- Began acting career by filling in for another actor in a high-school stage production.
- Guest starred in various TV crime-dramas in the 1970s, including Hawaii Five-O, Barnaby Jones and The Rookies.
- Made big-screen debut in 1978's Go Tell the Spartans.
- Rose to prominence as the star of the 1982 film The Beastmaster and appeared in a recurring role on the syndicated television version of the film in the early 2000s.
- Earned a black belt in kung fu.
- Claude Singer — Brother
- Haunani Minn — Wife
- Jacques Singer — Father
- Leslie Singer — Mother
- Lori Singer — Sister
- Phoebe Singer — Daughter
- Bryan Singer — Cousin
- Gregory Singer — Brother
- Attended Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana, United States