1939 – Born on the 24th of October in Pittsbuqh, Pennsylvania.
1962 – He has been married to Kate Hannan since 1962 and they have two children.
– He taught Theater at Brooklyn College.
1976 – He was unforgettable as the "screaming queen" in The Ritz, a Broadway comedy that was made into a film.
1984 – He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus.
2007 – He has performed in March at The Swan Theatre, part of the Royal Shakespeare Company.