Television and film actor best known for his role as Commander William T. Riker in the series Star Trek: The Next Generation.
He was a member of the Liberty High School Grenadier Band and he also ran track at Liberty High School. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater from Penn State University.
He hosted the TV series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction from 1998 to 2002.
He co-starred with Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: The Next Generation.