Canadian-Italian actor best known for his voice acting on numerous animated television series including Hello Kitty and Friends, The Neverending Story, and Elliott Moose.
He was born in Italy but grew up in Toronto and attended the University of Toronto to study chiropractic medicine before taking part in improv at The Second City, which led him to drop out of the university to pursue acting.
He was the first actor born outside North America to get cast on Saturday Night Live in 1981.
He had a daughter in 2005 from his marriage with his wife Leah.
He played the role of Arthur "Whitey" Morelli opposite Jeff Wincott on the television drama Night Heat from 1985 to 1989.