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Born: February 5, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Morgantown, West Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1958:
At age 17, moved to NYC to pursue an acting career; quit after a short time and returned home to West Virginia
1966:
Three years after graduating from college, made decision to be an actor; joined the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia; played Abraham Lincoln in three different productions
1967:
Worked at the Cleveland Playhouse in productions of "The Tempest" and "The Hostage"
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Co-starred in the six-month national tour of "The Impossible Years"
1968:
Joined cast of the ABC Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows"
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Had featured role in the Off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "The Unseen Hand"
1970:
Co-starred opposite Jill Clayburgh in "The Devil's Disciple" at Stratford, Connecticut
1971:
Originated the role of a Vietnam veteran in the Off-Broadway premiere of David Rabe's "Sticks and Bones" at the Public Theatre; did not reprise role when it transferred to Broadway
1971:
Feature film debut in "Night of Dark Shadows", a horror film loosely inspired by the ABC serial
1972:
Chosen by Barbra Streisand to be her leading man in "Up the Sandbox!"
1973:
Co-starred with Ron Leibman as "The Super Cops"
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Opened Pleasantville Children's Theatre with his wife
1974:
Primetime acting debut in an episode of "The Waltons"; portrayed an art teacher attracted to Mrs. Walton (Michael Learned)
1974:
Broadway debut as Morris Townsend opposite Jane Alexander in "The Heiress"
1977:
Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "Washington: Behind Closed Doors"
1981:
Reteamed with Jane Alexander to appear in a Boston production of "Hedda Gabler"
1981:
Cast as the nefarious Michael Tyrone on the NBC primetime serial "Flamingo Road"
1981:
Last film for a decade, "Rich and Famous"
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Played Richard Channing on the CBS primetime soap "Falcon Crest"
1988:
Starred in the title role of the syndicated miniseries "King of the Olympics: The Lives and Loves of Avery Brundage"
1991:
Returned to features as Campbell Scott's father in "Dying Young"
1992:
Starred opposite Kelly McGillis on the Washington, DC staging of "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Shakespeare Theatre
1992:
Co-starred in the NBC miniseries "Jackie Collins' 'Lady Boss'"
1993:
Starred in the L.A. production of Australian playwright David Williamson's "Money and Friends"
1995:
Had atypical screen role as a corporate lawyer with kinky sexual tastes in the independent feature "Headless Body in Topless Bar"
1996:
Cast as Jeremy Sisto's severe father in "White Squall"
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Had regular role of Xavier Trout on the syndicated series "Soldier of Fortune, Inc./S.O.F.: Special Ops Force"
1998:
Debut as playwright, "Lincoln & James", about a civil service worker at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC
1998:
Starred opposite Ellen Burtsyn in a Houston production of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night"; repeated role at the Hartford Stage Company in Connecticut in 1999
2000:
Acted in the one-person stage drama "St. Nicholas" at the Hartford Stage (July)
2001:
Made guest appearance on "Ally McBeal" (Fox)

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