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|Born:||January 27, 1940||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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After college graduation, spent ten years working in resident theaters
First TV performance on an episode of "The Rockford Files" (NBC)
Played recurring role of Jerome 'Stretch' Cunningham on the CBS sitcom "All in the Family"
First lead role on television as Bill Lewis in the short-lived "Hot L Baltimore" (ABC)
Made TV miniseries debut in "Once an Eagle" (NBC)
Made film debut in Neil Simon's "Murder By Death"
Played a featured role on the ABC series "The Nancy Walker Show"
Appeared in several episodes in different roles on "Barney Miller" (ABC)
Again collaborated with writer Neil Simon for "The Cheap Detective"
Played a corrupt deputy sheriff in the James Garner-Shirley Jones film "Tank"
First appearance as Mr. Skolnick, father of main character Lewis in the comedy film "Revenge of the Nerds"
Played River Phoenix's dad in the fantasy film "Explorers"
Cast as Dana Ivey's husband on the NBC sitcom "Easy Street"
Reprised role of Mr. Skolnick for "Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise"
Guest starred on the syndicated series "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
Landed featured role in the biopic "The Babe"
Played Farmer Hoggett in Chris Noonan's "Babe"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
Played Dr. Zefram Cochrane in "Star Trek: First Contact"
Formed Koshari Films with then-wife Julie Cobb
Co-starred as the venal police chief in the film adaptation of James Ellroy's "L.A. Confidential"
Reprised Oscar nominated role for the sequel "Babe: Pig in the City"
Portrayed newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst in the HBO movie "RKO 281"; received first Emmy nomination
Appeared as the judge presiding over a murder trial in "Snow Falling on Cedars"
Cast opposite Tom Hanks, as the warden, in the supernatural prison drama "The Green Mile"
Appeared in the live CBS version of the Cold War thriller "Fail Safe"
Performed on stage as British poet A.E. Housman in Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love"
Garnered an Emmy nomination for his role as a dying Catholic bishop on several episodes of "ER" (NBC)
Played the title role on the CBS drama series "Citizen Baines" as a former U.S. Senator
Co-starred in the A&E miniseries "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Had a recurring role as Ruth's second husband on the HBO drama "Six Feet Under"; received third Emmy nomination
Starred in the award-winning HBO miniseries "Angels in America"; adapted by Mike Nichols from the play by Tony Kushner
Played Father Donald Callahan in the TNT miniseries "Salem's Lot"; based on the novel by Stephen King
Cast as the Warden in the remake of "The Longest Yard," starring Adam Sandler and Burt Reynolds
Portrayed Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, opposite Helen Mirren in the title role of "The Queen"
Guest starred on the sixth season of "24" (Fox) playing Phillip Bauer, the estranged father of Jack (Kiefer Sutherland)
Cast as Captain Stacy, the father of Bryce Dallas Howard's character in the Sam Raimi directed "Spider-Man 3"
Co-starred in Oliver Stone's biopic "W." as former President George H. W. Bush
Acted alongside Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell and Ving Rhames in "Surrogates"
Played a supporting role in the family feature "Secretariat"
Cast in the critically acclaimed black-and-white, nearly silent film "The Artist"
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