Family moved to New York when Dullea was three
Grew up in NYC's Greenwich Village
Hitchhiked to San Francisco where he worked as a carpenter before enrolling at San Francisco State College
First appearance on New York stage in the revue "Sticks and Stones"
Acted in stock productions at the John Drew Theatre, Totem Pole Playhouse, Hedgerow Theatre and Berkshire Playhouse
Off-Broadway debut in "Season of Choice"
TV debut on special, "Mrs. Miniver"
Made impressive film debut as a confused juvenile delinquent in "The Hoodlum Priest"
Portrayed emotionally disturbed youth in "David and Lisa"
Had a regular role as a university student in the ABC series "Channing"
Broadway debut opposite Burl Ives in Ira Levin's "Dr Cook's Garden"
Achieved greatest film succes as astronaut Dave Bowman, the lead in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Created the role of the blind boy in Broadway production of "Butterflies Are Free"
Topped a cast which included Walter Koenig ("Star Trek") in syndicated sci-fi series "The Starlost"
Played Brick opposite Elizabeth Ashley's Maggie the Cat in Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Portrayed General George Armstrong Custer in NBC movie "The Legend of the Golden Gun"
Appeared as a flamboyant master criminal in CBS movie "The Hostage Tower"
Left Hollywood for good
Head of The Theatre Artists Workshop of Westport, a professional workshop for actors, writers and directors, with director-wife Susan Fuller
Made cameo appearance in the sequel "2010"
Returned to Broadway in "Doubles"
Acted in "Test of Wills" episode of "Murder She Wrote" (CBS)
Starred Off-Broadway in "The Other Side of Paradise", a one-man show about F Scott Fitzgerald
Last film to date, "Oh, What a Night"
Returned to stage acting, appearing in a production of "Molly Sweeney" at the Playmakers Repertory Company in North Carolina
Appeared opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt in the Fox TV-movie "The Audrey Hepburn Story," as Hepburn's father Joseph
Acted in Robert De Niro's long-anticipated "The Good Shepherd"