Mike Kellin (April 26 1922 - August 26 1983) was an American actor.
Kellin was born Myron Kellin in Hartford, Connecticut to Sophia and Samuel Kellin, Russian Jewish immigrants. He was educated at Boston University and Trinity College. He served with the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander during World War II and after the war studied acting and playwriting at the Yale School of Drama.
Kellin's coarse-featured face, tired eyes and flat, monotone voice suggested that he had lived hard and fast. He was most often cast as tough guys, both good and evil. His portrayals were fascinating and memorable. He worked in some 50 plays and won an Obie Award for his work in American Buffalo. He made his Broadway debut in 1949 in At War With the Army and eventually earned a Tony nomination in 1956 for his acting in the Musical Pipe Dream.
Kellin was married to actress Sally Moffat, daughter of actress Sylvia Field Truex by an earlier marriage. He was also active in the Fortune Society, a prisoner's...
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Sleepaway Camp was a 1983 horror movie written and directed by Robert Hiltzik—who also served as executive producer—about murders at a summer camp. The film came at a time when slasher films were in their heyday.
The main character, Angela Baker (Felissa Rose), and her cousin Ricky (Jonathan Tiersten), are sent to summer camp one summer. Angela had come to live with Ricky and her Aunt Martha eight years earlier, after her father and her brother Peter were killed in a boating accident. Angela, a painfully shy 14-year-old, is bullied severely by most of the other campgoers and counselors at Camp Arawak. Her main foil is Judy (Karen Fields), a vain girl once friendly with Ricky but now snubbing him in favor of the older boys.
Soon people are being killed in bizarre ways, such as a youth being stung to death by bees from a hive thrown into a bathroom. In a nod to Psycho, a female counselor is stabbed in a shower stall. The murderer turns out to be Angela; however, it is later revealed...,
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Freebie and The Bean is a 1974 comedy film about two San Francisco police detectives who have one goal in life, bringing down a local hijacking boss. This picture stars James Caan, Alan Arkin, Loretta Swit and Valerie Harper. Harper was nominated for the Golden Globe for New Star of the Year. The film was directed by Richard Rush.
Key scenes were shot on location in San Francisco at Candlestick Park then home of the Major League Baseball San Francisco Giants and then and now that of the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers.
A short-lived television series based on the film and sharing its title, starring Tom Mason and Hector Elizondo in the title roles, was broadcast on CBS on Saturday nights at 9:00 PM in December 1980 and January 1981.
As of 2007, the movie is out of print on VHS and has yet to be released on DVD.
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At War with the Army is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Hal Walker an starring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. It was filmed from July through August 1949, and released on December 30, 1950 by Paramount. It was re-released in 1958 by OMAT Pictures.
Although filmed before My Friend Irma Goes West, it was held from release until the sequel to Martin and Lewis' smash film debut My Friend Irma was released.
Martin and Lewis are former nightclub partners who are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli (Dean Martin) now ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin (Jerry Lewis). Puccinelli is desperately trying to get transferred from his dull job to active duty overseas. Meanwhile, all Korwin wants is a pass to see his wife and new baby. In addition, they have to avoid the wrath of Sergeant McVey (Mike Kellin).
Along the way they both get to sing a few songs, and they get to recreate a scene from Going My Way where they imitate Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald.
Mike Kellin was born