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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 3, 1989|
|Born:||December 9, 1929||Cause of Death:||cirrhosis of the liver|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Professional acting debut with a Providence, Rhode Island stock company
First film as extra, "14 Hours"
First film as supporting actor, "Taxi"
First Broadway play as stage manager, "The Fifth Season"
Television acting debut in "Paso Doble" on "Omnibus" series
First film as star, "The Night Holds Terror/Crime in the Streets"
Starred in TV series "Johnny Staccato"
Taught method acting at Burt Lane's Drama Workshop, NYC
Film directing debut with "Shadows"
Hired by Paramount to direct; contract terminated after failure of "Too Late Blues"
Debut as film producer, "Too Late Blues"
Directed wife Gena Rowlands in "A Child Is Waiting"; also featured Judy Garland
Received Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for "The Dirty Dozen"
Began practice of previewing films on college campuses with "Faces", co-starring Rowlands; earned Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination
Co-starred as Mia Farrow's husband in the thriller "Rosemary's Baby"
Directed himself in "Husbands"
Received Academy Award nomination as Best Director for "A Woman Under the Influence"; film starred Rowlands and Peter Falk; Rowlands also nominated for a Best Actress Oscar
Debut as playwright, "The East/West Game" produced in Los Angeles
Helmed "Gloria", with Rowlands as a tough gun moll who reluctantly cares for an orphan
Refurbished theater in Hollywood ("Center Theater") and built acting company
Directed final film "Big Trouble"
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