Eccentric comedian who first gained fame as a cast member on the short-lived but influential Ben Stiller Show. He became known as much for his wild and lewd behavior as for his comedic work on shows like NewsRadio and Less Than Perfect.
He was named Homecoming King during his senior year of high school. After he graduated, he took improvisational comedy classes and joined Chicago's famed Second City sketch comedy troupe.
He played a villainous Santa in the movie The Hebrew Hammer. He later finished seventh on the sixteenth season of Dancing with the Stars.
He married Ivone Kowalczyk in 1986, and the couple divorced in 1990. He has two sons, Lucas and Jacob, and a daughter, Meg.
He was in Employee of the Month with Dane Cook.