He starred as Nick Szalinski in the films Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Honey, I Blew Up the Baby. In 1990, he played a supporting role in Edward Scissorhands.
He began his acting career in a commercial for Stovetop Stuffing.
He was nominated for a Young Artist Award and a Saturn Award for his work as Nick Szalinski.
His younger brother Erick appeared with him in a Stovetop Stuffing commercial. He and his wife have a son and daughter.
He played the younger brother of Winona Ryder in the film Edward Scissorhands.