- Played in a band as a teenager and dropped out of high school in his senior year to pursue a career in music. Returned to finish high school at age 19.
- Was inspired to pursue acting by reading King Lear.
- Performed with the prestigious Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario.
- His wife, Nanci Chambers, appeared with him on CBS's JAG as Lt. Loren Singer. The pair also costarred in the 2003 made-for-TV movie Code 11-14.
- An avid runner, he completed the Boston Marathon in 2004.
- In 2010, spent two weeks in Ecuador with his family to study the people and culture.