He became a rodeo champion at the California Junior Rodeo Association at age twelve. After his parents divorced, he played golf with his grandma and took on the nickname CT.
His father was a stunt and rodeo performer. He has two sisters named Stacy and Candi and a brother named John. He married Sylvie Anderson in 1992. He has two sons named Dashiell and Liam and a daughter named Isabelle.
He starred in Gettysburg with Jeff Daniels.