Became the host of the popular NBC game show Deal or No Deal and is also known for appearing on the medical drama St. Elsewhere as Dr. Wayne Fiscus and for creating the children's cartoon Bobby's World.
After being expelled from high school for impersonating a member of the school board and signing a construction contract, he became a carpet salesman.
In 2011, he hosted the premiere of Fox's flash-mob show, Mobbed.
He married Terry Soil in 1980 and he has two daughters, Riley and Jackie, and a son, Alex.
He replaced David Hasselhoff as a judge on America's Got Talent in 2010.