Fast Facts

  • Is a third-generation Notre Dame alum.
  • Though acting was his passion, decided to pursue a liberal studies major in college because he wasn't interested in the technical work of a theater degree.
  • Worked for a private-investigating firm and helped to catch counterfeiters.
  • Founded the theater company Black Rocking Chair Productions with his wife, who is an actor and playwright.
  • Has done extensive theater work and won the Scotsman Fringe First Award for his performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  • Lent his voice to the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
  • Had his first recurring television role as the neighbor to the title character in the NBC comedy Whitney.

Relationships

  • Julie Shavers — Wife

College

  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (BA in Liberal Studies, 1999)