Most well known for his starring role as David Freeman in the 1986 family film Flight of the Navigator, he is also notable for his childhood appearances in the movie The Clan of the Cave Bear (as Young Broud) and in the television series Murder, She Wrote (as Charlie McCallum).
He was primarily active in the film and television worlds during the mid 1980s. Following a decade-long performing hiatus, he made an uncredited appearance in the 1996 film It's My Party.
Born Deleriyes August Joe Fisher Cramer, he spent his early years in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
He appeared with Beverly Hillbillies actor Buddy Ebsen in the made-for-TV movie Stone Fox.