He decided to become an actor at age 7 and was eventually discovered after walking his dog by his neighbor.
He also became known as Special Agent Seeley Booth on the television crime drama Bones.
He married Jaime Bergman in 2001, and the couple welcomed their son Jaden in 2002 and daughter Bella in 2009. He was previously married to Ingrid Quinn.
He starred alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.