Broadway actor who played Pinto in National Lampoon's Animal House, and received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Mozart in the film Amadeus.
He wanted to become a singer when he was growing up, but decided to become an actor after his voice changed. He made his debut opposite
He was nominated for his first Emmy Award in 1990 for his performance as civil rights activist
He was raised the youngest of four children in Plymouth, Michigan. He married artist Cecilia Ermini, and the couple had one daughter together.
He acted alongside John Belushi in the cult classic National Lampoon's Animal House.