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Born: March 31, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Performed with family in NYC in 1930s
1939:
Broadway debut, "Life With Father" (as child actor)
1949:
Film debut, "Family Honeymoon"
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Appeared in stage productions throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including "Look Back in Anger" (1958) and "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" (1965)
1952:
TV debut, "The Somerset Maugham Theatre" (ABC)
1960:
Starred in "The Zoo Story" on New York stage
1962:
Cast as the fiance of the social worker heroine (Sandy Dennis) in "A Thousand Clowns" on Broadway
1967:
Played Ben Braddock's father in "The Graduate"
1967:
First series, title role in "Captain Nice" (NBC)
1969:
Played John Adams in "1776" on Broadway; refused a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Musical
1972:
Reprised stage role in film "1776"
1974:
Succeeded Len Cariou as Frederick Egermann in the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical "A Little Night Music"
1976:
Played John Quincy Adams in the PBS miniseries "The Adams Chronicles"
1976:
Was Lt. Cdr. Kitteridge on "The Nancy Walker Show" (ABC)
1978:
Played Samuel Adams in "The Bastard" (ABC)
1979:
Cast as G. Gordon Liddy in the CBS miniseries "Blind Ambition"
1979:
Played John Adams in ABC miniseries "The Rebels"
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had regular role of D.A. Cruikshank on "Freebie and the Bean" (CBS)
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Provided the voice of KITT, the car, on "Knight Rider" (NBC)
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Appeared as Dr. Mark Craig on "St. Elsewhere" (NBC); won two Emmy Awards for his work
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Portrayed Mr. Feeny on ABC sitcom "Boy Meets World"

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