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Cass, David S., Sr.

Cass, David S., Sr.

(Dave Cass; Dave Cass, Sr.; David Cass; David S. Cass; David Cass, Sr.)

PERSONAL

Father of David Cass, Jr. (an assistant director).

Addresses: Contact—Larry Levinson Productions, 500 South Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 610, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Career: Stunt coordinator, stunt performer, actor, director, producer, and writer. Also worked as an extra and double in films. Also known as David S. Cass.

CREDITS

Film Producer:

One Block Away (short film), 1975.

(With others) Texas Rangers, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2001.

Film Second Unit Director:

(As David Cass) Savannah Smiles, Gold Coast Productions, 1982.

(As David Cass) Smokey and the Bandit Part 3, Universal, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) Uphill All the Way, New World Pictures, c. 1984.

(As Dave Cass) Tequila Sunrise, Warner Bros., 1988.

(As Dave Cass) DeepStar Six (also known as Deep Star Six), TriStar, 1989.

(As Dave Cass) The Horror Show (also known as Horror House, House 3, and House III: The Horror Show), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1989.

(As Dave Cass) Suburban Commando, New Line Cinema, 1991.

(As Dave Cass) The Family Man, MCA/Universal, 2000.

Film Stunt Coordinator:

All Night Long, Universal, 1981.

Savannah Smiles, Gold Coast Productions, 1982.

(As David Cass) Get Crazy (also known as Flip Out), Rosebud, 1983.

(As David Cass) Smokey and the Bandit Part 3, Universal, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) Uphill All the Way, New World Pictures, c. 1984.

(As Dave Cass) Tequila Sunrise, Warner Bros., 1988.

(As Dave Cass) Suburban Commando, New Line Cinema, 1991.

Film Stunt Performer:

(Uncredited) McLintock!, United Artists, 1963.

(Uncredited) Shenandoah, Universal, 1965.

(Uncredited) The Good Guys and the Bad Guys, Warner Bros./Seven Arts, 1969.

(Uncredited) Heaven with a Gun, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1969.

(Uncredited) Young Billy Young, United Artists, 1969.

(Uncredited) Earthquake, Universal, 1974.

(Uncredited) Farewell, My Lovely, Avco-Embassy, 1975.

(Uncredited) Blue Sunshine, Cinema Shares International, 1976.

(Uncredited) Trackdown, United Artists, 1976.

(Uncredited) Two-Minute Warning, Universal, 1976.

(Uncredited) The Jerk, MCA/Universal, 1979.

(As Dave Cass) The Lady in Red (also known as Guns, Sin and Bathtub Gin), New World Pictures, 1979.

(Uncredited) More American Graffiti (also known as Purple Haze), MCA/Universal, 1979.

(As Dave Cass) The Island, MCA/Universal, 1980.

(As David Cass) Six Pack, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

The Sword and the Sorcerer, Group 1 International, 1982.

(As Dave Cass) Heart Like a Wheel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) Smokey and the Bandit Part 3, Universal, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) My Demon Lover, New Line Cinema, 1987.

(As Dave Cass) Revenge, Columbia, 1990.

(As David Cass) Suburban Commando, New Line Cinema, 1991.

Overnight Delivery, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Film Work; Other:

Stunt driver, Roadhouse 66, Atlantic Releasing, 1984.

Production assistant, No Man's Land, Orion, 1987.

Action coordinator, My Boyfriend's Back (also known as Johnny Zombie), Buena Vista, 1993.

Film Appearances:

(As David Cass) Ray, Shenandoah, Universal, 1965.

Deputy Dave, Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (also known as War Games), Cinerama Releasing, 1970.

(As David Cass) Trooper, Dirty Dingus Magee, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Jason Brooks, Enter the Devil (also known as Disciples of Death), Sunset International Releasing, 1972.

Deputy, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Universal, 1973.

(Uncredited) Sheriff Merle, Earthquake, Universal, 1974.

