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Also Known As: Died: July 8, 2011
Born: March 25, 1924 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1974:
First starring role, playing a demented farmer in "Deranged"
2000:
Was the subject of the documentary, "Full Blossom: The Life of Poet/Actor Roberts Blossom"
1981:
Acted with Bette Davis in the NBC movie, "Family Reunion"
1980:
Played the estranged father of a woman who has had a near-death experience in "Resurrection"
1988:
Appeared in "The Last Temptation of Christ"
1983:
Played the old man who sells Arnie Cunningham the famous 1958 Plymouth Fury in John Carpenter's "Christine"
1977:
Appeared in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
1971:
Early film role, playing an unfortunate patient in "The Hospital"
1977:
Had regular role on the NBC soap opera, "Another World"
1990:
Featured as the neighbor who befriends young Macaulay Culkin in the hit movie, "Home Alone"
1974:
Played the title character's father in "The Great Gatsby"
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Began acting in Cleveland after the war
1995:
Cast as Doc Wallace in "The Quick and the Dead"
1963:
Acted on stage in Edward Albee's adaptation of Carson McCullers' "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe"
1970:
Featured in Sam Shepard's play, "Operation Sidewinder"
1985:
Had a small role as Louden Swain's grandfather in "Vision Quest"
1991:
Played the judge who sentences Michael J. Fox's character to perform community service in "Doc Hollywood"
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Retired from acting in the late 1990s to pursue writing poetry

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