Red Mitchell worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Debuting in roles such as "I Want to Live!" (1958) with Susan Hayward and the dramatic adaptation "The Subterraneans" (1960) with Leslie Caron was where Mitchell began his career in film. Mitchell then began to rack up a number of film credits including roles in the documentary "Talmage Farlow" (1981) with Tal Farlow, "Forever Evil" (1988) and the Kevin Costner dramatic adaptation "J.F.K." (1991). Toward the end of his career, Mitchell acted in "8 Seconds" (1994).