Award-winning actor best recognized for his work on the TV series Twin Peaks and Desperate Housewives. He has also played prominent roles in such films as Blue Velvet, The Doors, The Flintstones, and Showgirls and he provides the voice for the father in the 2015 Disney film Inside Out. He has amassed over 70 acting roles throughout his long career.
He made his acting debut in the 1984 film, Dune, which was directed by long-time friend David Lynch.
He is partners with vintner Eric Dunham in a Columbia Valley winery. He played the Mayor in the comedy TV show Portlandia.
He married Project Runway executive producer Desiree Gruber in 2002.
He played the on-screen husband of Kristin Davis on HBO's smash hit series Sex and the City.