Manning Street Actor's Theatre
Circle in the Square Theater School
Appeared in the horror film "The Darkness"
Starred as a former FBI agent tracking down an escaped serial killer in Kevin Williamson's crime drama "The Following" (Fox)
Portrayed Sebastian Shaw in prequel to "X-Men" film series "X-Men: First Class"
Portrayed 'Desert Storm' war veteran Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strob in HBO Film "Taking Chance"; earned Emmy nomination for Best Actor in a Television Movie
Portrayed Jack Brennan, Richard Nixon's post-presidential Chief of Staff in Peter Morgan's feature adaption of "Frost/Nixon"
Co-starred in drama "The Air I Breathe"
Played a father out to avenge a gang's attack on his family in thriller "Death Sentence"
Co-starred in Alison Eastwood's directorial debut "Rails and Ties"
Played a rival hair stylist opposite Queen Latifah in comedy "Beauty Shop"
Directed and co-starred in "Loverboy," about an unsound mother who surrounds her only son with a magical world for two; premiered at Sundance
Co-starred with Colin Firth as a showbiz duo whose career was ended abruptly amid scandal in Atom Egoyan's "Where the Truth Lies"
Portrayed a pedophile who returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life in "The Woodsman"; film premiered at Sundance; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead
Co-starred with Sean Penn and Tim Robbins in Clint Eastwood directed "Mystic River"
Portrayed a kidnapper in "Trapped"
Cast in featured role in "Novocaine," starring Steve Martin and Helena Bonham Carter
The Bacon Brothers played first major NYC concert at the venerable Town Hall
Played title role in Paul Verhoeven's "Hollow Man"
Played the father of Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz) in "My Dog Skip"
Lifetime's "Weddings of a Lifetime" included a musical performance from The Bacon Brothers
First credit as executive producer, "Wild Things"; also co-starred with Matt Dillon and Neve Campbell
First song credit ("Medium Rare") in "Telling Lies in America"; also co-starred as a disc jockey
Performed a song in ABC special "Happy Birthday Elizabeth – A Celebration of Life" honoring Elizabeth Taylor
Reteamed with director Levinson for "Sleepers," playing an abusive guard in a boys' reformatory
Directorial debut, "Losing Chase"; premiered on Showtime before receiving a theatrical release; Sedgwick executive produced as well as starred opposite Helen Mirren
Formed music group with brother Michael called The Bacon Brothers
Portrayed astronaut Jack Swigart in Ron Howard's "Apollo 13"
Delivered bravura performance as an Alcatraz prisoner who murdered a fellow inmate under extenuating circumstances in Marc Rocco's "Murder in the First"; third film with Oldman, who played his sadistic associate warden
Menaced Meryl Streep and family in "The River Wild"
Acted the part of a no-nonsense Marine attorney in Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men"
First feature with wife Kyra Sedgwick, "Pyrates"
Cast as a journalist opposite Elizabeth Perkins in romantic feature "He Said, She Said"
Played the voice of reason for fellow medical students taking part in a dangerous life-after-death experiment in "Flatliners"
Portrayed a student filmmaker swallowed into the System in "The Big Picture"
First of three films with Gary Oldman, "Criminal Law"
Appeared opposite future wife Kyra Sedwick in PBS production of "Lemon Sky"
Starred as overly expectant yuppie father in John Hughes' "She's Having a Baby"
Cast in breakout film role as Ren McCormick, a city boy who inspires a small town to dance in "Footloose"
Made Broadway debut opposite Sean Penn in "The Slab Boys"
Gained attention as the confused rich kid with a drinking problem in Barry Levinson's feature directorial debut "Diner"
Reprised off-Broadway role of Ricky in film version of Alan Bowne's play "Forty Deuce"
Appeared off-Broadway in "Album," directed by Joan Micklin Silver
Appeared as cast regular Tim Werner on daytime drama "The Guiding Light" (CBS)
Landed regular role of Todd Adamson on CBS daytime soap "Search for Tomorrow" (CBS)
TV-movie debut, "The Gift" (CBS)
Off-Broadway debut, "Getting Out" by Marsha Norman
Made film acting debut in "National Lampoon's Animal House"
Is one of six children.
Attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts at Bucknell University's state-funded five-week arts program on a full scholarship. His study of theater there under Dr. Glory Van Scott ignited his passion for acting.
Served apprenticeship at Circle in the Square in NYC in the late-'70s.
Received the Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual Young Friends of Film Honors in 2000.