Former police detective with over 20 years of law enforcement experience. FBI trained hostage negotiator. Served undercover in narcotics, The State Police Auto Theft Task Force and was a member of the SWAT team. Is a recipient of over 30 awards and commendations from the FBI and several State and local police agencies. Upon retiring from the police department, pursued an acting career and studied at some of the best schools in New York City. Has since had a very successful acting career, appearing as a lead and supporting actor in over 75 film, television and theatre productions.
Got his first big break in Steven Spielberg's film "Bridge of Spies", in a pivotal scene with Tom Hanks.