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Born: September 15, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Saba, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1960:
Won a scholarship to attend St. Mark's prep school in Dallas, TX
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Worked with father in Texas oil fields before entering Harvard
1969:
Landed first acting job on Broadway ten days after arriving in New York City in John Osborne's play "A Patriot For Me"
1969:
Starred in Sal Mineo's controversial off-Broadway production "Fortune and Men's Eyes"
1970:
Feature film debut, "Love Story"
1971:
Played Dr. Mark Toland on the ABC daytime serial drama "One Life to Live"
1971:
Appeared in the Broadway production "Four on a Garden" with Carol Channing and Sid Caesar
1972:
Played a leading role in the low-budget Canadian feature "Eliza's Horoscope"
1974:
Cast as Stephen Daedalus in "Ulysses in Nighttown" co-starring Zero Mostel
1976:
TV-movie debut, the pilot for the ABC-TV series "Charlie's Angels"
1976:
First lead in a Hollywood feature, "Jackson County Jail"
1977:
First TV miniseries, "The Amazing Howard Hughes" (CBS), in which he played the title role
1982:
Returned to TV after five years in feature films to act in an HBO production of the play "The Rainmaker"
1982:
Played the lead role of convicted killer Gary Gillmore in acclaimed NBC miniseries "The Executioner's Song"
1989:
Played Woodrow F. Call in the four-part CBS miniseries "Lonesome Dove"
1989:
First film with director Andrew Davis, "The Package"
1991:
Renewed his prominence in Hollywood features after his performance in the controversial Oliver Stone-directed hit film "JFK"
1993:
Offered an Academy Award-winning performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in "The Fugitive"
1994:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1995:
Debut as director and screenwriter (written with J T Allen), the TV-movie, "Good Old Boys" (TNT); also starred
1997:
Teamed with Will Smith for smash hit "Men in Black"
1998:
Reprised "Fugitive" role of Sam Gerard in "U.S. Marshals"
1999:
Appeared as a parole officer to Ashley Judd in the hit "Double Jeopardy"
2000:
Starred with Samuel L Jackson in "Rules of Engagement"
2002:
Reprised role of Agent K opposite Smith in sequel "Men in Black II"
2003:
Starred in the action feature "The Hunted"
2005:
Feature directing debut, "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada"; also starred and co-produced
2006:
Cast in Robert Altman's ensemble feature "A Prairie Home Companion," based on Garrison Keilor's radio program
2007:
Played a father whose son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq, mysteriously goes missing in "In the Valley of Elah"
2007:
Played a Local Sheriff in the Coen brothers' "No Country For Old Men"
2010:
Cast alongside Ben Affleck in the recession drama "The Company Men," directed by John Wells
2011:
Directed, produced, and co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in an adaptation of "The Sunset Limited" for HBO
2011:
Cast as Col. Chester Phillips in "Captain America: The First Avenger"
2012:
Reprised his role of Agent K in "Men in Black III"; re-teamed with director Barry Sonnenfeld and co-star Smith
2012:
Co-starred with Meryl Streep as a couple trying to bring some spark back to their marriage in "Hope Springs"
2012:
Portrayed Pennsylvania representative Thaddeus Stevens opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"

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