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Born: January 3, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1999:
Lent his voice to several episodes of the Disney Channel series "Recess," playing a character named Principal Prickly
2007:
Cast in TNT's "Heartland" as Dr. Bart Jacobs
1981:
Played Jane Fonda's fiance in the Oscar winning film "On Golden Pond"
1984:
First film lead, as co-star of "Cloak and Dagger"
1975:
First TV miniseries, "Attack on Terror: The FBI Versus the Ku Klux Klan"
2002:
Had a memorable role in Brad Silberling's "Moonlight Mile" opposite Dustin Hoffman and Jake Gyllenhaal
1962:
Moved to Los Angeles
1978:
Played Fast Eddie on the short-lived ABC sitcom "Apple Pie"
1982:
Played a womanizing producer in Tootsie" directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange
2001:
Returned to series TV as co-star of the CBS drama "The Guardian"
1966:
Made TV series debut in "That Girl" (ABC) as Leon Bessimer
1961:
Broadway debut, "A Call on Kuprin"
2005:
Cast in the Tony Scott directed thriller "Domino" starring Keira Knightley as Domino Harvey, a model turned bounty hunter and daughter of actor Lawrence Harvey
1971:
Played Dr. Tracy Brown on the NBC soap opera "Bright Promise"
1994:
Played the title role of Jack Buckner on the NBC sitcom "Madman of the People"
1987:
Played title role on the ABC sitcom, "The 'Slap' Maxwell Story"
1977:
Reprised role of Merle Jeeter on the syndicated soap opera spoof "Forever Fernwood"
1965:
Screen acting debut in "The Slender Thread"
1953:
Served two years as a member of the Army's Special Services Division
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First professional stage appearance, William Inge's "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs"
1983:
Played Bill Bittinger on the NBC sitcom, "Buffalo Bill"; received Emmy nomination
1973:
Played Lieutenant Lloyd Daggett on the CBS drama series "Cannon"
1991:
Played Otis Drexell on the FOX sitcom "Drexell's Class"
1976:
Had a recurring role as Merle Jeeter, the mayor of Fernwood, on the syndicated soap spoof "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"
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Toured in summer stock
1980:
Cast as Franklin Hart the 'sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot' in "Nine to Five" starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton
2006:
Cast as Jenna Elfman's father on the CBS sitcom "Courting Alex"
1970:
First TV-movie, "The Brotherhood of the Bell" (CBS)
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Inspired to switch his studies from law to drama after meeting actor (and fellow Austin, TX native) Zachary Scott
1993:
Played Police Chief Cecil Tolliver in the comedy "Amos & Andrew" starring Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson
1988:
Received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for "The 'Slap' Maxwell Story" and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries for "Baby M, Parts 1 & 2"
2010:
Cast as Commodore Louis Kaestner in the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire"
1987:
Played a magazine mogul in the comedy "Dragnet," with Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks
1993:
Cast as banker Milburn Drysdale in the film version of "The Beverly Hillbillies"
1998:
Played Tom Hanks' philandering father in "You've Got Mail"
1974:
Played a high-ranking superior to firefighter Steve McQueen in "The Towering Inferno"
1969:
Cast as a U.S. Olympic skiing team coach in the Robert Redford film "Downhill Racer"
1983:
Played a military man in "WarGames"

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