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Stephen Elliott is a Actor American born on 27 november 1918 at New York City (USA)

Stephen Elliott

Stephen Elliott
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Birth name Elliott Pershing Stitzel
Nationality USA
Birth 27 november 1918 at New York City (USA)
Death 21 may 2005 (at 86 years) at Woodland Hills (USA)

Stephen Elliott (November 27, 1918 – May 21, 2005) was an American actor. His best known roles were that of the prospective father-in-law, Burt Johnson, in the hit 1981 film Arthur and as Chief Hubbard in the 1984 blockbuster Beverly Hills Cop.


Elliott was born Elliott Pershing Stitzel in New York City. His marriage to Barbara Blaise was terminated by divorce in February 1947, according to The Kingston Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY), 4 October 1947, page 3. He married stage actress Nancy Chase on 9 October 1947 (Billboard, 18 October 1947, p. 47) and divorced in 1960. They had two children, Jency and Jon. He married his third wife, actress Alice Hirson whom he met on Broadway in 1964, but were not married until 1980. He died in 2005 in Woodland Hills, California as result of congestive heart failure. Ironically, both Elliott and Hirson appeared in recurring roles on the television series Dallas.

Best films

The Hospital (1971)

Usually with

William Link
William Link
(3 films)
Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
(2 films)
Steve Gordon
Steve Gordon
(2 films)
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Stephen Elliott (25 films)

