Rachel Ward was born on September 12, 1957 in Cornwell Manor, Cornwell, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England as Rachel Claire Ward. She is an actress and director, known for The Thorn Birds (1983), Against All Odds (1984) and Sharky's Machine (1981). She has been married to Bryan Brown since April 16, 1983. They have three children.
Sharky's Machine. Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.
About. American actress who has had roles on television series like Knots Landing and Falcon Crest. She also starred in the Burt Reynolds action thriller Sharky's Machine in 1981. Before Fame. She had one of her first roles in the television series, Supertrain in 1979.
Sharky's Machine - Official Trailer Burt Reynolds proves himself a capable director in this effort in which he plays Sharky, a tough cop out to uncover a gangster kingpin (Gassman).
Born in Santa Rosa, California to vaudevillian parents, London was discovered while working as an elevator operator in downtown Los Angeles, and began her career as an actress.
Nyy'xai Rachel Ward, Actress (The Thornbirds, Sharky's Machine). Find this Pin and more on Movies by TJ Doss.
If you are a fan of Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry, then you'll likely be at home with Sharky's Machine that focuses on a detective named Sharky who is quick to forgo police procedures and pump some well-deserved lead into criminals. The story is set in 1975 Atlanta, with short sections set in 1944 Italy and 1959 Hong Kong that eventually tie into the main story.
Based on the novel by William Diehl, Sharky’s Machine is a complex tale that may look like a straight forward cop thriller but as the film goes on, you discover this is a much deeper and darker flick than first expected, especially when Reynolds was at the height of his success, playing good old boys in a succession of action packed comedies like Smokey And The Bandit 2 and The Cannonball Run.
April Reed, Actress: Sharky's Machine. April Reed is an actress, known for Sharky's Machine (1981).
His first novel, Sharky's Machine, was made into the 1981 film of the same name, directed and starred Burt Reynolds. Diehl saw it being shot on location in and around his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Its cast included Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Rachel Ward, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, and Richard Libertini.
Sharky's Machine is in development starring Mark Wahlberg. A tough homicide cop is demoted to the lowest of the low, the morals squad. He rallies together a ragtag group of cops who successfully take.
Sharky Und Seine Profis Sharky's Machine Rachel Ward, Burt Reynolds Sharky (Burt Reynolds). WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Actress Rachel Ward and actor Bryan Brown attend the 'After Dark, My Sweet' Premiere on August 21, 1990 at DGA Theatre in West Hollywood, California.
Sharky's Machine 1981. Directed by Burt Reynolds. Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky's new 'machine' gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a woman he has never met.
A William Diehl novel was the source of the noirish nailbiter Sharky's Machine. Sharky (Burt Reynolds) is an undercover cop who fouls up an assignment and is kicked downstairs to the vice squad --.
An article in the 15 Dec 1981 DV stated that Sharky’s Machine was the only film to be released in a 70mm format during the 1981 Christmas season. Due to the success of several pictures such as Star Wars (1977, see entry) and Apocalypse Now (1979, see entry), the use of 70mm, widescreen technology had been growing for several years in U.S. film exhibition, primarily among “big pictures.”.Sharky's Machine (1981) Tom Sharky is a narcotics cop in Atlanta who's demoted to vice after a botched bust. In the depths of this lowly division, while investigating a high-dollar prostitution ring, Sharky.Sharky's Machine Photos. View All Photos (8) Sharky's Machine Quotes. Arch: Its like Zen. Tennis. It's like Zen. You have this clearly defined space. All you have to do is control that space.