Born October 19, in Chicago, IL; son of John Arthur (a lawyer and Federal Bureau of Investigation operative) and Eileen (maiden name, Carroll) O'Leary. Education: Illinois State University, B.S., 1980; University of Washington, M.F.A.
Member: Actors' Equity Association, Society of American Fight Directors.
(Film debut) Andy, Nice Girls Don't Explode, New World, 1987.
James Walker, Walker, 1987.
Jimmy, Bull Durham, 1988.
Link, Lost Angels, 1989.
Pete "Dead Meat" Thompson, Hot Shots!, 1991.
Ethan Tarrant, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (also known as Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh ), 1995.
CTN junior executive, Mad City, 1997.
Lyle Whittmar, A Time to Revenge, 1997.
(Uncredited) Military communications technician, Godzilla, 1998.
Head of security, Daybreak (also known as Rapid Transit ), 2000.
Mr. Smith, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (also known as T3 and Terminator 3—Rebellion der Maschinen ), 2003.
Television Appearances; Series:
Ben, Dear John (also known as Dear John USA ), 1991–1992.
Marty Taylor, Home Improvement, ABC, 1994–1999.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Captain Eddie Gordon, Callsign Black Angel, Flight of Black Angel, 1991.
Adrian, In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco, 1993.
Lieutenant William Dorsett, The Enemy Within, 1994.
Dr. Mullican, Project: ALF (also known as Alf—Der Film ), 1996.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Donald, "Blast from the Past," Crime Story, 1987.
Scott, "Bad Timing," Miami Vice, 1988.
Paul McBride, "The Ex," Matlock, 1989.
Hank Duncan, "Film Flam," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.
FBI Agent Ed Crider, "Mrs. Parker's Revenge," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996.
Mr. Loey, "Curing Cancer," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999.
"The Jackal," The District, 2000.
Gas station man, "Roadrunners," The X–Files, Fox, 2000.
Roger Johansen, "Family Ties," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.
Representative of the Hays Office, "Nebraska Johnston," The Lot, 2001.
Stuart Otis, "Broken," C.S.I.: Miami, 2002.
George Meadows, "Shriek and Destroy," Tremors, 2003.
Alan, "The Friendly Skies," Miracles, 2003.
Stewart Otis, "Body Count," C.S.I.: Miami, 2003.
Phil Kavanagh, "Justice," Karen Sisco, 2003.
Phil Kavanagh, "Dear Derwood...," Karen Sisco, 2003.
Phil Kavanagh, "Nobody's Perfect," Karen Sisco, 2003.
(Stage debut) Charlie Then, Da, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1982.
The Adventures of Huck Finn, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 1983.
Betty/Gerry, Cloud 9, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, 1983.
Donay, Side Effects, Philadelphia Festival Theatre, PA, 1985.
Ariel, The Tempest, Hartford Stage Company, CT, 1985.
Pascal, Antique Pink, Project Theatre, MI, 1985.
Self Torture and Strenuous Exercise, Circle Repertory Theatre Directors' Lab, New York City, 1985.
(Broadway debut) Artie, Precious Sons, Longacre Theatre, 1986.
Tom, Spring Awakening, Double Image Theatre, New York City, 1986.
Mesron, The Dispute, New York Workshop Theatre, New York City, 1986.
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