Big Jake, One Block Away (short film), 1975.

McDonald, The Master Gunfighter, Taylor-Laughlin Productions, 1975.

Green's henchman, Two-Minute Warning, Universal, 1976.

(As Dave Cass) Spangler's gang member, Treasure of Matecumbe, Buena Vista, 1976.

(As David Cass) Bearman, The Island of Dr. Moreau, American International Pictures, 1977.

(As Dave Cass) Boss kidnapper, Mr. Billion (also known as The Windfall), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.

(As Dave Cass) Strip club drunk, The Goodbye Girl (also known as Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl"), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Warner Bros., 1977.

(As Dave Cass) Jack, Hot Lead and Cold Feet (also known as Hot Lead & Cold Feet), Buena Vista, 1978.

Second henchman, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (also known as Trail's End), Buena Vista, 1979.

(As David Cass) Mercenary with a moustache, Heaven's Gate (also known as Johnson County Wars), United Artists, 1980.

Hotwire, Comworld Pictures, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Factory guard, Tron, Buena Vista, 1982.

Wes, Endangered Species, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1982.

(As Dave Cass) Local tough man, Smokey and the Bandit Part 3, Universal, 1983.

Grady's partner, My Demon Lover, New Line Cinema, 1987.

Lou, Flicks (animated; also known as Hollyweird and Loose Joints), Media Home Entertainment, 1987.

Police officer in depository, Best Seller, Orion, 1987.

Smokey, Geddon, 2000.

Television Second Assistant Director; Series:

dr. vegas, CBS, 2004.

Television Stunt Performer; Series:

Dundee and the Culhane, CBS, 1967.

Here Come the Brides, ABC, 1968–70.

The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972–77.

(Uncredited) The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1973–78.

(Uncredited) The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1974–80.

Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1975–79.

Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, beginning c. 1993.

Television Director; Miniseries:

Johnson County War, The Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Television Second Unit Director; Miniseries:

(As Dave Cass) Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues, CBS, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (also known as The Gambler III: The Legend Continues), CBS, 1987.

Nothing Lasts Forever (also known as Sidney Sheldon's "Nothing Lasts Forever"), CBS, 1995.

Streets of Laredo (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Streets of Laredo"), CBS, 1995.

Dead Man's Walk (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Dead Man's Walk"), ABC, 1996.

True Women, CBS, 1997.

(As Dave Cass) Attila (also known as Attila the Hun), USA Network, 2001.

Helen of Troy, USA Network, 2003.

Television Stunt Coordinator; Miniseries:

(As Dave Cass) Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues, CBS, 1983.

(As Dave Cass) Dream West, CBS, 1986.

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (also known as The Gambler III: The Legend Continues), CBS, 1987.

The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (also known as The Luck of the Draw: The Gambler Returns), NBC, 1991.

(As David Cass) Queen (also known as Alex Haley's "Queen"), CBS, 1993.

(As Dave Cass) The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, CBS, 1994.

(As David Cass) Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (also known as John Jakes' "Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III" and North and South III), ABC, 1994.

Scarlett, CBS, 1994.

Buffalo Girls, CBS, 1995.

Nothing Lasts Forever (also known as Sidney Sheldon's "Nothing Lasts Forever"), CBS, 1995.

Streets of Laredo (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Streets of Laredo"), CBS, 1995.

True Women, CBS, 1997.

(As Dave Cass, Sr.) Only Love, CBS, 1998.

Television Stunt Performer; Uncredited; Miniseries:

Centennial, NBC, 1978.

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues, CBS, 1983.

Television Director; Movies:

Hard Time: The Premonition (also known as The Premonition), TNT, 1999.

Gentle Ben (also known as Terror on the Mountain), Animal Planet, 2002.

Night of the Wolf, Animal Planet, 2002.

Gentle Ben 2: Danger on the Mountain (also known as Black Gold), Animal Planet, 2003.

