American soap opera actor who played the role of Phillip Chancellor III on The Young and the Restless from 1986 until 1989.
Early in his career, he appeared in the 1985 film St. Elmo's Fire.
He had a guest spot on the popular television series Melrose Place.
He was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His family suffered many tragedies: his mother was murdered by his younger brother, and his other brother committed suicide.
He co-starred with Tricia Cast in the soap opera The Young and the Restless.