Known for his role as the goofy alien, Harry on the television series, 3rd Rock from the Sun and as Chef Rudy on CBS's Mom alongside Anna Faris.
He spent seven years touring with a regional theater group before gaining roles on television.
He debuted in the film, Stargate and later acted on the TV sitcom version.
He was married to Katherine LaNasa fro 1998-2009. He married Vanessa Stewart in 2011; they have a daughter named Helene.
He starred as the title role in 2003's Inspector Gadget 2 alongside DL Hughley.