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Luke Halpin is a Actor and Grip American born on 4 april 1947 at New York City (USA)

Luke Halpin

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Birth name Luke Austin Halpin
Nationality USA
Birth 4 april 1947 (77 years) at New York City (USA)

Luke Austin Halpin (born April 4, 1947) is an American actor. Beginning a prolific career as a child actor at the age of eight, Halpin is perhaps best known for his role as Sandy Ricks in the feature films Flipper and Flipper's New Adventure, as well as for reprising his role for the television series adaptation, also titled Flipper.


Luke Halpin est né à Astoria (Queens) dans un quartier de New York.
Ses parents s'appellent Helen et Eugene. Il a un grand frère et une grande sœur avec qui il a grandi.

Best films

Apollo 13 (1995)

Usually with

Ivan Tors
Ivan Tors
(3 films)
Joe Higgins
Joe Higgins
(3 films)
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Filmography of Luke Halpin (13 films)

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Flipper (1996)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals
Actors Paul Hogan, Elijah Wood, Jessica Wesson, Jonathan Banks, Chelsea Field, Isaac Hayes
Roles Bounty Fisherman #3
Rating53% 2.6531152.6531152.6531152.6531152.653115
Sandy Ricks is sent off for the summer to stay with his Uncle Porter in the seaside town of Coral Key. Initially, Sandy is unenthusiastic, and is upset that he's going to miss a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert which he already bought tickets for.
Matinee (1993)
, 1h39
Directed by Joe Dante
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Political films
Actors John Goodman, Cathy Moriarty, Omri Katz, Kellie Martin, Lisa Jakub, Simon Fenton
Roles Man in Crowd
Rating68% 3.446323.446323.446323.446323.44632
In Key West, Florida in 1962, boys Gene Loomis (Fenton) and his brother Dennis (Lee) live on a military base (N.A.S. Key West); their father is away on a nearby submarine. After hearing the announcement of an exclusive engagement of Lawrence Woolsey's (Goodman) new sensational horror film Mant! ("Half man! Half ant!" "in Atomo-Vision and Rumble-Rama!"), including Woolsey's appearance in-person, they arrive home to President Kennedy's television interruption, stating the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba. Woolsey finds this atmosphere of fear to be the perfect environment in which to open his atomic-radiation-themed film.
Aladdin (1986)
, 1h30
Directed by Bruno Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about school violence
Actors Bud Spencer, Janet Ågren, Tony Adams, Giancarlo Bastianoni, Venantino Venantini, Umberto Raho
Rating53% 2.656992.656992.656992.656992.65699
The story revolves around a teenage boy named Al Haddin, nicknamed "Aladdin", who is living with his widowed mother Janet and his alcoholic grandfather Jeremiah in Miami, Florida. He and his family live in poverty since his father's untimely demise; his mother slaves away in the nightclub of Monti Siracusa, a local mobster boss who runs a city-wide protection racket. Jeremiah gravely contributes to this situation, as he blows the little money Janet makes on alcohol and horse races. Al has to work part-time in an antique shop to support his family as best he can.
Miami Supercops, 1h36
Directed by Bruno Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action
Themes Buddy films
Actors Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Richard Liberty, Michael Warren, Luke Halpin, Bruno Corbucci
Roles Gang Leader
Rating61% 3.0591253.0591253.0591253.0591253.059125
In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to Miami, only to be found dead the next day. Now FBI agents Doug Bennet and Steve Forest have been called in to investigate the case while posing as Miami police officers. Somewhere in Miami the third robber is hiding with his $20 million, and he has a seven-year head start on the authorities.
Nobody's Perfekt, 1h36
Directed by Peter Bonerz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Kaplan, Alex Karras, Robert Klein, Susan Clark, Alex Rocco, Paul Stewart
Roles Deckhand
Rating44% 2.236132.236132.236132.236132.23613
Three therapy patients — Dibley (Gabe Kaplan), whose memory often fails him; Swaboda (Alex Karras), who believes that his late mother is still alive and living with him; and Walter (Robert Klein), who has three personalities — want the city to buy them a new car after theirs is totaled by a pothole. Legal means prove to be insufficient, so the three of them hatch a plan to extort the money from the mayor (Arthur Rosenberg).
Eyes of a Stranger, 1h25
Directed by Ken Wiederhorn
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Serial killer films
Actors Jennifer Jason Leigh, Lauren Tewes, Luke Halpin
