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Also Known As: Died: October 28, 2010
Born: December 8, 1937 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1948:
Made his performing debut at the age of 11 in a radio drama opposite his mother
1949:
Made his stage debut with a two-week stint in "The Corn Is Green"
1955:
Starred as a complex and misunderstood teenager in an episode of the CBS anthology series "Climax!"; the episode "Deal a Blow" was directed by John Frankenheimer
1957:
Reprised role for Frankenheimer's film version, which was renamed "The Young Stranger"
1960:
Left Harvard to appear in the Disney films, "Kidnapped" and "Swiss Family Robinson"
1960:
Made his Broadway debut, playing opposite Jane Fonda in "Invitation to a March"
1961:
Had a memorable role as a vicious killer on "The Untouchables" (ABC)
1963:
Cast as the eldest son of Henry Fonda's large brood in "Spencer's Mountain"
1968:
Had a brief but memorable appearance in the Clint Eastwood movie, "Hang 'Em High"
1968:
Played Danny 'Danno' Williams in the CBS series, "Hawaii Five-O"; left the series before the start of its twelfth and final season
1979:
Returned to the theater in "The Lunch Hour" with Cybill Shepherd
1981:
Played the lead role of Hildy Johnson in a production of "The Front Page," which was co-written by his father in the late 1920s
1983:
Starred in the made-for-television movie, "The Night the Bridge Fell Down"
1998:
Acted in the Family Channel movie, "Storm Chasers: Revenge of the Twisters"
2003:
Had a cameo role in Joe Moore's play "Dirty Laundry," playing a priest accused of molestation
2005:
Co-directed a revival version of "Twentieth Century," a play co-written by his father, Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht

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