New York-born actor significant for his function as Neelix in Superstar Trek: Voyager. He also performed the function of Pete Downey in the tv screen series Benson. After graduating from Boston School and Cornell School, he performed in Broadway productions of Eccentricities of the Nightingale and THE TYPE and Reason for the World. He pursued interests in backpacking and playing the tenor saxophone. He wedded Patricia Cresswell in 1990. He and Robert Guillaume co-starred in both tv series Benson as well as the film Trim On Me.