Dwight has always been interested in acting, even as a kid he used to act in front of the tv set.
Graduated and earned a B.A. in acting at the Towson State College where he has also taught drama.
He married the actress Wendy Fulton on 6/24/1983 who gave him a daughter, Ava.
His wife has also co-starred in the episode Bounty during the third season of the famous A-team series.