He is of Ukrainian Jewish, Irish Catholic, as well as French, Finish, German, Spanish and Swedish descent.
Though born in the Bronx, New York, was raised outside of Portland, Oregon, where his parents relocated when he was just six months old.
Attended Portland State University for a year and a half before dropping out to pursue an acting career.
Graduated from Lake Oswego High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Favorite movie is Enter the Void (2009).
Studied acting under master teacher, William Esper, at his studio in NYC.