Actor known for playing major parts on the television series L.A. Law, In Treatment, and Dirty Sexy Money.
He attended the same high school as singer Trey Songz and went on to attend Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.
While studying at Harvard for his L.A. Law role, he became friends with Barack Obama.
He married Desiree DaCosta in 1994, and the couple's first child was named Paris.
An appearance on The Cosby Show starring Bill Cosby in 1985 launched his acting career.