(written from a Production point of view)
Weaver hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and has appeared in motion pictures such as The Day of the Dolphin and The Thomas Crown Affair, in which he played John Reynolds. Weaver starred in the 1982 George A. Romero/Stephen King movie Creepshow (with Adrienne Barbeau, Don Keefer, Robert Harper, and Jon Lormer).
Science fiction fans may also remember him as the Chancellor in "The Obsolete Man" and William Sturka in "Third From the Sun" of the original Twilight Zone series. He is also internationally known for his portrayal of Doctor Josef Weiss in the 1978 mini-series Holocaust, a series which also stared David Warner.