He portrayed Keith Anderson on the final season of the 1970s TV show, Good Times.
He was a stand-up comedian and performed at the Playboy Club in Las Vegas after being discovered by a Hollywood agent in Providence, Rhode Island.
He was a regular on the hit crime drama, Mike Hammer, which was directed by Mickey Spillane.
He was born and raised in Yonkers, New York.
He appeared with Tommy Chong in Cheech & Chong's Next Movie.