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Born: October 19, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Starred as George S. Kaufman in a one-man off-Broadway show "Kaufman at Large"
1984:
Played the moralistic anti-dancing, anti-rock pastor in "Footloose"
1985:
Earned a Tony Award nomination for Featured Actor in the Broadway production of "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
1986:
Played Walter Burns in the Lincoln Center Broadway revival of "The Front Page"
1986:
Delivered an Emmy-winning turn as a bachelor whose life is altered when he buys 'The Doll'; a segment of the NBC anthology series "Amazing Stories"
1990:
Appeared (also sang and wrote music) in a music video for children, "John Lithgow's Kid-Size Concert"
1990:
Played Colonel Bruce Derringer in the World War II drama "Memphis Belle"
1993:
Was the villain who hunted Sylvester Stallone in the action-thriller "Cliffhanger"
2000:
Executive produced and had title role in the TNT production "Don Quixote"
2002:
Played the role of J.J. Hunsecker in the Broadway production of Marvin Hamlisch's "Sweet Smell of Success"
2002:
Acted in the teen comedy "Orange County"
2004:
Cast in the Broadway production of "The Retreat from Moscow"
2004:
Portrayed the title character's moralistic, rigid father, opposite Liam Neeson in Bill Condon's "Kinsey"
2004:
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken word for <i>The World According to Mr. Rogers</i> and <i>Carnival of the Animals</i>
2005:
Starred in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," the Broadway musical adapted from the 1988 movie starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin; received a Tony nomination for his role
2008:
Played Joe Keller in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons"
2011:
Played James F¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ranco¿s Alzheimers-stricken father in "Rise Of The Planet of the Apes"
2011:
Cast in the ensemble romantic comedy "New Year¿s Eve," directed by Garry Marshall
2012:
Starred on Broadway in "The Columnist," by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn
2013:
Played the White Rabbit on the Canadian series "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland"

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