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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 11, 1992|
|Born:||September 19, 1931||Cause of Death:||kidney disease|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Began career as a child performer on the radio show, "Let's Pretend" at age 12
Appeared in London stage production of "Mister Roberts"
Served in the US military during the Korean War
Appeared on live TV dramas including "Studio One" and "The Philco Playhouse"
Moved to Hollywood
Film debut in "Chief Crazy Horse"
Career breakthrough as heavy in "I'll Cry Tomorrow"
Played saloon owner on TV series, "The Alaskans"
Appeared on stage in "Tiger at the Gates" with Robert Ryan, and the musicals "Carnival" and "110 in the Shade"
Moved to Italy; appeared in Italian-produced films
Directed 17 films in Italy and Spain including "The Deathmaster" (1972) and "Crypt of the Dead" (1973); ran his own production company in Barcelona
Returned to USA; directed stage production of "South Pacific" in Hawaii
Screenwriting debut and his first US independent feature as director, "Psychic Killer"
Hired by Universal as a TV director; directed episodes of "Cagney & Lacey"
Served as supervising producer of the TV series, "The New Mike Hammer"
Directed "John Henry" starring Danny Glover and Tom Hulce for Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theater"
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