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Born: December 31, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1981:
Co-authored and starred in the play "How It All Began," which was performed at the Public Theatre at the New York Shakespeare Festival
1983:
Made Broadway debut in "The Slab Boys" alongside Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon
1983:
Cast in the television short "One Too Many," an educational drama on drinking and driving; also starred a young Michelle Pfeiffer
1984:
Made film debut as the rock idol Nick Rivers in the spy spoof "Top Secret!"; sang all the songs in the film
1985:
Played the lead in the satirical comedy film "Real Genius"
1986:
Delivered breakthrough role as Naval Aviator 'Iceman' in the big budget action film "Top Gun," alongside Tom Cruise
1987:
Published a book of his poems, <i>My Edens After Burns</i>
1988:
Acted in Ron Howard's "Willow" as the unlikely warrior Madmartigan; met future wife, co-star Joanne Whalley
1988:
Starred in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival production of "Hamlet"
1989:
Portrayed the title character in the TNT movie "Gore Vidal's 'Billy the Kid'"
1989:
Starred opposite then-wife Joanne Whalley in "Kill Me Again"
1991:
Gave a rich, nuanced performance as Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's "The Doors"
1992:
Starred as a half-Sioux FBI agent in Michael Apted's "Thunderheart"
1993:
Played the lead in John Ford's "Tis' Pity She's a Whore" at the Public Theater in NYC
1993:
Appeared as Christian Slater's Elvis Presley hallucination in "True Romance"
1993:
Delivered a likably eccentric performance as Doc Holliday in "Tombstone"
1995:
Replaced Michael Keaton as Batman for the third film in the franchise "Batman Forever"
1995:
Co-starred in "Wings of Courage," the first narrative feature filmed in IMAX 3D; directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
1995:
Played a supporting role as a dangerous criminal opposite Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in Michael Mann's "Heat"
1996:
Starred alongside Marlon Brando in the poorly received "The Island of Dr. Moreau"
1996:
Acted with Michael Douglas in the thriller "The Ghost & the Darkness"
1997:
Portrayed master of disguise Simon Templar in feature version of "The Saint"
1998:
Provided the voice of Moses for the animated feature "The Prince of Egypt"
1999:
Played a blind man opposite Mira Sorvino in Irwin Winkler's "At First Sight"
1999:
Appeared in Frank Whaley's feature directorial debut "Joe the King"
2000:
Starred in the big budget disaster "Red Planet"
2002:
Played supporting role in the award-winning biopic "Pollock"
2002:
Starred as porn legend John Holmes in the feature drama "Wonderland"
2004:
Played a U.S. government agent in David Mamet's "Spartan"
2004:
Portrayed Moses in a Los Angeles musical production of "The Ten Commandments"
2004:
Portrayed the father of Alexander the Great in Oliver Stone's "Alexander"
2004:
Guest starred on HBO's "Entourage" as an organic weed farmer living in Bel-Air
2005:
Acted on the London stage in "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
2005:
Co-starred with Robert Downey, Jr. in the murder mystery "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang"
2006:
Co-starred with Denzel Washington in Tony Scott's "Deja Vu"
2008:
Cast in the CBS TV-movie "Comanche Moon," Larry McMurtry's prequel to his Western saga "Lonesome Dove"
2008:
Was the voice of KITT for the NBC TV-movie and the short-lived series remake of "Knight Rider"
2009:
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in Werner Herzog's "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans"
2010:
Played the villain opposite Will Forte in "MacGruber," based on the "SNL" sketch of the same name
2012:
Wrote, directed, and starred as Mark Twain in one-man play "Citizen Twain" at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA

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