He graduated from the University of Houston in 1979. He spent four years with the Houston Shakespeare Festival. He owns a production company, with Meat Loaf, called "The Yellow Rose, Inc.".
When he was a teenager, he almost drowned in a surfing accident in Mexico.
Has a daughter, with his wife Michele Little, born in 1995.
Longtime friend of Dennis Quaid. They both attended the University of Houston and were drama students of Cecil Pickett, father of Cindy Pickett.
Graduate of Madison High School in Houston, Texas.