Actor of stage and film who played Patsy Goldberg in the 1984 film, Once Upon a Time in America. He died of a heroin overdose during the production of the play American Buffalo, in which he played a heroin addict.
He worked as a U.S. Army medic in the Vietnam War before attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Mickey Rourke dedicated his performance in 1984's The Pope of Greenwich Village to his memory.
He was married to Barbara Daniels from 1982 to 1983.
Al Pacino played his close friend in American Buffalo.