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Cliff Potts

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Nationality USA
Birth 5 january 1942 (78 years)

Cliff Potts (born January 5, 1942) is an American television and film actor most noted for his role as John Wolf in the 1972 cult science fiction film, Silent Running starring Bruce Dern.

Potts was a regular supporting player during the first season of The Name of the Game, a revolving 90-minute 1968 series about a publishing empire that featured Tony Franciosa, Gene Barry, and Robert Stack. He also appeared in a starring roles in the 1976-1977 TV miniseries Once an Eagle and the short-lived 1977 TV series, "Big Hawaii," in which he played Mitch Fears, the rebellious son of rich landowner Barret Fears (John Dehner). He portrayed John Brooke in Little Women. In addition, Potts has over sixty starring and supporting roles and guest appearances in film and episodic television series between 1967 and 1999.

After a 14-year absence from acting, he returned to the screen in the Ricky Schroeder-directed film for the Hallmark Channel, Our Wild Hearts.

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Filmography of Cliff Potts (15 films)

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Embrace the Darkness
Origin USA
Genres Erotic, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Vampires in film, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kevin Spirtas, Cliff Potts
Roles Turner
Rating28% 1.4435851.4435851.4435851.4435851.443585
Les vampires descendent sur Los Angeles à la recherche de victimes pour rejoindre leur culte.
Sahara
Sahara (1983)
, 1h51
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies
Actors Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson, Horst Buchholz, John Rhys-Davies, John Mills, Gene Barry
Roles String
Rating50% 2.509922.509922.509922.509922.50992
The setting is in the year 1927. After her father dies, a young American heiress, Dale disguises herself as a man and takes the place of her father in an international car race through the Sahara. Dale is taken prisoner by Rasoul, but is rescued by Jaffar. However, more trouble awaits her before she can finish the race. Dale falls in love with Jaffar and marries him. Rasoul ends up dying in the end. She wins the race, becoming the first woman to win this international car race.
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, 3h
Directed by Dan Curtis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Cliff Potts, Randy Quaid, Larry Wilcox, Royal Dano, Mills Watson, Sharon Farrell
Roles Bob Dalton
Rating55% 2.7699152.7699152.7699152.7699152.769915
À la suite de l'assassinat de leur frère aîné, Frank, les Dalton commencent une nouvelle vie tout en poursuivant leur quête de fortune qui finira par le raid de la ville de Coffeyville dans le Kansas. Avec à leur poursuite le détective Will Smith.
Little Women, 3h20
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Political films, Children's films
Actors Meredith Baxter, Susan Dey, Eve Plumb, Dorothy McGuire, William Shatner, Ann Dusenberry
Roles John Brooke
Rating74% 3.7039453.7039453.7039453.7039453.703945
C'est l'histoire des quatre filles d'un médecin, le Dr March, à l'époque de la guerre de sécession. La famille vit à Concord dans le Massachusetts, la mère, la tante et chacune des jeunes filles, Meg, Jo, Beth et Amy sont dans l'attente du retour du Dr March qui est au front. Chacune des jeunes filles vit ses propres rêves.
Once an Eagle (miniseries), 9h
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
Origin USA
Actors Sam Elliott, Cliff Potts, Darlene Carr, Darleen Carr, Amy Irving, Glenn Ford
Roles Courtenay Massengale
Rating80% 4.026364.026364.026364.026364.02636
Sam Damon (Sam Elliott) is a virile and praiseworthy warrior. Courtney Massengale (Cliff Potts) is the opposite—an impotent, self-aggrandizing conniver.
Nevada Smith, 1h14
Directed by Gordon Douglas
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Cliff Potts, Adam West, Lorne Greene
Rating59% 2.990082.990082.990082.990082.99008
A Case of Rape, 1h15
Directed by Boris Sagal
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Elizabeth Montgomery, Ronny Cox, Cliff Potts, William Daniels, Rosemary Murphy, Kenneth C. Swofford
Roles Larry Retzliff
Rating77% 3.860733.860733.860733.860733.86073
Ellen appears to have a happy marriage to David, although his frequent work-related absences are beginning to take a toll on her. While taking night school classes with her neighbor and best friend, Marge Bracken, she is introduced to Larry Retzliff.
