American screen actor who played small roles in films such as Can't Buy Me Love, Lost Angels, and Rush. He also had memorable role as a drug dealer in Drugstore Cowboy and played an incestuous pimp in Gummo.
He dropped out of high school in his sophomore year and began his professional acting career by playing a minor role in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
His television credits include recurring roles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and My Name is Earl.
His father, Martin Perlich, worked as a radio announcer and writer.