He became known for his nerdy character, Booger, in the Revenge of the Nerds films. Later, he co-hosted the TBS reality show, King of the Nerds.
His first role was in the famous 1983 film, Risky Business .
He played the record producer in the hit film, Ray.
He married Elaine Aronson, a well-known producer.
He voiced the character Snot in American Dad!, an animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane .