Has a rich background in theater that includes Ragtime Revue at Lincoln Center, Long Day's Journey Into Night at Roundabout Theater, Bread and Butter at Provincetown Playhouse and Richard III at the Stella Adler Conservatory.
Portrayed John F. Kennedy Jr. in the 2003 made-for-cable movie America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story.
Wife Julianne Morris gave birth to their first son in 2004 in Hawaii, where the actor was filming the TV series North Shore.
Completed the Honolulu Marathon in 2004.
Has admitted to being a paternal person and protective of Britt Robertson, who portrayed his on-screen daughter on The CW series Life Unexpected.
John Polaha — Brother
Esther Polaha — Mother
Erik Polaha — Brother
Kristoffer Caleb Polaha — Son
Jude Polaha — Son
Julianne Morris — Wife
Micah Polaha — Son
Jerome Polaha — Father
Michael — Brother
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (1999)