Monster Makers, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Straight from the Heart, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (also known as The Dead Hollywood Moms Society), The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Life on Liberty Street, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

The Trail to Hope Rose, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Back to You and Me, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Desolation Canyon, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Detective (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Detective"), 2005.

The Family Plan, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Mystery Woman: Game Time, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Thicker Than Water, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Mystery Woman: Redemption, The Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery, The Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Television Second Unit Director; Movies:

Wet Gold, ABC, 1984.

(As David Cass) The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory, NBC, 1987.

Rio Diablo, CBS, 1993.

Everything That Rises, TNT, 1998.

(As Dave Cass) "The Ransom of Red Chief," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1998.

Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (also known as Hostage Hotel), TNT, 1999.

Television Producer; Movies:

Hard Time, TNT, 1998.

Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (also known as Hostage Hotel), TNT, 1999.

Television Stunt Coordinator; Movies:

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (also known as The Gambler), CBS, 1980.

Angel Dusted (also known as Angel Dust), NBC, 1981, also broadcast on ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC.

(As Dave Cass) Coward of the County, CBS, 1981.

Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, CBS, 1982.

The Toughest Man in the World, CBS, 1984.

Wet Gold, ABC, 1984.

(As Dave Cass) Wild Horses, CBS, 1985.

Assassin, CBS, 1986.

Louis L'Amour's "Down the Long Hills" (also known as Down the Long Hills), ABC and The Disney Channel, 1986.

(As Dave Cass) The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory, NBC, 1987.

Case Closed (also known as Death by Diamonds), CBS, 1988.

(As David Cass) In the Line of Duty: The FBI Murders, NBC, 1988.

Longarm (also known as Showdown in Silver City), ABC, 1988.

(As Dave Cass) Desperado: Badlands Justice, NBC, 1989.

(As Dave Cass) Desperado: The Outlaw Wars, NBC, 1989.

Rio Diablo, CBS, 1993.

River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene (also known as Murder on the Rio Grande), CBS, 1993.

(As Dave Cass) Breathing Lessons, CBS, 1994.

(As Dave Cass) MacShayne: Final Roll of the Dice, NBC, 1994.

Tidal Wave: No Escape, ABC, 1997.

Everything That Rises, TNT, 1998.

(As Dave Cass) "The Ransom of Red Chief," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1998.

(As Dave Cass) It Came from the Sky (also known as Les visiteurs impromtus), Romance Classics, 1999.

Television Stunt Performer; Movies:

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (also known as The Gambler), CBS, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Desperado, NBC, 1987.

(Uncredited) Longarm (also known as Showdown in Silver City), ABC, 1988.

Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (also known as In the Line of Duty: Howard Beach, Making a Case for Murder and Skin), NBC, 1989.

Knight Rider 2000, NBC, 1991.

Hard Time, TNT, 1998.

Television Stunt Coordinator; Pilots:

(As Dave Cass) The Georgia Peaches, CBS, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Brotherhood of the Gun (also known as Hollister), CBS, 1991.

Television Stunt Performer; Pilots:

(As Dave Cass) The Georgia Peaches, CBS, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Brotherhood of the Gun (also known as Hollister), CBS, 1991.

(As Dave Cass) The Keys, NBC, 1992.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Frank Pettis, Centennial, NBC, 1978.

(Uncredited) Crazy director, Family Album (also known as Danielle Steel's "Family Album"), NBC, 1994.

Sheriff Boone, The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, CBS, 1994.

Sheriff Doniphan, Streets of Laredo (also known as Larry McMurtry's "Streets of Laredo"), CBS, 1995.

Looter, True Women, CBS, 1997.

(As David Cass) Third companion, Attila (also known as Attila the Hun), USA Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Man, Black Noon, CBS, 1971.

(As Dave Cass) Dump truck driver, Ohms, CBS, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Juanita's brother, More Wild Wild West, CBS, 1980.

(As Dave Cass) Seaman Dodge, Donovan's Kid, The Disney Channel, 1980.

