American television and film actor known for playing the role of Van in the comedy series Reba. He also played the supportive, crazy neighbor of the Gallagher family in Showtime's Shameless.
He began his acting career with appearances on the television shows ER and Pacific Blue.
He appeared in the 2009 romantic comedy Bride Wars.
He married actress and model Sarah Shahi in 2007 and he welcomed his first child, William Wolf Howey, in 2009 followed by a set of twins in 2015.
He starred alongside Reba McEntire in the WB sitcom Reba.