Is a good friend of Robert Picardo. They played together in the Star Trek: Voyager (1995) episode "Nothing human".
Lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Perry Adleman, a writer and photographer who was a camera assistant for the film Bull Durham (1988), and their twins.
As of 2014, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Bound for Glory (1976), Coming Home (1978), Missing (1982) and The Right Stuff (1983).
Political activist known for hands-on approach to politics. Frequently participates in rallies, readings, etc., even if the cameras aren't rolling. Has turned down roles such as in Just Cause (1995) due to his political beliefs.
Is a regular performer at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater.