- Began considering a career in show business at 9 years old, when his family took a vacation to Universal Studios.
- Grew up in Washington state, but moved to Los Angeles in his teens to pursue acting.
- Sings lead vocals in the rock band Enation.
- Self-published a book of poetry called Book of Solace and Madness.
- Is politically active and has publicly supported Republican presidential candidates George W. Bush and Mike Huckabee.