Specializing in western and action films, he was nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble for his role in Up in the Air.
He worked in construction while attempting to start his acting career in Los Angeles.
He is typically cast in Western roles because of his physique, horseshoe-shaped mustache, and deep drawl.
He married actress Katharine Ross in 1984 after starring with her in the film, The Legacy.
He played a role in in the 2005 film, Thank you for Smoking, with Katie Holmes.
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