Again cast by George Abbott for a small part and also as Gene Kelly's understudy in Rodgers and Hart's Broadway musical, "Pal Joey"
Film debut, "Too Many Girls" (in chorus)
First film in three years and also his last starring role in features for years, "Wives and Lovers"; also his last of three films opposite Janet Leigh
First of three films opposite Janet Leigh, "The Romance of Rosy Ridge"
First TV-movie, "The Doomsday Flight"
Made London stage debut in "The Music Man"
Raised by father after parents' divorce
Replaced star Gene Barry in the long-running Broadway musical "La Cage aux Folles"
Signed to seven-year contract by MGM
Began to attract attention in film, "Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant"
Left California Music Theatre's revival of "Show Boat" (played Captain Andy) during previews due to illness (September)
Made first of five films opposite June Allyson, "Two Girls and a Sailor"; first film in which he was received top billing
Made last film opposite June Allyson, "Remains to Be Seen" and last one opposite Esther Williams, "Easy to Love"
Moved to Switzerland with his family
Received a supporting Emmy nomination for the ABC miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man"
Reprised the role of Marsh Goodwin, in the ABC spinoff series, "Rich Man, Poor Man: Book II"
Returned to features after four years in "Divorce American Style"
Returned to the US to star opposite Carroll Baker in the Broadway production of "Come on Strong"
Starred in a St. Louis revival of the 1920s Broadway musical classic, "No, No, Nanette"
Appeared in the Broadway production of "New Faces of 1936"
Hired by George Abbott as an understudy to three male leads in Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's "Too Many Girls"
Made TV debut on "The Last Spring" (an installment of the "Loretta Young Show")
Performed musical entertainment for local Kiwanis and Lions clubs while in high school
Signed to six-month contract by Warner Brothers (at $300/week); studio dropped his option after two films
Starred in the CBS pilot, "Man in the Middle"; was not picked up as a series
Starred in TV special, "The Pied Piper of Hamelin"
Toured with nightclub act which was interrupted by operation for skin cancer
Appeared on the CBS interview special, "Burt Reynolds' Conversations With..."
Breakthrough film, "A Guy Named Joe"; first of five films he made opposite Esther Williams
First non-US feature, "The End of the Affair"; starred opposite Deborah Kerr in the British-made production
Last film for three years, "The Enemy General"
Made nightclub debut in Las Vegas in the mid-1950s
Moved to New York; first job in Off-Broadway was the musical revue, "Entre Nous"
Performed frequently on the dinner-theater and straw-hat theater circuits through the 1970s and 80s
Played a leading role in "Battle Command"
Starred in the CBS pilot "At Your Service"; was not picked up for a series