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Cameron Mitchell is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Editor American born on 4 november 1918 at Pennsylvania (USA)

Cameron Mitchell

Cameron Mitchell
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Birth name Cameron McDowell Mitzell
Nationality USA
Birth 4 november 1918 at Pennsylvania (USA)
Death 6 july 1994 (at 75 years) at Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles (USA)

Cameron Mitchell (November 4, 1918 – July 7, 1994) was an American film, television and Broadway actor with close ties to one of Canada's most successful families, and considered, by Lee Strasberg, to be one of the founding members of The Actor's Studio in New York City.


In 1940, Mitchell married Johanna Mendel, the daughter of self-made Canadian business tycoon Fred Mendel. The Mendel family was based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where Fred Mendel founded Intercontinental Packers, a major family-owned meat packing operation.

Johanna Mitchell gave birth to their first son, Robert Cameron Mitchell, in New York on July 4, 1941. Although Mitchell and Johanna divorced in 1960, he maintained close ties to Canada. Their daughter, Camille Mitchell, and son, Cameron Mitchell, Jr., are both actors. Another son, Fred Mitchell, was president of Intercontinental Packers for many years working alongside his mother, Johanna Mitchell, who was Chairwoman of the Board. Today the company is known as Mitchell's Gourmet Foods and still operates out of Saskatoon, now owned by Maple Leaf Foods.

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Mario Bava
Mario Bava
(5 films)
Samuel Fuller
Samuel Fuller
(3 films)
Jerry Warren
Jerry Warren
(1 films)
Lyle Wheeler
Lyle Wheeler
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Cameron Mitchell (94 films)

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Jack-O (1995)
, 1h28
Directed by Steve Latshaw
Origin USA
Genres Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Linnea Quigley, Steve Latshaw, John Carradine, Brinke Stevens, Tom Ferguson, Cameron Mitchell
Roles Dr. Cadaver
Rating29% 1.4805851.4805851.4805851.4805851.480585
The film details the Kelly family living in the fictional town of Oakmoor Crossing, just before and during Halloween. The family, consisting of father David, mother Linda, and son Sean, live a normal suburban life, but are eventually visited by a stranger who identifies herself as Vivian Machen. Both the Machens and the Kellys have a long ancestral history in Oakmoor Crossing, and Vivian reveals that one of the Kelly's ancestors hanged a supposed warlock named Walter Machen, who raised up a pumpkin-headed demon, Jack-O, from hell to take revenge on the Kellys. The Kelly ancestor ended up burying the demon in a shallow grave, but through the antics of several teenagers Jack-O is raised again and seeks revenge on the Kellys.
Space Mutiny, 1h33
Directed by David Winters
Origin South africa
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Horror, Romance
Themes Space adventure films, Films about music and musicians, Dans l'espace, Musical films, Space opera
Actors Reb Brown, Cisse Cameron, Cameron Mitchell, John Phillip Law
Roles Cmdr. Alex Jansen
Rating21% 1.0569451.0569451.0569451.0569451.056945
The Southern Sun is a generation ship, or a spacefaring vessel that contains a large number of people, whose mission is to colonize a new world. Its voyage has lasted generations, so many of its inhabitants have been born and will die without ever setting foot on solid ground. This does not please the antagonist, Elijah Kalgan, who conspires with the pirates infesting the nearby Corona Borealis system and the ship’s Chief Engineer MacPhearson. Kalgan hatches a plot to disrupt the Southern Sun’s navigation systems and use the Enforcers, the ship’s police force, to hijack the ship and direct it towards this system. At this point, the inhabitants of the Southern Sun will have no choice but to accept his "generosity".
Deadly Prey, 1h28
Directed by David A. Prior
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Ted Prior
Roles Jamie's father

