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Also Known As: Died: July 10, 2006
Born: July 16, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bedford Hills, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Served in the US Army
1934:
Stage debut with Shakespeare Fellowship Co. In a NYC production of "The Taming of the Shrew"
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Played more than 400 roles on stage
1961:
Feature debut, "The Young Doctors"
1964:
Acted as a priest and Marcellus in the acclaimed John Gielgud-directed Broadway production of "Hamlet"
1969:
Breakthrough feature role, a supporting part in "Midnight Cowboy"
1971:
Appeared in the recurring role of Father John Majesky on the landmark sitcom hit, "All in the Family"
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Appeared in the recurring role of Herb Hartley, Bob's father on "The Bob Newhart Show"
1973:
Nominated for a Tony for his supporting performance as Dogberry in a Broadway production of "Much Ado About Nothing"
1975:
Starred in his first sitcom, "Doc"
1976:
Starred in a revised version of "Doc"
1978:
Acclaimed for his starring performance in the Broadway production "Da"
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Starred as Max Merlin in the sitcom fantasy "Mr. Merlin"
1983:
Starred as an evil rich man in "Trick or Treat", the pilot for "Tales From the Darkside", a syndicated fantasy horror series
1985:
Co-starred with Jason Robards in a Broadway revival of "The Iceman Cometh"
1988:
Reprised his Tony award-winning role for the feature adaptation of "Da"
1989:
Starred as CIA Director William Casey in the CBS docudrama miniseries "Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North"
1990:
Originated the role of the Old Man in the off-Broadway production of "Prelude to a Kiss" and reprised the role on Broadway
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Appeared as a regular on the first two seasons of the popular teen sitcom "Blossom"
1993:
Had supporting role in "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit"
1999:
Was featured in the ensemble of Tim Robbins' "Cradle Will Rock"
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Acted opposite wife Helen Stenborg in the Broadway play "Waiting in the Wings"

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