Born illegitimate; parents had a tumultuous relationship; was frequently "kidnapped" by one parent or the other until he finally settled with his father and stepmother
Co-starred in Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs"
Co-starred in two made-for-HBO films, "Naked Souls" and "Rasputin"
Delivered Emmy-winning turn in the ABC miniseries "Masada"
Once again lent his voice to animation, this time for The WB series "Steven Spielberg Presents Toonsylvania"
Played stunning Jack the Ripper in "Time After Time"
Reteamed with Lumet for "The Sea Gull"
Second time on the decks of the doomed luxury liner in James Cameron's "Titanic", portraying Billy Zane's ruthlessly loyal valet
Starred in "Clouds of Glory" series for BBC
While a young teenager joined amateur dramatics company in Leamington Spa; two years later entered RADA
Acted in Richard Donner's "The Omen"
Gained prominence as title character of "Morgan - A Suitable Case for Treatment/Morgan!"
Had featured role in Tim Burton's new adaptation of "Planet of the Apes"
Had regular role as 'The Man' who gives out assignments in The WB series "Three", a "Mod Squad" for the 1990s
Injured both heels in a fall from a window in Rome; told by doctors he may never walk again
Joined all-star cast (including Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud and Ellen Burstyn) for Alain Resnais' "Providence"
Played Reinhard Heydrich in NBC miniseries "Holocaust" (American TV debut)
Reprised role as Klingon chancellor in "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"
Second turn as Heydrich in NBC movie "SS: Portrait in Evil"
Took first ride aboard the famous doomed ship in the ABC movie "S.O.S. Titantic", playing Laurence Beesley, the bachelor who flirts with Susan Saint James
First film with Sidney Lumet, "The Deadly Affair"
First of three collaborations with Sam Peckinpah, "The Ballad of Cable Hogue"
Made stage debut as Snout in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in London
Portrayed a Klingon chancellor anxious to negotiate a peace in "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"
Returned to the London stage after more than three decades in "The Feast of Snails"
Appeared as Captain Sawyer in the second set of episodes of "Horatio Hornblower" (A&E)
Appeared in John Frankenheimer's "The Fixer"
Film acting debut as Blifil in "Tom Jones"
Founding member of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Made Broadway debut in revival of Shaw's "Major Barbara"
Narrated "Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin"
Played "Hamlet" in the afternoons and Andrew Aguecheek in "Twelfth Night" in the evenings at the Royal Shakespeare Company
Played drama teacher Gus Gold in "Scream 2"
Portrayed Vanya in David Mamet's adaptation of "Uncle Vanya", televised as part of PBS' "Great Performances"
Provided the voice of 'The Lobe' for The WB animated series "Stephen Spielberg Presents Freakazoid!"
Starred in TV series "Nancy Astor" (PBS)