Famous for his work in the Police Academy comedy films of the 1980s, this actor and screenwriter was also a prominent Saturday Night Live cast member.
While working at a Chicago department store, he began performing with the famous Second City improvisational comedy troupe.
Though born in Pennsylvania, he spent the majority of his childhood in his mother's native Australia. He and his wife Marcia later settled in Illinois with their children Pete and Zoe.
During the early 1980s, he and Eddie Murphy both performed on Saturday Night Live.