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Born: June 4, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Winnetka, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1959:
Broadway debut in "The Shadow of a Gunman"; led to audition for Actors Studio after Elia Kazan saw production
1960:
Screen acting debut in Kazan's "Wild River"
1962:
TV series debut as regular, played E J Stocker on ABC's Western "Stoney Burke"
1966:
Co-starred with Peter Fonda and then wife Diane Ladd in "The Wild Angels"
1967:
First of several collaborations with Jack Nicholson, "The Trip" (written by Nicholson) and "St Valentine Day's Massacre"
1978:
Won Oscar nomination for his portrayal of a Vietnam veteran in "Coming Home"
1979:
Played Sinclair Lewis opposite Lois Nettleton in the Broadway production of "Strangers"
1985:
Co-starred in the CBS miniseries, "Space"
1987:
Appeared opposite Matt Dillon in "The Big Town"
1989:
Featured in the Comedy "The Burbs," as the paramilitaric neighbor
1992:
Played John Gillon, a business man who owns most of a boxing town in "Diggstown"
1995:
Starred with former wife Diane Ladd in "Mrs. Munck"; Ladd also wrote and directed the film
1996:
Apeared in the comedy, "Down Periscope"
1996:
Played Sheriff Ed Galt in the drama "Last Man Standing" with Bruce Willis
1998:
Voiced Link Static in the animated movie, "Small Soldiers"
1999:
Cast as Mr. Dudley in the thriller, "The Haunting"
2001:
Appeared with Leelee Sobieski and Diane Lane in "The Glass House"
2003:
Cast opposite Charlize Theron in "Monster," about a Florida woman who killed seven men and was executed by lethal injection in 2002
2005:
Starred with Troy Garity and Randy Quaid in "Milwaukee, Minnesota"
2006:
Cast as Bill Paxton's father in the HBO series, "Big Love"
2007:
Cast as Virginia Madsen's father in "The Astronaut Farmer"
2012:
Appeared in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"
2013:
Starred in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska"
2013:
Won the Cannes Film Festival's Best Actor Award for his role in "Nebraska"

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