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Born: February 28, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Westwood, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1981:
Made stage debut at age 12 as Artful Dodger in "Oliver!" at New Players Summerstock Theatre, New Jersey
:
Understudied three roles in Alberto Innaurato's "Coming of Age in Soho" at the New York Shakespeare Festival's Public Theatre
1985:
Appeared Off-Broadway in "Sally's Gone, She Left Her Name"; credited as Robert Leonard
1986:
Starred in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" in Ogunquit, Maine at age 17; made Broadway acting debut, reprising role as Eugene in "Brighton Beach Memoirs"
1986:
Feature acting debut, "The Manhattan Project"
1986:
Made stage musical debut in Playwrights Horizons workshop production of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" (date approximate)
1987:
Portrayed Christopher Morcum in Broadway production of "Breaking the Code"
1988:
First lead role in a feature, "My Best Friend Is a Vampire"
1989:
Delivered sensitive performance as the would-be actor driven to suicide by his father in Peter Weir's "Dead Poets Society"
:
Formed Malaparte. Theater Company (NYC) with, among others, "Dead Poets" pal Ethan Hawke
1990:
Appeared as Douglas Bridge, son of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, in Merchant-Ivory's "Mr & Mrs Bridge"
1993:
Earned Tony nomination for his performance in the Roundabout Theatre revival of "Candida"
1993:
Starred as jazz-obsessed German youth who must come to terms with rise of fascism in Nazi-era "Swing Kids" (met Kenneth Branagh)
1993:
Played Claudio (of Florence) in Branagh's "Much Ado About Nothing"
1994:
Acted in Martin Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence"
1995:
Had featured role in the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia"
1996:
Portrayed sympathetic prison guard Henry Lesser who encourages 1920s serial killer Carl Panzram to write about his life in "Killer: A Journal of Murder"
1996:
Appeared in CBS "Hallmark Hall of Fame" adaptation of Off-Broadway play "The Boys Next Door"
1997:
Revisited Nazi era, this time as a young Nazi officer, in Billy Hopkins' "I Love You, I Love You Not"
1997:
Played a young man dying of AIDS who returns home in Christopher Reeve's directorial debut, "In the Gloaming" (HBO)
1997:
Appeared as Tom Wingfield in Baltimore production of "The Glass Menagerie"
1998:
Had featured role in Whit Stillman's "The Last Days of Disco"
1999:
Played pivotal role of Don Parritt in acclaimed Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh"
2001:
Cast as a naval investigator in the fact-based drama "A Glimpse of Hell" (FX Channel)
2001:
Had villainous role in "Driven"
2001:
Portrayed the young incarnation of A E Housman in Tom Stoppard's play "The Invention of Love"; earned Tony Award
2001:
Stepped into the title role of the hit revival of the Broadway musical "The Music Man" (August)
2003:
Appeared in the Broadway production of "The Violet Hour"
2004:
Cast as Dr. James Wilson on Fox's medical drama "House"

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