Famous for voicing the character of Gaston in the animated Disney movie Beauty and the Beast and in the Disney series House of Mouse, this actor and classically trained singer is also notable for his Broadway and regional theater work.
He made his Broadway debut in the 1979 production of The Most Happy Fella and, after rising to fame for his work in Beauty and the Beast (in the early 1990s), went on to play Sir Danvers Carew in the 2013 revival of Jekyll and Hyde.
He performed in the New York City Opera's production of The New Moon.
He spent his early days in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
He and Jesse Corti both voiced characters in Beauty and the Beast.