- Made his Broadway debut in the play Slab Boys alongside Kevin Bacon and Sean Penn.
- Has appeared in three movies under director Oliver Stone: 1986's Platoon (his feature debut), 1989's Born on the Fourth of July and 1991's The Doors.
- Shared in 2005 and 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series with the cast of Desperate Housewives, on which he played Paul Young.
- Had a unique insight into his role as an ad man on the AMC series Mad Men because his father worked in advertising on Madison Avenue in the 1960s.
- With actor wife Annie LaRussa, is the parent of two sons.