He rose to fame while playing Damian Grimaldi in the soap opera, As the World Turns from 1994 to 2010, and starred in the 1997 film L.A. Confidential.
In 1996 he made his film debut in Everyone Says I Love You, which was directed by Woody Allen.
He began appearing in the television series, Largo Winch, in 2001.
He married Carlotta Chang in 2001, and had five children named Filippo, Maddalena, Lucia, Stella, and Marcello Seganti.
He appeared in the 1999 film, Tea with Mussolini.