Winters, Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (also known as The Gambler), CBS, 1980.

Overseer, Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, CBS, 1982.

Expatriate, Wet Gold, ABC, 1984.

(As Dave Cass) Keough, Pigs vs. Freaks (also known as Off Sides), ABC, 1984.

Louis L'Amour's "Down the Long Hills" (also known as Down the Long Hills), ABC and The Disney Channel, 1986.

(As Dave Cass) Desperado, NBC, 1987.

Man, Miracle Landing, CBS, 1990.

Cabe Winslow, Rio Diablo, CBS, 1993.

Gunfighter, Everything That Rises, TNT, 1998.

(As David Cass, Sr.) Pike, Hard Ground, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

(As Dave Cass) Cab driver, The Family Plan, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(As Dave Cass) Himself, Attila: The Making of an Epic Mini-Series, USA Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Dave Cass) Minister, "The Other Half," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), CBS, 1964.

(As Dave Cass) Harper, "Hondo and the Death Drive," Hondo, ABC, 1967.

(As Dave Cass) Corporal, "Sangre," The High Chaparral, NBC, 1971.

(As Dave Cass) Pinari, "Cat's Paw," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1971.

(As Dave Cass) Deputy Coghlan, "One Ace Too Many," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), NBC, 1972.

(As Dave Cass) Deputy sheriff, "Frenzy," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), NBC, 1972.

Hugo, "Speed," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1973.

The deputy, "The Breakdown," The Waltons, CBS, 1975.

(Uncredited) Sid, "Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1975.

(As Dave Cass) Mort, "The Trees, the Bees, and T. T. Flowers: Parts 1 & 2," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1977.

(As Dave Cass) Janos, "Rancho Outcast," The Bionic Woman, NBC, 1978.

(As Dave Cass) Casey, "A Different Drummer," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1979.

"Clancy," Young Maverick, CBS, 1979.

(As Dave Cass) Ashley, "Details at Eleven," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1981.

(As Dave Cass) Major Jason Samos, "The Satyr," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1981.

"Snow Job," Enos, CBS, 1981.

(As Dave Cass) Alex Webster, "Not a Drop to Drink," Knight Rider, NBC, 1982.

Andrew, "Created Equal," Voyagers!, NBC, 1982.

Goodwin, "Who's Woo in America," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1982.

Luke, "The Angel's Triangle/Natchez Bound," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982.

(As Dave Cass) Second bodyguard, "Bail Out," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1983.

Chuck, "I Shall Be Re-Released," Legmen, NBC, 1984.

(As Dave Cass) Louis, "Knight by a Nose," Knight Rider, NBC, 1985.

Morris, "New Orleans Nightmare," Matt Houston, ABC, 1985.

(As Dave Cass) Benny, "A Little Bit of Luck … a Little Bit of Grief," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1986.

Connie, "The Avenging Angel," Misfits of Science, NBC, 1986.

Third man on ranch, "Fighting for Your Life," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1987.

(As Dave Cass) Gus, "Winner Takes All," B. L. Stryker (also known as ABC Monday Mystery Movie and The ABC Saturday Mystery Movie), ABC, 1990.

As David Cass, appeared in The Yellow Rose, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

(As Dave Cass) Dent, Royce, CBS, 1976.

First hand, Law of the Land (also known as The Deputies), NBC, 1976.

Biker, The Golden Gate Murders (also known as Specter on the Bridge), CBS, 1979.

(As Dave Cass) The Georgia Peaches, CBS, 1980.

(As David Cass) Second dock worker, Command 5, ABC, 1985.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Enter the Devil (also known as Disciples of Death), Sunset International Releasing, 1972.

Teleplays; Miniseries:

(Story) The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, CBS, 1994.

Teleplays; Movies:

(As David Cass) Rio Diablo, CBS, 1993.

Hard Time, TNT, 1998.

Hard Ground, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

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