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Nationality USA
Birth 30 may 1940 (81 years) at Orange (USA)

David Ackroyd (born May 30, 1940) is an American actor, who first came to prominence in soap operas such as The Secret Storm and Another World. He was born in Orange, New Jersey, a suburb of Newark.

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Woody Allen
Woody Allen
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Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler
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Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
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Filmography of David Ackroyd (13 films)

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Against the Wall, 1h51
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Prison films
Actors Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Harry Dean Stanton, Frederic Forrest, Anne Heche
Roles William Kuntsler
Rating66% 3.343313.343313.343313.343313.34331
Le récit de la mutinerie de la prison d'Attica, du 9 au 13 septembre 1971 au cours duquel les prisonniers, excédés par leur manque de respect de leurs droits civiques dans les lieux, prennent d'assaut l'établissement et séquestrent plusieurs gardiens.
The Fear Inside, 1h55
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Christine Lahti, Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Rubin, David Ackroyd, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Paul Linke
Roles Brandon Cole
Rating60% 3.0018253.0018253.0018253.0018253.001825
Agoraphobic children's book illustrator Meredith Cole is unable to leave her own home, and since her husband leaves, she decides to place an ad in the paper for someone to rent her guest bedroom. Jane Caswell rents the room, whilst her alleged brother Pete Caswell soon joins the household too, although it becomes clear that they are both not what they seem. Jane claims she's a vet and her brother claims he's a cop. Things go to extremes when Cole finds evidence of their criminal activity, leading the two young psychos-in-love to terrorize her. When Jane kidnaps and threatens to kill Cole's son, she has no choice but to overcome her paralyzing fears and attempt to leave her home to save him.
Stop at Nothing, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Veronica Hamel, Lindsay Frost, David Ackroyd, Robert Desiderio, Caroline McWilliams, Al Ruscio
Roles Agent Conroy
Rating66% 3.3120853.3120853.3120853.3120853.312085
Private detective and former Drug Enforcement agent Parrish (Lindsay Frost) is hired to be a bodyguard for a week to 8-year-old Kimberly Howard (Deborah Ann Gorman), who currently serves the key role in the custody battle of her parents James (Joseph Hacker) and Glenna (Annabella Price). James fears that Glenna will run off with Kimberly, considering that she is losing the battle, is refusing alimony and is advised by the judge to seek psychiatric help. James is awarded temporary custody, and hires Parrish for assistance during his work hours. Parrish does not feel comfortable around children, and Kimberly immediately shows her lack of interest in her. Glenna, meanwhile, is heartbroken over having lost the case, and tells her lawyer that she hates how James can abuse Kimberly on a daily basis now. Her lawyer feels sorry for the woman and puts her in contact with former reporter Nettie Forbes (Veronica Hamel), who has spent a year in prison for attempting to murder the man who had abused and killed her daughter. Since then, Nettie specializes in helping mothers to kidnap their children from their abusive husbands, and she offers Glenna a new identity following the kidnapping of Kimberly.
Dark Angel
Dark Angel (1990)
, 1h31
Directed by Craig R. Baxley
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Transport films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Road movies, Chase films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues, David Ackroyd, Michael J. Pollard
Roles Inspector Switzer
Rating60% 3.0492553.0492553.0492553.0492553.049255
Houston cop Jack Caine won't let police procedure prevent him pursuing his mission to wipe out the White Boys, a gang of white collar drug dealers who killed his partner while Caine was stopping a convenience store robbery.
Memories of Me, 1h45
Directed by Henry Winkler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Billy Crystal, Alan King, JoBeth Williams, David Ackroyd, Janet Carroll, Phil Fondacaro
Roles 1st Assistant Director
