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Birthday
6, 1931
Birthplace
Temple, TX
Death Date
Jul 9, 2019 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1931
Birthplace
Temple, TX
Death Date
Jul 9, 2019 (88)

About

Character actor who played Zed in Men in Black and portrayed Arthur in The Larry Sanders Show, a role that earned him an Emmy Award in 1996. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his acting in the 1983 film Cross Creek.

Before Fame

After making his debut in the film, Baby Doll, he trained with Lee Strasberg in the Actors' Studio.

Trivia

He played Henry Miller in Tropic of Cancer.

Family Life

His first cousin was actress Sissy Spacek. He had six children. He was married to Ann Wedgeworth from 1955 to 1961 and Geraldine Page from 1963 to 1967. He then married Amy Wright in 1989.

Associated With

He starred in Men in Black with Will Smith.