Beginning in 1955 with a role in Oh... Rosalinda!!, he soon after landed a recurring role in the series, The Buccaneers.
He was a star of New Zealand television, appearing in shows such as Children of Fire Mountain, Jack Holborn, and Mortimer's Patch.
He was born in Carnmoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
He had a role in the 1990 comedy The Shrimp on the Barbie, which starred Cheech Marin.