Breakthrough film role as aspiring actor Montgomery MacNeil in "Fame"; also film singing debut
Last film for six years, "The Blob"
Raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Was series regular on the CBS police drama "Under Suspicion"
Directed Los Angeles stage production of "Home Grown"
Film acting debut in small role in "Rocky II"
Had recurring role as surgeon Dr. 'Rocket' Romano on the hit NBC medical drama "ER"; made regular as of the 1999-2000 season
TV acting debut in the CBS TV-movie "Baby Comes Home"
Had featured role in the Broadway production of John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation"
Had featured role of Don Parritt in a Broadway revival of "The Iceman Cometh" alongside Barnard Hughes and Jason Robards
Made one-shot return to films as a guard in "The Shawshank Redemption"
Stage acting debut in "Landscape of the Body" by John Guare; played the son of Shirley Knight
TV series debut as regular, the short-lived musical drama "Cop Rock" (ABC)
Broadway debut, "Runaways"
Cast as a heart surgeon in the short-lived ABC sitcom "Champs"
Co-starred as John Bishop in the TNT biopic "Zelda", starring Natasha Richardson as Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
Delivered memorable guest turn as Leonard Betts, a man who kept regenerating his body, in an episode of "The X-Files"
Portrayed astronaut Pete Conrad in the HBO series "From the Earth to the Moon"