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Born: July 9, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1986:
Co-starred with Bryan Brown in the thriller "F/X"
1993:
Producing debut, the NBC TV-movie, "Jack Reed: Badge of Honor"; also starred in the title role
1982:
Had a supporting role in "Split Image"
2006:
Starred in the indie film "10th and Wolf," based on a story by Bobby Moresco and Chazz Palminteri
1998:
Starred in the Chicago production of "Death of a Salesman"; transferred to Broadway in February 1999
1994:
Made directorial debut with "Jack Reed: A Search for Justice"; also scripted and acted in
1992:
Earned an Emmy nomination for his role as notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy in "To Catch a Killer" (CBS)
1994:
Played hospital psychiatrist Dr. Brian McKenzie on the short-lived ABC drama "Birdland"
2005:
Starred with Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne in "Assault on Precinct 13"
1982:
Breakthrough role, playing Sheriff Will Teasle in "First Blood" opposite Sylvester Stallone
1979:
Had a small role as a bartender in "10," starring Dudley Moore
1978:
Appeared as a police detective in "Foul Play," starring Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase
1985:
Portrayed a corrupt sheriff in the Western feature "Silverado"
1985:
Cast as an alien in Ron Howard's "Cocoon"
1986:
Portrayed a police detective in Ivan Reitman's "Legal Eagles"
1990:
Co-starred with Harrison Ford in "Presumed Innocent"
1991:
Reprised his role for "F/X2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion"
1987:
Played the lead role in the thriller "Best Seller"
1987:
Starred in the Peter Greenaway film "The Belly of an Architect"
1995:
Played Big Tom Callahan in the comedy "Tommy Boy," starring Chris Farley and David Spade
2007:
Lent his voice to the animated movie "Ratatouille"
2008:
Appeared as the superior officer of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in "Righteous Kill"
2010:
Played the father of Russell Crowe in the suspense film "The Next Three Days"
1996:
Co-starred in the CBS miniseries "A Season in Purgatory," based on a 1993 novel by Dominick Dunne
1992:
Played the title role in HBO's "Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story"
1982:
Played the lead role on the short-lived ABC series "Star of The Family"
1992:
Earned an Emmy nomination for his supporting role in "The Burden of Proof" (ABC)
1992:
Received another Emmy nomination for his role in "Murder in the Heartland" (ABC)
2007:
Appeared on an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC) as a retired criminal who wants to reconnect with his daughter
2008:
Guest starred as a Teamster boss on an episode of "30 Rock" (NBC)
2003:
Won a Tony for Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night"
1995:
Made his Broadway debut in Brian Friel's "Translations"
2007:
Returned to Broadway as Matthew Harrison Brady in "Inherit the Wind," opposite Christopher Plummer
2009:
Once again returned to Broadway for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms"
2011:
Cast in the comedy feature "The Big Year" opposite Owen Wilson, Jack Black, and Steve Martin
2004:
Cast in Spike Lee's "She Hate Me"
2005:
Received an Emmy nomination for his role as Father Domenic Spagnolia in Showtime's "Our Fathers"
1998:
Landed recurring role as David Spade's father on the NBC sitcom "Just Shoot Me"
1976:
New York stage debut in "Streamers"
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Professional stage debut in Chekhov's "Ivanov"
1979:
First role as a series regular, played Arnie Sutter on the short-lived CBS drama "Big Shamus, Little Shamus"
2001:
Headlined the short-lived NBC sitcom "The Fighting Fitzgeralds"
1999:
Portrayed Louis Bromfield in the CBS miniseries "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke"
2000:
Reprised role of Willy Loman in the Showtime adaptation of "Death of a Salesman"
1960:
Served with the Marine Corps
1977:
Played the Fire Chief in first TV-movie "It Happened at Lakewood Manor" (ABC)
1983:
Appeared with William Hurt in "Gorky Park"
2002:
Portrayed Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight in the ESPN biopic "A Season on the Brink"
1977:
First film role was "Semi-Tough" with Burt Reynolds

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