Actor | Soundtrack | Director
Early in his career he played mainly brutish criminals until he changed his image completely in the 1970s, when he was cast as a homicide detective in the acclaimed TV-movie The Marcus-Nelson Murders (1973) and its spin-off series, Kojak (1973).
[Who had been offered a series wasn't getting used to all the police shows on TV that have been aired at the time]: Television doesn't need another cop show, that's for sure. But this is an interesting cop, a real cop from a New York City ...
Deep, gravelly voice.
Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA
Universal City, California, USA
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