When he first moved to Hollywood, he lived with fellow actor Robert Downey, Jr. for three years.
He starred as Martin Bohm in another FOX series, Touch, from 2012 to 2013.
He married Camelia Kath in 1987 and the couple had a daughter named Sarah in 1988. He is the son of actor Donald Sutherland. After his divorce from Kath, he was married to Elizabeth Kelly Winn from 1996 until their divorce in 2004. He has a twin sister named Rachel Sutherland.
He played the villain opposite Colin Farrell in the 2002 film Phone Booth.