He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie," in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Michael Learned, Monette Magrath, and Jeremy Peter Johnson in the cast. Michael E. Gross was director.
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Did You Know?
I'm a farm boy from Connecticut, and I adopted urban life.
Atherton has the same date of birth as Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Known around the world for what have become his signature film characters: the television reporter, Dick Thornburg in Die Hard
(1988) and Die Hard 2
(1990); the EPA official, Walter Peck in Ghostbusters
(1984); Professor Jerry Hathaway in Real Genius
(1985) and the mad scientist, Dr. Noah Faulkner in Bio-Dome