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Also Known As: Died: March 5, 1999
Born: March 31, 1922 Cause of Death: myleodysplasia
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1981:
Appeared as Martin Hewitt's father in "Endless Love"
1965:
Created signature role as Don Quixote/Miguel Cervantes in "Man of La Mancha" on Broadway; won second Tony Award; appeared with the show for its five year run, playing over 2,000 performances in the role
1951:
Film debut, "The Mob"
1999:
Final acting role, as Sharon Lawrence's restarauteur father in the CBS movie "Blue Moon"
1998:
Final film appearance, as a doctor in the hit "Patch Adams"
1947:
Off-Broadway debut, "The Trojan Women"
1974:
Played the Pilot in the film musical "The Little Prince"
1985:
Portrayed the husband of Joanne Woodward in "Do You Remember Love?", a drama about a married couple facing Alzheimer's disease
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Was gunnery instructor in the US Navy
1953:
Broadway debut, "Misalliance"
1953:
First musical role, "Kismet"
1972:
Headlined a revival of "Man of La Mancha"
1982:
Portrayed the patriarch of the Cleary family in the ABC miniseries "The Thorn Birds"; earned an Emmy Award
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Narrated "Search for Lost Worlds" series for the Discovery Channel
1987:
Portrayed lead role of Joe Keller in Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons"; marked final Broadway appearance
1994:
Reprised guest role as Hayden Langston in an episode of "Picket Fences" scripted by Kelley; received Emmy Award
1953:
TV debut, "U.S. Steel Hour"
:
Understudied Anthony Quinn and later played Stanley Kowalski in road company of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1977:
Co-starred as Mr. Dunn, Diane Keaton's father, in "Looking for Mr. Goodbar"
1986:
Created role of widower patriarch Joe Gardner in the NBC miniseries "A Year in the Life"
1992:
First played role of Hayden Langston, father of Jill Brock (Kathy Baker) in "Picket Fences" (CBS); teleplay by David E Kelley
1998:
Last TV acting role before his death, portrayed a painter in an episode of "Ally McBeal" (Fox), written by David E Kelley
1977:
Once again played his signature role in yet another revival of "Man of La Mancha"
1941:
Played juvenile in radio soap operas, "Ma Perkins" and "The Guiding Light"
1993:
Provided the voice of the tour guide in "Jurassic Park"
:
Reprised his role of Joe Gardner in the NBC spin-off series "A Year in the Life"; won Emmy Award
1959:
Starred as Tom Baxter in "Redhead" on Broadway; won Tony Award

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