As a teenager, worked as a portrait painter
Began acting in daytime TV while attending college
Made first film appearance (as an extra) in "Up the Down Staircase"
Performed comedy at Village Gate in NY; Performed in "Free Fall" at Upstairs at the Downstairs"
Made TV debut in an episode of "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
Acted in five films, including Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H" and "Brewster McCloud" and Roger Corman's "Gasss"
Had breakthrough role in "Harold and Maude"
Made Broadway debut in "Wise Child" at Helen Hayes Theatre
Lived with Groucho Marx for a time in the 1970s
Was seriously injured in an automobile accident
Made TV movie debut as Bernard Marx in adaptation of "Brave New World"
Starred as Alex West in "Bates Motel" for NBC
Directed, starred in, and co-wrote, "Ted and Venus"
Acted in "Dogma", a film directed by Kevin Smith, which Starred Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
Portrayed Howard Putzel, Jackson Pollock's agent in the film "Pollock"
Acted in the comedy "The Big Empty"
Cast in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" helmed by Wes Anderson