Enrolled at City College of New York but dropped out after one year
Moved to Colorado for one year
Began career as stage director in Manhattan
Staged a production of "Antigone" featuring Angela Bassett
Turned his attention to acting, performing in downtown NYC theater productions
Appeared in the independent short "Arena Brains"
Joined Tim Robbins' acclaimed Actors Gang
Made feature acting debut with a small part in "Medium Straight"
Made TV-movie debut, "Trenchcoat in Paradise" (CBS)
Featured in an HBO "Tales From the Crypt" installment entitled "Korman's Kalamity"
Appeared in "Young Guns II"
Had a small role as a reporter in the Spike Lee drama, "Malcolm X"
Had supporting roles in the NBC true crime TV-movies "Till Death Do Us Part" and "Cruel Doubt"
Guest starred on "NYPD Blue" as a suspected terrorist bomber
Had a featured role in the political drama "City Hall"
Featured in the CBS TV movie "Special Report: Journey to Mars"
Played Barry Roth on the low-rated but critically praised ABC series "Relativity"
Had memorable key role as an equipment specialist outfitting the research team in "The Lost World: Jurassic Park"
Played a disgruntled transit employee who plans the hijack of a subway train, in ABC's TV-movie remake "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three"
Co-starred in the HBO political satire "The Pentagon Wars"
Had a featured role as Dr Gene Reiss, a colleague of Eddie Murphy's "Dr. Dolittle"
Played Philly, the the successful brother of elevator operator Pat (Danny De Vito), in "Living Out Loud"
Appeared in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature"
Guest starred on an episode of The WB's high school set sci-fi drama "Roswell"
Appeared in the ensemble of the NBC drama series "The West Wing" as Toby Ziegler, the president's cynical communications director; earned Emmy nominations in 2001 and 2002
Cast as Turner in Jesse Nelson's feature drama "I Am Sam"
Starred as Jerry Wexler opposite Jamie Foxx in "Ray" the biopic of legendary blues singer Ray Charles
Returned to the stage, starring in the premiere run of "Underneath the Lintel," a one-act, single-character play by Glen Berger
Appeared in the West End production of "Underneath the Lintel"
Starred along with Peter Krause in the thriller "Civic Duty"
Appeared opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in "Last Chance Harvey"
Played a supporting role in the family comedy "Imagine That," starring Eddie Murphy
Appeared opposite Michael Douglas in the drama "Solitary Man"
Cast as FBI director Jack Fickler on CBS¿ "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior"