Burr DeBenning

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Burr DeBenning (September 21, 1936 – May 26, 2003) was an American character actor, who has done work in both film and television. DeBenning appeared in nearly 100 films and TV shows during his career. His credits include the television films The House on Greenapple Road, Wolfen, The Incredible Melting Man, A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, St. Ives, Cruising, and Love Field. He appeared in such television programs as Custer, Matlock, Matt Houston, Mike Hammer, Magnum, P.I., Matt Helm, Medical Center, McCloud, Columbo and Medical Story. Co-starred with Robert Wagner in City Beneath the Sea (1971). His character was called "Aquila" and had gills. Other guest appearance was in a war movie Beach Red (1967). DeBenning's last media appearance was a cameo in a music video for The Avalanches' hit song "Frontier Psychiatrist" in 2000. He died in California at age 66 from undisclosed causes. Description above from the Wikipedia article Burr DeBenning, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Lisa Wilcox  •  Erika Anderson  •  Valorie Armstrong

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Lisa Wilcox  •  Erika Anderson  •  Valorie Armstrong

Sweet November (1968)

A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Marj Dusay

A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Marj Dusay

The Incredible Melting Man (1977)

An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Sachs
CAST:  Alex Rebar  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Myron Healey  •  Michael Alldredge

An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Sachs
CAST:  Alex Rebar  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Myron Healey  •  Michael Alldredge

Beach Red (1967)

American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cornel Wilde
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Rip Torn  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Patrick Wolfe

American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cornel Wilde
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Rip Torn  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Patrick Wolfe

Wolfen (1981)

A city cop is assigned to solve a bizarre set of violent murders where it appears that the victims were killed by animals. In his pursuit he learns of an Indian legend about wolf spirits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Wadleigh
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Diane Venora  •  Edward James Olmos  •  Gregory Hines

A city cop is assigned to solve a bizarre set of violent murders where it appears that the victims were killed by animals. In his pursuit he learns of an Indian legend about wolf spirits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Wadleigh
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Diane Venora  •  Edward James Olmos  •  Gregory Hines

The House of the Dead (1978)

When a philandering husband accidentally finds himself lost during a rainstorm, he’s taken in by an elderly mortician and is forced to learn the ghastly origins of four freshly arrived corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharron Miller
CAST:  John Ericson  •  Ivor Francis  •  Judith Novgrod  •  Burr DeBenning

When a philandering husband accidentally finds himself lost during a rainstorm, he’s taken in by an elderly mortician and is forced to learn the ghastly origins of four freshly arrived corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharron Miller
CAST:  John Ericson  •  Ivor Francis  •  Judith Novgrod  •  Burr DeBenning

Adventures of the Queen (1975)

A madman hijacks the luxury cruise liner, S.S. Queen, and threatens to blow it up unless a millionaire pays him the the contents of a safe deposit box. The crew regains control of the ship, but the hijacker dies, taking the codes to disarm the bomb with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  David Hedison  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Bradford Dillman

A madman hijacks the luxury cruise liner, S.S. Queen, and threatens to blow it up unless a millionaire pays him the the contents of a safe deposit box. The crew regains control of the ship, but the hijacker dies, taking the codes to disarm the bomb with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  David Hedison  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Bradford Dillman

The Face of Fear (1971)

A young Iowa schoolteacher, thinking she is dying of leukemia, goes to San Francisco, where she hires a mob killer to take her life. However, she soon changes her mind, and with the help of the local police, tries to find the killer before he fulfills his part of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Ricardo Montalban  •  Jack Warden  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Dane Clark

A young Iowa schoolteacher, thinking she is dying of leukemia, goes to San Francisco, where she hires a mob killer to take her life. However, she soon changes her mind, and with the help of the local police, tries to find the killer before he fulfills his part of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Ricardo Montalban  •  Jack Warden  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Dane Clark

Brinks: The Great Robbery (1976)

In this telling of the infamous 1950 robbery, James McNally is portrayed as the one gang member who maintains his silence in the face of extreme police pressure. When he is sent up to prison and sees the other gang members letting him take all the heat, he still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Stephen Collins  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Carl Betz

In this telling of the infamous 1950 robbery, James McNally is portrayed as the one gang member who maintains his silence in the face of extreme police pressure. When he is sent up to prison and sees the other gang members letting him take all the heat, he still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Stephen Collins  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Carl Betz

City Beneath the Sea (1971)

A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit an underwater city called Pacifica. Originally intended as a purely scientific installation, the U. S. government wants to stash all its gold reserves from Fort Knox there, along with a fantastic new radioactive element. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Robert Wagner  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Robert Colbert

A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit an underwater city called Pacifica. Originally intended as a purely scientific installation, the U. S. government wants to stash all its gold reserves from Fort Knox there, along with a fantastic new radioactive element. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Robert Wagner  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Robert Colbert

Armed Response (1986)

One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade goes down bad and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Lee Van Cleef  •  Ross Hagen  •  Laurene Landon

One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade goes down bad and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Lee Van Cleef  •  Ross Hagen  •  Laurene Landon

St. Ives (1976)

A dabbler-in-crime and his assistant hire an ex-police reporter to recover some stolen papers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  John Houseman  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Maximilian Schell

A dabbler-in-crime and his assistant hire an ex-police reporter to recover some stolen papers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  John Houseman  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Maximilian Schell

The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978)

Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day Navy men in order to battle a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex March
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Horst Buchholz

Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day Navy men in order to battle a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex March
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Horst Buchholz

House on Greenapple Road (1970)

A promiscuous housewife has been murdered and hardboiled detective Dan August has to find the motive...and the body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Christopher George  •  Janet Leigh  •  Julie Harris  •  Tim O'Connor

A promiscuous housewife has been murdered and hardboiled detective Dan August has to find the motive...and the body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Christopher George  •  Janet Leigh  •  Julie Harris  •  Tim O'Connor

J.C. (1972)

Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the initials J.C. as a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William F. McGaha
CAST:  William F. McGaha  •  Hannibal Penney  •  Joanna Moore  •  Burr DeBenning

Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the initials J.C. as a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William F. McGaha
CAST:  William F. McGaha  •  Hannibal Penney  •  Joanna Moore  •  Burr DeBenning

Hanging by a Thread (1979)

A group of old friends on an outing re-live various traumas and tragedies via flashback whilst trapped high above a ravine in a disabled cable-car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georg Fenady
CAST:  Sam Groom  •  Patty Duke  •  Joyce Bulifant  •  Oliver Clark

A group of old friends on an outing re-live various traumas and tragedies via flashback whilst trapped high above a ravine in a disabled cable-car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georg Fenady
CAST:  Sam Groom  •  Patty Duke  •  Joyce Bulifant  •  Oliver Clark