TV and stage actor who found 2013 television success as A.D.A. Rafael Barba on Law & Order: SVU.
He studied drama at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
He has also had award-nominated stage roles in Boy George, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Company and Speed the Plow.
He married Michele Esparza in 1993 but they divorced in 2008.
He had a supporting role with Max Thieriot in the 2010 horror thriller, My Soul to Take.