- Once worked as a pizza delivery driver.
- Played one of the first openly gay characters on a prime-time soap, Matt Fielding on Melrose Place, from 1992 to 1997.
- Married his Melrose Place costar, Laura Leighton, in 1998.
- In 2004, made guest appearances on 24, NCIS, and Nip/Tuck before landing the role of Tom Scavo on the ABC series Desperate Housewives, which also starred Melrose Place alum Marcia Cross.
- Portrayed a lawyer in the made-for-TV movie What Color is Love? (2008).
- 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
- 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Dawn — Ex-wife
- Lucy Jane Leighton Savant — Daughter
- Madeline — Daughter
- Arianna — Daughter
- Jack Douglas Savant — Son
- Laura Leighton — Wife
- Attended University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States
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