- First stage role was in his high school's production of The Sound of Music.
- Directed a production of Grease while in high school.
- Was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at Mississippi State.
- Made his big-screen debut in the 1984 comedy Making the Grade.
- Appeared in the 1985 video for ZZ Top's "Sleeping Bag."
- First major TV role was on long-running soap the Young and the Restless.
- His Touched by an Angel role as Andrew the Angel of Death was originally a recurring one, but he was made a regular in the third season, and remained with the show until its conclusion in 2003.
- Irene Duvall — Grandmother
- Glynn Dye — Brother
- James David Dye — Brother
- Carroll M. Dye — Grandfather
- Jerre Duvall Dye — Brother
- Lynn Dye — Mother
- Jim Dye — Father
- J.L. Duvall — Grandfather
- Attended Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS; Memphis State, Memphis, TN (BFA in Theater)
- Birth Name: John Carroll Dye
- Birth Place: Amory, MS
- Died: January 10, 2011
- Profession: Actor
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