Renowned method actor who won over audiences in The Graduate, Marathon Man, and Tootsie.
He began his acting career at the Pasadena Playhouse with fellow actor Gene Hackman, the two were roommates.
His big break character was Benjamin Braddock, the awkward and seduced young man in The Graduate.
Married his second wife, attorney Lisa Gottsegen, in October 1980.
He was in Rain Man with Tom Cruise, which won an the Academy Award for Best Picture.