Played the role of evil, Mayor Wilkins for three seasons on the television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and was also a renowned stage actor.
He was an apprentice dancer at the San Francisco ballet, and studied drama at the University of Washington.
On stage, he won a Tony award for his role as Will Parker in Oklahoma!, and another playing Munkustrap in Cats.
He came from a classical music family in which his mother was an opera singer and his father was a classical pianist and composer.
He was King Arthur in Eric Idle's hit Broadway play, Spamalot.