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Born: December 29, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Yonkers, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1967:
Returned to Broadway in "That Summer, That Fall"
1970:
Acted with Jennifer Salt (daughter of "Midnight Cowboy" screenwriter Waldo Salt) and Duvall in Paul Williams' "The Revolutionary"
1973:
Portrayed author-teacher Pat Conroy in the semi-autobiographical "Conrack"
1974:
Gave solid performance as German journalist on the trail of Nazis in the early 60s, single-handedly elevating the otherwise plodding "The Odessa File"
1979:
Headlined the Franco Zeffirelli-directed remake of the sentimental "The Champ"
1983:
Produced the feature "Table for Five"; also starred
1986:
Delivered solid performance as an embittered, alcoholic WWII hero reduced to running a gas station in "Desert Bloom"
1990:
Wrote and played dual role in direct-to-video release, "Eternity"
1995:
TV directing debut, "The Tin Soldier" on Showtime (also acted); cited at the Berlin Film Festival as Best Children's Film
1997:
Was virtually unrecognizable as a wily blind Native American in Oliver Stone's "U-Turn"
1997:
Garnered praise for his supporting role as a slick lawyer in "John Grisham's 'The Rainmaker'"
1998:
Portrayed an Irish policeman on the trail of notorious Irish thief Martin Cahill in John Boorman's "The General"
1999:
Appeared as Noah in NBC miniseries "Noah's Ark"
2002:
Cast as the coach of the Buffalo Bills in the TNT movie "Second String"
2004:
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage and Harvey Keitel in "National Treasure"
2004:
Starred in "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" (ABC) based on the book by Mitch Albom; received a SAG nomination for Best Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
2007:
Co-starred with Nicholas Cage in the Marvel Comics-inspired "Ghost Rider"
2007:
Played a US Secretary of State in Michael Bay's live action film, "Transformers"
2007:
Reprised role opposite Nicolas Cage in "National Treasure; Book of Secrets"
2008:
Played Jonas Hodges, the villain, in the seventh season of the Fox drama "24"
2010:
Cast as Clint Thatcher, a Texas oil tycoon, on the short-lived FOX series "Lone Star"
2012:
Appeared in forgettable thriller "Beyond"

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