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Also Known As: Died: January 3, 2009
Born: July 19, 1924 Cause of Death: myelodysplasia
Birth Place: Miami, Florida Profession: Cast ...
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1941:
Joined the U.S. Navy in December 1941 and served on the destroyer USS Marshall during World War II
1950:
Began professional acting career in a non-union stock company in New York
1950:
First television appearance was in a CBS production of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
1953:
Made Off-Broadway debut as Harold Koble in "End as a Man"
1954:
Made feature acting debut in Elia Kazan's "On the Waterfront"
1955:
Broadway debut as Joe Foster in "Festival"
1955:
Cast as Gooper in the Broadway production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
1958:
Nominated for a Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play for William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs"
1959:
Received rave reviews in title role of Archibald MacLeish's "J.B." on Broadway
:
Offered the title role in "Elmer Gantry" (1960), but could not do it due to near fatal accident; Burt Lancaster won a Best Actor Oscar as Elmer Gantry
1960:
Narrated Elia Kazan's "Wild River"
1961:
Breakthrough feature supporting role as Warren Beatty's father in Kazan's "Splendor in the Grass"
1964:
Appeared as Parnell James in the Broadway production of James Baldwin's "Blues for Mr Charlie"
1965:
Appeared in the first stage revival of "The Glass Menagerie"
1966:
Played the Gentleman Caller in a CBS-TV adaptation of "The Glass Menagerie"
1968:
First film with Clint Eastwood, "Hang 'Em High" (also appeared with Eastwood in "The Gauntlet" 1977 and "Sudden Impact" 1983)
1969:
TV-movie debut, "The Ballad of Andy Crocker" (ABC)
1973:
Succeeded Richard A. Dysart as Coach in Jason Miller's "That Championship Season" on Broadway
1974:
Played a colorful Depression-era doctor in the ABC TV-movie, "The Last Angry Man"
1980:
Debut as a TV regular, played Chief Paulton on the short-lived ABC detective series "Stone"
1986:
Gave an amusing performance as a true screen swine, in Stephen King's directorial debut "Maximum Overdrive"
1988:
Cast as a regular in the short-lived CBS drama "Blue Skies"
1989:
Portrayed Police Commissioner James Gordon in Tim Burton's "Batman"; took the job so his wife could see London
1990:
Cast as mob boss Bobo Justice in "The Grifters" opposite Anjelica Huston
1991:
Played J. Edgar Hoover in the HBO movie "Citizen Cohn"
1992:
Reprised the role of Commissioner Gordon for Burton's "Batman Returns"
1995:
Again played Commissioner Gordon for Joel Schumacher's "Batman Forever"
1997:
Had a fourth go as Commissioner Gordon in "Batman & Robin"
1997:
Portrayed Officer Wylie in the USA movie "The Member of the Wedding"
1997:
Acted the part of Benjamin Franklin in the Broadway revival of "1776"
2002:
Returned to series TV as regular on the ABC drama "The Court"
2006:
Cast opposite Will Ferrell in the comedy "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby"
2006:
Co-starred in the comedy "Waltzing Anna"

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