Diff'rent Strokes child star who survived a troubled life.
After watching an episode of Sanford and Son, he decided to become an actor at age 6.
He grew up in San Francisco and was on the TV show Roots, and he later played the role of a Monk on Everybody Hates Chris.
He married Dori Bridges in 1998, and the couple had a son later that year.
He once worked with Chris Rock on the TV show Everybody Hates Chris.