Comedic actor known for his numerous performances on the Imus in the Morning radio program. He also appeared in Broadway productions of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Little Shop of Horrors.
He began his career as a comedian at a Long Island, New York club called Richard M. Dixon's White House Inn.
He and his wife Sharon raised three children.
He and Eddie Murphy formed an improvisational comedy group called The Identical Triplets.