Cast in "A Serious Man," written and directed by The Coen Brothers
Reteamed with David E Kelley on the Fox drama series "Boston Public"; played history teacher Harvey Lipschultz
Acted in the crime comedy "The Crew," starring Burt Reynolds and Richard Dreyfuss
Returned to series TV with "Fantasy Island" (ABC), a short-lived revival of the popular 70s series
Created one-man stage show "Fyvush Finkel – From Second Ave to Broadway"; sons Elliot and Ian accompanied him with a full orchestra for musical segments; premiered off-Broadway in 1997
Cast as Murray Chotiner in Oliver Stone's biographical drama "Nixon"
TV series debut in regular role, "Picket Fences" (CBS); played attorney Douglas Wambaugh; won Emmy Award
Conceived and toured one-man-show, "Finkel's Follies"
Returned to Broadway in the revival of "Cafe Crown"
TV-movie debut, "Seize the Day" on PBS's "American Playhouse"
TV special debut on HBO, "Robert Klein on Broadway"
Again starred in a Broadway revival of "Fiddler on the Roof"
Broadway debut as Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof"
Signed for the national company of "Fiddler on the Roof"; started off playing the innkeeper and eventually graduated to the leading role
Began his career in Yiddish theater at age 9 (date approx.)