Acted with Greenbriar Repertory in West Virginia
Moved to NYC; roomed with actress Conchata Ferrell
Acted with Circle Repertory Company
First major theatrical role in "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" at Circle Rep
Feature acting debut in "W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings"
Breakthrough feature role, Billy Bibbit in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", directed by Milos Forman; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
TV debut in "Great Performances" production of Lanford Wilson's "The Mound Builders" (PBS)
Had title role in the NBC movie "Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force"
Starred in John Huston's "Wise Blood" as an obsessed preacher
Appeared in NBC miniseries "Studs Lonigan"
Portrayed a doctor who follows cult leader Jim Jones to South America in "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones" (CBS)
Had featured role as the man obsessed with explosives and Evelyn Nesbitt in Milos Forman's "Ragtime"
Recommended by Forman, taught acting and directing at Columbia University
Cast as a vampire in the ABC movie "I, Desire"
First collaboration with director David Lynch, "Dune"
Had featured role in Lynch's "Blue Velvet"
Co-starred as a killer whose soul possesses a doll in "Child's Play"; also voiced the doll Chucky in the same film
Reprised the voice of Chucky in "Child's Play 2"
Again voiced Chucky in "Child's Play 3"
Co-starred in ABC TV miniseries "Wild Palms"
Made memorable guest appearance on "The X-Files" (Fox)
Played recurring role of Crewman Suder on the UPN series "Star Trek; Voyager"
Was featured in "Alien Resurrection"
Made uncredited appearance in "Urban Legend" as a gas station attendant
Once again voiced the murderous doll in "Bride of Chucky"
Cast as Grima Wormtounge in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein's "The Lord of the Rings" (filmed 1999-2000); released in three parts over three years: "The Fellowship of the Rings" (2001); "The Two Towers" (2002) and "The Return of the King" (2003)
Co-starred in "Shadow Hours" as a gas station owner
Had regular role of a town resident named Frenchy in the PAX-TV prequel series "Ponderosa"
Appeared in the "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" the last of the three part series
Featured as Doc Cochran in the HBO drama "Deadwood"; earned an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for 2004
Reprised his role as the voice of Chucky in "Seed of Chucky"