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This Arkansas native was born on 26 November 1945 to parents who owned a movie theater. He often felt that his desire to become an actor came from the fact that he spent so much time in the theater's "crying room" for babies - and listening to the likes of Tyrone Power and others. His first "professional" work came at the age of 11 when he became ... See full bio »
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 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
 2005 Thru the Moebius Strip
Arthur (voice)
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
Dr. Shafer
- Rooms with a View (2002) ... Dr. Shafer
 1997-2000 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series)
- The Undercover Syndrome (1997) ... (voice)
 1993-1999 The Nanny (TV Series)
Niles
- The Game Show (1999) ... Niles
- The Finale: Part 2 (1999) ... Niles
- The Finale: Part 1 (1999) ... Niles
- The Baby Shower (1999) ... Niles
- Maggie's Wedding (1999) ... Niles (credit only)
 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Desmond Quist
- Eugenia Bremer, Master Spy (1997) ... Desmond Quist
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Rodney
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Neal Dishman
- Badge of Honor (1992) ... Neal Dishman
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
C. Howard Grady
- Love in Bloom (1992) ... C. Howard Grady
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Harvey Gutfreund
- Tape Fear (1992) ... Harvey Gutfreund
 1992 Columbo (TV Series)
Alex Varrick
- No Time to Die (1992) ... Alex Varrick
 1991 Palomino (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1991 The Perfect Tribute (TV Movie)
Gov. Curtin
 1991 She Stood Alone (TV Movie)
Parker Elsworth
 1990/I Havana
Marion Chigwell
 1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Nicholas Helman
- Halloween Knights (1989) ... Nicholas Helman
 1989 K-9
Halstead
 1988 Just in Time (TV Series)
 1987-1988 Dynasty (TV Series)
Harry Thresher
- The Rifle (1988) ... Harry Thresher
- Images (1988) ... Harry Thresher
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Arnold David Tuney
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Arnold David Tuney
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Eddie Mason
- Video Games (1988) ... Eddie Mason
 1988 What Price Victory (TV Movie)
Trainer
 1987 The Spirit (TV Movie)
Simon Teasdale
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Congressman
- Davy Crockett (1986) ... Congressman
 1986 Matlock (TV Series)
James Billings
- The Professor (1986) ... James Billings
 1985-1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Tony Martinet / Robert Castille
- All the World's a Stage (1986) ... Tony Martinet
- Vigilante Mothers (1985) ... Robert Castille
 1986 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Joey Kello
- The Day the Music Died (1986) ... Joey Kello
 1986 Blind Justice (TV Movie)
Attorney Seth Thompson
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Mr. Reinhardt
- The Peterson Principle (1986) ... Mr. Reinhardt
 1985 The Eagle and the Bear (TV Movie)
Underhill
 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Phillips
- The Doctor Is Out (1985) ... Phillips
 1985 Chain Letters
Steve
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Pierre Fumar
- Gourmet Steele (1985) ... Pierre Fumar
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Arthur Cole
- Lady Luck (1984) ... Arthur Cole
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Lance Gaylord
- Catch a Falling Star (1984) ... Lance Gaylord
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Moulineaux
- In Fashion (1974) ... Moulineaux
 1970 Pigeons
Skinny (uncredited)
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Set to star in a Broadway revival of "La Cage aux Folles" which opens in December 2004, playing Georges. The producers wanted star names for both lead roles, but Davis and Gary Beach of "The Producers" were so good, they hired them. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Shakespeare] didn't write to provide grist for scholarly mills. He wrote scripts! For actors! All the information we need is in the play. In the story. That should be the emphasis of the production. The words give us the characters, their relationships and emotions, the sense of time and place." See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 2000 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Wrong Mountain." See more »

Trademark:

His flawless English accent

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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