Richard Sarafian Dead — Director of ‘Vanishing Point’ Dies at 83 | Variety
Damn. I need to watch Vanishing Point again.Sarafian also helmed features including “The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing,” with Burt Reynolds; “Sunburn,” with Farrah Fawcett; and “Eye of the Tiger,” with Gary Busey. He was also an actor — Warren Beatty cast him in “Bulworth” and “Bugsy,” while he appeared in “Don Juan DeMarco” with Marlon Brando. On TV, Sarafian was a series regular on Diane English’s brief 1985-86 series “Foley Square.”
Among his many TV directing credits were “Lawman,” “Hawaiian Eye,” “77 Sunset Strip,” “Batman,” “I Spy” and “Gunsmoke.”
R.I.P. Character Actor Ed Lauter - Yahoo TV
He had roles in dozens of films and TV shows including a recurring gig on Showtime’s Shameless. He also recurred as a fire captain on ER. The Long Island native’s long list of credits includes the features Leaving Las Vegas, Mulholland Falls, The Rocketeer, My Blue Heaven, Alfred Hitchcock’s final film
I remember Ed Lauter from Hitch's Family Plot. He was good in plain a fiendish villain in that.