Best known for his role as Steve Urkel on the television show Family Matters, a role that was initially supposed to be just a one-time guest spot that turned into an instant phenomenon. He appeared in the 2011 film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer.
He began his acting career through a series of commercials at age 3.
His character's popular catchphrase on Family Matters was "Did I do that?" while pulling up his suspenders.
His parents are named Gail and Michael. His daughter Samaya was born in 2009.