Famous for his work on the television sketch comedy program MADtv, he also appeared in an episode of Arrested Development and contributed voice acting work to Futurama.
After training at Boston's Berklee College of Music, he studied film at California State University-Northridge and subsequently became a member of Los Angeles' Groundlings sketch comedy troupe.
He spent his early years in California, Arizona, and Maine. His marriage to fellow comedian and actor Rachel Ramras ended in divorce.
He executive-produced Ridiculousness, a comedic reality TV series starring skateboarder Rob Dyrdek.