American screen actor, writer, and periodic singer. He made an appearance in such movies as Deep Influence (in 1998) and Spectres (in 2004) and in addition had guest areas on Babylon 5 and Seinfeld. He offered in america Military Airborne Infantry through the past due 1960s and was wounded within the Vietnam Battle. He penned a memoir entitled The Go back to Eden. He grew up in Washington, D.C. He and Maurice Hines both made an appearance within the 1984 film The Natural cotton Club.