1954 – Born in Chicago, Illinois on the 30th of July .
1972 – He graduated from The Putney School in Putney, Vermont, then completed his college career at the University of Pennsylvania.
1987-1991 – Olin played Michael Steadman on thirtysomething.
– He was also noted for his performance as Detective Harry Garibaldi on Hill Street Blues. Olin has also performed in a number of television programs including Alias, Falcon Crest and Murder, She Wrote.
– He is married to his thirtysomething co-star, Patricia Wettig with whom he has a son, Clifford and daughter, Roxanne. Olin is Jewish.