- Was born in Portugal but moved with his parents to Canada as a young child.
- Grew up in North York, Ont.
- Went by the stage name Justin Louis for 25 years because he was told his real name was too ethnic. He changed it back as a tribute to his mother, who died in 2008.
- Provided voice-overs for a series of Mazda commercials.
- In 2008, received a Gemini Award for his role as serial killer Ray Prager in the Canadian drama series Durham County.