American actor known for his recurring roles on the acclaimed television series The Wire as Charles Marimow, Person of Interest as Hersh, and House of Cards as Tom Hammerschmidt.
He debuted in 1987 in the minor role of a clerk for the film Ironweed. He followed that with another minor role in Antigone/Rites of Passage as a guard.
He appeared as Robert Goddard in an episode of the mini-series John Adams and a pair of episodes of the series Damages.
He was born in Cobleskill, New York.
He played Vainqueur in the 2006 reboot of the film The Pink Panther, starring Steve Martin.