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|Born:||August 24, 1958||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Grew up in the Long Island town of Massapequa, New York
Moved to Hollywood two days after high school graduation
Acted in commercials; debut was in a Kentucky Fried Chicken TV spot
TV movie acting debut, "Something for Joey"
Feature film debut, one line in "Rollercoaster"
First significant film role, "The Chicken Chronicles"
Featured alongside Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier in the Nazi-themed thriller "The Boys From Brazil"
Debuted as a TV series star playing "Billy" the imaginative teen-aged protagonist of the short-lived CBS sitcom
Starred in the disco-themed feature "Can't Stop the Music"
Played blind Harvard Law student Harold Krents in the CBS TV-movie "To Race the Wind"
Co-starred in Barry Levinson's 1950s set slice of life comedy "Diner"
Featured in the highly-rated nuclear fallout TV-movie "The Day After" (ABC)
Starred as Carey Mahoney in the slapstick comedy "Police Academy"
Reprised role of Officer Mahoney in the sequel "Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment"
Starred as a tour boat captain who comes upon alien pods in Ron Howard's "Cocoon"
Revisted the popular Mahoney character in "Police Academy 3: Back in Training"
Starred with Ally Sheedy and a cheeky robot named Number 5 in "Short Circuit"
Featured in the Curtis Hanson's Hitchcock homage "The Bedroom Window"
Again played Officer Mahoney in "Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol"
Co-starred with Tom Selleck and Ted Danson in the charming comedy "Three Men and a Baby"
Reprised role for the sequel "Cocoon: The Return"
Executive produced the CBS School Break Special "Gangs"; earned an Emmy nomination
London stage debut, "The Boys Next Door"
Reprised his role in "Three Men and a Little Lady"
Broadway debut, "Prelude to a Kiss"
TV directing debut (also acted), the CBS Schoolbreak Special, "Love Off Limits"
Featured in the Jodie Foster-directed family comedy "Home for the Holidays"
Played the father of the ubiquitous Olsen twins in the family comedy "It Takes Two"
Featured in the children's movies "Zeus and Roxanne" and "Casper: A Spirited Beginning"
Starred in ABC's TV-movie "Tower of Terror"
Featured in the Cinemax movie, "Airborne"
First film as director/producer/co-screenwriter/star, an adaptation of the Broadway hit, "P.S. Your Cat Is Dead"
Cast in a recurring role on "Veronica Mars" (UPN) as Woody Goodman, a wealthy businessman and community leader
Played the lead in the NBC made-for-TV remake of "The Poseidon Adventure"
Joined the cast of ABC's reality series, "Dancing with the Stars" as a contestant
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