- Born in Texas, but was raised in Louisiana.
- Worked as a model and actor while going to LSU.
- Spent the summer after his junior year in Los Angeles looking for acting work.
- Returned to Los Angeles after graduation and worked in commercials.
- Played NBA coach Pat Riley in 2006 feature film Glory Road.
- Got first big TV break playing a vampire hunter in HBO's True Blood.
- Amanda Moye Brown — Wife
- Merribeth Brown — Daughter
- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States