- His father was a pastor in North Carolina and Kentucky.
- Studied opera in college before earning his degree in theater.
- Studied acting with Julie Bovasso at LaMama Theater in New York.
- Appeared as Mark Antony in the stage production of Julius Caesar in 1986.
- Appeared in both the original Flash TV series in 1990 and the revamped one in 2014.
- University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, United States (BFA in Theater)