Stage debut in "Cymbeline" at Canadian Repertory Theatre, Ottawa
TV debut in CBC production of "Othello"
Worked extensively in live TV during the 1950s on shows like "Kraft Television Theatre" and "Producers' Showcase" (both NBC) and "Appointment with Adventure" (CBS)
Broadway debut in "The Starcross Story" starring Katherine Cornell
Starred opposite Judith Anderson in a Paris production of "Medea"
Delivered a compelling performance as the Earl of Warwick in Anouilh's "The Lark" opposite Julie Harris
Portrayed title role in "Henry V" at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada
Made film debut in Sidney Lumet's "Stage Struck"
London stage debut in "Becket"
Most memorable film appearance as Baron Von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews' Maria in "The Sound of Music"
Portrayed title role in feature "Oedipus the King"
Conceived and directed "Lovers and Madmen," an evening of Shakespearean love themes for Zoe Caldwell and himself
Won a Tony Award for his performance in "Cyrano"
Delivered Emmy-winning performance in "Arthur Hailey's 'The Moneychangers'" (NBC)
Played Sherlock Holmes in the feature film "Murder by Decree"
Appeared in award-winning telefilm "The Shadow Box" (ABC), directed by Paul Newman and co-starring Joanne Woodward
Provided voice of Henri for the animated feature "An American Tail"
Toured the U.S. in title role of "Macbeth"
Starred in TV series "Counterstrike" on USA Network
Acted opposite Jason Robards Jr. in revival of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" on Broadway
Returned to Broadway in the one-man show "Barrymore," about the actor John Barrymore
Portrayed TV journalist Mike Wallace in "The Insider," a film about tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe)
Had pivotal role as a psychiatrist treating schizophrenic mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. (Russell Crowe) in "A Beautiful Mind"
Co-starred in the historical drama feature "Ararat"
Returned to the stage for a production of "King Lear" at Lincoln Center's Beaumont theater; received a Tony nomination for his performance
Cast as Aristotle in Oliver Stone's "Alexander"
Earned Emmy and SAG nominations for his portrayal of Boston's controversial Cardinal Bernard Law in Showtime's "Our Fathers"
Starred in the geopolitical thriller "Syriana," based on the real-life memoirs of CIA agent Robert Baer; produced by George Clooney
Co-starred with Denzel Washington and Clive Owen in the Spike Lee directed hostage drama "Inside Man"
Returned to Broadway as Henry Drummond in a revival of "Inherit the Wind"; earned seventh Tony nomination
Voiced the villain in the Pixar animated film "Up"
Lent his voice to the feature-length adaptation of Shane Acker's short film "9"
Cast in the title role of Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
Portrayed Leo Tolstoy in the German biographical film "The Last Station"; earned Independent Spirit, Golden Globe, SAG and Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated for the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture ("The Last Station")
Nominated for the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role ("The Last Station")
Nominated for the 2009 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male ("The Last Station")
Nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role ("The Last Station")
Joined the cast of David Fincher directed "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," based on the novel by Stieg Larsson