American character actor born March 7, 1971. Known for EnsembleDarkhorse roles in films such as ''Film/BoysDontCry'', ''Film/ShatteredGlass'', ''Film/K19TheWidowmaker'', ''Film/{{Kinsey}}'', and most recently the 2011 ''Film/GreenLantern'' film.

Married to MaggieGyllenhaal since 2009.

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!!This actor provides examples of the following tropes:

* BiTheWay: His roles in Kinsey and ''Film/TheMysteriesOfPittsburgh''
* CreatorCouple: With wife MaggieGyllenhaal. The two performed in ''Theatre/UncleVanya'' and ''Theatre/ThreeSisters'' on stage together.
* [[SheCleansUpNicely He Cleans Up Nicely]]: Capable of ping-ponging all over the attractiveness spectrum depending on the role.
* HeyItsThatGuy
* IdenticalStranger: Vocally identical to JohnMalkovich. The two men played father and son in ''Film/TheManInTheIronMask''.
* MeanCharacterNiceActor: A low-key family man who can be called upon to play a truly disturbing villain when necessary (''Film/BoysDontCry'', ''Film/GreenLantern'', ''[[spoiler:Film/{{Flightplan}}]]'').
* StarMakingRole: ''Shattered Glass''
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