He is an American actor.
He was born November 18, 1969 in Rochester (Minnesota, USA). Has Norwegian roots.
Grew up in Stuart, Florida. He graduated from St. Cloud State University and Florida State University.
Gained fame as a performer in comic improvisational roles at Chicago's Second City Theatre. Performed on stage at California State Shakespeare Theatre.
Since 2005, he has been on television. He gained popularity for one of his leading roles as Steve Nugent on the comedy series Normal and for his recurring role as Congressman Roger Furlong on the HBO series The Vice President.