Most well known for his Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning portrayal of Enjolras in the first Broadway production of Les Misérables, he is also notable for his appearances in episodes of the television shows Nowhere Man, Star Trek: Voyager, and Quantum Leap.
After attending Oberlin College and the University of Michigan, he briefly worked as a stockbroker before beginning his stage acting career.
In the early 2000s, he earned a degree from Los Angeles' Southwestern Law School.
Born and raised in Newport News, Virginia, he grew up with an opera singer sister named Linda Maguire. Before ending in divorce, his marriage to actress Marita Geraghty produced two daughters.
He and Randy Graff both appeared in Les Miserables on Broadway.