Place of BirthCape Town, South Africa
Also Known As
A South African born New Yorker with over three decades of versatile, award winning performances in popular, world-wide theatrically released studio & independent films, prime-time & cable television & New York theater. After small speaking roles opposite Russell Crowe in Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind (2001) & David Chase's The Sopranos (1999) as Gaetano; his breakthrough lead role came in 2005 on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) directed by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella. Starring opposite Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni, & Bradley Cooper as the chilling yet engaging fundamentalist Milan Zergin. Also, a coveted recurring role on Ugly Betty (2006), becoming South Africa's first male SAG Award Nominee (Ensemble Comedy Performance). Followed by significant supporting roles in the studio films My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) opposite Eddie Izzard, Luke Wilson, & Uma Thurman directed by Ivan Reitman for Twentieth Century Fox . An ensemble lead in Sony's Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) produced by David Lancaster, a supporting role in Pure Flix's What If... (2010), & supporting lead in the Lionsgate family film Army Dog (2016) .