Notable for his portrayal of frat boy "Ogre" in the popular Revenge of the Nerds movies, he is also famous for his role as Leslie "Dr. Death" Crunchner on the HBO comedy series 1st & Ten.
Before beginning his acting career, he played basketball at the University of New Mexico and football at the University of San Diego.
He played the role of Scab on the Fox series Stand By Your Man.
He was born in New York City and raised in the Los Angeles, California area.
He appeared with Jean-Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport and its sequel.