Worked as a radio actor while pursuing graduate work in education
Made his stage acting debut in "The Bo Tree"
Made his Broadway debut in "Skydrift"; play closed after one week
Became a member of Eva LeGallienne's American Repertory Theatre
Made an early TV appearance on "The Philco Television Playhouse" (NBC)
Had breakthrough stage role in the Tennessee Williams play "The Rose Tattoo"
Feature acting debut, "Danger"
Returned to Broadway for the Tennessee Williams play "Camino Real"
Made his London stage debut as Sakini in "The Teahouse of the August Moon"; played role on Broadway in 1955
Had breakthrough film role as Carroll Baker's Sicilian lover in Elia Kazan's "Baby Doll"
Co-starred with Julie Harris in the TV version of "The Lark" (NBC)
Played a Mexican bandit in "The Magnificent Seven"
Supported Zero Mostel in "Rhinoceros" on Broadway
Had featured role as Clark Gable's pal in "The Misfits"
Acted with wife Anne Jackson in the off-Broadway play "The Tiger and The Typists"
Co-starred in the adventure film "Lord Jim"
Had a supporting role in Sergio Leone's "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Won an Emmy for his role in the ABC TV movie "The Poppy Is Also a Flower"
Played Mr. Freeze in the "Batman" (ABC) series
First onscreen collaboration with wife Anne Jackson, "The Tiger Makes Out"
Portrayed Napoleon in "The Adventures of Gerard"
Re-teamed with wife Anne Jackson for the play "The Waltz of the Torreadors"
Acted onscreen with wife Anne Jackson in "Nasty Habits"
Co-starred in the NBC miniseries "Seventh Avenue"
Cast as Otto Frank in a revival of "The Diary of Anne Frank"
Cast in Tom Stoppard's play "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour"
Portrayed the title character's father in "Sam's Son"
Debut as series regular, playing the patriarch of a crime family in ABC's "Our Family Honor"
Played the psychiatrist evaluating Barbra Streisand's character in "Nuts"
Co-starred in the the Public Theatre revival of "Cafe Crown"; later transferred to Broadway
Had supporting role as a rival gangster in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather, Part III"
Received acclaim for his appearance in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price"
Portrayed Noah in the National Actors Theater production of "The Flowering Peach"
Originated the role of the crusty octogenarian in "Visiting Mr. Green" in Stockbridge, MA; recreated the role Off-Broadway at the Union Square Theatre
Had supporting role in Carlo Gabriel Nero's feature "Uninvited"
Starred opposite Anne Jackson and their daughter Roberta in "Down the Garden Paths" at the George Street Theater in New Jersey
Appeared as Rabbi Ben Lewis in "Keeping the Faith"
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest appearance on NBC's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" as a former writer who was blacklisted in the 1950s
Befriended Kate Winslet's character in "The Holiday"
Co-starred opposite Richard Gere in Lasse Hallström's "The Hoax"
Earned an Emmy nomination for a guest appearance on Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"
Had a supporting role in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"