He played roles on Friends and Seinfeld and appeared with Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz as Charlie Butts the weak-willed inmate.
He attended Syracuse University.
He has appeared on the television shows The Music Scene and Claude's Crib, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
He was born in New York City.
He played junkyard owner Old Joe in seasons three and five of Breaking Bad, which starred Bryan Cranston.