Frequently cast in action films in large part to his large stature, he starred in the eponymous role of Conan the Librarian as part of an educational PBS special and played Hercules in a TV version of Jason and the Argonauts.
He got his start alongside two of Hollywoods most notorious action stars
He had recurring roles on the series Werewolf, Key West, and most famously The X-Files as an alien bounty hunter.
He was married to Shari Braun.
He played a spoof of the Silence of the Lambs character Buffalo Bob named Buffalo Bill in the comedy Joe Dirt, featuring Brittany Daniel.