1962: Appeared in Broadway play "The Caretaker".
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is the best director I ever worked with. One of the main reasons is his bravery in the way he's cast me in his films. By casting me as the president in Escape from New York
(1981) and as the essentially good Dr. Loomis in the original Halloween
(1978), he gave me the opportunities that might have been missed had I stayed a stereotypical madman. That casting against type is what ...
He was considered for many guest roles in Doctor Who
(1963) - General Grugger in "Meglos", Richard Mace in "The Visitation", Griffiths in "Attack of the Cybermen", Shockeye in "The Two Doctors" and De Flores in "Silver Nemesis". He was also considered for Borusa in Doctor Who
(1996) before the character was dropped from the script.
Bald head and piercing blue eyes