Archibald Marshall Bell (born September 28, 1942) is an American character actor. He has appeared in many character roles in movies and television. He is known for roles in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), Stand by Me (1986), Twins (1988), Total Recall (1990) and Starship Troopers (1997).
Bell is married to Milena Canonero, a four-time Oscar-winning costume designer, and they live in West Hollywood, California.
Bell was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he lived until age 13. His family then moved to Denver, Colorado. Bell attended boarding school at St. Paul's, Concord, New Hampshire, but was expelled. He then went to the Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, where he became interested in acting after performing as Elwood Dowd in the play Harvey.Bell was discouraged by others, however, who told him he was not a good enough actor, and did not act again for over 20 years. He attended the University of Colorado, majoring in sociology, and served three years in the Army. He eventually became a consultant, teaching business executives to improve their speaking skills.
Movies & TV shows
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Love Is Love Is Love
Three stories that explore love, commitment, and loyalty between couples and friends. "Two for Dinner" where a married couple temporarily living in two different locations are more sep...
Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street
There is a special place in the gay film canon for the film. Nightmare on Elm Street 2, which was considered controversial at the time of its release, is now being looked back upon with a new apprecia...
Rules Don't Apply
In the year of 1958, it's Hollywood. The small town beauty queen is in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart, and...
A jagged journey through the world of love, lust and divorce in the perilous world of Los Angeles.
Maine Congressman Charlie Winship has had a bad day. After being caught on video failing to stand and recite the pledge of allegiance, he knocks out another House member, confronts his angry ex-wife, ...
The true story of Jimmy Adams. A $30 billion hedge fund loses its job and ends up working at a waffle shop. Edward is an ex-con grill master who serves up hard lessons about life, finance, and grits.
Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet ...
The Bling Ring
A group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track the locations of famous celebrities and then rob their homes of their wealth.
Somebody Up There Likes Me
Thirty-five years in the life of Max, his best friend and a woman they both adore. The trio stumbles through mandatory engagements at weddings, funerals, hospitals, eateries, divorce courts and the to...
Home, James is a romance that follows James, a local Tulsa photographer as he falls for Cooper, a party girl looking for a way out of town, who both inspires him to take a chance with his art and begi...
The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher
Just after his 30th birthday, the awkward and mostly untalented Duncan Christopher moves to the big city of Tulsa, Oklahoma to test his rock and roll dreams and face his demons in the brutal undergrou...
The Rum Diary
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a loca...
A drug-addicted lawyer takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons in a David and Goliath law drama.
Remember Alice Bell?
A 35 year old woman - Alice Bell - is at a point of re-examination, wondering how her life went so wrong over the last ten years.
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A raw and authentic look into the Los Angeles crime scene, going far inside the lives of cops, criminals, victims and their families. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper, a s...
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A television series broken down into thirteen separate sixty-minute films from premiere horror writers and directors.
In Sickness and in Health
A woman about to be married gets a note that says she is a serial killer.
Heidi 4 Paws
"Heidi 4 Paws" is a live-action re-telling of Johanna Spyri's 1880 children's classic, "HEIDI", but with fully mouth-articulated dogs in all of the roles. "Heidi 4 PAWS" tells the story of the young o...
In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Haml...
Nancy Drew and her father head to Tinseltown to investigate the murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. Can the small-t...
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Frisky Dingo was created by Adam Reed and Matt Thompson. Much of the show's humor focuses on parodying superhero and action movie clichés, as well as the conflict between a supervillain named Killface...
A teacher with a fear of hospitals is looking for her boyfriend in a hospital with a man who is also in the hospital.
The Astronaut Farmer
After his father died, Charles Farmer left the Air Force to save his family's ranch. He owes his bank money. He has a rocket in his barn that he wants to use for space travel. It's his dream, that's w...
During the Vietnam War, a US Fighter pilot was shot down.
Art School Confidential
The main character pursued his passion for art school after his childhood attempts at illustration. As he learns how the art world works, he has to adapt his vision.
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4 TV shows
Most of the main characters in Deadwood are based on real people. Deadwood was a gold mining camp before it became a civilized town. The two real life characters are the focus of the story.
Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at a fictional hospital in New Jersey.
Hawaii is a United States television series produced and distributed by NBC Universal Television for the NBC television network. Originally titled Pearl City, this police drama was produced with the s...
The city of Atlantis was discovered by the Stargate Command. Major Sheppard leads a scientific expedition. The team's explorations reawakened the Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, who were hungry ...
strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm find themselves the target of a deranged murderer The travelers start to turn on each other as they try to figure out who the killer i...
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to keep the streets safe and keep their self-interests...
Comic Book Villains
When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and No...
2 Movies · 2 TV shows
A young man tries to escape his past by hiding from his two violent brothers, only to have them track and harass him and his friends.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A team of forensic investigators in Las Vegas are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
The District aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department was the focus of the show.
Detective Catherine Palmer is on the trail of a serial killer. She met a member of an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and S&M. Palmer finds herself attracted to Kittri...
4 Movies · 1 TV show
When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard considers them to be a Viruses and must be destroyed.
Tales from the Crypt - The Robert Zemeckis Collection
In "All Through the Night," perhaps the single most famous story from the original comic book series, a psychotic killer dressed as Santa escapes Christmas Eve and terrorizes a middle-class home where...
Late Last Night
Dan's day is getting worse after a fight with his wife. He called an old friend for a night of drinking. They begin a ride through the city's dark side.
