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Born: April 18, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Biloxi, Mississippi, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1988:
Broadway debut, Lanford Wilson's "Burn This"; replaced John Malkovich
1996:
Cast in the TV remake of "In Cold Blood"
1978:
Film acting debut in "King of the Gypsies"
1964:
First stage speaking parts by age eight
2001:
Played a corrupt police captain in the A&E movie "Walking Shadow"
1996:
Played the villain in Fox TV-movie "Dr. Who"
1976:
Professional acting debut in "Rebel Women" at Public Theatre, New York
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Raised primarily in Atlanta, Georgia by his father following parents' divorce
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Studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC
1983:
TV-movie debut, an "American Playhouse" adaptation of Nathanael West's "Miss Lonelyhearts"
1986:
Acted with younger sister Julia Roberts in "Blood Red" (released in 1989)
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Began acting in Off-Broadway productions
1963:
Began appearing on local TV in Atlanta at age seven
2006:
Cast in the coming-of-age drama "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints"
2010:
Co-starred with Sylvester Stallone in "The Expendables," an 80s-style action adventure about a group of mercenaries who attempt to overthrow a South American dictator; film featured a Who's Who of action stars including Bruce Willis, Jet Li, and Arnold Schwarzenegger
2000:
Had memorable role as a gangster in the CBS drama "Falcone"
2007:
Joined the cast of NBC's "Heroes" as Thompson, an associate of Mr. Bennet
1976:
Played a recurring character on the NBC daytime soap opera, "Another World"
2008:
Cast as Sal Maroni, an organized crime boss in the Batman sequel, "The Dark Knight"
1983:
Portrayed Playboy playmate, Dorothy Stratten's husband in Bob Fosse's "Star 80"
1997:
TV series debut as regular, "C16: FBI"
1973:
Received classical training at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London
1960:
Stage debut at age four as a mute clown
1996:
Starred in "It's My Party"
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Suffered a serious accident in a Jeep and took a hiatus from acting

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