- Was a founding member of the Seraphim Theater Company in New York, and acted in their off-Broadway production of True West.
- Made his movie debut in The First Season (1988), which was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
- Made his TV debut in a 1991 episode of Law & Order.
- His role of Tommy Williams in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) was originally meant for Brad Pitt.
- Nominated for a Gemini Award for his performance in the 2005 miniseries Terminal City.
- Executive produced the HBO biopic Temple Grandin, which was nominated for 15 Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes.
- 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Made for Television Movie: Winner
- 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
- 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Rya Kihlstedt — Wife
- Ava Emmanuelle Bellows — Daughter
- Giovanni Bellows — Son
- American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Season 6, Episode 2
- Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Birthday: June 28, 1967, Cancer
- Profession: Actor