Although York has made appearances on such television shows as Dynasty, Family Ties, and 21 Jump Street, he is most recognizable for playing the role of Malcolm "Mac" Scorpio on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. York was born in Chicago, Illinois. His second-longest running role (after Dynasty) was as college student Eric Cord on the Fox network television series Werewolf.
He also co-starred in the Nickelodeon made-for-television film Drake & Josh Go Hollywood.
He has also co-starred in an episode of Wizards of Waverly Place.