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David S. Cass Sr.

Cass began his career in the motion picture industry as an extra - but soon he was alternating between acting parts and stunt work. The stunt work eventually prevailed and Cass went on to become one of Hollywood's top stunt co-ordinators and Second Unit Directors. This led to his producing several films which, in turn, led to first-unit directing. ... See full bio »
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Tequila Sunrise
TRON Factory Guard
Love's Christmas Journey
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 2006 Mystery Woman: Oh Baby (TV Movie)
Limbo Man
 2005 Family Plan (TV Movie)
Cabbie (as Dave Cass)
 2003 Hard Ground (TV Movie)
Pike (as David Cass Sr.)
 2003 El pez dorado (Short) (as David Cass)
 2001 Attila (TV Mini-Series)
Third Companion (as David Cass)
 2000 Geddon (Video)
 1998 Everything That Rises (TV Movie)
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Looter (as David Cass)
 1995 Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series)
Sheriff Doniphon
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Sheriff Doniphon
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Sheriff Doniphon
 1994 Family Album (TV Series)
Crazy Director (uncredited)
 1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (TV Movie)
Sheriff Boone
 1993 Rio Diablo (TV Movie)
Winslow (as David Cass)
 1990 Miracle Landing (TV Movie)
 1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
- Winner Takes All (1990) ... Gus (as Dave Cass)
 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Henchman #3
- Fight for Your Life (1987) ... Henchman #3 (as Dave Cass)
 1987 Best Seller
Cop in Depository
 1987 My Demon Lover
Grady's Partner
 1987 Flicks
Lou (segment 'Philip Alien') (as David Cass)
 1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (TV Movie)
Mr. Andy
 1981-1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
P.I. Elmore / Thug #1 / Bodyguard #2 / ...
- Competition: Who Needs It? (1986) ... P.I. Elmore (as Dave Cass)
- Family Forecast (1986) ... Thug #1 (as David Cass)
- Bail Out (1983) ... Bodyguard #2 (as Dave Cass)
- Details at Eleven (1981) ... Ashley (as Dave Cass)
 1983-1986 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Benny / Thug
- A Little Bit of Luck... a Little Bit of Grief (1986) ... Benny (as David Cass)
- Distant Relative (1983) ... Thug (uncredited)
 1986 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
- The Avenging Angel (1986) ... Connie (as Dave Cass)
 1985 Command 5 (TV Movie)
Longshereman #2 (as David Cass)
 1983-1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Morris / Jacobs
- New Orleans Nightmare (1985) ... Morris
- The Ghost of Carter Gault (1983) ... Jacobs (as Dave Cass)
 1982-1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Louis / Alex Webster
- Knight by a Nose (1985) ... Louis (uncredited)
- Not a Drop to Drink (1982) ... Alex Webster (as Dave Cass)
 1984 Wet Gold (TV Movie)
Expatriate (as Dave Cass)
 1984 Pigs vs. Freaks (TV Movie)
Keough (as Dave Cass)
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
- I Shall Be Re-Released (1984) ... Chuck
 1983 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
- Walls of Fear (1983)
 1983 Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Local Tough Guy (as Dave Cass)
 1978-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Thug #1 / Luke / Fitz
- Eternal Flame/A Date with Burt (1983) ... Thug #1 (as David Cass)
- Trouble, My Lovely/The Common Man (1978) ... Fitz (as Dave Cass)
 1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
- A House Divided (1982) ... Jed (as Dave Cass)
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
- Created Equal (1982) ... Andrew (as Dave Cass)
 1982 Endangered Species
Wes (as Dave Cass)
 1982 TRON
Factory Guard (as Dave Cass)
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- Who's Woo in America (1982) ... Goodwin (as Dave Cass)
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
- The Heir Apparent (1982) ... Minor
 1981 Benson (TV Series)
Man with Cigar
- Lifesaver (1981) ... Man with Cigar (as Dave Cass)
 1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Major Jason Samos / Pangor
- The Satyr (1981) ... Major Jason Samos / Pangor (as Dave Cass)
 1980 Nick and the Dobermans (TV Movie)
 1980 Heaven's Gate
Moustached Mercenary (as David Cass)
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie) (as Dave Cass)
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie)
Juanita's Brother (as Dave Cass)
 1980 Hotwire
 1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie)
Winters (as Dave Cass)
 1980 OHMS (TV Movie)
Dump Truck Driver (as Dave Cass)
