Born in St Louis, Missouri and raised in Wethersfield, a Hartford, Connecticut suburb
Spent three years with the Yale Repertory Theater
Performed a solo mime show while attending Yale
Off-Broadway stage debut at New York Shakespeare Festival, "All's Well That Ends Well"
Feature film debut, "Manhattan"
Feature debut in a starring role, "My Favorite Year"
Starred on Broadway in "Doonesbury"
Episodic TV debut in a detective pilot, "O'Malley"
Debut as host on summer series, "The Comedy Zone"
TV-movie debut, "The Ghost Writer"
Star of longrunning ABC comedy series, "Perfect Strangers"
Co-founding director of New York Stage and Film Company
Co-founded True Pictures
TV directing debut, "Family Matters"
Recurring character on children's educational series, "Ghostwriter"
First film role after a decade of TV, "Noises Off"
Returned to Broadway as co-star in Neil Simon's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor", starring Nathan Lane
Co-starred with Lane in revival of the musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
Headlined the one-man Off-Broadway show "Chesapeake"
Cast in Michael Cuesta's sophomore feature "Twelve and Holding"