WorldCat Identities

Hedaya, Dan

Works: 129 works in 488 publications in 7 languages and 18,850 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Legal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Sports films  Film noir  Science fiction films  Blaxploitation films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dan Hedaya
Mulholland Dr. by David Lynch( Visual )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15-year-old Cher, the matchmaking Beverly Hills High schooler, has shopping and boys on her mind. She leads a hectic lifestyle but keeps it all together until she starts to fall in love and finds she's 'clueless'. A loose adaptation of Emma, Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

87 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
The First Wives Club by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton
Rookie of the year by Thomas Ian Nicholas( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cubs aren't having a good season until 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner breaks his arm in his Little League game. When he recovers, he is astonished to discover he can throw the ball 100 m.p.h., and the Cubs sign him to save their failing team
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
A night at the Roxbury by John Fortenberry( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Steve and Doug Butabi will never be cool enough to make the Roxbury Club's guest list. That is, until they have a fender bender with their role model, club regular Richard Grieco. Eager to avoid litigation, Grieco befriends the pair and escorts them into the glittery world they only dreamed about. No longer will the hapless Butabis be A-club wannabes
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and German and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background. A 15-year old girl runs away from home after her mom is arrested for prostitution and her stepdad for molesting her. Along the way her car breaks down and a respectable looking guy picks her up. Turns out he's the freeway rapist the news keeps talking about and now he's set his eyes on her. However, she shoots him and escapes but is arrested by the police and charged with attempted homicide. The papers make her out to be a scumbag and the guy a victim turned hero
Swimfan by Jesse Bradford( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Ben Cronin has it all: good friends, a devoted girlfriend, and the chance of getting a Stanford swimming scholarship. A chance encounter with a sexy new student turns Bens' life into the ultimate nightmare as her obsession quickly spins out of control that includes betrayal, revenge, madness and even murder
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1967 : promis à un grand avenir sur le ring, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter est injustement accusé d'un triple meurtre et condamné à perpétuité. Des années plus tard, bouleversé par son autobiographie écrite derrière les barreaux, un jeune Noir, Lazarus Martin, va faire campagne en faveur de sa libération et, avec l'aide de sa famille d'adoption, redonner à Carter la force de se battre
The hunger by Tony Scott( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam the vampire subsists on the blood of her lovers, who do not age--until she has had enough of them. John is currently in that position, and is expected to die in the next 24 hours. He seeks help from a doctor who does not believe his story
The humbling by Buck Henry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler struggles to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford, but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen
Commando by Mark L Lester( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army. He lives in the mountains of California with his daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennett's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by an army of men who work for Arius and Bennett. John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny, even if he has to start World War III by himself
The crew( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story about a set of golden-year goodfellas fighting to protect their last piece of turf! Back in the days when mobsters were larger than life, none lived bigger than Bobby, "Bats", "The Brick", and "Mouth". But now well into retirement, the old crew find themselves suddenly facing eviction from their run-down Miami Beach hotel -- The Raj Mahal. That's when they decide there's only one thing left to do -- turn back the clock and pull one last "hit" in order to save their home!
For love or money by Niko [forme avant 2007] Piromanišvili( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While he caters to the whims of the super-rich, hotel concierge Douglas Ireland dreams of building his own luxury hotel and hopes that a wealthy but unscrupuous investor will help, There's one catch: Ireland must "baby-sit" the investor's beautiful mistress. Soon, Ireland must decide whether the love of his life is worth more than the dream of his life
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred years have passed since Ripley made the ultimate sacrifice on Fiorina 161. But over the years, and after seven horrific failures, scientists have finally cloned a perfect replica of Ripley, which includes the alien Queen growing inside her at the time of her death. But this new breed of alien is far more intelligent than its predecessors, a fact the scientists don't realize until after The Betty has arrived with additional human hosts
Strangers with candy by Amy Sedaris( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerri Blank is a forty-seven year old ex-con, junky whore who decides to return home and finish high school after 32 years on the streets
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Mulholland Dr.
Alternative Names
Dan Hedaya acteur américain

Dan Hedaya Amerikaans acteur

Dan Hedaya attore statunitense

Dan Hedaya US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Hedaya, Daniel

Hedaya, Daniel 1940-

Ден Гедайя

Дэн Хедайя американский киноактёр

Хедайя, Дэн

דן הדייה

دان هداية

دن هدایا بازیگر آمریکایی

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CluelessThe First Wives ClubRookie of the yearShaftJoe versus the volcanoA night at the RoxburyThe hurricaneCommando