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Leif Erickson

Leif Erickson

Birthdate: October 27, 1911

Deathdate: January 29, 1986

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leif Erickson (October 27, 1911 – January 29, 1986) was an American film and television actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leif Erickson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.? ...detailed bio


My Life as a Dog (1985)

The action takes place in the years 1958-1959 in Sweden. Troubled 12-year-old Ingemar (Anton Glanzelius) gets into all sorts of trouble, which drives his mother (Anki Lidén) crazy; Ingemar does not know that his mother is in fact terminally ill. When he and his older brother become too much for h...

I Saw What You Did (1965)

When two mischievous teens Libby (Andi Garrett) and Kit (Sarah Lane) are home alone with Libby's younger sister Tess (Sharyl Locke), they amuse themselves by randomly dialing telephone numbers asking prank questions, telling whomever answers: "I saw what you did, and I know who you are." Libby pl...

Mirage (1965)

After emerging from a blacked-out skyscraper from which a famous humanitarian apparently jumped to his death, cost accountant David Stillwell (Gregory Peck) is stunned to discover that gunmen are chasing him and he has no idea why. Stillwell gradually realizes that he suffers from "unconscious am...

Roustabout (1964)

Musician Charlie Rogers (Elvis Presley) is fired from a gig at a teahouse run by Lou (Jack Albertson) after brawling with several college students in the parking lot. After a night in jail, Charlie hits the road on his Honda 305 Superhawk motorcycle. He spots Cathy Lean (Joan Freeman) driving wit...

Strait-Jacket (1964)

Lucy Harbin has spent twenty years in a psychiatric hospital for the decapitation axe-murder of her husband (Lee Majors) and his mistress, after catching him cheating on her. After she is released, she takes up residence at the farm of her brother Bill Cutler and sister-in-law Emily. Lucy's adult...

Kiss Them for Me (1957)

Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four-day leave in San Francisco. They land a posh suite at a hotel where Commander Andy Crewson (Cary Grant), a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with wine, women and song. Blonde bombshell Alice Kratzner (Jayne Mansfield) is one of these women, ...

The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)

Notorious gunslinger George Kelby Jr. (Glenn Ford) and his wife Dora (Jeanne Crain) settle down in a peaceful little town of Cross Creek under assumed identities to avoid having to continually face men out to become famous for shooting down the "fastest gun alive". George becomes a mild-mannered ...

Tea and Sympathy (1956)

Seventeen-year-old Tom Robinson Lee, a new senior at a boy's prep school, finds himself at odds with the machismo culture of his class in which the other boys love sports, roughhouse, fantasize about girls, and worship their coach, Bill Reynolds. Tom prefers classical music, reads Candide, goes t...

On the Waterfront (1954)

Mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) gloats about his iron-fisted control of the waterfront. The police and the Waterfront Crime Commission know that Friendly is behind a number of murders, but witnesses play "D and D" ("deaf and dumb"), accepting their subservient position rath...

Invaders from Mars (1953)

Late one night, young David MacLean (Jimmy Hunt) is awakened by a thunderstorm. From his bedroom window he sees a large flying saucer descend and disappear into the sandpit area behind his home. After rushing to tell his parents, his scientist father (Leif Erickson) goes to investigate David's cl...

Trouble Along the Way (1953)

John Wayne portrays a college football coach (Stephen 'Steve' Aloysius Williams) who has been fired from previous jobs for violating rules relating to players' eligibility. Wayne's character is a divorced father of an eleven-year-old tomboy, Carol (Sherry Jackson). Charles Coburn (Father Matthew ...

The Cimarron Kid (1952)

Bill Doolan (Audie Murphy) is released from jail and is going home on the train when it is held up by his boyhood friends, the Dalton Gang. Doolin finds himself accused of helping the crime and winds up an outlaw.

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

Oliver "Puddin' Head" Johnson (Lou Costello) and Rocky Stonebridge (Bud Abbott) are on their way to Death's Head Tavern, where they work. They encounter Lady Jane (Fran Warren), who asks them to bring a love note to the tavern singer, Bruce Martingale (Bill Shirley). At the tavern, the notorious ...

Sailor Beware (1952)

After meeting in the Navy recruiting line, Al Crowthers (Dean Martin) and Melvin Jones (Jerry Lewis) become friends. Al has tried to enlist before, 11 times, but was always rejected because of a bad knee. However, he keeps trying so that he can impress women, including Betty Hutton in a cameo rol...

The Tall Target (1951)

New York Police Sergeant John Kennedy once guarded Abraham Lincoln for 48 hours while he was campaigning for President of the United States, and came away deeply impressed by the man. Kennedy has infiltrated a cabal and discovered that an assassination attempt will be made as the president-elect ...

Show Boat (1951)

The basic plot remains the same as in the stage play and the 1936 film version. When the Cotton Blossom, Cap'n Andy Hawks's show boat, arrives in a Mississippi town to give a performance, a fistfight breaks out between Steve Baker (Robert Sterling), the company's leading man, and Pete (Leif Erick...

Dallas (1950)

== Plot summary == Gary Cooper plays "Reb" Hollister a former Confederate out to revenge himself on a group of carpetbaggers who murdered his family and destroyed their home in Georgia. With the help of his friend Wild Bill Hickok, Hollister's death is faked and he accompanies and swaps identit...

Three Secrets (1950)

A plane crashes in California and a 5-year-old boy survives. Little else is known except the child is an orphan. Susan Chase believes the boy could be hers. Before she was wed to lawyer Bill Chase, she was involved with a Marine during the war, and became suicidal later, putting their child up fo...

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

A narcotics agent convinces a convict he helped send to Alcatraz go undercover with him to help expose a heroin drug smuggling ring. The unlikely pair travels from San Francisco to Vancouver and finally to a dude ranch in Tucson which is run by mob bosses. They end up getting help breaking the ca...

The Lady Gambles (1949)

When his estranged wife Joan is found badly beaten after using loaded dice in a back-alley game, David Boothe looks back on how she came to this sorry state. A reporter from Chicago, he had been on an assignment at Hoover Dam, so he and his wife stayed at a hotel in Las Vegas. There the casino's ...