Played blue-collar characters in Sidney Lumet stage plays and television shows like Ally McBeal.
He sang in the chorus and served as an altar boy at his Catholic grade school.
He did not like the structured environment of schools and often got suspended for acting out.
Married Sidney Lumet's daughter Jenny in 1994; they divorced in 2003.
Co-starred with Peter Dinklage in the award-winning film Station Agent.