Life and careerEdit
He starred in numerous films directed by Robert Altman, including Brewster McCloud, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Thieves Like Us, California Split, Nashville, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson, A Wedding, Code of Silence and Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?.
He also guest-starred in various television roles, including Jefferson Drum and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (starring Bill Bolender). He was a regular in the cast of the short-lived 1976 series Gibbsville.
Following an injury on the set of a television show, Remsen moved away from acting. After being hired as the casting director on Brewster McCloud, Altman talked him into taking a role in the film.