- Began his acting career at the age of 6, starring in commercials.
- At age 16, he made his television debut on the critically praised but short-lived NBC series Freaks and Geeks as the gawky Bill Haverchuck.
- Freaks and Geeks producer Judd Apatow cast him in his 2007 feature films Knocked Up and Superbad.
- Jim Schienle — Father
- Jean St. James — Mother