Donald Moffat

Was an English actor with decades long career in film and stage in the United States. He began his acting career on and off Broadway which included appearances in The Wild Duck and Right You Are If You Think You Are, earning a Tony Award nomination for both, as well as Painting Churches for which he received an Obie Award. Moffat also appeared in several feature films including The Thing and The Right Stuff, along with his guest appearances in the television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and The West Wing. Description above from the Wikipedia article Donald Moffat, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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The Thing (1982)

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A team of American scientists investigate the empty, destroyed base of their Norwegian counterparts in Antarctica, only to discover a terrifying life force that can take the form of its prey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Wilford Brimley  •  T.K. Carter  •  David Clennon

A team of American scientists investigate the empty, destroyed base of their Norwegian counterparts in Antarctica, only to discover a terrifying life force that can take the form of its prey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Wilford Brimley  •  T.K. Carter  •  David Clennon

61* (2001)

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Thomas Jane  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Richard Masur

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

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CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Earthquake (1974)

Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles, California.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Ava Gardner  •  George Kennedy  •  Lorne Greene

Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles, California.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Ava Gardner  •  George Kennedy  •  Lorne Greene

HealtH (1980)

Health is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Health is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Popeye (1980)

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

Regarding Henry (1991)

Respected lawyer, Henry Turner survives a convenience-store shooting only to find he has lost his memory, and has serious speech and mobility issues. After also losing his job—where he no longer 'fits in'—his loving wife and daughter give him all their love and support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael Haley  •  Bill Nunn

Respected lawyer, Henry Turner survives a convenience-store shooting only to find he has lost his memory, and has serious speech and mobility issues. After also losing his job—where he no longer 'fits in'—his loving wife and daughter give him all their love and support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael Haley  •  Bill Nunn

The Battle of the River Plate (1956)

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In the early years of the World War II, the Royal Navy is fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open to supply the British Isles, facing the great danger posed by the many German warships, such as the Admiral Graf Spee, which are scouring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Peter Finch  •  Ian Hunter

In the early years of the World War II, the Royal Navy is fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open to supply the British Isles, facing the great danger posed by the many German warships, such as the Admiral Graf Spee, which are scouring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Peter Finch  •  Ian Hunter

The Best of Times (1986)

A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pamela Reed  •  Holly Palance

A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pamela Reed  •  Holly Palance

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

After his mistress runs over a black teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight; A down-and-out reporter breaks the story and opportunists clamber to use it to their advantage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Kim Cattrall

After his mistress runs over a black teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight; A down-and-out reporter breaks the story and opportunists clamber to use it to their advantage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Kim Cattrall

The Right Stuff (1983)

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A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Scott Glenn  •  Ed Harris  •  Dennis Quaid

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Scott Glenn  •  Ed Harris  •  Dennis Quaid

Rachel, Rachel (1968)

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Class Action (1991)

A liberal activist lawyer alienated his daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto manufacturer against charges ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Colin Friels  •  Laurence Fishburne

A liberal activist lawyer alienated his daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto manufacturer against charges ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Colin Friels  •  Laurence Fishburne

Music Box (1989)

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Donald Moffat  •  Lukas Haas

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Donald Moffat  •  Lukas Haas

The Evening Star (1996)

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harling
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Bill Paxton  •  Juliette Lewis

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harling
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Bill Paxton  •  Juliette Lewis

Housesitter (1992)

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Dana Delany  •  Suzanne Whang

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Dana Delany  •  Suzanne Whang

Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979)

A woman, who had left home 20 years previously under acrimonious circumstances, finds out that she is terminally ill. She returns home and tries to rebuild her relationship with her embittered mother before she dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Katselas
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Ford Rainey  •  Donald Moffat

A woman, who had left home 20 years previously under acrimonious circumstances, finds out that she is terminally ill. She returns home and tries to rebuild her relationship with her embittered mother before she dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Katselas
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Ford Rainey  •  Donald Moffat

A Smile Like Yours (1997)

A comedy about a couple who cannot conceive a baby  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Samples
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Lauren Holly  •  Joan Cusack  •  Jay Thomas

A comedy about a couple who cannot conceive a baby  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Samples
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Lauren Holly  •  Joan Cusack  •  Jay Thomas

Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)

The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Curran
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Eric Roberts  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Richard Edson

The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Curran
CAST:  John Lithgow  •  Eric Roberts  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Richard Edson

Desperado (1987)

Duell McCall finds himself in the middle of a deadly feud in a small mining town. Framed for the murder of Sheriff John Whaley, McCall is forced to wander the wild frontier in search of the one man who can clear him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel
CAST:  Alex McArthur  •  David Warner  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Donald Moffat

Duell McCall finds himself in the middle of a deadly feud in a small mining town. Framed for the murder of Sheriff John Whaley, McCall is forced to wander the wild frontier in search of the one man who can clear him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel
CAST:  Alex McArthur  •  David Warner  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Donald Moffat
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