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