Began career doing stand-up comedy in the French Quarter of his native New Orleans
Worked as sports anouncer and disc jockey for a Charlotte NC radio station for three years
Hired by RKO-FM in New York City; also did stand-up at the Improv and worked off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway
TV series debut as regular Remo Davinci, "Mork and Mindy"
First TV miniseries, "Master of the Game"
Feature film debut, "C.H.U.D."
Played recurring character Eddie LeBec, ex-husband of Carla, for three seasons on the hit NBC sitcom, "Cheers"
TV-movie debut, "Justin Case"
Played recurring role of Jerry Gold on CBS TV sitcom, "Murphy Brown", marking first collaboration with producer-writer Diane English
Starred in leading role of Jack Stein on the CBS sitcom, "Love & War", which reteamed him with the Diane English-Joel Shukovsky team
Co-starred in "Mr. Holland's Opus"
Filmed first leading role, "Dirty Laundry" (released in 1998)
Co-starred in "Katie Joplin", a short-lived The WB sitcom aired during the summer