Actor who has had an extensive career and became known for playing Lizzie McGuire's supportive father in the Disney series Lizzie McGuire. Earlier in his career, he appeared on Kung Fu and Bonanza.
He came from a show business family and made his first film appearance in the film The Cowboys with John Wayne.
He played the role of Lewis in the cult classic film, Revenge of the Nerds.
He had two daughters and a son with Edie Mani, whom he married in 1990.
He was in the film The Long Riders with Dennis Quaid.