Became well-known while portraying the title character in Nickelodeon's The Journey of Allen Strange.
He first appeared on television as Jared on the WB sitcom, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher.
He racked up numerous television credits, including appearances on NYPD Blue, Criminal Minds, Bones, The West Wing, and as Cadet Ken Finley on Malcolm in the Middle.
He has a total of six sisters. In 2015 he married Brittany Scott Smith.
He was in the 2004 film, The Day After Tomorrow, with Jake Gyllenhaal.