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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
After father's death, moved to Boston
Professional stage debut with the Brattleboro Summer Theatre in Vermont; acted in "Junior Miss"
In the summer, managed box office and acted at Robin Hood Theater in Arden, Delaware
Worked in summer stock at the Peterborough Summer Theatre in Ontario, Canada
Film acting debut in "The Actress"
Broadway debut in "Tea and Sympathy", replacing John Kerr as the boy; Joan Fontaine co-starred
Received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in "Friendly Persuasion"
Cast as Boston Red Sox player Jimmy Piersall in "Fear Strikes Out"
Returned to Broadway stage in "Look Homeward, Angel"
Appeared as Cornelius Hackl in "The Matchmaker"
Co-starred opposite Sophia Loren in "Desire Under the Elms"
Made musical theater debut in "Greenwillow"; earned Tony nomination
Played signature role of Norman Bates in "Psycho"
Starred on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Star-Spangled Girl"
Stage directing debut, the tour of "The Star-Spangled Girl"; also starred
Co-starred with Tuesday Weld in "Pretty Poison"
Off-Broadway directing debut, "Steambath"; also played lead role
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)
Reunited with Weld for "Play It as It Lays"
First film as co-writer (with Stephen Sondheim), "The Last of Sheila"
Was part of the all-star ensemble of "Murder on the Orient Express"
Staged the Off-Broadway production of "The Wager"
Appeared opposite Diana Ross in "Mahogany"
Portrayed Martin Dysart on Broadway in "Equus"
Had celebrated nude scene in the stage play "Romantic Comedy"
Reprised role of Norman Bates in "Psycho II"
Film directing debut, "Psycho III"; also played Norman Bates
Helmed "Lucky Stiff"
Once again starred as Norman in "Psycho IV: A New Beginning"
Final acting appearance in the TV-movie "Into the Deep Woods"
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