Actor best known for starring on the television series Miami Vice, for which he won a Golden Globe. He also played the title character on the series Nash Bridges. In 2014, he had a supporting role in the romantic comedy The Other Woman.
He was a student at the American Conservatory theater before earning his first acting role in 1969 in a stage production.
He found short-lived music success with the top 5 single and top 20 album Heartbeat in 1986.
He married his second wife, Kelly Phleger, on April 29, 1999; the couple has three children: Grace, Jasper and Deacon.
He had a supporting role opposite Jamie Foxx in the 2012 Western Django Unchained.