Cast in the title role of Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
Played Sherlock Holmes in the feature film "Murder by Decree"
Returned to Broadway as Henry Drummond in a revival of "Inherit the Wind"; earned seventh Tony nomination
Worked extensively in live TV during the 1950s on shows like "Kraft Television Theatre" and "Producers' Showcase" (both NBC) and "Appointment with Adventure" (CBS)
Conceived and directed "Lovers and Madmen," an evening of Shakespearean love themes for Zoe Caldwell and himself
Portrayed title role in "Henry V" at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada
Portrayed TV journalist Mike Wallace in "The Insider," a film about tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe)
Starred opposite Judith Anderson in a Paris production of "Medea"
Appeared in award-winning telefilm "The Shadow Box" (ABC), directed by Paul Newman and co-starring Joanne Woodward
Co-starred in the historical drama feature "Ararat"
Earned Emmy and SAG nominations for his portrayal of Boston's controversial Cardinal Bernard Law in Showtime's "Our Fathers"
London stage debut in "Becket"
Portrayed Leo Tolstoy in the German biographical film "The Last Station"; earned Independent Spirit, Golden Globe, SAG and Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor
Portrayed title role in feature "Oedipus the King"
Starred on TV series "Counterstrike" on USA Network
Cast as Aristotle in Oliver Stone's "Alexander"
Delivered a compelling performance as the Earl of Warwick in Anouilh's "The Lark" opposite Julie Harris
Lent his voice to the feature-length adaptation of Shane Acker's short film "9"
Returned to Broadway in the one-man show "Barrymore," about the actor John Barrymore
Returned to the stage for a production of "King Lear" at Lincoln Center's Beaumont theater; received a Tony nomination for his performance
Toured the U.S. in title role of "Macbeth"
Appeared in Simon Pegg vehicle "Hector and the Search for Happiness"
Played Ebenezer Scrooge in "The Man Who Invented Christmas"
Acted opposite Jason Robards Jr. in revival of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" on Broadway
Had breakout film role as Baron Von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews' Maria in "The Sound of Music"
Starred in the geopolitical thriller "Syriana," based on the real-life memoirs of CIA agent Robert Baer; produced by George Clooney
Had pivotal role as a psychiatrist treating schizophrenic mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. (Russell Crowe) in "A Beautiful Mind"
Made film debut in Sidney Lumet's "Stage Struck"
Made Broadway debut in "The Starcross Story" starring Katherine Cornell
Made stage debut in "Cymbeline" at the Canadian Repertory Theatre, Ottawa
Voiced the villain in the Pixar animated film "Up"
Co-starred with Denzel Washington and Clive Owen in the Spike Lee-directed hostage drama "Inside Man"
Delivered Emmy-winning performance in "Arthur Hailey's 'The Moneychangers'" (NBC)
Provided voice of Henri for the animated feature "An American Tail"
Made TV debut in a CBC production of "Othello"
Won a Tony Award for his performance in "Cyrano"
Played Ewan McGregor's dying father in "Beginners"
Joined the cast of David Fincher-directed "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," based on the novel by Stieg Larsson
Voiced a dragon in the Bethesda Softworks video game "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim"
Co-starred with Shirley MacLaine in romantic comedy "Elsa & Fred"
Played Frank Grubman in "Danny Collins"