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Born: January 12, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Windsor, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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1983:
Spent three years working in theatre in Boston, MA
1986:
After moving to NYC, appeared onstage with New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Theatre, and Manhattan Theatre Club
1987:
Made TV debut on an episode of "The Equalizer" (CBS)
1987:
Acted onstage in Manhattan Punch Line productions
1988:
First feature film "Crusoe" screened at Cannes
1988:
First film released in the U.S., Jonathan Demme's "Married to the Mob"
1989:
Acted opposite Tony Shalhoub and Stanley Tucci in "Moon Over Miami" at Yale Repertory Theatre
1989:
Starred as Père Ubu in Lincoln Center production of "Ubu"
1990:
First film with director Joel Schumacher, "Flatliners"
1992:
First film with Stanley Tucci, "Beethoven"
1993:
Played Porthos, one of the titular characters in "The Three Musketeers" alongside Charlie Sheen and Kiefer Sutherland
1993:
Played the attorney who draws up agreement between Demi Moore and Robert Redford in "Indecent Proposal"
1995:
Starred oppopsite Jerry Lewis in "Funny Bones"
1995:
Portrayed a journalist who exposes a group of neo-Nazis in HBO movie "The Infiltrator"
1996:
Produced first film "Big Night," co-directed by Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott
1996:
Played Matthew McConaughey's friend in "A Time to Kill"
1998:
Garnered praise for his turn as Warren Beatty's manic campaign manager in "Bulworth"
1998:
Co-starred with Stanley Tucci as deadbeat Depression-era actors in Tucci's "The Impostors"
1998:
Offered a fine turn as Ashley Judd's suitor in "Simon Birch"
1999:
Delivered scene-stealing performance as a caustic gay architect working alongside Matthew Perry in "Three to Tango"
2000:
Cast as a tabloid newspaper reporter on short-lived series "Deadline" (NBC)
2001:
Landed recurring role as White House counsel on several episodes of "The West Wing" (NBC)
2003:
Played the patriarch of a highly dysfunctional family in "Pieces of April"
2004:
Cast as Hank Azaria's best friend on Showtime drama, "Huff"
2004:
Cast opposite Liam Neeson in Bill Condon's "Kinsey"
2005:
Competed with Heath Ledger to marry Sienna Miller's Francesca in Lasse Hallström's "Casanova"
2005:
Cast opposite John Cusack in Harold Ramis' "Ice Harvest"
2006:
Played the haunted husband in Broadway production of "Shining City"
2006:
Co-starred with Kyra Sedgwick in Kevin Bacon directed "Loverboy"
2007:
Played recurring guest role on FX drama, "Nip/Tuck" as a TV producer
2007:
Portrayed George Steinbrenner, owner of the NY Yankees in "The Bronx is Burning" (ESPN)
2008:
Portrayed Bob Zelnick in Peter Morgan's feature adaption of "Frost/Nixon"
2009:
Acted opposite Lauren Graham in Broadway revival of "Guys And Dolls"
2009:
Appeared as a High Priest in Harold Ramis' biblical comedy "Year One"
2009:
Played the President's Chief of Staff in Roland Emmerich's disaster film "2012"
2010:
Played a magazine editor in romantic drama "Letters to Juliet"
2010:
Co-starred as Laura Linney's husband on Showtime series "The Big C"
2011:
Portrayed a CIA agent and head of Division X in prequel to the "X-Men" film series titled "X-Men: First Class"
2012:
Cast opposite Elle Fanning and Alice Englert in 1960s drama "Ginger & Rosa"

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