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Born: October 15, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Davenport, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Co-founded the Center for New Performing Arts as a student at the University of Iowa
1969:
Dropped out of the University of Iowa
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Successfully auditioned for the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco; attended on scholarship for one year
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Worked in a Napa Valley winery
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Worked with the Napa Valley Theater Company producing, directing, acting and writing music for their original productions
1974:
Professional acting and TV-movie debut, "Killer Bees", a thriller starring Gloria Swanson, directed by Curtis Harrington, and filmed in Napa Valley
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Moved to NYC
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Became active on the NY stage with appearances at Lincoln Center, La Mama and the Children's Theater
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Played Neil Johnson, a recurring role for 18 months on "Another World", a long-running daytime soap
1975:
Feature debut, "The Happy Hooker" (uncredited bit part)
1977:
Played another uncredited bit part in "The Sentinel", a slick horror outing
1977:
Cast as a regular on "Rafferty", a short-lived CBS medical drama starring Patrick MacGoohan
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Played the recurring role of Lee Tripper on the hit sitcom, "Three's Company"
1984:
First starring role in a film, Joel Coen's "Blood Simple"
1984:
Cast as a regular on "Suzanne Pleshette Is Maggie Briggs", a short-lived journalistic sitcom
1985:
Co-starred as Detective Malcolm MacGruder on the romantic police drama, "MacGruder & Loud"
1987:
Cast in a leading role, deputy superintendent Ned Sheffield, on "Mariah", a short-lived ABC prison drama series
1988:
Appeared on Broadway in "M. Butterfly"
1998:
Co-starred in the Lifetime sitcom "Maggie"

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