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Born: March 31, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1991:
Appeared in the role created by Robert Mitchum in the small screen remake of "The Night of the Hunter" (ABC)
1987:
Appeared opposite Judith Ivey, Blythe Danner and Geraldine Page in the Broadway revival of "Blithe Spirit"
1999:
Cast as major-domo Bernard Lafferty in the CBS biopic "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke", starring Lauren Bacall
2007:
Cast in "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" with Adam Sandler and Kevin James
1978:
Co-starred in the NBC miniseries "Centennial"
1960:
Film debut in "The Secret of the Purple Reef"
1997:
Portrayed a man coping with AIDS in the festival-screened drama "River Made to Drown In"
1976:
Returned to Broadway in a revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana"
:
Starred on Broadway as Prof. Henry Higgins in a revival of the Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady"
2005:
Guest-starred on "Will & Grace" (NBC) as Clyde, an elderly man who Will brings to game night
1999:
Joined cast of the Broadway revival of "The Sound of Music" as Captain von Trapp; later headlined the show's national tour
1968:
Played against type as a sadistic husband in "Petulia", directed by Richard Lester
1980:
Played an American sailor stranded in feudal Japan in the acclaimed NBC miniseries "Shogun"
1983:
Portrayed Father Ralph DeBricassart in the ABC miniseries "The Thorn Birds"
1970:
Reprised his "Hamlet" in a TV adaptation, aired in the USA on NBC
1977:
Starred in Peter Weir's "The Last Wave"
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Starred in the NBC series, "Dr. Kildare"
1969:
British stage debut as "Hamlet" with Birmingham Rep
1985:
Cast as Raoul Wallenberg in "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" (NBC)
1974:
Had featured role of Aramis in Richard Lester's "The Three Musketeers"
1985:
Played opposite Sharon Stone in the remake of "King Solomon's Mines"
1977:
Played Prince Charming in the British-made film "The Slipper and the Rose"
1971:
Played Tchaivoksky in Ken Russell's "The Music Lovers"
1989:
Reprised Aramis in "The Return of the Musketeers"; last feature for eight years
:
Returned to series TV in the short-lived "Island Son" (CBS); also served as executive producer
1995:
Returned to the big screen in "Bird of Prey"
1978:
Stage directing debut, "The Shadow Box" at Williamstown Theatre Festival
2002:
Appeared in drag as Nigel Wick's (played by Craig Ferguson) (British) mother on "The Drew Carey Show" (ABC)
1966:
Co-starred with fellow TV star Mary Tyler Moore in the Broadway-bound musical "Breakfast at Tiffany's"; show played four previews in NYC before closing after being performed in Philadelphia and Boston under the title "Holly Golightly"
2006:
Guest starred as a gay millionaire in the FX series "Nip/Tuck"
2000:
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (February 29)
1996:
Reprised role of Ralph DeBricassart in the CBS miniseries "The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years"
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Served as a sergeant in Korea with the US Army

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