was born in Washington DC, and since the age of three has had fifty shows to his credit before he went to college. He took a degree at Ohio University in Speech and Drama and subsequently made his debut in a number of productions with the American Shakespeare Company at Stratford Connecticut. Broadway shows in which he has appeared include:  Hair, Hello Dolly (with Pearl Bailey), Les Blances and Celebration. West End performances include Mardi Gras, I Gotta Shoe. Among his films are:  Change of Mind, The Landlord, Cotton Comes to Harlem and The Comedians. The last five years have been spent writing songs and singing with Eric Roberts in their group Sweet Feed whose activites have included backup singing for Roger Daltery and Christopher Rainbow together with a one night show with Danny La Rue, on a tour with Ray Conniff. He recently appeared on television on The Two Ronnies, is in the new film The Eagle Has Landed, and played a one man show The Great Scott Joplin at the Redgrave Theatre, Farnham.

The information above is from "The Point"
 program from the Mermaid Theatre ®1977