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Born: October 27, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Made amateur stage debut in production of "Volpone" while in the third grade
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Had several walk-on parts for Yorkshire TV
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Appeared in "The Double Deckers" for British TV; aired in the USA as "Here Comes the Double Deckers" on ABC from 1970-1972
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Starred in British TV series, "The Flaxton Boys"
1973:
London stage debut, "Equus" at the National Theatre
1973:
First screen appearance in "Brother Sun, Sister Moon"
1974:
Broadway debut, "Equus"
1976:
First feature role, "Aces High"
1976:
First feature lead, the title role in "Joseph Andrews"
1977:
Reprised role in film version of "Equus"; received Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
1980:
Starred as Mozart on Broadway in "Amadeus"
1985:
Portrayed a Russian sailor in "Letter to Brezhnev"
1986:
Appeared in the British TV adaptation of "Northanger Abbey"
1990:
Co-starred in "The Hunt for Red October"
1990:
Provided character voice for Disney animated feature "The Rescuers Down Under"
1993:
Appeared as a doctor in "Shadowlands"
1994:
Joined the cast of the British TV series "Heartbeat"
1995:
Offered a fine supporting turn as a nasty stage manager in "An Awfully Big Adventure"
1997:
Was featured in the British series "The Broker's Man"
1997:
Acted in "Amistad"
1999:
Co-starred in "Chill Factor"
2000:
US TV debut as series regular on the CBS ensemble drama "That's Life"
2001:
Had featured role in "Pearl Harbor"
2005:
Cast in Bill Paxton's "The Greatest Game Ever Played" a golf drama based on the true story of the 1913 US Open

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