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Born: August 25, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Old Bethpage, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Organized Manhattan's Children's Theatre Group (performed in public housing)
1970:
Played small role as the boyfriend in feature "Love Is a Carousel"
1971:
Appeared on Broadway in "Fiddler on the Roof"
1972:
Cast by Robert Benton in Benton's feature directorial debut "Bad Company"; played one of the immature members of a post-Civil War gang led by Jeff Bridges
1973:
Toured USA in production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" playing the role of Billy Bibbit
1974:
Appeared in TV-movie "All the Kind Strangers" (ABC), directed by Burt Kennedy
1975:
Had title role in NBC "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation, "Eric"; also wrote the song "Loving Somebody"
1975:
Wrote and sang the songs as star of Crown International's "The Sister-in-Law"
1976:
Was cub reporter lead in short-lived NBC series "Gibbsville"
1977:
Appeared on Broadway as Bobby in David Mamet's "American Buffalo", co-starring future brother-in-law Robert Duvall
1978:
Had key featured role as the buddy who returns from Vietnam with shattered legs in "The Deer Hunter"
1979:
Starred as Claude Hooper Bukowski in the underrated film musical "Hair"
1979:
Portrayed policeman who survived partner Ted Danson's shooting in "The Onion Field", adapted by Joseph Wambaugh from his novel
1980:
Starred as young suicide survivor in "Inside Moves"
1981:
Seen as Amanda Plummer's love interest Bittercreek Newcomb in "Cattle Annie and Little Britches"
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Moved to South Africa, where he would work in the anti-Apartheid movement
1984:
Co-starred with Charleton Heston (as son and father) in "Nairobi Affair", a CBS movie shot on location in Kenya
1985:
First time portraying Nastassja Kinski's war-ravaged husband in Andrei Konchalovsky's "Maria's Lovers"; also initial association with producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus
1986:
Played combat photographer who paid the ultimate price for snapping a legend-making shot in Oliver Stone's quasi-docudrama "Salvador"
1987:
Gave just the right amount of misanthropy, nobility and moody temperment to his portayal of the Beast (though his prince came across as a bit wooden) in Golan-Globus remake of "Beauty and the Beast"
1987:
Co-starred with Duvall in feature "Hotel Colonial"
1987:
Portrayed Lennie in stage production of "Of Mice and Men" at NYC's Roundabout Theatre
1989:
First film with Spike Lee, "Do the Right Thing"
1990:
Had small role in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather, Part III"; played the son of Duvall's character
1992:
Was assistant production manager for sequences of Lee's "Malcolm X" shot in South Africa
1992:
Appeared with daughter Jennifer Youngs in Daniel Adams' "Primary Motive", playing a seedy reporter digging up dirt on a political candidate
1995:
Acted in Sean Penn's "The Crossing Guard"
1996:
Produced and starred as "The Mouse", the true story of minor legend Bruce "The Mouse" Strauss, the ring's all-time greatest loser in knockouts; directed by Adams
1996:
Co-starred as Jeff Bridges' second-in-command in "White Squall"
1996:
Played vacuum cleaner salesman-serial killer in "American Strays"
1997:
Delivered a menacing turn as Kinski's boozing, war-ravaged, hot-headed husband in "Little Boy Blue"
1997:
Portrayed Ellen Barkin's abusive, alcoholic spouse who commits suicide in "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Before Women Had Wings" (ABC)
1998:
Appeared as a ranting and raging sergeant in Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line"; movie reunited him with Penn
1999:
Reteamed with Lee on "Summer of Sam", playing a photographer
1999:
Bridged the fifth and sixth seasons of UPN's "Star Trek: Voyager," playing Captain Ransom in the two-part episode <i>Equinox</i>
1999:
Delivered an over-the-top turn as Slater, the evil-to-the-core henchman of L.Q. Jones, in John Badham's "The Jack Bull" (HBO)
2000:
Had regular role on the Fox fall drama series "Dark Angel", executive produced by James Cameron
2003:
Played Henry 'Hack' Scudder in the HBO series, "Carnivàle"
2005:
Cast in the Terrence Malick-scripted drama "The New World"
2007:
Co-starred in "Downtown: A Street Tale," a drama about homeless teenagers

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