American actor known for appearing on television shows such as Dawson's Creek and Legacy as well as the films The Prince of Tides and Twisted Desire. He may be most remembered, however, as the television spokesperson for ChildFund International.
Some of his earlier performances came in the 1985 films Finnegan Begin Again and Marie: A True Story.
He had a role in the film sequel to Bruce Almighty called Evan Almighty in which he appeared as a Congressperson.
He was born in Bruington, Virginia.
He appeared on the television series Matlock, which starred Andy Griffith.