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Also Known As: Died: September 12, 1992
Born: April 4, 1932 Cause of Death: complications resulting from AIDS
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in NYC
1942:
After father's death, moved to Boston
1947:
Professional stage debut with the Brattleboro Summer Theatre in Vermont; acted in "Junior Miss"
1948:
In the summer, managed box office and acted at Robin Hood Theater in Arden, Delaware
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Worked in summer stock at the Peterborough Summer Theatre in Ontario, Canada
1953:
Film acting debut in "The Actress"
1954:
Broadway debut in "Tea and Sympathy", replacing John Kerr as the boy; Joan Fontaine co-starred
1956:
Received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in "Friendly Persuasion"
1957:
Cast as Boston Red Sox player Jimmy Piersall in "Fear Strikes Out"
1957:
Returned to Broadway stage in "Look Homeward, Angel"
1958:
Appeared as Cornelius Hackl in "The Matchmaker"
1958:
Co-starred opposite Sophia Loren in "Desire Under the Elms"
1960:
Made musical theater debut in "Greenwillow"; earned Tony nomination
1960:
Played signature role of Norman Bates in "Psycho"
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Starred on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Star-Spangled Girl"
1967:
Stage directing debut, the tour of "The Star-Spangled Girl"; also starred
1968:
Co-starred with Tuesday Weld in "Pretty Poison"
1970:
Off-Broadway directing debut, "Steambath"; also played lead role
1970:
Cast in the leading role of Bobby in the landmark musical "Company"; withdrew before rehearsals and replaced by Dean Jones (who also later withdrew just after opening night on Broadway)
1972:
Reunited with Weld for "Play It as It Lays"
1973:
First film as co-writer (with Stephen Sondheim), "The Last of Sheila"
1974:
Was part of the all-star ensemble of "Murder on the Orient Express"
1974:
Staged the Off-Broadway production of "The Wager"
1975:
Appeared opposite Diana Ross in "Mahogany"
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Portrayed Martin Dysart on Broadway in "Equus"
1979:
Had celebrated nude scene in the stage play "Romantic Comedy"
1983:
Reprised role of Norman Bates in "Psycho II"
1986:
Film directing debut, "Psycho III"; also played Norman Bates
1989:
Helmed "Lucky Stiff"
1990:
Once again starred as Norman in "Psycho IV: A New Beginning"
1992:
Final acting appearance in the TV-movie "Into the Deep Woods"

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