Best known as Benjamin Stone in the first four seasons of the popular series Law & Order. He was nominated for both Golden Globes and Emmys during his run.
He began his career in the role of Trubee Pell in the 1971 film My Old Man's Place.
He played the character of Senator Hank Rose in the 2001 film Along Came a Spider.
He married his third wife, Anne Martin, in 1978 and they divorced in 1997.
He appeared in a 1998 episode of Touched By an Angel, which starred Roma Downey.