Born and raised in the Passaic and Clifton areas of New Jersey
Made Off-Broadway debut in "Prayer for My Daughter" at the New York Shakespeare Festival
Theatrical film debut in featured role, "The Wanderers"
Moved to Los Angeles
TV debut in a miniseries, "Robert Kennedy and His Times" (CBS)
TV-movie debut, "Kojak: The Belarus File" (CBS)
Made series TV debut as guest, "Days And Nights Of Molly Dodd" (NBC/Lifetime)
Co-starred with wife Marg Helgenberger in the PBS presentation "Peacemaker"
Debut as a regular in a TV drama series, "Civil Wars" (ABC)
Made Broadway acting debut in "Lost in Yonkers"
Joined the cast of the TV drama series, "L.A. Law" (NBC) as Eli Levinson
Offered memorable guest appearance in an episode of "ER" (NBC); received Emmy nomination
Cast as a regular in the sitcom, "Cybill" (CBS) as one of the title character's ex-husbands
Appeared opposite wife Marg Helgenberger in the Lifetime movie "Giving Up the Ghost"
Began recurring appearances as lawyer Stuart Brickman on the CBS drama "Chicago Hope"; promoted to regular in the final season
Cast as Alvin Masterson on the CBS drama series "The Guardian"
Voiced the Jack Hammer in the animated feature "Robots"
Elected the 24th president of Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Began hosting a Public Television program, "Life: Part 2" in St. Paul, Minnesota