Wrote, produced, and appeared in the film "Club Life," based largely on his own experiences.
Appeared in the Martin Scorsese film "The Wolf of Wall Street."
Made his debut as a producer on the film "Holy Rollers."
Appeared in the comedy "You Don't Mess with the Zohan."
Appeared in an episode of "Entourage."
Made film debut in "Made"
Opened the New York City clubs Marquee and Avenue.
"I was in the club business for 15, 16 years, and once I transitioned to movies, I figured I can tell the story better than anyone else because I lived it for so long. I [felt] like I [could] really add a lot of my personal stuff into it. So it took some time, and I figured out how I wanted to tell the story." - from The Hollywood Reporter, May 28, 2015
"I love being an actor and have always had a true passion for it. Everything else that I do is to make sure I can continue to act." - from examiner.com, Sept. 21, 2015