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Born: October 22, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1962:
Broadway debut in "Something About a Soldier"
1962:
Had role in the national touring company of Neil Simon's "Come Blow Your Horn"
1964:
Cast as newlywed Paul Bratter in "Barefoot in the Park", first of three Broadway projects by Neil Simon; role originated by Robert Redford
1965:
Played regular featured role on the daytime drama "The Edge of Night"
1965:
Film acting debut in bit role in "Beach Girls and the Monster"
1966:
First association with Woody Allen, playing Axel Magee in "Don't Drink the Water" on Broadway
1968:
Received first Tony nomination for his leading role in the musical "How Now, Dow Jones"
1969:
Portrayed Dick Christie in Allen's "Play It Again, Sam" on Broadway; earned second Tony nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Play
1969:
London stage debut as Chuck Baxter in the musical "Promises, Promises" (book by Neil Simon); won London Critcs Poll Award as Best Actor in a Musical
1971:
First major feature role, "$1,000,000 Duck"
1971:
Starred opposite Sandy Duncan in the film version of Neil Simon's "The Star Spangled Girl"
1971:
Reprised role in "Promises, Promises" in Broadway production; role originated by Jerry Orbach
1972:
Appeared on Broadway in "Sugar", a musical based on the Billy Wilder classic "Some Like It Hot"; played role originated by Tony Curtis in the film
1972:
First acted alongside Woody Allen in "Play It Again, Sam"; reprised stage role
1973:
Played Bob Blair in "Serpico"
1977:
Appeared in Allen's Oscar-winning "Annie Hall"
1977:
Co-starred in the short-lived NBC law drama "Rosetti & Ryan"
1979:
Worked with Simon again on Broadway, "They're Playing Our Song"; succeeded Robert Klein
1980:
Continued association with Allen as Tony in "Stardust Memories"
1982:
Portrayed Dr Maxwell Jordan in Allen's "A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy"
1984:
Was regular member of the ensemble cast of "The Four Seasons", a CBS comedy/drama based on the hit film
1985:
Co-starred opposite Lucie Arnaz in "The Lucie Arnaz Show" (CBS)
1986:
Appeared in fifth Allen movie, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
1986:
Acted role of Mortimer Brewster in Broadway revival of "Arsenic and Old Lace"
1987:
Cast as 'Silver Dollar' emcee in Allen's "Radio Days"
1987:
Starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom "The Thorns", produced by Mike Nichols
1990:
Replaced Jason Alexander in the musical "Jerome Robbins' Broadway"
1991:
First association with Blake Edwards, the feature "Switch"
1991:
Supported Julie Andrews in the ABC TV-movie "Our Sons"
1992:
Off-Broadway directing debut, "One of the All-Time Greats" by Charles Grodin
1993:
Acted in Off-Broadway production of John Patrick Shanley's "Four Dogs and a Bone"
1996:
Starred opposite Julie Andrews in the Broadway production of "Victor/Victoria"; also marked second association with director Blake Edwards
1999:
Starred as Scrooge in the annual holiday production of "A Christmas Carol" in NYC
2006:
Cast in Michael Cuesta's sophomore feature "Twelve and Holding"

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