TV commercial for Häagen-Dazs - Actor
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
"I was in New York shooting Law & Order
(1990) and the script came along, and I completely connected to it. From the first page, when he says, 'Ever since I was eight years old, I knew what I wanted to be.' When I was eight years old, I wanted to be a chef or an actor. I used to cook all the time. I worked in restaurants the first half of my life." - to The Boston Herald on getting the script...
Claimed that watching David Lynch
's production of The Elephant Man
(1980) on television is what inspired him to be an actor. He later played the title character of John Merrick on stage for his graduate thesis at the Actors Studio, which he attended after graduating from Georgetown in 1997. He also went to London just to research the part, rather obsessively.
Piercing Blue Eyes