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Born: November 28, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Tenafly, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Professional stage debut as King Arthur in "Camelot" at the Jewel Box Theater in Oklahoma City
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Appeared in the West Coast productions, "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Grapes of Wrath"
1977:
TV-movie debut, "The Amazing Howard Hughes" (CBS)
1978:
Feature acting debut, "Coma"
1981:
First feature lead role, "Knightriders"
1983:
NY stage debut in the Off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love"
1984:
Credited as script consultant on the independent feature "A Flash of Green"; also starred
1984:
Met future wife Amy Madigan, starring opposite her in "Places in the Heart"
1985:
Delivered solid turn as Charlie Dick, husband of Patsy Cline in "Sweet Dreams"
1986:
Broadway debut in "Precious Sons"; received Tony nomination
1989:
First lead in a major feature, "The Abyss"; directed by James Cameron
1991:
Appeared in the Showtime movie "Paris Trout"
1992:
Co-starred opposite Diane Keaton in the poitically-themed "Running Mates" (HBO)
1992:
Co-starred in the feature version of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross"
1994:
Appeared in the ABC miniseries "Stephen King's 'The Stand'"
1994:
Returned to the New York stage in the Off-Broadway staging of Sam Shepard's "Simpatico"; co-starred Beverly D'Angelo and Marcia Gay Harden
1995:
Received Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his performance as NASA mission control flight director Gene Krantz in "Apollo 13"
1996:
Producing debut (as executive producer) of the TNT movie "Riders of the Purple Sage"; also co-starred with Madigan
1996:
Returned to Broadway in "Taking Sides"
1998:
Received critical acclaim and his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his performance as the God-like Christof, the creator and director of "The Truman Show"
1998:
Co-starred with Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts in "Stepmom"
1999:
Cast as a disillusioned priest sent to investigate claims of miracles performed by a woman proposed for sainthood in "The Third Miracle"
2000:
Feature directorial debut, "Pollock"; also portrayed the artist; received first Best Actor Oscar nomination
2001:
Played a German assassin sent to kill a Russian marksman in "Enemy at the Gates"; premiered at the Berlin Film Festival
2001:
Cast as an American battalion commander in 1980s Germany in "Buffalo Soldiers"; (released theatrically in USA in 2002)
2001:
Had featured role opposite Russell Crowe in "A Beautiful Mind"; directed by Ron Howard
2002:
Co-starred with Meryl Streep in "The Hours"; received supporting role nominations for a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a SAG and an Oscar
2003:
Portrayed the ex-husband of Nicole Kidman's character in the film adaptation of Philip Roth's novel "The Human Stain"
2003:
Starred as a football coach in the southern drama "Radio"
2005:
Starred as Miles Roby in the HBO film adaptation of "Empire Falls," based on Richard Russo's Pulitzer Prize winning novel; earned Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
2005:
Co-starred with Viggo Mortensen in David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence"
2006:
Portrayed Ludwig van Beethoven in Agnieszka Holland's "Copying Beethoven"
2007:
Played a Boston detective in Ben Affleck's feature directing debut "Gone, Baby, Gone"
2008:
Directed and co-wrote the Western "Appaloosa"; also co-starred with Viggo Mortensen
2010:
Played an American inmate in Peter Weir's "The Way Back"

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