- While filming Saving Private Ryan, he and the other lead actors had to endure a 10-day boot camp with former Marine Capt. Dale Dye in which they ate rations and slept in the mud.
- Composed and arranged music for the films I Love Your Work and Running With the Bulls, both of which he also directed.
- Appeared in the 2005 Flaming Lips documentary Fearless Freaks with Christina Ricci.
- Appeared in both the last production shot in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina, Stay Alive, and the first production shot in the city after Katrina, Deja Vu.
- Is a member of the music act LANDy.
- 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- Roxanne Daner — Significant Other
- Julie Delpy — Ex-significant Other
- Earl Goldberg — Father
- Donna — Mother
- Natasha Lyonne — Ex-significant Other
- Christina Ricci — Ex-significant Other
- Attended Lee Strasberg Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States; attended Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, United States