Was the subject of the documentary, "Full Blossom: The Life of Poet/Actor Roberts Blossom"
Cast as Doc Wallace in "The Quick and the Dead"
Played the judge who sentences Michael J. Fox's character to perform community service in "Doc Hollywood"
Featured as the neighbor who befriends young Macaulay Culkin in the hit movie, "Home Alone"
Appeared in "The Last Temptation of Christ"
Had a small role as Louden Swain's grandfather in "Vision Quest"
Played the old man who sells Arnie Cunningham the famous 1958 Plymouth Fury in John Carpenter's "Christine"
Acted with Bette Davis in the NBC movie, "Family Reunion"
Played the estranged father of a woman who has had a near-death experience in "Resurrection"
Had regular role on the NBC soap opera, "Another World"
Appeared in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
First starring role, playing a demented farmer in "Deranged"
Played the title character's father in "The Great Gatsby"
Early film role, playing an unfortunate patient in "The Hospital"
Featured in Sam Shepard's play, "Operation Sidewinder"
Acted on stage in Edward Albee's adaptation of Carson McCullers' "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe"
Retired from acting in the late 1990s to pursue writing poetry
Began acting in Cleveland after the war