- Moved from Pennsylvania to Florida as a child.
- A drama teacher in high school got him interested in acting.
- Was a member of the International Thespian Society Troupe 850.
- Saw The Honeymooners when he was 12 and wanted to be like Jackie Gleason; went on to play Ralph Kramden in a Florida theater production.
- Began performing at comedy clubs while still a teenager.
- Made his feature debut in the Sylvester Stallone-starring Avenging Angelo (2002).
- Has been a series regular on FX's short-lived Lucky and the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly.
- Is a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.