- Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but moved to London, Ontario, Canada, shortly before his second birthday.
- Played football in college.
- Became interested in acting in college, but did not pursue an acting career until after graduation, when he moved to the West Coast.
- Has appeared as a guest star on TV shows such as Supernatural, The L Word and Battlestar Galactica.
- Proposed to his wife, Canadian actress Sonya Salomaa, at the Eiffel Tower.