Lead guitarist for a Canadian pop punk band called Simple Plan. Also an actor, he appeared in such films as New York Minute and Nitro.
He met his future bandmates in high school. He was a student at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal for ten years.
He was in a campy slasher horror film called Punk Rock Holocaust.
He grew up with one brother.
He counted Paulo Coelho's novel The Alchemist among his favorite books.