Ivan Kane was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. Kane started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the Tom Berenger blockbuster dramatic period piece "Platoon" (1986), the Lane Smith thriller "Prison" (1988) and the Tom Cruise biographical drama "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS, 1984-1996). His film career continued throughout the eighties and the nineties in productions like "Patriot Games" (1992) with Harrison Ford and the comedy "Bank Robber" (1993) with Patrick Dempsey. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Taken Away" (CBS, 1989-1990). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action film "On Deadly Ground" (1994) with Steven Seagal and the Jennifer Tilly crime picture "Bound" (1996). He also was featured in the TV movies "Norma Jean & Marilyn" (HBO, 1995-96) and "The Late Shift" (HBO, 1995-96). Kane most recently wrote "No Alibi" (HBO, 1999-2000).