Actor best remembered as quick-tempered Red Forman on the television show, That '70s Show who has also appeared in the seventh season of 24, CBS's Worst Week, and Medium.
He is also known for '80s film roles in RoboCop (1987) and Dead Poets Society (1989).
He played Topher Grace's on-screen father on the long-running series, That '70s Show.
He had his first small television role on Soap in 1980.
He married his second wife, Joan Pirkle in 1988.
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