Comedy actor who gave memorable performances in the 1960's and 1970's films Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, M*A*S*H, and The Long Goodbye. He later played Jack Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Reuben Tishkoff in the Ocean's Eleven series and Ezra Goodman on Showtime's Ray Donovan.
He began his acting career on Broadway in the late 1950's and starred in the musical I Can Get It for You Wholesale in 1962.
In the 1990's, he played a mobster in the crime film Bugsy and a high school teacher in the drama American History X.
He married actress Barbra Streisand in March 1963 and the couple had a child together. They divorced in 1971. He was then married to Jennifer Bogart from 1973 to 1975 and then again from 1978 to 1979.
Longtime director Robert Altman cast him in a number of his films including California Split, Nashville, The Player, M*A*S*H, and The Long Goodbye.