Father of Robert Christopher Hand Jordan and Nina Jordan.
In 1975, broke his ankle playing "MacDuff" to Charlton Heston's "Macbeth" and performed in a cast and using a crutch.
He won an Obie Award for his performance in Czech playwright Václav Havel's "A Private View" for the 1983-1984 Off-Broadway season.
Lived with Blair Brown from 1976-1985; the relationship produced one son, Robert.
He was a longtime companion of actress Marcia Cross.