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Dennis Lipscomb is a Actor American born on 1 march 1942 at Westbury (USA)

Dennis Lipscomb

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Nationality USA
Birth 1 march 1942 at Westbury (USA)
Death 30 july 2014 (at 72 years)

Dennis Lipscomb (March 1, 1942 - July 30, 2014) was an American actor.

Lipscomb's first feature film was Union City (1980). From the early 1980s to the 1990s, Lipscomb appeared in key roles in various motion pictures including Love Child (1982), WarGames (1983), Eyes of Fire (1983), The Day After (1983), A Soldier's Story (1984), Crossroads (1986), Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987), Retribution (1987), Sister, Sister (1987), The First Power (1990) and Under Siege (1992). Lipscomb also had a recurring role as mayor of the fictitious town of Sparta, Mississippi in the first season of In the Heat of the Night (1988). In more recent years, Lipscomb has guest starred on television commercials and shows, including WKRP In Cincinnati,
T.J. Hooker, and Wiseguy (1987; CBS) as Sid Royce/Elvis Prim. To a younger audience he is perhaps best known as DCI Peter Sterling in Spycraft: The Great Game.

Usually with

Mark Rosman
Mark Rosman
(2 films)
Bill Condon
Bill Condon
(1 films)
Steven Seagal
Steven Seagal
(1 films)
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Filmography of Dennis Lipscomb (18 films)

