Appeared as Fatso Judson in miniseries and series remakes of "From Here to Eternity"
Early NYC stage appearance, "Shadow of Heroes"
Had a featured supporting role in Martin Scorcese's "Taxi Driver"
Moved to Manhattan to pursue an acting career
Played Senator Joseph McCarthy in "Tail Gunner Joe" (NBC)
Played the owner of a retro candy shop in the children's comedy "That Darn Cat"
Racked up feature credits in the comedies "Ghost in the Noonday Sun", "Steelyard Blues", "Kid Blue" and "Slither" and the gangster dramas "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" and "Crazy Joe"
Returned to series TV as regular on the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond", playing Frank Barrone, the title character's ornery father; earned 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Emmy nominations and a SAG nomination in 2004
Toured in "The Odd Couple" as understudy for Oscar Madison role
Acted in the quirky comedy "Nervous Ticks", starring Bill Pullman
Acted on Broadway in "Paul Sills' Story Theatre"
Co-starred with Bill Murray in the comedy "Where the Buffalo Roam"
Had a pivotal supporting role in the gangster comedy "Johnny Dangerously", starring Michael Keaton
Had a supporting role in the holiday comedy "The Santa Clause"
Had an unforgettable turn as the titular scientist's monster in Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein"
Reteamed with Keaton in "The Dream Team"
Starred with "Young Frankenstein" co-star Marty Feldman in "In God We Trust"
Acted in the detective drama "Hammett", an homage to the famed novelist
Featured in "Kickboxer II"
Featured in Feldman's last film, "Yellowbeard"
Guest starred on an episode of "The X-Files"; was awarded an Emmy for his memorable peformance
Member of Second City troupe
Played Ox, the head of the Callaghan clan that Sandra Bullock's lonely Lucy wants desperately to marry into in the romantic comedy "While You Were Sleeping", co-starring Pullman
Starred in short-lived series "Joe Bash" (ABC), playing a veteran NYPD patrolman
TV series debut as regular on "Comedy Tonight" (CBS)
Was a member of the Christian Brothers during part of the 1950s
Breakthrough feature film, "Joe"; had title role
Co-starred with Peter Falk in the period comedy "The Brink's Job"; played a powerful Teamster boss in the drama "F.I.S.T."
Film debut, "The Virgin President"
Guest starred on CBS' "King of Queens", playing Frank Barrone
Had a recurring role as Jack Killian (Gary Cole)'s con man father JJ on the NBC drama series "Midnight Caller"
Had a recurring role as the father of Tea Leoni's character on the Fox sitcom "Flying Blind"
Had recurring role as the father of a schizophrenic man in several poignant episodes of ABC's "NYPD Blue"
Suffered slight stroke, resumed work after rehab
TV-movie debut, "The Man Who Could Talk to Kids" (ABC)
Was featured in a recurring role as the head of an international crime organization on the ABC series "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"