Television and film actor best recognized as Cpt. Leland Sottlemeyer on the long-running series, Monk. He also had a supporting role on FX's series The Bridge and appeared in the 2001 action/thriller The Fast and the Furious.
He starred in several productions with the Remains Theatre in Chicago which was co-founded by Gary Cole and William Petersen.
He had memorable film roles in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and American Gangster (2007).
He has two children with wife, Kim Phillips.
He had a supporting role in the film Shutter Island (2010) with Leonardo DiCaprio.