Brenda Vaccaro

Brenda Buell Vaccaro (born November 18, 1939) is an American stage, television and film actress.

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Airport '77 (1977)

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle after a hijacking gone wrong. Now the surviving passengers must brave panic, slow leaks, oxygen depletion, and more while attempting a daring plan, all while 200 feet underwater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle after a hijacking gone wrong. Now the surviving passengers must brave panic, slow leaks, oxygen depletion, and more while attempting a daring plan, all while 200 feet underwater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Boynton Beach Club (2005)

Residents of an adult community in Florida turn to one another for support and companionship after the deaths of their spouses. Lois has a rejuvenating affair with a younger man while acting as best friend to recently widowed Marilyn. Jack buddies up with Harry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Len Cariou

Residents of an adult community in Florida turn to one another for support and companionship after the deaths of their spouses. Lois has a rejuvenating affair with a younger man while acting as best friend to recently widowed Marilyn. Jack buddies up with Harry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Len Cariou

Capricorn One (1977)

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  James Brolin  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Sam Waterston

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  James Brolin  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Sam Waterston

Cookie (1989)

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

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Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Jon Voight  •  Sylvia Miles  •  John McGiver

Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Jon Voight  •  Sylvia Miles  •  John McGiver

Supergirl (1984)

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Helen Slater  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Mia Farrow

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Helen Slater  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Mia Farrow

The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union based on friendship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbra Streisand
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Lauren Bacall  •  George Segal

Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union based on friendship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbra Streisand
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Lauren Bacall  •  George Segal

Zorro, The Gay Blade (1981)

George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic duties. When his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Ron Leibman

George Hamilton stars in a dueling dual role as twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after the dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and costume, a broken ankle prevents the masked avenger from fulfilling his heroic duties. When his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Ron Leibman

Water (1985)

A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Clement
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Billy Connolly  •  Leonard Rossiter

A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Clement
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Billy Connolly  •  Leonard Rossiter

The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987)

Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes him back to prehistoric times, where he meets the Flintstone family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Lusk
CAST:  Mel Blanc  •  Daws Butler  •  Don Messick  •  Henry Corden

Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes him back to prehistoric times, where he meets the Flintstone family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Lusk
CAST:  Mel Blanc  •  Daws Butler  •  Don Messick  •  Henry Corden

Where It's At (1969)

A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash in their efforts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Robert Drivas  •  Brenda Vaccaro

A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash in their efforts to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Robert Drivas  •  Brenda Vaccaro

I Love My Wife (1970)

Young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Angel Tompkins  •  Dabney Coleman

Young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Angel Tompkins  •  Dabney Coleman

Summertree (1971)

Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film's conclusion - in Vietnam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Newley
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Jack Warden  •  Barbara Bel Geddes

Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film's conclusion - in Vietnam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Newley
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Jack Warden  •  Barbara Bel Geddes

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern US history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Goodman  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern US history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Goodman  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Just Desserts (2004)

Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help them. But he needs a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Lauren Holly  •  Dorie Barton  •  Costas Mandylor  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help them. But he needs a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Lauren Holly  •  Dorie Barton  •  Costas Mandylor  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough (1975)

An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Green
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Alexis Smith  •  David Janssen  •  George Hamilton

An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Green
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Alexis Smith  •  David Janssen  •  George Hamilton

Judgment: The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1974)

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died for betraying atomic secrets. Were they guilty beyond a reasonable doubt?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer  •  Lee Bernhardi
CAST:  Allan Arbus  •  Herschel Bernardi  •  Barbara Colby  •  Angus Duncan

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died for betraying atomic secrets. Were they guilty beyond a reasonable doubt?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer  •  Lee Bernhardi
CAST:  Allan Arbus  •  Herschel Bernardi  •  Barbara Colby  •  Angus Duncan

Sunshine (1973)

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Cristina Raines  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Meg Foster  •  Brenda Vaccaro

A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Cristina Raines  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  Meg Foster  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979)

A World War I deserter competes in the first long-distance motorcycle race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carver
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Terry Kiser

A World War I deserter competes in the first long-distance motorcycle race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carver
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Terry Kiser

The Masque of the Red Death (1989)

Lovely photographer Rebecca winds up in a Bavarian castle at a "Masque of the Red Death" party hosted by the wealthy Ludwig. Mayhem ensues as assorted Poe story devices start doing away with the guests.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Birkinshaw
CAST:  Frank Stallone  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Herbert Lom  •  Michelle McBride

Lovely photographer Rebecca winds up in a Bavarian castle at a "Masque of the Red Death" party hosted by the wealthy Ludwig. Mayhem ensues as assorted Poe story devices start doing away with the guests.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Birkinshaw
CAST:  Frank Stallone  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Herbert Lom  •  Michelle McBride
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