Acted in the ensemble of the comedy-drama "The Choirboys"
Made Broadway debut in "Borstal Boy"
Contributed voice to animated series "Clerks: The Cartoon" (ABC)
Produced first film "Cop"; also starred
Made first screen collaboration with Melanie Griffith in "Night Moves," directed by Arthur Penn
Moved frequently as a child due to father's military career
Played an infamous defense lawyer who becomes a prosecutor on CBS legal drama "Shark"
Played father of five girls in Sofia Coppola's feature directorial debut "The Virgin Suicides"
Portrayed the disarmingly insightful and manipulative Colonel Moore in summer military thriller "The General's Daughter"
Starred as the Republican bulldog and former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani in "Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story" (USA Network)
Starred in David Cronenberg's "Videodrome"
Voiced surf promoter Reggie Belafonte in animated feature "Surf's Up"
Won critical and audience attention for Oliver Stone's "Salvador"
Landed breakthrough role as unrepentant villain in "The Onion Field"
Cast in small role as a pal of Barbra Streisand's in "The Way We Were"
Honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (October 15)
Played romantic lead opposite Dolly Parton in "Straight Talk"
Portrayed Vietnam POW James Stockdale in NBC biography "In Love and War"
Replaced an ailing Marlon Brando in a cameo role as a priest performing an exorcism in "Scary Movie 2"
Reteamed with Melanie Griffith as a drug dealing, thieving couple in "Another Day in Paradise"; also produced
Starred as Roy Cohn in HBO biopic "Citizen Cohn"
Played Alcoholics Anonymous founder Bill Wilson in ABC "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation "My Name Is Bill W."
Acted in numerous plays at Harvard, MIT, and with the Theater Company of Boston before moving to New York City
Co-starred in Showtime special "Curse of the Starving Class," adapted from Sam Shepard's play
Played James Garner's younger schizophenic brother in "Promise," a CBS "Hallmark Hall of Fame" special
Essayed real-life lawyer Eddie Dodd in "True Believer"
Portrayed H.R. Haldeman in Stone's "Nixon"
Landed feature film debut in Elia Kazan's "The Visitors"
Portrayed Dennis Barrie, who as director of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center booked an exhibit of images by the controversial photographer Robert Maplethorpe in "Dirty Pictures" (Showtime)
Received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination portraying Byron de la Beckwith, the killer of Civil Rights activist Medgar Evans, in the earnest "Ghosts of Mississippi"
Starred as a vampire hunter in "John Carpenter's Vampires"
Made TV miniseries debut in "Holocaust" (NBC)
Voiced the character of Hades in Disney's animated feature "Hercules" and the subsequent ABC spin-off series
Earned an Emmy nomination for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for "ER"
Family settled in Warwick, Rhode Island
Lent voice to animated sci-fi adventure feature "Final Fantasy: The Movie"
Offered a fine villainous turn in "Against All Odds" as rival with Jeff Bridges for Rachel Ward
Portrayed the father of a teen (Evan Rachel Wood) who accuses her English teacher of sexual harassment in "Pretty Persuasion"
Reteamed with Oliver Stone for the football-themed "Any Given Sunday"
Starred in the acclaimed HBO movie "Indictment: The McMartin Trial"
Turned in a remarkably nuanced portrait of a jailed murderer in the overlooked "Killer: A Journal of Murder"
Made TV-movie debut in "All the Way Home"; aired as part of NBC's "Hallmark Hall of Fame"
Nominated for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Portrayed Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers in HBO's "Too Big to Fail"
Co-starred in Rod Lurie's remake of "Straw Dogs"
Played a mysterious hospital's chief of staff in A&E miniseries "Coma," based on 1978 film