First acting role in a miniseries, Franco Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (NBC)
Acted the part of Theo Tomasis (a thinly disguised Aristotle Onassis) in J. Lee Thompson's "The Greek Tycoon"
Acted with Anna Magnani in Stanley Kramer's "The Secret of Santa Vittoria"
Portrayed Mafioso Neil Dellacroce in HBO's "Gotti"
As a teenager, played saxaphone in evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson's orchestra
Reprised the role of Stanley in the Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Co-starred in "The Road to Singapore," with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour
Made his feature acting debut in "Parole"
First film with director William Wellman, "The Ox-Bow Incident"
Earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for George Cukor's "Wild Is the Wind"
Co-starred in DeMille's "The Buccaneer"
Returned to Broadway as Henry II in "Beckett"; later switched roles with Laurence Olivier, taking over the cleric's role
Starred as Antonio Stradavarius in "Stradivari"
Starred in Mark Robson's "Lost Command"
Third film with Loren, Cukor's "Heller in Pink Tights"
Acted opposite Maureen O'Hara in "Only the Lonely"
Acted the part of Crazy Horse in Raoul Walsh's "They Died With Their Boots On"
Cast as an extra in Leo McCarey's "The Milky Way"
Produced and acted in "Across 110th Street"
First association with Budd Boetticher (who served as assistant director), "Blood and Sand"
Played Greek patriot Colonel Andrea Stavros in J. Lee Thompson's "The Guns of Navaronne"
Gave remarkable performance as a native Eskimo in Nicholas Ray's "Savage Innocents"
Headlined a national tour of "A Streetcar Named Desire," playing Stanley Kowalski opposite Uta Hagen
Portrayed Santiago in the NBC movie remake of "The Old Man and the Sea"
Re-teamed with Thompson for "The Passage"
Re-teamed with Hope, Crosby and Lamour for "The Road to Morocco"
Debut as a series regular, playing the mayor of a fast-growing city in ABC's "The Man and the City"
Reprised his most famous role, playing Zorba the Greek for the revival of the Kander and Ebb musical, "Zorba"
Played the real-life Bedouin leader Omar Mukhtar in "Lion of the Desert"
Another turn as an Indian (Yellow Hand) in Wellman's "Buffalo Bill"
Played the title role in "Zorba the Greek"; also first film as a producer
Directed first (and only) feature, the remake of "The Buccaneer"
Earned an Emmy nomination for "The Richest Man in the World: The Story of Aristotle Onassis"
Final screen appearance, cast as murdered mob chieftain Angelo Allieghieri in "Avenging Angelo"; film released posthumously
Played a Cheyenne Indian in Cecil B. DeMille's "The Plainsman"
Last association with DeMille as director, "Union Pacific"
Earned second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Lust for Life"
Spoofed John Barrymore in a stage production of "Clean Beds"
Re-teamed with Sophia Loren in "The Black Orchid"
Won first Best Supporting Actor Oscar playing opposite Marlon Brando in Elia Kazan's "Viva Zapata!"
Acted the part of a used-up boxer in "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
Made his Broadway debut in "The Gentleman from Athens"
First film opposite Sophia Loren, "Attila"
Co-starred with Irene Papas in "A Dream of Kings"
Played a brutish strongman in Federico Fellini's "La strada," opposite Giulietta Masina
Played Quasimodo in the remake of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Played Russian Pope Kiril Lakota in "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
Portrayed gregarious patriarch Don Pedro in "A Walk in the Clouds"
Portrayed an Indian outcast in Carol Reed's "Flap"
Portrayed opportunistic Bedouin Auda Abu Tayi in David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia"
Co-starred with John Wayne in Edward Dmytryk's "Back to Bataan"
Played a powerful Mexican crime boss, opposite Kevin Costner, in "Revenge"
Appeared in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever"
Cast as the father of the Greek gods, Zeus, in the syndicated TV movie, "Hercules and the Amazon Women"; also appeared in four sequels over the course of a year