American actor who was simply most widely known for his part as Doug Lawrence in the tv screen series Family members from 1976 to 1980. He also acted in the movies Alice’s Cafe and Dog Day time Afternoon. He was learning pre-med at college when he 1st auditioned for a job in the creation, George Bernard Shaw’s Hands and the person. He was nominated for an Emmy Honor in the Exceptional Lead Actor inside a Crisis Series category in 1978 for his part in Family members. He was wedded to Patricia Broderick, plus they got two children. He’s the father from the Ferris Bueller’s Day time Off celebrity, Matthew Broderick.