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Born: March 17, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Signed a 10-year contract with Walt Disney Studios
1962:
First TV role was a guest spot on "Our Man Higgins" (ABC)
1963:
Played title role on the ABC TV Western series, "The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters"
1966:
Made his feature acting debut in "Follow Me Boys!"
1968:
Appeared in "The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band" with his future partner, Goldie Hawn
1971:
First non-Disney film was "Fools' Parade" with James Stewart
1974:
Played the supporting role of Bo Larsen in the short-lived ABC Western, "The New Land"
1975:
Final film with Walt Disney Studios, "The Strongest Man in the World"
1975:
Acted in the TV-movie "Search for the Gods" (ABC)
1975:
Gained notice for his adult portrayal of mass-murderer Charles Whitman in the NBC TV-movie, "The Deadly Tower"
1976:
Starred as Morgan Baudine in the short-lived NBC western series, "The Quest"
1979:
Earned an Emmy nomination playing the title role in the ABC biopic "Elvis"; first collaboration with John Carpenter
1980:
Returned to features with his first adult role, "Used Cars"
1980:
Appeared in the ABC TV-movie, "Amber Waves"
1981:
First feature collaboration with John Carpenter, "Escape From New York"
1982:
Made stage debut in a Los Angeles Music Center production of "The Hasty Heart"
1983:
Earned a Golden Globe nomination playing Meryl Streep's lover in "Silkwood"
1984:
Began an off screen love affair with Goldie Hawn after starring together in "Swing Shift"
1986:
Re-teamed with John Carpenter for "Big Trouble in Little China"
1987:
Re-teamed with Goldie Hawn for the romantic comedy "Overboard"
1991:
Starred in the action film "Backdraft"; also credited for his own stunts
1992:
Co-starred in the psychological thriller "Unlawful Entry"
1993:
Portrayed Wyatt Earp in the Western "Tombstone"
1994:
Appeared as himself on the NBC documentary TV special, "100 Years of the Hollywood Western"
1994:
Had surprise success as a military man who is transported back to ancient Egypt in the sci-fi thriller "StarGate"
1996:
Co-wrote and starred in "John Carpenter's Escape From Los Angeles"; also produced
1997:
Starred in the well-reviewed thriller "Breakdown"
1998:
Offered a virtually wordless performance in the title role of "Soldier"
2001:
Played an Elvis impersonator in "3000 Miles to Graceland" opposite Kevin Costner, Christian Slater and Courtney Cox
2001:
Played a psychiatrist trying to help Tom Cruise in Cameron Crowe's "Vanilla Sky"
2003:
Played a hardened L.A.P.D. police detective in "Dark Blue"
2004:
Portrayed Herb Brooks, the coach of the 1980 USA Hockey in the film "Miracle"; film is based on the true story of the USA Olympic team's victory over the Russians
2005:
Starred opposite Kelly Preston, playing superheroes in Walt Disney's "Sky High"
2005:
Cast in "Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story," as a horse trainer, who is inspired by his daughter (Dakota Fanning) to nurse an injured horse back to health
2006:
Starred in director Wolfgang Petersen's remake of "The Poseidon Adventure"
2007:
Starred in "Death Proof," Quentin Tarantino's half of the goretastic double feature "Grind House"; film is a collaboration with Robert Rodriguez
2007:
Appeared in the short film "Cutlass," written and directed by Kate Hudson, the daughter of his longtime companion Goldie Hawn

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