Best known for his role as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan on the television series, Diagnosis: Murder and also appeared on shows like The Love Boat and Remington Steele.
His first role was as the 9-year-old violinist, Florian on The
He is an avid motorcycle enthusiast who has participated in protest rides to preserve the rights of motorcyclists.
He has 4 children with Mary Carey.
He and his world-famous father, Dick Van Dyke, worked together on shows like The Dick Van Dyke Show and Diagnosis: Murder.