Canadian TV actor and director who won two Gemini Awards for his work on Degrassi and Degrassi: The Next Generation.
He first appeared on Degrassi Junior High in 1987, playing the role of Archibald "Snake" Simpson.
He became the first Canadian screen actor to use the F-word on primetime TV.
He was born in Toronto, Ontario and grew up alongside his younger brother Paul.
He appeared with actress Christina Applegate in the 2001 TV film, Prince Charming.