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Taking Care of Business, 1h47
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Prison films, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors James Belushi, Charles Grodin, Loryn Locklin, Stephen Elliott, Héctor Elizondo, Veronica Hamel
Roles Walter Bentley
Rating64% 3.248513.248513.248513.248513.24851
A convicted car thief and diehard Chicago Cubs fan, Jimmy Dworski (Belushi) wins tickets to the World Series. Unfortunately, he still has a couple of days left to serve in prison and the warden (Héctor Elizondo) won't let him leave and come back.
The Great Los Angeles Earthquake, 3h
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Bonnie Bartlett, Lindsay Frost, Joe Spano, Michael T. Weiss
Roles Owen
Rating61% 3.0541253.0541253.0541253.0541253.054125
The movie begins with a small tremor beginning in the hills outside of Los Angeles near a United States Geological Survey (USGS) research post which cuts to a scene of a teenage girl on a date with her boyfriend at the Earthquake Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood. The girl is later revealed to be Heather, daughter of Clare Winslow (Joanna Kerns), who is a seismologist with the U.S.G.S.
When He's Not a Stranger, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction
Actors Annabeth Gish, John Terlesky, Kevin Dillon, Kim Myers, Stephen Elliott, Paul Dooley
Rating62% 3.10053.10053.10053.10053.1005
At Woodword University, a football-oriented California school, Lyn McKenna is raped and brutalized by her best friend's boyfriend, football player Ron Cooper. Lyn is hesitant to reveal this information as she fears that doing so will create a number of social issues and will simply worsen the aftermath of her experience. However, continued threats from Ron and his fellow football teammates lead Lyn into desperate action, and she requests that the school hold a disciplinary hearing against Ron, and ultimately demands that a district attorney prosecute.
Arthur 2: On the Rocks, 1h53
Directed by Bud Yorkin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Films about drugs
Actors Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Dudley Moore, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Kathy Bates, Paul Benedict
Roles Burt Johnson
Rating46% 2.3037552.3037552.3037552.3037552.303755
Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore) is still rich and still drinks too much, but he and Linda (Liza Minnelli) are now happily married. The one thing missing in their life is a child. Seeking revenge, billionaire Bert Johnson (Stephen Elliott), the father of Susan Johnson (Cynthia Sikes), the wealthy woman whom he jilted at the altar, takes control of his inheritance, leaving him broke and homeless. Susan wants him back and is willing to break up his marriage if that's what it takes.
Assassination, 1h45
Directed by Peter Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Political films
Actors Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Michael Ansara, Frank Zagarino, Kathryn Leigh Scott
Roles Fitzroy
Rating52% 2.60352.60352.60352.60352.6035
Jay Killian (Charles Bronson) is a senior member of the Secret Service. On the day before the Inauguration of the new president, Killian has just returned from a six-month sick leave. He is given a new assignment: to protect the First Lady, Lara Royce Craig (Jill Ireland).
Walk Like a Man, 1h26
Directed by Melvin Frank
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Christopher Lloyd, Howie Mandel, Cloris Leachman, Colleen Camp, Amy Steel, George DiCenzo
Roles Walter Welmont
Rating48% 2.4082252.4082252.4082252.4082252.408225
Henry Shand goes to Alaska to search for gold and find his fortune. While there, his spoiled brat of a son, Reggie, gets mad that he has to work for money. What further angers him is the fact that he has to share the dogsled with his two-year-old brother Robert, nicknamed "Bobo". Reggie decides to take matters into his own hands and pushes the toddler off the sled, leaving him to die in the wintery Klondike wilderness.
Beverly Hills Cop, 1h45
Directed by Martin Brest
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Steven Berkoff, Lisa Eilbacher
Roles Police Chief Hubbard
Rating72% 3.6491753.6491753.6491753.6491753.649175
Axel Foley is a young, reckless Detroit police detective. His latest unauthorized sting operation goes sour when two uniformed officers intervene, resulting in a high-speed chase through the city which causes widespread damage. This earns him the anger of his boss, Inspector Douglas Todd, who promises to fire Foley if another such incident happens again.
Roadhouse 66, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Willem Dafoe, Judge Reinhold, Kate Vernon, Stephen Elliott, Erica Yohn, James Intveld
Roles Sam
Rating53% 2.657862.657862.657862.657862.65786
A young adult from New York is on his way to California for a business meeting when he runs into trouble with some local hoodlums in Kingman who shoot at his car and try to run him off the road. He hooks up with a hitchhiker who is also passing through town, who turns out to be a former rock and roll musician, and the two attempt to set things right in the town, culminating in their entry in an automobile race from Kingman to Oatman and back.
Prototype (1983)
, 1h36
Directed by David Greene
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Actors Christopher Plummer, David Morse, Frances Sternhagen, Stephen Elliott, Arthur Hill, Doran Clark
Roles Dr. Arthur Jarrett
Rating57% 2.860892.860892.860892.860892.86089
Dr. Carl Forrester, a curmudgeonly but basically kindly Nobel Prize-winning scientist, who builds an equally kindly (but much handsomer) humanoid named Michael. The government-subsidized Plummer has created Michael on behalf of his sponsors, but has second thoughts when he finds out that the government plans to build an army of robot warriors, using Michael as their model. Plummer sneaks into the pentagon and "kidnaps" Michael, triggering a film-length chase.
Kiss Me Goodbye, 1h41
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Claire Trevor, Paul Dooley, Mildred Natwick
Roles Edgar
Rating60% 3.049053.049053.049053.049053.04905
Kay is the widow of a Broadway showman called Jolly, who died after falling down a staircase at their home. Kay is now planning to remarry, to a stuffed-shirt named Rupert, and they live in the same house. Suddenly Jolly returns to her life as a ghost.
My Body, My Child, 1h40
Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky
Origin USA
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Albertson, Joseph Campanella, Stephen Elliott, James Naughton, Gail Strickland
Roles Dr. Gallagher
Rating80% 4.009234.009234.009234.009234.00923
Leenie (Redgrave) is a middle-aged Irish-American schoolteacher with three grown daughters. Yet she unexpectedly finds herself pregnant again and is delighted. However her doctor rejects this possibility because of an unreliable blood test and her age. Thus her symptoms such as troubled sleeping and sickness are mis-diagnosed as psychogenic. She is prescribed a host of medications to cope with these difficulties. However it later turns out that she is in fact pregnant and that these medications have been causing irreversible damage to her unborn baby. Faced with the truth that her child will be born with defects, she faces a decision to keep the baby or go against her religious beliefs and have an abortion.
Arthur (1981)
, 1h37
Directed by Steve Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Musical films
Actors Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jill Eikenberry, Stephen Elliott
Roles Burt Johnson
Rating68% 3.447363.447363.447363.447363.44736
Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore) is a spoiled alcoholic from New York City who likes to be driven in his chauffeured Rolls-Royce through Central Park. Arthur is heir to a portion of his family's vast fortune, which he is told will be his only if he marries the upper class Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry), the daughter of a business acquaintance of his father. He does not love Susan, but his family feels she will make him finally grow up. During a shopping trip in Manhattan, accompanied by his valet Hobson (John Gielgud), Arthur witnesses a young woman, Linda Morolla (Liza Minnelli), shoplifting a necktie. He intercedes with the store security guard (Irving Metzman) on her behalf, and later asks her for a date. Despite his attraction to her, Arthur remains pressured by his family to marry Susan.
Cutter's Way, 1h45
Directed by Ivan Passer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry, Stephen Elliott, Nina, Baroness van Pallandt
Roles J. J. Cord
Rating68% 3.4471853.4471853.4471853.4471853.447185
One rainy night, Richard Bone's (Bridges) car breaks down in an alleyway. He spots a large, mysterious car in the distance. A man dumps something into a garbage can. At first, Bone thinks nothing of it and proceeds to meet his friend, Alex Cutter (Heard). The next day, a young girl is found brutally murdered in the same alleyway where Bone abandoned his car. He becomes a suspect. When Bone spots the man he thinks is the murderer in a parade later that day – local tycoon J.J. Cord (Stephen Elliott) – Cutter begins to take an interest in the mystery that unfolds. His interest soon becomes a conspiracy theory that develops into a troublesome investigation with his skeptical friend and the dead girl's sister (Ann Dusenberry) along for the ride.
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary
Themes Medical-themed films, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about health care, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors James Farentino, Kathryn Harrold, Stephen Elliott, Melissa Francis, Erica Yohn, Michael Adams
Roles Abe Kaufman
Rating73% 3.652133.652133.652133.652133.65213
Raun was born "like all, perfect" to Bears and Suzi Kaufman. Eventually his parents noticed that Raun could see only certain things and could sometimes hear. He had also lost a couple of words that he had been taught. He had 12 out of 13 symptoms of autism. Medical professionals were pessimistic about Raun's condition.
Mrs. R's Daughter, 1h40
Directed by Dan Curtis
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Season Hubley, Belinda Balaski, Cloris Leachman, Nan Martin, John McIntire, Donald Moffat
Roles James Karp
Rating65% 3.2707953.2707953.2707953.2707953.270795
Ellie Pruitt, une adolescente naïve est violée par un homme qui avait trop bu. L'avocate de l'individu, Lynn Hollister parvient à modifier le témoignage de la jeune fille de telle façon que les jurés acquittent le violeur. La mère décide de faire justice elle-même malgré le désaccord de son nouveau mari. L'adolescente se retrouve prise entre diverses attitudes : la colère de ses parents, l'indifférence du système judiciaire et son propre sentiment de culpabilité