Played the role of James Trivette on the series, Walker Texas Ranger and is also known for his role as Conrad McMasters in TV's Matlock.
He had his first television role on a 1981 episode of Diff'rent Strokes.
He acted in the classic '80s action films, Die Hard and Top Gun.
He married his second wife, Elena Gilyard, in 2001 and he has three children.
He had his first recurring role opposite Erik Estrada during the final season of Chips.