Dramatic and comedic actor's films include Chicago, Talladega Nights, and Boogie Nights.
After impressing director Brian De Palma, he gained a significant debut role in Casualties of War.
He can often be seen on screen with Will Ferrell and is the title character of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.
He married independent film producer, Alison Dickey in 1992.
He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Chicago, starring Renee Zellweger.