The Groundstar Conspiracy, 1h43
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Action, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors George Peppard, Michael Sarrazin, Christine Belford, Cliff Potts, James Olson, Tim O'Connor
Roles Carl Mosely
Rating60% 3.0036753.0036753.0036753.0036753.003675
Employee John David Welles attempts to steal rocket booster plans from the Groundstar facility. His attempt goes awry and he is badly disfigured in an explosion and barely escapes. He stumbles to the home of Nicole Devon, and collapses. She calls an ambulance, the authorities are alerted, and soon Welles is operated on, given plastic surgery and interrogated by a gung-ho government official named Tuxan. But Welles claims to have no memory of his crime. In fact, he claims no memory of his life at all, save for brief glimpses of a woman and small boy frolicking on a beach.
Silent Running, 1h29
Directed by Douglas Trumbull
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Robot films
Actors Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint, Joseph Campanella, Roy Engel
Roles John Keenan
Rating66% 3.348053.348053.348053.348053.34805
In the future all plant life on Earth has become extinct. A few specimens have been preserved in enormous, greenhouse-like geodesic domes attached to a fleet of American Airlines space freighters, currently just outside the orbit of Saturn. Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern), one of four crewmen aboard the Valley Forge, is the resident botanist and ecologist who carefully preserves a variety of plants for their eventual return to Earth and the reforestation of the planet. Lowell spends most of his time in the domes, both cultivating the crops and attending to the animal life.
Cry for Me, Billy, 1h33
Directed by William A. Graham
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Western
Actors Cliff Potts, Harry Dean Stanton, Don Wilbanks, Woodrow Chambliss, James Gammon, Roy Jenson
Roles Billy
Rating60% 3.0117353.0117353.0117353.0117353.011735
À la suite d'une altercation avec un sergent de cavalerie dont les hommes maltraitent leurs prisonniers indiens, Billy, un chasseur de primes, défend la cause de ces derniers en fuite et abat le forgeron qui achève les blessés à coup de masse…
Snow Job
Snow Job (1972)
, 1h30
Directed by George Englund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Heist films
Actors Danièle Gaubert, Cliff Potts, Vittorio De Sica, Lelio Luttazzi, Delia Boccardo, Umberto D'Orsi
Roles Bob Skinner
Rating57% 2.877112.877112.877112.877112.87711
A skiing instructor in the Italian Alps robs the winter resort where he works with the help of a down on his luck ski racer.
Sometimes a Great Notion, 1h53
Directed by Paul Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about families
Actors Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin, Richard Jaeckel, Linda Lawson
Roles Andy Stamper
Rating69% 3.499153.499153.499153.499153.49915
The economic stability of Wakonda, Oregon, is threatened when the local logging union calls a strike against a large lumber conglomerate. When independent logger Hank Stamper and his father Henry are urged to support the strikers, they refuse, and the townspeople consider them traitors. Hank struggles to keep the small family business alive and consequently widens the rift between himself and his complacent wife Viv, who wants him to put an end to the territorial struggle but is resigned to his doing things as he sees fit. Also complicating matters is Leland Stamper, Henry's youngest son and Hank's half-brother, who returns home with a college education and experience in urban living. A heavy drinker, Lee eventually reveals he attempted suicide after his mother killed herself and has been suffering from deep depression ever since. Despite the fact that he is uncomfortable living with a family he barely knows, Lee joins forces with them when they are forced to battle both the locals, who have burned their equipment, and the elements, which threaten their efforts to transport their logs downriver.
A Man Called Gannon, 1h45
Directed by James Goldstone
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Anthony Franciosa, Michael Sarrazin, Susan Oliver, John Anderson, David Sheiner, James Westerfield
Roles Ike
Rating53% 2.684032.684032.684032.684032.68403
Gannon, un cow-boy ayant fait la guerre par le passé, rencontre le jeune Jess. Tous deux travaillent dans le ranch de Beth, une riche propriétaire. Mais lorsque cette dernière décide d'installer des barbelés, la tension monte entre Gannon et les fermiers voisins...