Immediately after graduating from the Yale University School of Drama, his first paying job was as Richard Gere's lover in the Broadway play Bent.
As an actor, he is most notable for his portrayal of Joe Pitt in the first Broadway production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America. That role earned him a 1994 Tony Award nomination as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play). He is also portrayed the gay character Russell on the television show thirtysomething. He has played minor roles in various television shows and movies, including Happy Birthday, Gemini, Legs, Labor of Love, CSI:Miami, and Law & Order. His most recent film appearance is in the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada as the father of Anne Hathaway's character. His last appearance on TV was as Ivan Curtis, the man who killed Michael Vartan's character on Alias. Read Full Bio >>
In 1998 he began a career as a writer. His first play, Snakebit, premiered at NYC's Grove Street Playhouse and subsequently transferred to the Century Theatre. The play was nominated for the 1999 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play and was also nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award. His second play, Current Events, was produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in 2000. His most recent play, Pen, opened in 2006 at Playwrights Horizons. He is currently serving on the staff of the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters as a screenwriter and story editor.
|2013||Writers Guild of America, USA||New Series||"Nashville" (2012).||Nominated|
|1994||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming||The Legend of Billy the Kid (1994) (TV).||Nominated|