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Born: January 27, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1974:
Played recurring role of Jerome 'Stretch' Cunningham on CBS sitcom "All in the Family"
1976:
Made TV miniseries debut in "Once an Eagle" (NBC)
1976:
Played featured role on ABC series "The Nancy Walker Show"
1977:
Appeared in various roles on several episodes of "Barney Miller" (ABC)
1984:
Played a corrupt deputy sheriff in James Garner-Shirley Jones film "Tank"
1985:
Played River Phoenix's dad in fantasy film "Explorers"
1986:
Cast as Dana Ivey's husband on NBC sitcom "Easy Street"
1996:
Played Dr. Zefram Cochrane in "Star Trek: First Contact"
1997:
Formed Koshari Films with then-wife Julie Cobb
1999:
Portrayed newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst in HBO movie "RKO 281"; received first Emmy nomination
1999:
Appeared as the judge presiding over a murder trial in "Snow Falling on Cedars"
2000:
Appeared in live CBS version of Cold War thriller "Fail Safe"
2000:
Performed on stage as British poet A.E. Housman in Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love"
2001:
Garnered an Emmy nomination for his role as a dying Catholic bishop on several episodes of "ER" (NBC)
2001:
Played title role on CBS drama series "Citizen Baines" as a former U.S. Senator
2002:
Co-starred in A&E miniseries "The Magnificent Ambersons"
2004:
Played Father Donald Callahan in TNT miniseries "Salem's Lot," based on novel by Stephen King
2005:
Cast as the Warden in remake of "The Longest Yard," starring Adam Sandler and Burt Reynolds
2007:
Guest starred on sixth season of "24" (Fox) playing Phillip Bauer, the estranged father of Jack (Kiefer Sutherland)
2007:
Cast as Captain Stacy, father of Bryce Dallas Howard's character in Sam Raimi directed "Spider-Man 3"
2009:
Acted alongside Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, and Ving Rhames in "Surrogates"
2009:
First executive produced feature, "A Lonely Place for Dying"
2010:
Played supporting role in family feature "Secretariat"
2011:
Cast in critically acclaimed black-and-white, nearly silent film "The Artist"
2015:
Cast as Jacob Wheeler on "Halt and Catch Fire"

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