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Norman Burton is a Actor American born on 5 december 1923 at New York City (USA)

Norman Burton

Norman Burton
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Nationality USA
Birth 5 december 1923 at New York City (USA)
Death 29 november 2003 (at 79 years)

Norman Burton (December 5, 1923 - November 29, 2003), occasionally credited as Normann Burton, was an American film and television actor.

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Save the Tiger (1973)

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Filmography of Norman Burton (26 films)

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American Ninja 5, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors David Bradley, Pat Morita, James Lew, Norman Burton
Roles Ambassador Halden
Rating29% 1.4645851.4645851.4645851.4645851.464585
Lee Reyes plays Hiro, Master Tetsu's (Pat Morita)'s grandnephew, who is the last of the true ninja. His granduncle sends him to apprentice under Joe Kastle, (David Bradley), who is the American Ninja, to gain experience. Hiro cares only for his Game Gear and has little interest in the ways of the ninja. Joe in addition to being the American Ninja also owns a boat. In order to meet the American Ninja, Lisa (Anne Dupont) "varnishes" his boat when in fact she was asked to "tarnish" it. While having dinner Lisa is kidnapped by Viper (James Lew) and a host of multi-colored ninjas, and so the American Ninja and Hiro sneak onto a plane to Venezuela to save her. It is revealed that Lisa is the daughter of a scientist, under the employ of Glock (Clement von Franckenstein), who is being forced to develop a nerve gas for a Latin American despot. Before the American Ninja and Hiro can rescue Lisa and her father from "Viper", the mysterious ninja that appears and reappears with a puff of smoke, the American Ninja must reawaken the ancient ninja tradition within Hiro with a 5-minute training montage. Viper is defeated in a climactic airplane battle scene, and Joe returns to Los Angeles to kiss Lisa on the bow of his boat.
Live Wire
Live Wire (1992)
, 1h22
Directed by Christian Duguay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross, Philip Baker Hall, Lisa Eilbacher, Tony Plana
Roles Senator Victor
Rating56% 2.8029252.8029252.8029252.8029252.802925
When a Senator is killed in an explosion, the FBI investigates. The agent in charge is Danny O'Neill (Pierce Brosnan), who is separated from his wife Terry (Lisa Eilbacher) (due to the accidental drowning of their only child in their pool) and behaving very erratically. Initially the investigation does not reveal the kind of explosive used or even what was used to detonate it. Eventually it is learned that terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body (by stomach acid). It also does not help that they have to report to Senator Traveres (Ron Silver), the man whom O'Neill's wife is having an affair with and whom Danny also assaulted.
Bloodsport (1988)
, 1h32
Directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme
Origin USA
Genres Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Roy Chiao, Donald Richard Gibb, Leah Ayres, Bolo Yeung
Roles Helmer
Rating68% 3.400543.400543.400543.400543.40054
U.S. Army Captain Frank Dux, trained from his youth in the ways of Ninjutsu by Senzo Tanaka, honors his mentor by taking the place of Tanaka's deceased son Shingo in the illegal Kumite martial-arts tournament. During his childhood, Dux and a group of friends invaded Tanaka's home to steal a katana, but he was apprehended by Senzo and Shingo while attempting to return the katana to its display rack. Impressed by Dux's honesty and lack of fear, Senzo had him train with Shingo in martial science. Following Shingo's death, Senzo agreed to train Dux as a member of the Tanaka clan. When Dux's superiors learn of his invitation to the Kumite, they refuse to let him go; in return, he goes AWOL, says goodbye to his mentor and leaves for Hong Kong. Two CID officers, Helmer and Rawlins, are summoned to track down and arrest Dux for desertion.
Deep Space
Deep Space (1988)
, 1h30
Directed by Fred Olen Ray
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Charles Napier, Ann Turkel, Bo Svenson, Ron Glass, Julie Newmar, James Booth
Roles General Randolph
Rating45% 2.265942.265942.265942.265942.26594
The United States military loses control of a secret satellite that contains a biological weapon. Upon crashing, the weapon escapes near Los Angeles and begins to terrorize the populace. Police Lieutenant McLemore is given the job of trying to stop the monster before it kills more people and escapes into the surrounding area.
Pray For Death, 1h32
Directed by Gordon Hessler
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Crime, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Sho Kosugi, James Booth, Donna Kei Benz, Norman Burton, Kane Kosugi, Parley Baer
Roles Lt. Anderson
Rating58% 2.9044852.9044852.9044852.9044852.904485
At the insistence of his American-born wife, Aiko (Donna Benz), Akira Saito (Sho Kosugi) decides to immigrate from Japan to the country of her birth to raise their two sons Takeshi (Kane Kosugi) and Tomoya (Shane Kosugi) and start their own business. Unbeknownst to his family, Akira is in fact a highly skilled ninja, who had faithfully protected the secrets of the temple minded by his adoptive father and sensei, Kaga. Years before, Akira's brother, Shoji - also raised and trained by Kaga - sought to steal from the temple in disguise, forcing Akira to engage him in battle and kill him. Akira's meditation on this matter is disrupted by an attack from Kaga to encourage him to wipe the guilt from his mind before it kills him. Akira announces his intentions to move to America to start a new life, and to put the shadows of the ninja behind him. Kaga makes him swear never to reveal the secrets of their sect, and gives him a ninja helmet as a parting gift, but reminds him he can never leave his shadows behind.
Crimes of Passion, 1h47
Directed by Ken Russell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, John Laughlin, Annie Potts, Norman Burton
Roles Lou Bateman
Rating63% 3.1997353.1997353.1997353.1997353.199735
Bobby Grady (Laughlin) is an ordinary middle-class electronics store owner who occasionally moonlights doing surveillance work. He attends a group therapy session because his wife, Amy (Potts), has lost interest in sex and he fears their marriage is in trouble.
Mausoleum (1983)

Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Horror
Actors Bobbie Bresee, Norman Burton, Marjoe Gortner, LaWanda Page, William Vail
Roles Dr. Simon Andrews
Rating51% 2.5521752.5521752.5521752.5521752.552175
Traumatisée par la mort de sa mère, qu'elle pense due à la possession par un démon, Susan commence à ressentir elle aussi ce même démon qui l'habite. De plus en plus, son mari et son médecin remarquent de troublants changements en elle…
Mausoleum (1983)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Bobbie Bresee, Marjoe Gortner, Norman Burton, LaWanda Page, William Vail
Roles Dr. Simon Andrews
Rating51% 2.5521752.5521752.5521752.5521752.552175
Susan Nomed (Bobbie Bresee) was ten when her mother died. Now thirty, blonde and beautiful, she is heiress to the family fortune. But for the women of the Nomed family there is another legacy that no one wants to remember, an ancient and evil curse. Possessed by powers that overtake her, Susan's life becomes a nightmare of lust, terror and murder until even her husband finds himself confronting the face of evil. Only one person can help her cast away the evil, but he will have to face the prince of darkness to free Susan from the grip of Satan.
Amy (1981)
, 1h40
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Jenny Agutter, Barry Newman, Chris Robinson, Margaret O'Brien, Nanette Fabray, Frances Bay
Roles Caruthers
Rating65% 3.290083.290083.290083.290083.29008
Amy Medford (Jenny Agutter) is a dutiful housewife of the early 1900s. But when her husband Elliot (Chris Robinson) objects to a wife with a career, Amy leaves her husband and comfortable lifestyle. She goes on to devote her life to teaching sight-and-hearing-impaired students at a tradition-bound special school. Amy teaches the impaired students how to speak, most of the students have never heard their own name. Amy's students take on a team of "normal" kids at a football game.
Fade to Black, 1h40
Directed by Vernon Zimmerman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films, Comedy horror films
Actors Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford, Norman Burton, Linda Kerridge, Morgan Paull
Roles Marty Berger
Rating58% 2.949772.949772.949772.949772.94977
Eric Binford is a hollow, chain smoking, ill-tempered young man who is also an obsessed film addict whose love of old films extends far beyond his job at a Los Angeles film distributor's warehouse and endless late night film screenings in his bedroom. For his vast knowledge, he's been bullied by his friends and family. His singular obsession eventually rounds the bend into psychosis after he crosses paths with Marilyn O'Connor (Linda Kerridge), an Australian model and a Marilyn Monroe look-alike who becomes the physical embodiment of his cinematic desires.
Murder in Peyton Place, 1h40
Directed by Bruce Kessler
Genres Drama
Actors Dorothy Malone, Ed Nelson, Tim O'Connor, Christopher Connelly, Janet Margolin, Marj Dusay
Roles Jay Kamens, the president of the Peyton Mills. A powerful, but scheming man who helps Stella in her mission to destroy Peyton Place.
Rating66% 3.3107053.3107053.3107053.3107053.310705
The film starts with Stella Chernak (Stella Stevens), who arrives at the Peyton Tower Hotel in Peyton Place after an absence of numerous years. She has returned to destroy the small town, and is able to use her power through Jay Kamens (Norman Burton), the president of the Peyton Mills and her trustee. Another former citizen returning to Peyton Place is Betty Anderson (Janet Margolin). Although she is now married to David Roerick (Edward Bell), she agreed to a secret meeting with her ex-husband Rodney Harrington near Peyton Place. Her friend Denise Haley (Charlotte Stewart) offers her a roof, despite her husband Stan Haley's (Jonathan Goldsmith) objections about her presence.
