin Gammell

Airwolf: The Movie (1984)

Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project director for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald P. Bellisario
CAST:  Jan-Michael Vincent  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Alex Cord  •  David Hemmings

Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project director for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald P. Bellisario
CAST:  Jan-Michael Vincent  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Alex Cord  •  David Hemmings

A Case for Murder (1993)

Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren Gaines, is murdered and Gaines' wife is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Gibbins
CAST:  Jennifer Grey  •  Peter Berg  •  Belinda Bauer  •  Eugene Roche

Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren Gaines, is murdered and Gaines' wife is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Duncan Gibbins
CAST:  Jennifer Grey  •  Peter Berg  •  Belinda Bauer  •  Eugene Roche

Crawlspace (1972)

A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Newland  •  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Arthur Kennedy  •  Teresa Wright  •  Tom Happer  •  Eugene Roche

A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Newland  •  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Arthur Kennedy  •  Teresa Wright  •  Tom Happer  •  Eugene Roche

Mr. Ricco (1975)

Accused murderer Frankie Steele walks free, thanks to the efforts of San Francisco defense lawyer Joe Ricco. Then a pair of cop killings strikes the city. All signs point to the newly released Steele as the perpetrator. Has Ricco sprung a killer? Dean Martin keeps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Eugene Roche  •  Thalmus Rasulala  •  Denise Nicholas

Accused murderer Frankie Steele walks free, thanks to the efforts of San Francisco defense lawyer Joe Ricco. Then a pair of cop killings strikes the city. All signs point to the newly released Steele as the perpetrator. Has Ricco sprung a killer? Dean Martin keeps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Eugene Roche  •  Thalmus Rasulala  •  Denise Nicholas

Miracle on Ice (1981)

Hockey coach Herb Brooks leads Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig and team to a gold medal in the 1980 Olympics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Andrew Stevens  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Jerry Houser

Hockey coach Herb Brooks leads Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig and team to a gold medal in the 1980 Olympics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Andrew Stevens  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Jerry Houser
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