Born in New Haven, Connecticut and grew up in Branford, Connecticut. He graduated Notre Dame High School in West Haven, Connecticut in 1989. In 1996, he started his acting career playing a Trotter Bull in the film The Object of My Affection. Later that year, he played the role of Scott Chandler #3 on the ABC daytime soap All My Children until he left the show in fall 1998 to pursue other opportunities. That same year, he moved to Los Angeles to take on the role of Matt Durning on the Fox primetime soap Beverly Hills, 90210, where he remained until the show's series finale in 2000. In 2002, he played the role of Richard "Dick" Bagg in the comedy film Van Wilder. In June 2002, he moved back to New York, to join the cast of the CBS daytime soap Guiding Light as Bill Lewis III, until he left the show in October 2005 after opting not to renew his contract, until he returned to the role in October 2007 and he was nominated for his first Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. He remained on Guiding Light until the show ended on September 18, 2009. He moved back to California for his role of Jon Lemonick in the police series In Justice, which was aired on ABC from January 6, 2006 to March 31, 2006. In September 2007, he played the role of Freddy Mason on the ABC primetime drama series Dirty Sexy Money. In March 2010, he began playing the role of Dr. Chris Hughes II on the CBS daytime soap As the World Turns until the show ended on September 17, 2010. He returned to the role of Scott Chandler on All My Children in December 2010 until the show's final episode on September 23, 2011. For instance, he has been a cast member during the series finale of three consecutive cancelled daytime soaps: Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and Guiding Light. In January 2014, he joined the cast of the NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives in the role of Aiden Jennings until November 9, 2015, before returned in May 2016, and has been there even since.