He directed the Off Broadway production of Beth Henley's hit comedy, The Miss Firecracker Contest, which ran originally at the Manhattan Theatre Club, and later moved to a commercial run at the Westside Art Theater. It ran from May, 1984 to January, 1985. The production starred Holly Hunter, who repeated the role in the film ...
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My first day on Groundhog Day
(1993), Bill Murray
shook hands with me and said, "Hello, nice to meet you - now show me what you're going to do". I jumped into a few enormously energetic moments of "Ned Ryerson" and Bill held up his hand. "Fine, fine, you can do that", he said. "It's funny". Bill walked away. I then asked the director, Harold Ramis
, if I should play "Ned" a little more down to ...
Broke his neck in five places while horseback riding in Iceland underneath an active volcano after the wind picked he and the horse up off the ground and blew them off the road. He was required to wear a neck brace for three and a half months and maintains that the experience has taught him to cherish every day.
Often plays egomaniacal characters