Was a member of USC's swim team and ranked nationally in the 200-meter individual medley.
Started acting after randomly taking a beginner's acting class in college.
In 1996, won the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance for the off-Broadway play The Monogamist.
To prepare for the role of Bullock in Deadwood, learned to ride and lasso from real-life rodeo riders; said he patterned the character in part on roles played by Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce in L.A. Confidential.
Drew inspiration for his Justified character Raylan Givens from the writings of Elmore Leonard and conversations with U.S. Marshals.
2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series: Winner
2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
2011, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
2010, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
Vivian — Daughter
Katherine Wright — Mother
Alexis Knief — Wife
Henry — Son
Grace Katherine — Daughter
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States