- Is the son of former Republican congressman Larry Hopkins, who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Kentucky in 1991.
- Made his Broadway debut in 1994 as an understudy in Picnic.
- Played a helicopter pilot in 2000's The Perfect Storm.
- In 2001, he joined Ally McBeal as attorney Raymond Millbury and made his singing debut on the show.
- Performed at Lollapalooza in 2007 after gaining exposure on Myspace with his comedic song "Feigning Interest."
- Plays the guitar and writes many of the songs his character performs on ABC's Cougar Town.
- Plays an ad executive in the 2010 film comedy Lebanon, PA, which debuted that year at the SXSW Film Festival.
- Hosts a video series on teen driving, Street Skills.
- Carolyn Hopkins — Mother
- Shae Hopkins — Sister
- Tara Hopkins — Sister
- Larry J. Hopkins — Father
- Attended Auburn University, Auburn, AL
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- Birth Name: William Joshua Hopkins
- Birth Place: Lexington, KY
- Birthday: September 12, 1970, Virgo
- Profession: Actor