American actor who is known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the Visual Bible films in 1993 and 1994. He also played Jesus in 2009's Road to Emmaus.
He had one of his first acting roles in the television series Murder, She Wrote in 1985.
He became a born again Christian in 1990 after growing up Catholic.
He was born to an Italian father and a Syrian mother.
He appeared on an episode of the television series L.A. Law, starring Harry Hamlin.