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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Stephen Tobolowski | Steven Tobolowsky
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[2011, on landing Basic Instinct
(1992)] I had auditioned for Paul Verhoeven
three months before to play some different part in the movie. And Howard Feuer
, the casting director who did Groundhog Day
(1993) and cast me in In Country
(1989). He was also the casting director of Basic Instinct
(1992). Again, in terms of a crime of opportunity, Howard Feuer called me up at home and said, "Stephen, ...
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