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Robert Prosky

Robert Prosky

Birthdate: December 13, 1930

Deathdate: December 8, 2008

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robert Prosky (December 13, 1930 — December 8, 2008) was an American stage, film, and television actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Prosky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


The Skeptic (2009)

A police officer responds to a 911 call that came from a large home, upon his investigation he comes across an old woman who had apparently died of fright, holding a set of rosary beads. Bryan Beckett (Tim Daly) is an overly analytical lawyer, whose lack of true emotion has caused a rift in his m...

D-Tox (2002)

FBI agent Jake Malloy is pursuing a serial killer who specializes in killing police officers. Malloy's former partner becomes one of the victims. While Malloy is at his partner's home, the murderer calls Malloy from Malloy's home while Mary, his girlfriend, is there. The killer tells Malloy that ...

Dudley Do-Right (1999)

The story begins with three children and a horse. These are young versions of Dudley Do-Right (Dyllan Christopher), Nell Fenwick (Ashley Yarman), Snidely Whiplash (Jeremy Bergman), and Horse. The three talk of their aspirations; Dudley believes he is destined to be a Royal Canadian Mountie while ...

Mad City (1997)

Sam Baily gets laid off from his job as a museum security guard. In desperation for not being able to provide for his wife and kids, he comes armed with weapons and explosives and takes his boss Mrs. Banks and a number of children (at the museum on a school field trip) as hostages. Television jo...

The Chamber (1996)

Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather Sam Cayhall's (Hackman) only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall (O'Donnell) seeks to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two Jewish children 30 years before. Only 28 days before Cayhall is to be executed, A...

Dead Man Walking (1995)

Matthew Poncelet has been in prison for six years, awaiting his execution by lethal injection for killing a teenage couple. Poncelet, located in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, committed the crimes with a man named Carl Vitello, who received life imprisonment. As the day of his execution come...

The Scarlet Letter (1995)

In the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1667, there is an uneasy truce between Puritans and Algonquian. Metacomet (Eric Schweig) becomes the tribe's new chief after the death and cremation of his father Massasoit. Hester Prynne (Demi Moore) arrives overseas from England, seeking independence. She wait...

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

Daniel Hillard is a voice actor living in California. He is a good father to his three children Lydia, Chris, and Natalie. However, Daniel is not a very responsible husband, and when he throws a rousing birthday party for Chris, his wife Miranda takes it a sign Daniel is too immature and seeks a ...

Last Action Hero (1993)

The story is an adventure that begins when a boy named Daniel "Danny" Madigan (O'Brien) is magically transported into the surreal world of an action film featuring his fictional hero, Jack Slater (Schwarzenegger). Slater is the hero of the Jack Slater film series, a fearless LAPD detective whose ...

Rudy (1993)

Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger grows up in Joliet, Illinois dreaming of playing college football at the University of Notre Dame. Though he is achieving some success with his local high school team (Joliet Catholic), he lacks the grades and money necessary to attend Notre Dame, as well as the tal...

Far and Away (1992)

Joseph Donnelly (Cruise), a hot-headed young man whose home was burned after his father's violent death, decides to take revenge on the "high-handed" Protestant landlord, Daniel Christie (Robert Prosky). In his attempt to kill him however, he is discovered by Daniel's daughter, Shannon Christie (...

Hoffa (1992)

Most of the story is told in flashbacks before ending with a version of Hoffa's mysterious disappearance. Jimmy Hoffa and Bobby Ciaro are first seen impatiently waiting in the parking lot of a roadhouse diner in 1975. Others are late for a meeting. Asked if he wants to leave, Hoffa gives Ciaro a ...

A Green Journey (1990)

An aging school teacher (Lansbury) at a Catholic grammar school in Minnesota questions her life's existence when she has to start battling a new bishop (Prosky). As a result she retires and moves to Ireland where she seeks an admirer (Elliott) with whom she has been corresponding for five years.

Funny About Love (1990)

New York cartoonist Duffy Bergman (Gene Wilder) marries gourmet chef Meg Lloyd (Christine Lahti). Meg wants to have a baby. Duffy agrees, but after unsuccessful attempts, Duffy encourages her to focus on her career and come back to the child issue later. After his mother's death, however, Duffy b...

Loose Cannons (1990)

A film is found that features young German officer Von Metz (Robert Prosky) killing Adolf Hitler. Years later, Von Metz is running for chancellor of West Germany and arranges for the murder of anyone who has seen the film. The killings take place in the Washington D.C. area, and police officers M...

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

After the death of his owner Mr. Wing (Keye Luke), the mogwai Gizmo (voiced by Howie Mandel) becomes the guinea pig of the mad scientists working at Clamp Enterprises, an automatic state-of-the-art office building in Manhattan, run by the eccentric billionaire Daniel Clamp (John Glover). Seemingl...

Green Card (1990)

Brontë Parrish (MacDowell), a horticulturalist and an environmentalist, enters into a sham marriage with Georges Fauré (Depardieu), an illegal alien from France, so he may obtain a green card. In turn, Brontë uses her fake marriage credentials to rent the apartment of her dreams. After moving in,...

The Heist (1989)

Ex-con Pierce Brosnan seeks revenge against track owner for frameup.

The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988)

The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1987 two-part TV miniseries made by Orion Pictures Corporation and distributed by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), is a dramatization of the story of Leo Frank, a factory manager charged and convicted with murdering a 13-year-old girl, a factory worker named Mary ...

Things Change (1988)

Gino is a humble shoe-shiner in Chicago who is contacted by a Mafia don and offered a large sum of money to take the rap for a murder committed by another gangster. Gino agrees, planning to buy a fishing boat with the money he will earn after the three-year sentence. While preparing for his court...