This comedian began doing stand-up in the 80s. He made it to the finals in the 1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search and landed a role on It's Showtime at the Apollo. He also starred in the ABC sitcom, Me and the Boys. He had his own sitcom from 1996-2002. He would have liked the sitcom to appeal to a broader range of audiences.
In September 2005, he signed a joint syndication deal with Premiere Radio Networks and Inner City Broadcasting Corporation. As of September 18, 2006 the show is also on Clear Channel owned WPHH in Hartford and Sheriden owned WAMO in Pittsburgh.