American actor and filmmaker who became known LGBT-themed Indie films such as 2003's Gone, But Not Forgotten. His other credits include 2007's Socket and 2009's Pornography: A Thriller.
He was born in Houston, Texas to a family of mixed Ukrainian and Mexican descent. When he was a teenager, he played the lead role in his high school's production of Annie, Get Your Gun.
He studied theater at the University of Southern California and went on to train at Pittsburgh's Point Park Conservatory.
He married his boyfriend Steve Callahan in 2015. Together they co-starred in the 2010 film, Role/Play.
He and screenwriter Yvonne Welbon both became known for their LGBT-themed independent films.