Supporting actor who earned two Golden Globe nominations for his role of Frasier's father, Martin Crane, on NBC's Frasier.
He started a full-time acting career after appearing in his first stage production in 1977.
He had film roles in Primal Fear (1996) and Say Anything (1989).
He was raised with seven siblings.
He did voice acting alongside Vin Diesel in The Iron Giant (1999).