Toured Europe with folk-singing group
New York stage debut, "The Immoralist"
First appeared onstage in the play "Dracula"
Acted in the innaugural performance of "The Devils" at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum
Portrayed a young Will Shakespeare in the stage drama "A Cry of Players"
Stage directing debut with "John and Abigail"
Film debut, "Diary of a Mad Housewife"; also acted that year in Mel Brooks' "The Twelve Chairs"
Cast in the title role of "Cyrano de Bergerac" at the Williamstown Theater Festival
Made TV debut on an episode of the short-lived romantic anthology series "Love Story" (NBC)
First TV-movie, "The Mark of Zorro" (ABC), playing the title role
Appeared in the Williamstown staging of "The Seagull"; filmed for public television's "Theater in America"
Broadway debut as a lizard in Edward Albee's "Seascape"; earned a Best Supporting Actor Tony
Starred with Blythe Danner in Tennessee Williams' "Eccentricities of a Nightingale" at the Williamstown Theater Festival
Scored Broadway triumph in the title role of "Dracula"; earned a Best Actor Tony nomination
Reprised "Dracula" for the screen
Directed playwright Albert Innaurato's "Passione" on Broadway
Undertook role of "Cyrano de Bergerac" for a second time at the Williamstown Theater Festival
Played Salieri on Broadway in "Amadeus"
Co-starred with Jill Clayburgh in Noel Coward's "Design for Living"
Produced and starred as Quentin in off-Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "After the Fall"
Returned to Broadway as Eddie in David Rabe's acclaimed "Hurlyburly"
Went unrecognizable as the villain Skeletor in "Masters of the Universe"
Produced and starred on Broadway as Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock's Last Case"
Made musical comedy stage debut as Henry Higgins in the Houston Grand Opera staging of "My Fair Lady"
Starred opposite Madonna (as her ex-lover) in the uneven thriller "Body of Evidence"
Portrayed evil White House chief of staff in "Dave"
Appeared as family patriarch Junius Brutus Booth in New York stage production of Austin Pendleton's "Booth"
Earned positive reviews playing the title role in the revival of August Strindberg's searing play "The Father"
Played the Pharaoh to Ben Kingsley's "Moses" (TNT)
Co-starred with Whoopi Goldberg in the film comedy "Eddie"
Earned acclaim for his Broadway turn as hammy actor Garry Essedine in a revival of Noel Coward's "Present Laughter"
Played Claire Quilty in Adrian Lyne's version of "Lolita" (banned from feature release in the U.S.; aired on Showtime in August 1998)
Directed, starred in the title role, and adapted Edmund Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac" in an intimate off-Broadway setting
Provided the voice of Archer for Joe Dante's "Toy Soldiers"
Played a seemingly fit TV producer who discovers that he stands a good chance of dying within the year of inoperable cancer in "I'm Losing You"
Appeared in NBC miniseries "Jason and the Argonauts"
Portrayed a shark-like executive in a memorable cameo in the remake of "Sweet November"
Co-starred with Joan Collins in the London stage production of "Moon Over Buffalo" (retitled as "Over the Moon); withdrew from production shortly after the opening
Appeared opposite Alan Bates in "Fortune's Fool" on Broadway
Played Tobi Powell, an aging choreographer and dance teacher in the play "Match"; received a Tony nomination
Co-starred in David Duchovny's directorial debut "House of D"
Starred in the George Clooney-directed "Goodnight, and Good Luck"
Cast as Clark Kent's boss Perry White in Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns"
Won a Tony award playing Richard Nixon in Peter Morgan's acclaimed Broadway drama "Frost/Nixon"
Played an aging writer in "Starting Out in the Evening"; earned an Independent Spirit Award Nomination for Best Actor
Reprised role of Richard Nixon for the film adaption of "Frost/Nixon"; directed by Ron Howard; earned Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Award nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Cast in Richard Kelly's horror film "The Box"
Co-starred in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," the sequel to his 1987 Academy Award-winning film
Played Ryan Gosling's controlling father in "All Good Things"
Co-starred with Susan Sarandon in the HBO drama "The Miraculous Year"
Starred in the Roundabout Theatre Company production "Man and Boy"