Steve was brought up and raised in the Bronx.
After entering the Army, he was assigned to the USO Special Services
entertaining the soldiers. He performed in plays, playing Steven
Merrick in the
Caine Mutiny Court Martial and having
a small part in Dial M for Murder. He
decided to become a NYC Police Officer when he got out of the Army.
from the NYPD, he began his acting career doing community theater on
eastern Long Island. His break came
with his appearance on the
soap opera Ryan's Hope, playing a
policeman. He did minor roles in such films as Nighthawks,
Wolfen, The Jazz Singer and Fort Apache the Bronx.
His big break came in 1981, landing the role
of Jason in Friday the 13th Part 2.
From there, he appeared on several soap operas, including All
My Children and Guiding
Light. After doing most films as a stunt man, he decided to retire
in 1998. In
2008, he came
back to acting and was Joey "G" in the soon to be released film 13, and the lead role of Frank DiLeo, a
Mafia don, in the film Trust Me.
He also appears in Julie & Julia,
Detective Vorhees in Emerging