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Born: October 30, 1957 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1960:
Moved to San Jose, CA at age two
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Began doing stand-up comedy routines at age ten; began touring at age 20
1982:
Won second place at the San Francisco International Comedy Competition
1983:
Moved to Los Angeles
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Briefly formed a comedy team with Dana Carvey
1984:
Made TV debut on the syndicated "National Lampoon's Hot Flashes"
1987:
Made feature acting debut in "Million Dollar Mystery"
1988:
Played a three-inch tall Brownie in Ron Howard's "Willow"
1988:
Starred on short-lived CBS sitcom "Coming of Age"
1989:
Filmed first solo comedy special, a segment of HBO's "One Night Stand"
1990:
Appeared in breakthrough screen role as Aidan Quinn's business partner in Barry Levinson's "Avalon"
1991:
Cast as Morton on Rob Reiner's short lived sitcom "Morton and Hayes" (CBS)
1991:
Starred in HBO's "Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking"
1991:
Portrayed Steve Martin's agent in "L.A. Story"
1992:
Re-teamed with Reiner for "A Few Good Men"
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With Lucy Webb, formed Calm Down Productions
1993:
Played Walter Matthau's son in the feature comedy "Grumpy Old Men"
1995:
Co-wrote (with Lucy Webb) and directed the "Anger" segment of Showtime's "The Seven Deadly Sins"
1995:
Cast as an explosives expert in the ensemble thriller "The Usual Suspects"
1995:
Appeared in Martin Scorsese's "Casino" as the innocent front man who gets the loan from the Teamsters
1995:
Reprised role of Matthau's son in the sequel "Grumpier Old Men"
1996:
Starred opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the comedy "House Arrest"
1996:
Acted in the Tom Hanks directed "That Thing You Do!"
1997:
Appeared in the Kiefer Sutherland directed "Truth or Consequences, N.M."; first association with actor Vincent Gallo
1998:
Made cameo appearance in Gallo's directorial debut "Buffalo 66"
1998:
Played Joe Shea in HBO's award-winning 12-part docudrama "From the Earth to the Moon"
1999:
Cast on the short-lived CBS sitcom "Work With Me"; also co-executive produced with wife Lucy Webb
1999:
Appeared as Arnold Schwarzenegger's sardonic sidekick in the apocalyptical thriller "End of Days"
2000:
Portrayed a Hungarian gangster in the comedy "The Whole Nine Yards"
2000:
Portrayed Gerry Lefcourt in the Abbie Hoffman biopic "Steal This Movie!"
2001:
Played a U.S. Marshal in "3000 Miles to Graceland"
2002:
Featured in the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon produced "Stolen Summer"
2004:
Reprised role as a Hungarian gangster in "The Whole Ten Yards"
2007:
Joined CBS' legal drama "Shark" as recurring character Lloyd Cutler
2008:
Played the father of Ashley Tisdale's character in "Picture This"
2010:
Cast opposite Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan in the buddy comedy "Cop Out"
2010:
Cast opposite Luke Wilson in the crime film "Middle Men"
2011:
Cast in the comedy feature "The Big Year" opposite Owen Wilson, Jack Black, and Steve Martin

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