Known to audiences as Rex Van De Kamp on ABC's Desperate Housewives, in 2004, he became the first actor to appear in four TV series simultaneously as a recurring character for roles in ER, JAG, Star Trek: Enterprise, and The West Wing.
He began his career with roles in Another World and on the soap opera, One Life to Live.
He also appeared as Dr. Parker in ABC's Grey's Anatomy.
He has two children with wife, Barbara Ayers.
He acted alongside Kevin Costner in the drama, Thirteen Days (2000).