1982 Young Artist Award winner for Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role of Michael in the classic sci-fi film, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Before receiving the role in Steven Spielberg's classic film, he was a prominent theater actor with the Circle Repertory Company.
At the New York Shakespeare Festival, he worked with Kevin Kline in Henry V.
He has a son named Noah. He married his wife, Bianca Hunter, in 2012.
He made an appearance on the Bob Newhart show, Newhart.