He played the title role in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," in an Oregon Shakespeare Festival production at the Elizabethan Stage Theatre in Ashland, Oregon with Mark Murphey; James Edmondson; Will Huddleston; Philip Davidson and Denis Arndt in the cast. Laird Williamson was director. Jerry Turner was artistic director. ...
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[on playing the U.S. President on 24
(2001)] One of the more interesting things about doing this is I don't have to worry about my wardrobe... because it's the same every day, all day.
In September 1980, in an act of defiance, he showed up at the Emmy Awards ceremony to collect the award he had won for playing Jim Jones. The Screen Actors Guild was in the middle of a strike and members boycotted the ceremony until the strike was settled. He was the only winner in an acting category who showed up. The incident was referenced in the James L. Brooks
comedy film I'll Do Anything
Frequently played authority figures, military or government agents or clergy