Most well known for his portrayal of Tommy Strawn on the Fox sitcom Martin, he is also notable for his role as Mel Parker on UPN's The Parkers, as well as for his performance as Lieutenant Malcolm Barker on the Fox series New York Undercover.
Early in his television acting career, he appeared in a McDonald's commercial.
In 2011, he acted in the BET series Let's Stay Together.
He spent his early days in Yonkers, New York. His nearly two-decade marriage to Gina Marie Sasso resulted in two children, Thomas and Madison.
He judged Bill Bellamy's comedic competition program Who's Got Jokes?