Best known for his acting roles in the television series, King of Kensington and Cagney and Lacey.
He worked as a short order cook at Barney's Bakery while looking for acting work in Hollywood.
His parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland.
He was married to wife, Sara from 1968 until his death in 2001 and they have 2 children.
He starred in the 1962 film, The War Lover with Steve McQueen.