He starred in several pornographic movies and posed in gay porn magazines. He worked in both gay and straight pornography. In a 2005 interview, he said that he recently married his high school sweetheart, whom he first met when he was 19 and she was 17.
He died in his sleep of heart failure on February 25, 2007. Weeks beforehand, family and friends report that he complained of irregular heart beats and said that his family had a history of heart problems.
His use, common among bodybuilders, of steroids and "fat-burner" supplements, which sharply increase heart rates, may have increased his risk of heart failure.