After parents divorced, moved with mother to Puerto Rico and lived there for two years
At age 13, moved to Florida
After high school, moved back to New Jersey and lived with grandmother
Joined Circle Repertory Company; in addition to appearing in productions, worked as a play reader
Feature film debut, "I'm Not Rappaport"
First collaboration with Sidney Lumet, small role in "Night Falls on Manhattan"
Appeared in Broadway revival of "A Flea in Her Ear" as understudy who went on for an ill Mark Linn-Baker
Cast in lead role in Williamstown staging of Paul Rudnick's comedy "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Cast in recurring role on short-lived NBC drama "Trinity"
Landed supporting role in Lumet directed remake of "Gloria," starring Sharon Stone
Cast in NBC's "Third Watch" as paramedic Bobby Caffrey; character killed off at actor's request to leave the series
Joined cast of Lumet directed A&E series "100 Centre Street"
Landed featured role in "The Guru"
Played Joe Oramas, a hotdog vendor in "The Station Agent"
Briefly appeared on HBO prison drama "Oz" as a gay drug dealer
Earned Emmy nomination for recurring role as Will's (Eric McCormack) boyfriend on NBC's "Will & Grace"
Cast opposite Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez in "Shall We Dance"
Co-starred in "Happy Endings," a comedic drama about the ups and downs of relationships
Cast in adaptation of Armistead Maupin's novel "The Night Listener"
Co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in campy thriller "Snakes on a Plane"
Cast as part of an ensemble in "Fast Food Nation," Richard Linklater's adaptation of Eric Schlosser's non-fiction book
Appeared in John Turturro's "Romance & Cigarettes," starring James Gandolfini and Kate Winslet
Served as voice of Corado R. Ciarlo ("Babe") in Ken Burns's PBS film series "The War"
Co-starred in Broadway production of "Mauritius"; received Tony nomination for Featured Actor in a Play
Featured in Naked Angels' off-Broadway premiere of Frank Pugliese's "The Talk"
Appeared opposite Kevin James in "Paul Blart: Mall Cop"
Co-starred with Sarah Paulson on ABC romantic comedy "Cupid"
Played supporting role opposite Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell in buddy feature "The Other Guys"
Co-starred on Broadway with Chris Rock and Annabella Sciorra in Stephen Adly Guirgis¿ "The Motherf*cker With the Hat"; earned Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Played titular character's (Ron Eldard) high school nemesis in "Roadie"
Joined cast of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" during fourth season
Played ruthless Prohibition-era gangster Gyp Rosetti on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"
Cast opposite Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez in crime thriller "Parker"