Television and film actor who started out on Broadway and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in the 1970 film, The Boys in the Band. He later returned to Broadway to star in Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen.
He found early acting success in an off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks in 1960.
He also gained recognition for his roles in the 1987 horror film, Hellraiser and the 1990 film, Nightbreed.
He was raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
He had a small role opposite Helen Mirren in the 1989 TV movie, Red King, White Knight.