Colonel Hogan rents his mercenaries out to anyone with the right price. This time it's businessman Michaelson. A deal is struck, and Hogan recruits new troops. For training, he orders his troops to kidnap innocent people, take them to the forest and hunt them. Unfortunately this time, they picked the wrong guy, Mike Danton. Danton, a Vietnam veteran, is ambushed while taking out the trash. Taken to the forest, he is stripped to his shorts, greased up and told to run. The mercenaries hunt Danton, but are meticulously picked off one by one. The troops report this to Colonel Hogan, who sends a task force with his best man, Lieutenant Thornton. One of this elite combat unit is Jack Cooper. Cooper and Danton realize who each other are while trying to kill each other. Cooper has not seen Danton since he took a bullet for him in 'Nam. With his new-found friend, Danton continues to punish the mercenaries, and get back to his wife Jaimey. Like all good villains, Hogan uses Danton's family against him, but this angers Danton. After storming the military training camp Danton arms himself up, and destroys all traces of Hogan's mercenaries.
From a Whisper to a Scream, 1h39
Directed by Jeff Burr
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Actors Vincent Price, Susan Tyrrell, Clu Gulager, Lawrence Tierney, Terry Kiser, Cameron Mitchell
Roles Sgt. Gallen
Rating59% 2.9535952.9535952.9535952.9535952.953595
In a small Tennessee town called Oldfield, historian Julian White (Vincent Price) relates four horror stories to a reporter (Susan Tyrrell). The stories are connected to the past and present of Oldfield, which seems to be an epicenter for pure evil. White's narration serves as a wraparound story for four otherwise unconnected segments set during different periods in history ranging from the American Civil War to present day.
The Tomb
The Tomb (1986)
, 1h24
Directed by Fred Olen Ray
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Actors Cameron Mitchell, John Carradine, Sybil Danning, Michelle Bauer, David O'Hara, Kitten Natividad
Roles Dr. Howard Phillips
Rating34% 1.74471.74471.74471.74471.7447
A tomb robber steals precious artifacts from an unmarked Egyptian tomb, selling them to different archaeologists in America, unaware of the immortal woman whose tomb he desecrated. Many, many phone conversations take place. She comes to America to exact her revenge.
Night Train to Terror, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Horror
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Ghost films
Actors John Phillip Law, Cameron Mitchell, Tony Giorgio, Richard Moll, Ferdy Mayne, Marc Lawrence
Roles The Lieutenant (segment "The Case of Claire Hansen")
Rating42% 2.1163852.1163852.1163852.1163852.116385
God and Satan are on board a train and discuss the fate of three individuals. In the first story, "The Case of Harry Billings", a man is kidnapped and taken to an insane asylum where he is put under hypnosis and lures victims to be tortured and murdered as part of an organ-harvesting operation. The second story, "The Case of Gretta Connors", entails two young lovers who become involved in a sinister cult of people fascinated with death. The final story "The Case of Claire Hansen" involves an apprentice to the Devil who is out to destroy mankind and a group of immortals who are out to stop him.
My Favorite Year, 1h32
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about television
Actors Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy, Lainie Kazan
Roles Karl Rojeck
Rating73% 3.6979353.6979353.6979353.6979353.697935
Benjy Stone (Mark Linn-Baker), the narrator, tells of the summer (in his "favorite year" of 1954) he met his idol, swashbuckling actor Allan Swann (Peter O'Toole). In the early days of television, Benjy works as a junior comedy writer for a variety show starring Stan "King" Kaiser (Joseph Bologna). As a special upcoming guest, they get the still famous (though largely washed-up) Swann. However, when he shows up, they realize that he is a roaring drunk. Kaiser is ready to dump him, until Benjy intervenes and promises to keep him sober during the week leading up to the show.
Frankenstein Island, 1h37
Directed by Jerry Warren
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films
Actors John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Steve Brodie, Cameron Mitchell, Andrew Duggan
Roles Clay Jayson
Rating20% 1.0453151.0453151.0453151.0453151.045315
When a hot air balloon crashes on a remote and uncharted island, the four balloonists and their dog Melvin are captured by a pair of drunken old pirates who take them to the hilltop laboratory home of Dr. Frankenstein's modern-day descendant Sheila Frankenstein (Katherine Victor) who is carrying on the family tradition by turning shipwrecked sailors into pre-programmed bloodless, black-garbed zombies who must wear sunglasses to protect their weird white eyes from light.
Texas Lightning, 1h31
Directed by Gary Graver
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Cameron Mitchell, Maureen McCormick, Peter Jason, Charles Dierkop, Adam Wade, Hope Holiday
Roles Karl Stover
Rating47% 2.3984452.3984452.3984452.3984452.398445
A tough, macho, truck driver decides to make his soft son more manly by taking him hunting. They vacation and go to a honky tonk bar where the younger man falls in love with a burned out waitress.
Without Warning, 1h29
Directed by Greydon Clark
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Cameron Mitchell, David Caruso, Kevin Peter Hall, Sue Ane Langdon
Roles Hunter
Rating52% 2.603722.603722.603722.603722.60372
A father and son go hunting in the mountains. Before they can begin hunting, which the son does not want to do anyway, they are killed by flying jellyfish-like creatures, which penetrate their skin with needle-tipped tentacles.