Played Gordie from the classic film, Stand By Me and also played the teenage Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
His first acting job was in a Jell-O Pudding Pops commercial opposite Bill Cosby.
He recorded guest vocals on Chunky A's (Arsenio Hall's) song Dope, the Big Lie.
He married Anne Wheaton in 1999 and has two stepsons, one of whom he legally adopted.
Corey Feldman co-starred with him in Stand By Me.