Roles Tape Editor
Rating59% 2.9505052.9505052.9505052.9505052.950505
The film centers around a rapist and murderer who stalks his victims and then calls them repeatedly before raping and killing them. A feminist TV anchor becomes suspicious and investigates one of her neighbors, who she believes is committing the crimes.
Shock Waves, 1h25
Directed by Ken Wiederhorn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Disaster films
Actors Peter Cushing, Brooke Adams, John Carradine, Luke Halpin, Fred Olen Ray
Roles Keith
Rating54% 2.7469852.7469852.7469852.7469852.746985
The film opens as Rose is found drifting alone in a small rowboat. Two fishermen find the dinghy and pull her onto their boat, barely alive and in a horrible state. Her voiceover indicates she had been rescued from some terrifying experience. The film's events are flashbacks.
Mako: The Jaws of Death, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about sharks, Natural horror films
Actors Richard Jaeckel, Harold Sakata, John Davis Chandler, Luke Halpin
Roles 3rd Patrolman
Rating43% 2.162762.162762.162762.162762.16276
Sonny Stein, who is played by Richard Jaeckel, learns while working as a marine salvager in the Philippine Islands, that he has a connection with Mako sharks, and is given a medallion by a Filipino shaman. Becoming alienated from society, Stein lives alone in a small stilt house offshore of Key West, Florida. He develops an ability to telepathically communicate with sharks. He then sets out to destroy anybody who harms sharks. People enter into his strange world to exploit his abilities and his shark "friends," including an unethical shark research scientist and a morbidly obese strip club owner (Buffy Dee) who wants to use a shark in his dancers' acts. Stein then uses these sharks to get revenge on anybody he considers a threat.
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium, 1h39
Directed by Mel Stuart
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Suzanne Pleshette, Ian McShane, Mildred Natwick, Michael Constantine, Murray Hamilton, Norman Fell
Roles Bo
Rating61% 3.096993.096993.096993.096993.09699
Charlie (Ian McShane) is an English tour guide who takes groups of Americans on whirlwind 18-day sightseeing tours of Europe. Among his various clients on his latest trip are Samantha (Suzanne Pleshette) with whom he wants to have an affair, a man who desires a pair of custom-made Italian shoes from a certain cobbler in Rome, another man who is secretly being set up for a surprise marriage with his Italian cousin, and an Army veteran who is reliving his World War II experiences.
Flipper's New Adventure, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Adventure
Themes Films about animals
Actors Luke Halpin, Pamela Franklin, Tom Helmore, Brian Kelly, Helen Cherry, Francesca Annis
Roles Sandy Ricks
Rating59% 2.9678252.9678252.9678252.9678252.967825
Boy Sandy et Flipper sont aux Bahamas où ils harcèlent un tas de brigands qui retienne une famille anglaise.
Flipper's New Adventure, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Actors Luke Halpin, Pamela Franklin, Tom Helmore, Helen Cherry, Francesca Annis, Brian Kelly
Roles Sandy Ricks
Rating59% 2.9678252.9678252.9678252.9678252.967825
Un jeune homme se retrouve seul sur une île inhabitée aux Bahamas.
Flipper (1963)
, 1h27
Directed by James B. Clark
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Children's films
Actors Chuck Connors, Luke Halpin, Kathleen Maguire, Joe Higgins, Robertson White
Roles Sandy Ricks
Rating60% 3.045363.045363.045363.045363.04536
Sandy Ricks (Luke Halpin) is a young boy living in the Florida Keys who rescues and befriends a dolphin injured by a harpoon. His father, fisherman Porter Ricks (Chuck Connors) is upset as dolphins compete for fish which jeopardizes the family income. He is also upset that, after befriending the dolphin, Sandy neglects his chores especially those assigned by his Dad repairing various items damaged by a dangerous hurricane, from which Sandy and Porter escape at the beginning of the movie.


Apollo 13
Apollo 13 (1995)
, 2h20
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Disaster, Documentary, Adventure, Historical
Themes Space adventure films, La fin du monde, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Films about the Apollo program, Sur la Lune, Aviation films, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Ed Harris, Kathleen Denise Quinlan
Roles Grip
Rating76% 3.847923.847923.847923.847923.84792
On July 20, 1969, astronaut Jim Lovell hosts a party, where guests watch on television as Neil Armstrong takes his first steps on the Moon during Apollo 11. After the party, Lovell, who had orbited the Moon on Apollo 8, tells his wife Marilyn that he intends to walk on the Moon's surface.