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Born: February 23, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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At age six, broke his neck at boarding school while attempting to swing on a rope from a barn
1951:
Survived a near-fatal gunshot wound while horsing around with an antique .22 pistol nine months after his mother's suicide
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At age 17, went to live with his Aunt Harriet (Henry Fonda's sister) in Omaha where he finished high school
1960:
First stage lead in "The Golden Fleece" at the Omaha Community Playhouse; the same theater where his father first stated acting
1961:
Broadway acting debut, "Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole"
1962:
Made TV debut in an episode of "Naked City" (ABC)
1963:
Feature acting debut, "Tammy and the Doctor"
1964:
Played a young man who commits suicide in Robert Rossen's "Lilith"
1966:
First film with Roger Corman, "The Wild Angels"
1967:
Re-teamed with Corman for "The Trip"; written by Jack Nicholson and starred Dennis Hopper
1968:
Only film with sister Jane, Roger Vadim's "Metzengerstein" segment of "Spirits of the Dead"
1969:
First film as producer and co-screenwriter, "Easy Rider"; directed by and co-starring Hopper; shared an Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay
1971:
Directorial debut, "The Hired Hand"; starred Warren Oates and produced by William Hayward (son of Henry Fonda's first wife Margaret Sullavan)
1971:
Re-teamed with Hopper for "The Last Movie"
1973:
Directed second film, "Idaho Transfer"; produced by William Hayward
1974:
Played a race driver in "Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry"
1975:
Starred in two movies with Oates, "Race with the Devil" and "92 in the Shade"
1976:
Directed by Jonathan Demme in "Fighting Mad"; produced by Corman
1976:
Starred in Richard T. Heffron's "Futureworld"
1977:
Re-teamed with Heffron on "Outlaw Blues"
1979:
Directed and co-starred with father in "Wanda Nevada"; last directing project to date and only film acted with his father
1980:
TV-movie debut, "The Hostage Tower" (CBS)
1985:
Played father to Rick Schroder in "A Reason to Live" (NBC)
1990:
Contributed to screenplay and starred in "Fatal Mission"
1993:
Had cameo role as a motorcycle rider in "Bodies, Rest and Motion"; starred daughter Bridget
1993:
Hosted "Harley Davidson - The American Motorcycle" (TBS)
1994:
Played duel roles of Van Helsing and Dracula in Michael Almereyda's "Nadja"
1997:
Played a beekeeper raising his grandchildren in "Ulee's Gold"; earned an Academy Award nomination
1998:
Played Gideon Prosper in NBC's Civil War era take on Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
1999:
Portrayed the novelist's husband in the Showtime drama, "The Passion of Ayn Rand"; earned an Emmy nomination
1999:
Delivered a slick turn as a corrupt record executive in "The Limey"
2000:
Portrayed Grandpa Burnett Stone in Britt Allcroft's live-action adaption, "Thomas and the Magic Railroad"
2003:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2007:
Co-starred with Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in James Mangold's western, "3:10 to Yuma"

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