Rating57% 2.8511652.8511652.8511652.8511652.851165
After a heart attack, Abbie Polin, a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe, who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years.
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, 4h
Directed by Charles Jarrott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Farrah Fawcett, Fairuza Balk, David Ackroyd, Nicholas Clay, Burl Ives, James Read
Roles Graham Mattison
Rating69% 3.4886153.4886153.4886153.4886153.488615
The film begins in 1917 with the opening of the 1000th Woolworth's store, known as the Woolworth Tower. Barbara is seen with her family as her grandfather, Frank Woolworth, delivers a speech. After the commemoration, Frank expresses his disappointment to his daughter Edna that her husband Franklin was not present to celebrate the opening of the new store. Edna acknowledges that her husband is a philanderer, drunk, and gambler but replies that he still happens to be Barbara's father. Later that night in their apartment at the Plaza hotel, Edna leaves Barbara a note under her pillow, then walks back to her room and drinks poison. Barbara wakes up to find her mother dead.
A Smoky Mountain Christmas, 1h34
Directed by Henry Winkler
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Christmas films
Actors Dolly Parton, Lee Majors, Bo Hopkins, John Ritter, Danny Cooksey, Dan Hedaya
Roles Video Director
Rating72% 3.63693.63693.63693.63693.6369
Country music superstar Lorna Davis (Dolly Parton) is overwhelmed and disillusioned by her career and loneliness. She plans a trip to a friend's cabin in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains to escape and recuperate during the Christmas season.
Deadly Lessons, 1h40
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Larry Wilcox, Bill Paxton, Donna Reed, David Ackroyd, Diane Franklin, Ally Sheedy
Roles John Ferrar
Rating55% 2.767932.767932.767932.767932.76793
A teenaged girl, Stephanie Aggiston, is sent to a prestigious private girl's academy for the summer to brush up on Advanced French, and finds the school to be a bit snobbish, being a girl from the country herself. However, she does make friends with Marita Armstrong, Cally, and Shama, who is a Saudi princess and her roommate. Little do they know Marita is being stalked from afar...
Cocaine: One Man's Seduction, 1h37
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Dennis Weaver, Karen Grassle, Pamela Bellwood, James Spader, Jeffrey Tambor, Denise Crosby
Roles Bruce Neumann
Rating71% 3.5808753.5808753.5808753.5808753.580875
Eddie Gant (Weaver) was once a highly successful real estate agent, the number one for over ten years, but is now struggling to sell houses, and is frustrated that the company’s top salesman is now Tad Voss (Le Plat), a young snob. He is pressured into selling family houses, considered a dead market, and wants to break out but does not know how. When his boss Dan Hatten (Venture) does not make him partner even though he promised him, Eddie suffers a major setback, and finds solace with cocaine, arranged through his business friends Robin Barstowe (Bellwood) and Bruce Neumann (Ackroyd).
The Mountain Men, 1h42
Directed by Richard Lang
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Western
Actors Charlton Heston, Brian Keith, Seymour Cassel, Dr. Stephen Macht, David Ackroyd, John Glover
Roles Medicine Wolf
Rating63% 3.195153.195153.195153.195153.19515
Bill Tyler (Heston) is an argumentative, curmudgeonly mountain man. Henry Frapp (Keith) is Tyler's good friend and fellow trapper. Together, they trap beaver, fight Native Amerians, and drink at a mountain man rendezvous while trying to sell their "plews", or beaver skins, to a cutthroat French trader named Fontenelle.
Exo-Man (1977)

Directed by Richard Irving
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Anne Scheden, David Ackroyd, José Ferrer, A Martinez, Jack Colvin, Harry Morgan
Roles Dr. Nicholas Conrad
Rating56% 2.81932.81932.81932.81932.8193
A professor, who has been paralyzed in an attack by mob hit men, builds an armored suit that enables him to walk and fight crime.
Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story, 25minutes
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Political films
Actors Diane Keaton, Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, David Ackroyd, Reed Hadley, Conrad Bain
Rating61% 3.0921153.0921153.0921153.0921153.092115
Woody Allen joue le rôle de Harvey Wallinger, un sosie maladroit de Henry Kissinger, bras droit de Richard Nixon.