He played Doug on the TV sitcom The King of Queens, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. His film credits include Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, Pixels, Hitch and Grown Ups. He also voices Frankenstein in the Hotel Transylvania films.
He played on both the football and the wrestling teams at Ward Melville High School in New York. He failed to graduate from the State University of New York at Cortland.
He made his big screen debut with a cameo in the 2004 comedy 50 First Dates.
He married actress Steffiana de la Cruz in 2004. He and Steffiana have four children.