Played roles in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. He received additional recognition for his role as Jake Heke in the 1994 film Once Were Warriors.
He had his first major television role on the series Seekers in 1988.
He also acted in the comedy film Couples Retreat and the action flick Green Lantern.
He had a son named James with singer Kim Willoughby.
He acted alongside Sandra Bullock in the 1997 thriller Speed 2: Cruise Control.