- Attended a boys' preparatory school where his father was a faculty member.
- Graduated from Wesleyan University in just three years.
- Joined the cast of All My Children in 1983.
- Won Daytime Emmy Awards in 1986, 1987 and 2001.
- Appeared in the independent film Hungry Years (2009).
- Made a guest appearance on the sitcom Hot in Cleveland in 2011.