He was a classmate of actor James Marsters at Grace M. Davis High School in Modesto California.
He's a featured chef in the book "One Big Table" by bestselling author/former New York Times food critic Molly O'Neill.
He was Gerard Butler's double in the movie "Chasing Mavericks".
He was Peter Krause's double in the NBC television series "Parenthood".
He was considered as a double for Brad Pitt in "Moneyball", but was rejected for being an inch too tall.