Worked in local Chicago theater
Became an active member of Chicago Dramatists Workshop, a laboratory for original productions by its members
Film debut, "Bad Boys", starring Sean Penn
Received good reviews as Viktor, Dr Frankenstein's male monster, in the disappointing remake, "The Bride"
Provided a terrifying opponent for Christopher Lambert in "Highlander"
TV-movie debut, "The Room Upstairs" (CBS)
Portrayed Tom Berenger and Sidney Poitier's mountain-climbing nemesis in "Shoot to Kill"
Acted the part of Jamie Lee Curtis' love interest in "Blue Steel"
Offered a supporting turn as Natasha Richardson's protective co-worker and ex-lover in "Past Midnight", a theatrical film which debuted on the USA Network
Was a hoot as the resurrected sheriff in the mean-spirited, gruesome "Pet Sematary II"
Voiced the recurring character of Hakon in the syndicated animated series "Gargoyles"
Delivered a memorable turn as sadistic prison guard Captain Hadley in "The Shawshank Redemption", starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman
Had regular role as John Danziger in short-lived NBC sci-fi series "Earth 2"
Reteamed with Robbins (this time as director-screenwriter) and Sean Penn for "Dead Man Walking", playing a state trooper
Provided the voice of Lex Luther in The WB's animated series "Superman"
Co-starred as Sergeant Zim in "Starship Troopers"
Played recurring role of Dr. Ellis West on the hit NBC medical drama "ER"
Starred opposite Dana Delaney (voice of Lois Lane in animated "Superman") in CBS movie "The Patron Saint of Liars"
Cast as a prison guard in the biopic "The Hurricane", starring Denzel Washington
Starred in the HBO movie "The Laramie Project" about the murder of Matthew Shepard
Cast as Brother Justin Crowe in the HBO series "Carnivàle"
Played Mr. Krabs in "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" based on the Nickelodeon animated series
Played a Coast Guard commander and a friend of Kevin Costner's in "The Guardian"
Cast with Karl Urban in the Viking film "Pathfinder"