He holds an M.F.A. from the Graduate Acting program at New York University.
Has two sons born Zander (b. 1996) and Jackson.
Grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College/Bryn Mawr College in Theatre & Political Science.
While getting small parts in plays and writing and performing in an improv comedy group, he seriously considered a career in investment banking.
He attended Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the same high school as Dwayne Johnson.
He was included on People Magazine's list of the sexiest men alive in 2005. Matthew McConaughey topped the list.
Being chosen for the part of Jin Kwon on Lost (2004) meant that he had to relearn speaking Korean very fast, a language he hadn't effectively spoken since his childhood.