Played the role of Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the television series, St. Elsewhere (1982-1988).
He pursued roles on Broadway and as a radio actor before landing roles in television.
He had an on-screen appearance on a reality show he did with his wife about living green.
He was divorced from Ingrid Taylor in 1989 and later married Rachelle Carson in 2000.
He won several Emmy Award nominations for his work on St. Elsewhere, which also featured Denzel Washington.