He studied theater at Vasaar College, where he also performed in a band that became The Bravery.
In addition to his on-screen work, he appeared in many stage productions, winning the Margaret Thatcher Kazan Award for his role in Our Country's Good.
He was born in Rockland, Massachusetts, and his father, Michael Togo, was a graphic designer who shortened his family name from Tonkaviev. In 2013, he married Diora Baird, and together they have a child.
Justin Long played his assistant in the web series Casted: The Continuing Chronicles of Derek Riffchyn, Greatest Casting Director in the World.