May. 30th, 1951
Dallas, Texas, USA
Guest TV Roles
Assistant State Attorney Don Haffman
FBI Agent Jerry Barkley
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- To develop a plotline for the 1986 film _True Stories (1986)_ (qv) he and rocker 'David Byrne (I)' (qv) once stared wordlessly for two hours at Byrne's. On the wall were hundreds of pencil drawings of ideas for the film by Byrne. That very night, he wrote a thirty-page treatment for the film and was soon hired as a writer.
- His name is pronounced tow-buh-law-skee
- Was almost murdered twice in one week in Hartford, Connecticut by different people. As he admitted, "That's unusual." The first instance occurred when he was in a pub with 'Beth Henley' (qv) . After a brawl with a man who was attacking Henley, he was held at gunpoint at the pub. Later that week, when he and Henley went to a pizza parlor next to the pub, where he was stabbed. Fortunately, the knife only partly penetrated his belt buckle.
- Turned down the role of Al on _"Home Improvement" (1991)_ (qv).
- Attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with actress 'Patricia Richardson (I)' (qv) and playwright 'Beth Henley' (qv) during late 1960s and early 1970s.
- Attended Kimball High School. High School Debate champ.
- Once held hostage at gunpoint at a supermarket in Snyder Plaza in Dallas.
- He played Principal Flutie in the unaired _"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997)_ (qv) pilot episode.
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