American actor and former professional football player who has appeared in films such as the 1979 popular films Rocky II and 1941. He also played the position of defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears in the 1967 NFL season.
He graduated from Tennessee State University where he majored in drama and history.
He played the role of Cookie in the Hallmark Channel films Love's Long Journey and Love's Abiding Joy.
He grew up with his family in Memphis, Tennessee.
He appeared in the 1979 film Rocky II starring Sylvester Stallone.