Played the title role in the ABC Afterschool special "Schoolboy Father"
Acted in the CBS TV-movie "Thursday's Child"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a TV movie
Played a wealthy prep-school student whose mother (Jacqueline Bisset) carries on an affair with his roommate (Andrew McCarthy) in "Class"
Featured opposite Jodie Foster and Nastassja Kinski in the film adaptation of John Irving's "The Hotel New Hampshire"
Played an American attending the famed British university in "Oxford Blues"
Featured alongside other twentysomething actors (including Demi Moore, Emilio Estevez and Andrew McCarthy) in "St. Elmo's Fire"
Landed starring roles in "Youngblood" (with "The Outsiders" co-star Patrick Swayze) and "About Last Night" (with "St. Elmo's Fire" co-star Demi Moore)
Earned critical praise for his performance as a mentally-challenged youth in "Square Dance"
Starred in the thriller "Masquerade" opposite Meg Tilly
Made disastrous appearance on the 61st Academy Awards telecast performing a duet with an actress playing the part of Snow White
Had a villainous turn opposite James Spader in "Bad Influence"
Garnered praise for his featured role in Mike Myers' "Wayne's World"
Co-starred with Natasha Richardson and Maggie Smith in a small screen remake of "Suddenly Last Summer" (PBS)
Portrayed a deaf mute in the ABC miniseries version of "Stephen King's The Stand"
Had an uncredited cameo in "Tommy Boy," starring "SNL" cast members David Spade and Chris Farley
Wrote and directed the short film "Desert's Edge" (aired on the Showtime series "Directed By")
Put his notable impersonation of Robert Wagner to good use with a featured role in Myers' "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me"
Played a NYC detective tempted to corruption in the TNT original movie "Framed"
Had supporting role in "A View From the Top"
Starred and executive produced the short-lived NBC drama "The Lyon's Den"
Starred in the short-lived CBS drama "Dr. Vegas"; also produced
Reprised his role as Sam Seaborn, the senior political official for the final episodes of NBC's "The West Wing"
Co-starred with Aaron Eckhart in Jason Reitman's satirical comedy "Thank You for Smoking"
Joined the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation" as a state employees brought in to fix Pawnee¿s budgetary crisis
Co-starred in Mark Pellington's "I Melt with You"
Joined the cast of the sitcom "The Grinder"