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Born: June 15, 1973 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Ruidoso, NM
1979:
First stage role at age six, playing Toto in a school production of "The Wizard of Oz"
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Met playwright Mark Medoff (scripted "Clara's Heart") at a drama camp at New Mexico State University
1988:
Feature debut starring opposite Whoopi Goldberg in "Clara's Heart"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor
1988:
Featured in the little-seen sci-fi comedy "Purple People Eater"
1988:
TV-movie debut in "Too Good to Be True" (NBC)
1989:
Breakthrough role as a child prodigy doctor on the ABC series "Doogie Howser, M.D."; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor
1992:
Voiced a young country mouse on the short-lived politically themed animated series "Capitol Critters"
1993:
Starred the NBC movie "A Family Torn Apart" as one of two adopted sons suspected of murdering their parents
1993:
Made professional stage debut starring role in "Luck, Pluck & Virtue"
1994:
Starred in the fact-based TV-movie "Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story" (CBS)
1997:
Featured in "Starship Troopers" as Colonel Carl Jenkins
1997:
Joined the Los Angeles production of the musical "Rent" as the narrator Mark
1998:
Starred as Romeo in San Diego production of "Romeo and Juliet"
1998:
Starred in the CBS holiday movie "The Christmas Wish"
1999:
Featured opposite Leelee Sobieski's "Joan of Arc" (CBS)
1999:
Critically praised for his turn as Tobias Ragg in the Los Angeles production of "Sweeney Todd"
1999:
Cast in NBC's "Stark Raving Mad" as a book editor assigned to work with an eccentric mystery writer
2000:
Featured in "The Next Best Thing" opposite Madonna and Rupert Everett
2001:
Recreated role of Tobias in a San Francisco production of "Sweeney Todd" (aired on PBS)
2003:
Joined the cast of Broadway's "Cabaret" in the role of the Emcee
2004:
Played a drug-crazed, lecherous parody of himself in "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"
2004:
Performed a dual role of the Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins"
2005:
Cast as the womanizing Barney Stinson on the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother"
2008:
Once again played a parody of himself in "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay"
2009:
Hosted the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall
2009:
Hosted the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on CBS
2009:
Voiced Steve the Monkey in "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
2010:
Appeared in "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore," the sequel to the 2001 family film "Cats & Dogs"
2010:
Guest starred as Bryan Ryan, a former high school show choir member on "Glee" (Fox)
2011:
Featured in the film "Beastly," a retelling of the fairytale <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>
2011:
Co-starred in the 3D film "The Smurfs," based on the 1980s animated TV series
2011:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (September)
2011:
Returned for "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas"
2012:
Announced as the host and producer of the 66th Annual Tony Awards; also produced alongside Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss
2013:
Starred in "The Smurfs 2"
2013:
Returned to voice Steve the Monkey in "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"

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