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Born: October 10, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Englewood, NJ and on his family's farm in Pennsylvania
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Appeared on stage with the Magic Theatre, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe, in the 1960s
1967:
Stage directing debut, "The Minstrel Show" with the San Francisco Actors Workshop
1969:
Moved to London
1975:
After a long hiatus, returned to acting in a San Francisco production of Paul Sills' "Story Theatre"
1976:
Served as co-chair of the California Arts Council
1978:
Made first screen appearance in "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
1980:
Made TV longform debut in "Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story" (NBC)
1980:
Originated the role of Austin in Sam Shepherd's "True West" in San Francisco
1982:
Played first major feature film role as Keys, the scientist on the trail of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
1987:
Was love object of Shelley Long and Bette Midler in "Outrageous Fortune"
1987:
Began active second career as a documentary narrator with "The Grizzlies" for National Geographic/PBS
1992:
Appeared in Roman Polanski's "Bitter Moon"
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Played role of Jake in Old Globe pre-Broadway tryout of Neil Simon's "Jake's Women"
1994:
Published critically-acclaimed short story "Carla's Story"
1996:
Played doomed husband of Ann-Margret in NBC miniseries "Seduced By Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story"
1996:
Narrated "The West" for Ken Burns/PBS
1998:
Co-starred with Dustin Hoffman and Sharon Stone in "Sphere" for Barry Levinson
1998:
Narrated the Oscar-nominated short documentary "A Place in the Land"
1998:
Had featured role in "Patch Adams"
2000:
Selected as the "voice of the Oscars"; serving as announcer for the annual telecast
2000:
Played Larisa Oleynik's father in "A Time for Dancing"
2001:
Co-starred with Sissy Spacek in the Lifetime movie "Midwives"
2002:
Cast in the thriller feature "Femme Fatale"
2003:
Featured in the holiday comedy "The Hebrew Hammer"
2003:
Cast opposite GĂ©rard Depardieu in "Bon voyage"
2005:
Narrated the documentary film "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"
2005:
Joined the cast of ABC's "Commander in Chief" as a Vice-Presidential nominee
2007:
Had a four episode turn as Sally Field's disreputable boyfriend in "Brothers & Sisters" (ABC)
2010:
Played the District Attorney in "Law & Order: Los Angeles" (NBC)

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