Famous for his recurring roles as Peter Flint and Patrick London on the respective soap operas Santa Barbara and One Life to Live, he is also notable for his performances in the 1990s movies Ultraviolet and Sunstroke.
Before beginning his acting career in his thirties, Meadows worked as an architect and taught classes at Santa Monica College, the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design, and San Francisco State University.
In 2001, he invented and patented an aeronautical balloon known as the Parabounce.
His marriage to talk show host
He appeared with Dyan Cannon in a 1991 Australian film titled The End of Innocence.