 1979 Young Maverick (TV Series)
- Clancy (1979)
 1979 The Golden Gate Murders (TV Movie)
Biker (as Dave Cass)
 1979 Americathon
Commando #2 (as Dave Cass)
 1975-1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Casey / Sonny / Mort / ...
- A Different Drummer (1979) ... Casey (as Dave Cass)
- White on White and Nearly Perfect (1978) ... Sonny (uncredited)
- The Trees, the Bees and T.T. Flowers: Part 2 (1977) ... Mort (as Dave Cass)
- Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken (1975) ... Sid (uncredited)
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Jimmy Hickok
- Master of Deception (1979) ... Jimmy Hickok (as David Cass)
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Lothar the Barbarian
- Spaced Out (1979) ... Lothar the Barbarian (uncredited)
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Dave Nichols
- The Gunfighter (1979) ... Dave Nichols (as David Cass)
 1978 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Pettis (chapter 7)
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet
Jack (as Dave Cass)
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
- Rancho Outcast (1978) ... Janos (as Dave Cass)
 1974-1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Jack Eagle / Shavers
- No Margin for Error (1978) ... Jack Eagle (as David Cass)
- Robbery: 48 Hours (1974) ... Shavers (as David Cass)
 1977 The Goodbye Girl
Drunk (as Dave Cass)
 1977 The Island of Dr. Moreau
Bearman (as David Cass)
 1977 Mr. Billion
Boss Kidnapper (as Dave Cass)
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
Green's Henchman (as David Cass)
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
Spangler's Man (as Dave Cass)
 1976 Royce (TV Movie)
Dent (as Dave Cass)
 1976 Law of the Land (TV Movie)
First Hand
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series)
- The Losers (1976)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
- The Bait (1975) ... Shockley (as Dave Cass)
 1974-1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Red Morgan / Highway Patrolman
- Above and Beyond (1975) ... Red Morgan (as Dave Cass)
- The Stalking of Joey Marr (1974) ... Highway Patrolman (as David Cass)
 1973-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
- Murder by Proxy (1975) ... Wells (as Dave Cass)
- For the Love of God (1973) ... (as Dave Cass)
 1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
The Deputy
- The Breakdown (1975) ... The Deputy (as Dave Cass)
 1975 The Master Gunfighter
 1975 One Block Away (Short)
Big Jake
 1974 Earthquake
Sherriff Merle - Slade's Nemesis (uncredited)
 1964-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Brawler / Minister
- Thirty a Month and Found (1974) ... Brawler (uncredited)
- The Other Half (1964) ... Minister (as Dave Cass)
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- Dr. Wells Is Missing (1974) ... Kurt (as Dave Cass)
 1971-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Darrin Forrest / Patrolman
- The Pay-Off (1973)
- The Loner (1972) ... Darrin Forrest (as Dave Cass)
- The Last Job (1971) ... Patrolman (as Dave Cass)
 1973 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Deputy (as Dave Cass)
 1971-1973 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Hugo / Pinari
- Speed (1973) ... Hugo (as Dave Cass)
- Cat's Paw (1971) ... Pinari (as Dave Cass)
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
- To Ride a Tiger (1973) ... (as Dave Cass)
 1972 Enter the Devil
Jase (as Dave Cass)
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Deputy Coghlan / Deputy Sheriff
- One Ace Too Many (1972) ... Deputy Coghlan (as Dave Cass)
- Frenzy (1972) ... Deputy Sheriff (as Dave Cass)
 1971 Black Noon (TV Movie)
Man (as Dave Cass)
 1971 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
- Sangre (1971) ... Corporal (as Dave Cass)
 1970 Dirty Dingus Magee
Trooper (as David Cass)
 1970 Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?
Deputy Dave (as David Cass)
 1970 Lancer (TV Series)
- The Experiment (1970) ... Fisher (as Dave Cass)
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
- Land Grant (1969) ... Ed (as Dave Cass)
 1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
Tuber (uncredited)
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
- Hondo and the Death Drive (1967) ... Harper (as Dave Cass)
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Billy Clanton
- The Silver Lady (1965) ... Billy Clanton (as Dave Cass)
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Alternate Names:

David Cass Jr. | Dave Cass Sr. | David Cass Sr. | Dave Cass | David S. Cass | David Cass


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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