Caught the acting bug while studying art at Penn State University
Broadway debut, Lincoln Center Repertory production of "Tiger at the Gates"
Feature acting debut, "Last Summer"
Made TV acting debut in an episode of the ABC series "Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law"
First leading role; played a rat-loving social misfit in "Willard"
Featured in episode of "Love, American Style"
Appeared as the grown-up Patrick in Lucille Ball's last film of "Mame"
Played a child molester in realistic prison drama, "Short Eyes"
Had small role in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
Starred on Broadway in "The Elephant Man"; succeeded original star Philip Anglim in the role of John Merrick
Played Tom, the authorial stand-in, in a Broadway revival of "The Glass Menagerie" with Jessica Tandy
Had leading role on TV in "V: The Series" (NBC)
Portrayed Captain Wyler on the NBC TV series "Hunter"
Played Felix, the journalist who succumbs to AIDS, in the L.A. premiere of Larry Kramer's play "The Normal Heart"
Appeared in the NBC miniseries "Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story"
Received Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his portrayal of a gay man caring for his dying lover in "Longtime Companion"
Starred as George Henderson in the syndicated comedy series "Harry and the Hendersons"; directed a number of episodes
Acted in four films, including Robert Altman's "Short Cuts" and Fred Schepisi's "Six Degrees of Separation"
Portrayed Reverend Paris in the film adaptation of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
Returned to the New York stage playing a man who commits incest with his niece in the Off-Broadway play "How I Learned to Drive"
Starred in the controversial Showtime movie "The Color of Justice"
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest stint on "Touched By an Angel"
Played the father of a troubled teen in the film adaptation of the Stephen King novella "Apt Pupil", directed by Bryan Singer
Guest starred as an arrogant plastic surgeon in the season premiere of "Chicago Hope" (CBS)
Starred in the Dogma 95 production of "The King Is Alive", a drama about passengers who stage "King Lear" after their bus breaks down in the desert; premiered at Cannes
Reunited with Singer for the big-screen version of the comic-book adventure "X-Men"; played Senator Kelly, a politician who believed mutants should not be treated like people
Played recurring role on "The Practice" (ABC)
Appeared as Jessica Biel's father in the Freddie Prinze Jr romance "Summer Catch"
Portrayed yet another parent to a teen, this time a troubled young woman played by Kirsten Dunst in "crazy/beautiful"
Made directorial debut with the Showtime original "Off Season"; also starred
Cast as Dr. "Steg" Stegman, the arrogant chief of staff in Stephen King's medical drama "Kingdom Hospital"
Had a recurring role on the CBS drama series, "Close to Home"
Co-starred in "Breach," a thriller about FBI traitor Robert Hanssen played by Chris Cooper