G vs E
G vs E is an American fantasy-based television action series that had its first season air on USA Network during the summer and autumn of 1999. For the second season the series switched to Sci-Fi Chan...
A Slipping Down Life
A woman is obsessed with a singer from North Carolina.
One of Our Own
Michael Ironside plays Jack, a Denver cop who is investigating the case of a murdered army sergeant. When we learn that the death may be linked to a weapons trading scandal and that Jack's friend is k...
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Raymond Lembecke was just released from prison after serving time for selling drugs to Tony Vago. Lembecke plans to steal a million dollars worth of drugs from Vago when he gets a measly job in a ware...
A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family....
The End of Violence
Mike Max became a wealthy producer thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His wife is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two bandits, but escapes and hides out with his Mexican gar...
The focus of the story is Johnny Rico. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of a war between mankind and an arachnid s...
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Jarod was raised in a secret facility that was built for experimenting on children, and he is a genius who can become anyone he wants to be. He breaks out when he learns that he is actually a prisoner...
Too Fast Too Young
Chase Parish seeks refuge with his young cousin, Dalton, after escaping from prison and launching a one-man cop-killing spree. Chase ultimately persuades Dalton to commit a daring crime, and then betr...
A retired FBI serial-profiler joined the Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
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In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximill...
Oscar told the dying prisoner that he would take revenge on the guard who killed him. Oscar was told of a large amount of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get reveng...
The Single Guy
The Single Guy is a show.
Operation Dumbo Drop
In Vietnam in 1968, five Green Berets risked their lives to secretly transport an elephant through 200 miles of jungle terrain. Capt's high jinks prevail. The villagers were promised that the elephant...
An architect becomes a voyeur when he spies upon his female neighbor.
Greed, murder, sex - all appear to thrive at the Wilson Emery Institute for Research and Development, aka W.E.I.R.D., where brilliant, young, but emotionally unstable scientific geniuses are recruited...
The Silence of the Hams
A serial killer is being investigated by a federal agent and assisted by a doctor in a maximum security jail.
The Puppet Masters
People have parasites.
Natural Born Killers
The media glamorizes traumas.
Love Is a Gun
A model causes a police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.
The Lone Rangers can't get anyone to play their demo tape because they have heavy-metal dreams. The solution is to hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast ...
Jack was sentenced to life in prison. He took a girl as a hostage to get away from the police. The richest man in the state has a girl. The car chase is being broadcasted.
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The exploits of FBI agents are not well known. Because he believes in the existence of aliens and the supernatural, Scully is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk h...
When fun-loving American agents Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner are called back from maternity leave for a special assignment in New Orleans, the spy parents decide to skip the babysitter and give th...
A girl who gets around lands her dream man. Mickey's friend, Dobbs, spoils their nuptial plans when the criminals who robbed him come looking for him. Mickey andClaudia hid him in the boot of their ca...
Gabriel Caine set up a bet with a business man after he got out of prison. Most of the town is owned by the man. A boxer will knock out 10 men in a boxing ring in 24 hours. Many say Roy Palmer is too ...
A crime lord is turned into a vampire.
A business man is trying to get rid of his previous tenant in a house, but he has a hard time.
He made a promise to his father that he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. He is going to keep his promise despite not having any experience making money in a legal fashi...
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Douglas Quaid found a memory chip while on a virtual-reality trip. His past was created to hide a plot of planetary domination. He is going to find out who he is.
Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards the comic strip detective when he is trying to fight the mob.
Hull High is an American musical teen drama series which aired on the NBC television network in 1990. The series was created and executive produced by Gil Grant.
Air America was the CIA's private airline and they ran everything from soldiers to food for local villagers during the Vietnam War. After losing his pilot's license, Billy is recruited into it, and en...
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Tales from the Crypt
The Crypt Keeper has fun and frightening things to do. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison at the bar. Will honeymooners fulfill their vow?
Johnny Be Good
Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect despite being short and scrawny. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local ...
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
The city was founded in 1945. Tucker wants to design the car of the future, but he will be sabotaged by his unrealistic expectations and the Detroit automobile industry tycoons.
When Kay and Dave met at boarding school, it was obvious that they would become a couple. Dave was sentenced to eight years in jail for attempting to rob a bank with a water pistol. Kay had two kids w...
The experiment that led to the Benedicts allowed for a perfect child. Julius is planned and grows to athletic proportions. He isn't as big as he should be. Julius was raised by philosophers. Loan shar...
2 Movies · 3 TV shows
The Oldest Rookie
The Oldest Freshman aired on CBS from September 16, 1987 to January 13, 1988. The series stars Paul Sorvino as Officer Ike Porter, a middle-aged deputy chief in charge of public relations that decides...
No Way Out
The navy lieutenant is a naval officer. Both Tom Farrell and Susan Atwell have the same passion. Farrell discovered that the Defense Secretary had a relationship with Atwell. Farrell was in charge of ...
He was an agent for the OCB during his time in a New Jersey penitentiary. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base of the series, bringing him into confli...
Tour of Duty
There are trials in the US. The platoon was in the field during the Vietnam War.
Sam Treadwell hired sexy tracker E when his wife, Cherry model 2000 blew a fuse. To find her duplicate. The journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the dangerous and lawless region of "The...
A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge
The kids are scared of Krueger. Freddy is trying to get a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, but only if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear.
Seven Minutes in Heaven
Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend ...
Two young men are affected by the war in Vietnam. One of them has always been obsessed with birds, but now believes he is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Is it possible for his friend ...
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