Actor and director who became known worldwide for his performance in The Boondock Saints and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. He gained further recognition for his role as Daryl Dixon in the horror TV series The Walking Dead.
He was briefly employed at a Harley Davidson shop while producing artwork as a painter, photographer, sculptor, and video artist. He made his debut in the 1997 film Mimic.
He was in a relationship with supermodel Helena Christensen from 1998 to 2003. They had a son named Mingus Lucien together in 1999. He'd later begin a relationship with actress Diane Kruger, whom announced she was expecting her first child in May of 2018.