Voice actor and radio host best known for his "we'll leave the light on for you" voiceover for Motel 6 commercials.
He built houses in Homer, Alaska.
He started a radio program in 1999 called The Loose Leaf Book Company, which centers on discussions about books and authors.
He married Rita A. Ramirez in 1997.
He voiced the Good Idea/Bad Idea segments on the animated series Animaniacs, executive produced by Steven Spielberg.