He played hilarious roles in The Russians Are Coming! and Little Miss Sunshine. His other movies include Catch-22, Argo , and Edward Scissorhands.
He dropped out of college to form The Tarriers, a folk music group.
He won an Academy Award in 2007 for his role as Edwin Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine.
He had three sons named Adam, Anthony and Matthew across three marriages. All three have become actors.
He was in the 2008 movie, Marley & Me, with Owen Wilson .