He was Mr. Jim on Martin series for 3 seasons. He was a series regular "Sweets Walker" on Dirty Dancing, the TV series. He has also appeared in numerous commercials and voiceovers including "Rafaki". His first starring role was in Missing in Action 2: The Beginning starring Chuck Norris but his first part was in the classic 48 Hours with Nick Nolte. John is also an award winning actor and a Vietnam veteran.