Actor Michael Rider was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. He also was featured in the miniseries "Fresno" (1986-87). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Outlaws" (CBS, 1986-87). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "Platoon Leader" (1988) with Michael Dudikoff and "Road House" (1989). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Montana" (TNT, 1989-1990). He also was featured in the TV movie "Seeds of Tragedy" (Fox, 1990-91). Most recently, Rider acted on "Melissa & Joey" (Freeform, 2009-2015).