John de Lancie Filmography
The Onion Field (1979) - Starring as LAPD Lieutnant #2
| Greg Powell (James Woods) is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Youngblood, a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a pair of cops for broken brake-lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith, as always, reluctantly goes along with Powell's crazy scheme. The group drives out to a deserted onion field in Bakersfield, California and one officer is shot while the other escapes. The remainder of the film explores the nature of the American justice system, as well as the devastating psychological effects of this event and the trial on the surviving officer.|
|The Thorn Birds (1983) (TV mini-series) - Starring as Alastair MacQueen|
| This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie (Rachel Ward), and her love for the family's priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart (Richard Chamberlain). Meggie tries to forget Ralph by marrying dashing stockman Luke O'Neill, but she and Ralph are soon reunited, with tragic consequences for them both.|
|MacGyver (1986) (TV) - Starring as Brian Ashford in "The Escape"|
| MacGyver stars Richard Dean Anderson and he is is a secret agent who uses his scientific knowledge and intelligence to defeat his enemies by unorthodox methods.|
In this episode, a mother superior at a religious mission in North Africa asks MacGyver to help a young woman with something, he is glad to help. However, when he finds out the young woman wants him to break her brother out of jail, he may have taken on more than he expected
|Murder, She Wrote (1986) (TV) - Starring as Binky Holborn in "If the Frame Fits"|
| The TV show ran from 1984 to 1996, starring Angela Lansbury as former substitute English teacher and famed mystery writer Jessica Fletcher. She has a gift for solving mysteries which seemed to follow her around. |
In this episode, Jessica links the mysterious theft of a painting to the death of a friend's daughter. Angela Lansbury stars as the snoopy senior citizen
|Get Smart, Again! (1989) (TV) - Starring as Major Waterhouse|
Maxwell Smart (Don Adams) is called back to duty as KAOS is back causing trouble again, this time with a 'weather machine'. Although instructed to keep his mission secret from his wife, 99 (Barbara Feldon), Max can't keep hiding from her forever, and soon the two are working together again in this second Maxwell Smart movie.
Taking Care of Business (1990) - Starring as Ted Bradford Jr.
Jimmy Dworski (James Belushi) is a criminal serving the last 48 hours of a jail sentence. He wins a couple of baseball tickets by calling a radio quiz show. With help of other inmates, he escapes to go watch the game. When by chance he finds the filofax of executive Spencer Barns (Charles Grodin) who looses it while traveling on a business weekend. Jimmy finds cash, credit cards and the key to a big mansion. He jumps on the opportunity and starts posing as Barns. While the real Barnes is trying to find his filofax he gets in all sorts of trouble.
|The Fisher King (1991) - Starring as a TV executive|
| A madman carries out a massacre in a club, after hearing the popular DJ Jack Lucas (Jeff Bridges). Dejected by remorse, the DJ strikes up a friendship with Perry (Robin Williams), an ex-professor who became a tramp because of his wife's violent death when she was killed by the madman. Jack decides to help him both searching a nonexistent Holy Grail and conquering Lidia (Amanda Plummer), the girl he fell in love with.|
|The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) - Starring as Dr. Victor Mott|
| A gynecologist commits suicide when he is accused of having sexually molested 5 of his patients, and his wife loses her unborn baby as a result of stress. She then takes on the name Peyton Flanders (Rebecca De Mornay) and applies for a nanny position. She seemed to be the perfect nanny, but secretly she was out to wreck the lives of the family she was supposed to be helping. Peyton blames her miscarriage on Claire, the babies mother and Claire suspects nothing, having never met Peyton before.|
|Fearless (1993) - Starring as Jeff Gordon|
After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein (Jeff Bridges) emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura (Isabella Rossellini), he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman (John Turturro) is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo (Rosie Perez), who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived.
|Time Trax (2000) (TV) - Starring as Gandolf Reicher in "Beautiful Songbird"|
| Darian Lambert searches out criminals from the future hiding in our time. He has a 3-button weapon that can render a person unconscious or send them to the 22nd century, and a credit card that houses a powerful computer which helps holographic image Darian search out threats to the present.|
In this episode, Lambert meets a country singer whose music has been popular for 200 years. Lambert finds out that she has an anonymous protector, that it´s a madman from the future, who doesn´t take kindly to Lambert´s presence. The singer doesn´t believe Lambert´s warnings, and he may have to disclose his origin to save her life.
|Matlock (2000) (TV) - Starring as Doctor Albert Levinson in "The Haunted"|
| Andy Griffith played Matlock in this murder-mystery series about an unassuming, but very crafty, Harvard-educated lawyer that always seemed to prove his client innocent, often with some last-minute, Earth-shattering, courtroom revelation. |
In this episode, Cliff investigates a medical malpractice suit and ends up getting more involved than he should with his client. Matlock investigates the case of the mysterious Rod Greenwood, who happens to bear an eerie resemblance to a dead businessman. Soon Cliff and Matlock realise that their cases are tied together.