- Speaks German, French, Japanese, and English.
- Grew up on a farm with limited access to television.
- Attended college on a volleyball scholarship.
- Studied at Stella Adler, Uta Hagen's HB Studios, and Susan Baston's Black Nexxus in New York.
- Got his pilot's license at age 23.
- Oliver — Son
- Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada (1993)