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Apollo 11
Apollo 11 (1996)
, 1h33
Directed by Norberto Barba
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about the Apollo program, Sur la Lune, Space opera
Actors Carmen Argenziano, Dennis Lipscomb, William Mesnik, Jake Lloyd, Jack Conley, Jeffrery Nordling
Roles George Low
Rating60% 3.004933.004933.004933.004933.00493
Fearful that the Soviets would continue their lead in the space race and be the first to put a man on the moon, NASA felt an enormous pressure to push the Apollo Program forward as quickly as possible, though they knew that pushing too hard could lead to the ultimate disaster. This film recreates the tensions that were felt not only by the three astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, but also by their families and by the teams of technicians training to deal with anything that could go wrong.
The Force
The Force (1995)
, 1h34
Directed by Mark Rosman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror
Actors Jason Gedrick, Yasmine Bleeth, Kim Delaney, Lyman Ward, Dennis Lipscomb, Rif Hutton
Roles Sykes
Rating47% 2.394232.394232.394232.394232.39423
Cal Warner (Jason Gedrick) is a rookie police officer who has frightening nightmares after his friend and fellow police officer, Des Flynn (Gary Hudson), is killed under suspicious circumstances: the soul of Des enters into the body of Cal in order to seek revenge for his murder.
Without Warning, 1h40
Directed by Robert Iscove
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Themes Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Impact events in fiction, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jane Kaczmarek, James Handy, Ashley Peldon, Dennis Lipscomb, Brian McNamara, James Morrison
Roles Dr. Robert Pearlman
Rating69% 3.494393.494393.494393.494393.49439
Broadcast eleven years after a similar program, Special Bulletin, Without Warning starts in an identical fashion, with the beginning of "regular programming", in this case the opening of a murder mystery film with the title Without Warning, starring Loni Anderson (appearing in a cameo). Within moments, however, the program is interrupted with a news bulletin of an earthquake in Wyoming. The "movie" resumes but a few moments later is interrupted for good as coverage begins of a Halloween night meteor impact on the United States.
Undercover Blues, 1h30
Directed by Herbert Ross
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Fiona Shaw, Stanley Tucci, Obba Babatundé, Dennis Lipscomb
Rating60% 3.0011053.0011053.0011053.0011053.001105
Turner and Quaid play Jane and Jefferson Blue, a wise-cracking couple of spies for an unnamed U.S. covert organization on maternity leave in New Orleans with their baby daughter whom they dote on, though they are unable to agree on whether her name should be Louise Jane or Jane Louise. With the baby's arrival, they have decided to move on to "Chapter Two" of their marriage, retiring from field assignment in an attempt to give their daughter a normal life. However, events continually conspire to draw them back into their old lives, including fruitless attacks by a frustrated mugger (played by Stanley Tucci) while being called back into service to combat a psychotic Czech arms dealer (played by Fiona Shaw).
Under Siege, 1h43
Directed by Andrew Davis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, United States Armed Forces in films, Films about hijackings
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Erika Eleniak, Patrick O'Neal, Damian Chapa
Roles Trenton, National Security Advisor
Rating64% 3.2481853.2481853.2481853.2481853.248185
The battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) arrives at Pearl Harbor, where George H. W. Bush announces that the ship will be decommissioned in California, making the trip her final voyage. Casey Ryback (Steven Seagal), a Chief Petty Officer assigned as a cook, is preparing meals in celebration of the birthday of Captain Adams (Patrick O'Neal), against the orders of Commander Krill (Gary Busey), who is having food and entertainment brought by helicopter.
The First Power, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about religion
Actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Jeff Kober, Mykelti Williamson, Tracy Griffith, Dennis Lipscomb, Carmen Argenziano
Roles Commander Perkins
Rating57% 2.8506952.8506952.8506952.8506952.850695
A sadistic serial killer Patrick Channing (played by Jeff Kober), known by most as the Pentagram Killer, is at large in Los Angeles, killing innocent people as a sacrifice to Satan. His specific MO is engraving a pentagram symbol into the flesh of his victims before killing them.
Sister, Sister, 1h31
Directed by Bill Condon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey, Dennis Lipscomb, Anne Pitoniak, Natalija (Natalia) Nogulich
Roles Cleve Doucet
Rating56% 2.805672.805672.805672.805672.80567
Matt Rutledge goes on vacation to the Louisiana bayou country. He decides to stay at an old plantation house which is now a boarding house owned by two sisters, Charlotte and Lucy.
Amazing Grace and Chuck, 1h54
Directed by Mike Newell
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films, Basketball films
Actors William Petersen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck, Michael Bowen, Lee Richardson, Dennis Lipscomb
Rating59% 2.9524352.9524352.9524352.9524352.952435
Chuck Murdock (Joshua Zuehlke), a 12-year-old boy from Montana and the son of a military jet pilot, becomes anxious after seeing a Minuteman missile on a school field trip, which is intensified by a nightmare of a fork dropping after being told that the speed and effectivess would be done "before a dropped fork hits the floor". Chuck protests the existence of nuclear weapons by refusing to play baseball, which results in the forfeit of a Little League game by his team.
Retribution, 1h47
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Dennis Lipscomb, Suzanne Snyder, Hoyt Axton, George Murdock, Susan Peretz
Roles George Miller
Rating59% 2.955832.955832.955832.955832.95583
On Halloween, two men both die at the same time: George Miller commits suicide by jumping from a hotel roof, and Vito Minelli angers the mob when he can't pay off his gambling debts. When George is revived and nursed back to health, he begins to have nightmares about Vito's life. His psychiatrist, Dr. Curtis, thinks that he's mentally ill, but Lt. Ashley believes that he's responsible for a series of brutal murders. George eventually discovers that he's been possessed by Vito, who has been killing the gangsters responsible for his own death.
Crossroads
Crossroads (1986)
, 1h36
Directed by Walter Hill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Le blues, Musical films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton, Tim Russ, Dennis Lipscomb
Roles Lloyd
Rating70% 3.5488553.5488553.5488553.5488553.548855
Eugene Martone (Ralph Macchio) is a classical guitar student at the Juilliard School for Performing Arts in New York City who has an obsession for the blues, especially the famed Robert Johnson. Most intriguing are the legends surrounding exactly how Johnson became so talented most notably the one claiming he "sold his soul to the Devil at the crossroads" along with a supposed lost song that Johnson never recorded.
Slow Burn
Slow Burn (1986)
, 1h32
Directed by Matthew Chapman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Raymond J. Barry, Johnny Depp, Dennis Lipscomb, Anne Scheden
Roles Ron McDonald
Rating54% 2.710962.710962.710962.710962.71096
Jacob Asch (Roberts) is hired by Gerald McMurty (Barry) to find his ex-wife Laine and their son in Palm Springs. Jacob finds Laine and a teenager named Donnie who may or may not be Gerald's son. He also finds an intricate web of deceit and betrayal that begin to lead to death. He takes it upon himself to unravel the mystery and find out who is killing people and why. Johnny Depp appeared as Donnie Fleischer, the missing insightful rich son of McMurty who only wants to be loved. The film was set and shot in Palm Springs, California.
The Blue Yonder, 1h29
Directed by Mark Rosman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Time travel films
Actors Peter Coyote, Art Carney, Dennis Lipscomb
Rating69% 3.471663.471663.471663.471663.47166
Jonathan, un jeune garçon dont le grand-père a disparu en mer aux commandes de son avion, est lui aussi passionné d'aviation. Avant de mourir, Henry Coogan, un ancien ami de son grand-père, confie un secret à Jonathan : la découverte d'une machine à remonter le temps, que le jeune garçon pourra utiliser pour retrouver son aïeul dans le passé.
A Soldier's Story, 1h41
Directed by Norman Jewison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Crime
Themes Films about racism, Political films
Actors Howard Rollins, Adolph Caesar, David Alan Grier, Larry Riley, Denzel Washington, David Harris
Roles Captain Taylor
Rating71% 3.596473.596473.596473.596473.59647
The time is 1944 during World War II. Vernon Waters (Adolph Caesar), the Army sergeant in charge of Company B, a platoon of black soldiers, is very drunk and staggering along a road along Fort Neal, a segregated Army base in Louisiana. Waters' last words amidst his raucous laughter were "They still hate you! They still hate you!" before he is shot to death with a .45 caliber pistol.
WarGames
WarGames (1983)
, 1h54
Directed by John Badham
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Films about computing, Politique, Sécurité informatique, Films about video games, Political films, Arme nucléaire
Actors Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin, Michael Madsen
Roles Lyle Watson
Rating70% 3.5498953.5498953.5498953.5498953.549895
During a surprise drill of a nuclear attack, many United States Air Force Strategic Missile Wing missileers prove unwilling to turn a required key to launch a missile strike. Such refusals convince John McKittrick (Dabney Coleman) and other systems engineers at NORAD that missile launch control centers must be automated, without human intervention. Control is given to a NORAD supercomputer, WOPR (War Operation Plan Response), programmed to continuously run military simulations and learn over time.
Eyes of Fire, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Horror, Western
Actors Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd, Rob Paulsen, Fran Ryan, Will Hare
Roles Will Smythe
Rating63% 3.197563.197563.197563.197563.19756
The film takes place in the year 1750 on the American frontier during the colonial days, before the United States declared its independence. A group of pioneers narrowly escape persecution when their preacher is accused of adultery and polygamy. The preacher, Will Smythe, is accused of having an affair with a married woman, Eloise Dalton, whose husband is away hunting for food, and another woman, Leah, who is insane. Also among their group is Eloise's daughter Fanny Dalton, the couple Jewell Buchanan and Margaret Buchanan along with their daughter Cathleen, Calvin and his wife who goes by the name Sister, and their granddaughter Meg.