Robert Jayne (Melvin) was born in Flushing, New York. He began his career at the age of five, appearing in "Walking Through the Firewood" with Bess Armstrong. Jacoby was a semi-regular on "Different Strokes" and appeared in a recurring role as Brian Cunningham on "Knots Landing." He has acted in 15 television movies, including "A Different Affair," opposite Anne Archer. His theatrical movie credits include "Iron Eagle" and the 1989 release, "Meet the Applegates."
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