The Gumball Rally, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies
Actors Michael Sarrazin, Norman Burton, Nicholas Pryor, Raúl Juliá, Gary Busey, Susan Flannery
Roles Lieutenant Roscoe
Rating63% 3.1507453.1507453.1507453.1507453.150745
Michael Bannon (Michael Sarrazin), a wealthy but bored businessman and candymaker, issues the code word "Gumball" to his fellow automobile enthusiasts, who gather in a garage in New York City to embark on a coast-to-coast race "with no catalytic converter and no 55-mile-per-hour speed limit," in the shortest amount of time and only one rule: "There are no rules." Their nemesis, LAPD Lieutenant Roscoe (Normann Burton), also learns of the race and most of the film is devoted to the adventures of the various driving teams and Roscoe's ineffectual attempts to apprehend them. A number of running gags ensue – the Jaguar that will not start; the silent Lapchik's (Harvey Jason) numerous mishaps; Italian race driver Franco Bertollini's (Raúl Juliá) frequent detours to seduce beautiful women – as well as some stunts and driving sequences. The race ends at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California where the finishers celebrate their adventures and the defeated Roscoe sulks off to one side – until a fleet of police cars and tow trucks, summoned by Roscoe, arrive to impound the Gumball vehicles. Roscoe had contrived to see to it that all of them were guaranteed to be illegally parked once the post-race party in the parking lot ran past 11 PM. Bannon congratulates Roscoe on his final victory (final because Roscoe, who has been after Bannon and Smith since they were in high school, has reached mandatory retirement) and again utters the command "Gumball" to initiate a race back to New York.
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, 1h45
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Michael Sarrazin, Margot Kidder, Jennifer O'Neill, Paul Hecht, Norman Burton, Debralee Scott
Roles Dr. Frederick Spear
Rating64% 3.2465953.2465953.2465953.2465953.246595
Un professeur de collège de Californie, Peter Proud, est sujet à des cauchemars récurrents. Il voit ainsi régulièrement un homme nageant nu dans un lac et se faisant frapper à mort par une femme depuis une barque. Avant de mourir, l'homme crie à plusieurs reprises, "Marcia, ne fais pas ça!". Apparaissent également de manière récurrente des bribes de paysage urbain : Pont, église, ainsi qu'un couple se promenant dans une Cord 810 cabriolet.
The Towering Inferno, 2h45
Directed by Irwin Allen, John Guillermin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Disaster, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Films about the labor movement, Children's films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely
Roles Giddings
Rating70% 3.5004353.5004353.5004353.5004353.500435
Architect Doug Roberts (Newman) returns to San Francisco for the dedication of the Glass Tower, which he designed for owner James Duncan (Holden). At 138 stories (1,800 ft/550 m), it is the world's tallest building. Shortly after his arrival, an electrical short starts an undetected fire on the 81st floor while Roberts accuses the building's electrical engineer, Roger Simmons (Chamberlain), of cutting corners. Simmons insists the building is up to standards.
The Terminal Man, 1h47
Directed by Mike Hodges
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors George Segal, Joan Hackett, Richard A. Dysart, Donald Moffat, Michael C. Gwynne, William Hansen
Roles Det. Capt. Anders
Rating57% 2.850572.850572.850572.850572.85057
Harry Benson, an extremely intelligent (IQ 144) computer programmer in his 30s, suffers from epilepsy. He often has seizures which induce a blackout, after which he awakens to unfamiliar surroundings with no knowledge of what he has done. He also suffers from delusions that computers will rise up against humans.