He played Lincoln Tyler on the soap opera All My Children in 1970. He also played the millionaire Mr. Lynch in the 1987 film, Wall Street.
He was the understudy for Karl Malden in the Broadway production of A Streetcar named Desire.
He played Frank in the comedy horror film, The Return of the Living Dead.
He married Alba Francesca in 1986.
He played Martin in The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith.