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William Wellman Jr.

William Wellman Jr.

Birthdate: January 20, 1937


Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007)

In 2305, a mysterious man (William Wellman, Jr.) appears at a run-down outpost demanding the location of Captain James T. Kirk, only to find from the terrified data clerk (Ethan Phillips) that he was presumed dead saving the Enterprise-B twelve years earlier (at the opening of Star Trek Generatio...

It Lives Again (1978)

The monster child returns - but now there are three!

The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)

Billy Jack (Tom Laughlin) goes to court facing an involuntary manslaughter charge stemming from events in the earlier film. He is found guilty and sentenced to a prison term. Meanwhile, the kids at the Freedom School—an experimental school for runaways and troubled youth on a Native American rese...

It's Alive (1974)

In Los Angeles, Frank Davis (John Ryan) and his wife Lenore (Sharon Farrell) are expecting their second child. Frank is a successful public relations consultant and his wife is a stay-at-home mom for their first child, Chris (Daniel Holzman). The couple had avoided having a child for several year...

Black Caesar (1973)

Tommy Gibbs (Fred Williamson) is an African-American who grew up in Harlem, New York City. As a kid, he was brutally assaulted by racist white cop McKinney. The incident led him to a life of crime. As an adult, he joins New York mafia and becomes the head of a black crime syndicate in Harlem. He ...

Which Way to the Front? (1970)

Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis) is a rich playboy who enlists to fight in the war against the Axis powers, but is classified 4-F. He really wants to fight, so he enlists other 4-Fs and some loyal volunteers from his own service staff and forms his own army. He finances their training and equipmen...

Hook, Line & Sinker (1969)

Peter Ingersoll is about to undergo an operation at a hospital in Chile. Before beginning, the medical staff insists that he explain how his unusual condition came about. He recalls his past life in California as an insurance salesman. His best friend, Dr. Scott Carter, breaks the news that Peter...

The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farell (1968)

Master Sergeant Dan O'Farrell is a G.I. on an island somewhere in the South Pacific during World War II, bemoaning the consequences of a ship torpedoed while ferrying to the island a desperately needed cargo of beer. Among his problems are the Navy personnel making life difficult for him and his ...

The Born Losers (1967)

Billy Jack is introduced as an enigmatic, half-Indian Vietnam War veteran who shuns society, taking refuge in the peaceful solitude of the California Central Coast mountains. His troubles begin when he descends from this unspoiled setting and drives into a small beach town named Big Rock (Morro B...

The Happiest Millionaire (1967)

The story begins in Autumn of 1916, and follows an Irish immigrant named John Lawless (Tommy Steele) as he applies for a butler position with eccentric Philadelphia millionaire Anthony J. Drexel Biddle (Fred MacMurray). Even though the family is a bit strange, Lawless soon learns that he fits rig...

A Swingin' Summer (1965)

A trio of college kids – all friends of each other – attempt to insure summer jobs for themselves by becoming concert promoters at a lakeside dance pavilion that is in danger of closing. A local lifeguard, Turk (Martin West), jealous of both Rick (William Wellman, Jr.) and Mickey (James Stacy), t...

The Disorderly Orderly (1964)

Jerome Littlefield (Lewis) is an orderly at the Whitestone Sanatorium and Hospital who suffers from "neurotic identification empathy" -- a psychosomatic problem that causes him to suffer the symptoms of others and interferes with his ability to function effectively on the job. His unwitting prope...

The Patsy (1964)

A famous comedian perishes in a plane crash. Members of his management team, worried that they will be jobless, decide to find someone to take his place as their "meal ticket." Stanley Belt (Jerry Lewis) is a bellboy at their hotel and they decide he will become their next star. Stanley has no ob...

How the West Was Won (1962)

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The Ladies Man (1961)

Herbert H. Heebert (Jerry Lewis) is a young man who loses his girlfriend, swears off romance, and then takes a job at a genteel, women-only boarding house, run by Helen Wellenmellen (Helen Traubel). Although most of the women treat him like a servant, Fay (Pat Stanley) helps him with his fear of ...

The Errand Boy (1961)

Paramutual Pictures decides that they need a spy to find out the inner workings of their studio. Morty Tashman (Jerry Lewis) is a paperhanger who happens to be working right outside their window. They decide that he is the man for the job and hire him on the spot. He bumbles his way through a ser...

College Confidential (1960)

A sociology professor Steve McInter starts conducting a survey at Collins College about the lifestyles and sexual urges of the younger generation. One of his students Sally Blake excels with the survey and may or may not be having an affair with the professor. A reporter Betty Ducayne receives an...

Pork Chop Hill (1959)

In April 1953, during the Korean War, a company of American infantry, led by Lieutenant Joe Clemons (Gregory Peck) are to recapture Pork Chop Hill from a larger Communist Chinese army force; they recapture the hill, but are depleted, only 25 of a 135-man unit are left. They prepare for a large-sc...

The Horse Soldiers (1959)

A Union cavalry brigade, led by Colonel John Marlowe (John Wayne), is sent on a raid behind Confederate lines to destroy a railroad and supply depot at Newton Station. Ironically, before the war, Marlowe had been a railroad building engineer. With the troop is a new regimental surgeon, Major Henr...

High School Confidential (1958)

High School Confidential is a 1958 crime drama film directed by Jack Arnold, starring Mamie Van Doren, Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew, Jackie Coogan, and Michael Landon. The film also features a cameo by Jerry Lee Lewis who opens the movie singing a song of the same name, which Lewis co-wr...