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