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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There was a part on Broadway...wow still hurts to talk about it. I flew to New York on my own dime. I had no career. But there was this part. I knew the playwright. He told me the role was perfect for me. I worked on the audition like crazy...I went in and killed on the audition. It was great. I got congrats from a lot of people. I was told I would be called back for final auditions in three ...
Was almost murdered twice in one week in Hartford, Connecticut by different people. As he admitted, "That's unusual." The first instance occurred when he was in a pub with Beth Henley
. After a brawl with a man who was attacking Henley, he was held at gunpoint at the pub. Later that week, when he and Henley went to a pizza parlor next to the pub, where he was stabbed. Fortunately, the knife only ...
Often plays egomaniacal characters