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Born: August 9, 1944 Cause of Death:
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MILESTONES

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Attended Columbia Pictures Film Workshop in Los Angeles
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Signed contract with 20th Century Fox
1969:
Made film debut in a bit role of second card player in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"; future wife Katharine Ross was female lead, but the two did not meet
1969:
Appeared on episodes of CBS series "Lancer"
1970:
TV movie debut, "The Challenge" (ABC)
1970:
Cast as series regular Dr. Doug Lang on "Mission: Impossible" (CBS)
1972:
First feature lead, "Frogs"
1973:
Played Detective Charlie Bronski in acclaimed NBC miniseries "The Blue Knight"
1975:
Pursued Nez Pearce Indians as they tried to flee to Canada in "I Will Fight No More Forever" (ABC)
1976:
Portrayed Sam Damon in seven-part NBC miniseries "Once an Eagle"
1976:
Landed breakthrough feature playing title role in "Lifeguard"
1979:
Starred with Tom Selleck in NBC miniseries "The Sacketts"
1979:
Began relationship with Katharine Ross during making of goofy Gothic mystery "The Legacy"
1981:
First of five TV projects with Ross, CBS miniseries "Murder in Texas"
1982:
Re-teamed with Selleck on "The Shadow Riders" (CBS)
1983:
Acted opposite Cybill Shepherd on NBC's "The Yellow Rose"
1985:
First feature film in six years, Peter Bogdanovich's "Mask"
1987:
Acted opposite Kate Capshaw in HBO film "The Quick and the Dead"
1988:
Fought drugs and corruption as a NYC undercover cop in "Shakedown"
1989:
Co-starred with Patrick Swayze as bouncers in "Road House"
1990:
Played a man who suffered a heart attack and died following a mad, pasionate afternoon of carnality with Kirstie Alley in Carl Reiner's "Sibling Rivalry"
1991:
Cast as a detective keeping tabs on his undercover narcs Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh in "Rush"
1991:
First executive producer and co-screenwriting credit (shared with Jeffrey M. Meyer and wife Katharine Ross), TNT movie "Conagher"; also played title role opposite Ross
1993:
Distinguished himself as Brigadier General John Buford, one of the unsung heroes of "Gettysburg" (TNT)
1993:
Acted part of Virgil Earp in "Tombstone"
1993:
Played a hard-drinking cop in NBC movie "Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert"
1994:
Headlined surprisingly good straight-to-video Western "The Desperate Trail"
1995:
Starred in ABC movie "The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky"
1995:
Gave unflinching portrayal as Wild Bill Hickock in CBS miniseries "Buffalo Girls"
1997:
Portrayed Captain Bucky O'Neill in TNT's "Rough Riders"
1998:
Played villainous Jim Ed Love to Woody Harrelson's heroic Big Boy Matson in Stephen Frears' "The Hi-Lo Country"
1998:
Appeared as The Stranger in the Coen brothers "The Big Lebowski"
1999:
Executive produced and starred as legendary lawman Bill Tilghman in TNT's "You Know My Name"
2000:
Earned critical acclaim for playing the presidential chief of staff opposite Joan Allen in "The Contender"
2002:
Cast as a grizzled veteran sergeant major in "We Were Soldiers"
2003:
Appeared in Ang Lee directed "The Hulk"
2005:
Again starred with Joan Allen in Campbell Scott directed "Off the Map"
2006:
Co-starred as the original Marlboro Man in Jason Reitman's satirical comedy "Thank You for Smoking"
2007:
Co-starred with Nicholas Cage in Marvel Comics-inspired "Ghost Rider"
2008:
Voiced Smokey Bear in Forest Service public service announcements
2009:
Featured in Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air," starring George Clooney
2009:
Acted opposite Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant in comedy "Did You Hear About the Morgans?"
2010:
Voiced character of Chupadogra in live-action film based on comic strip "Marmaduke"
2012:
Featured opposite director Robert Redford in thriller "The Company You Keep"

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