• At age 15, he left the church (he was Pentecostal).
  • He gave acting a shot after his friend Susan Landau Finch, Martin Landau’s daughter, encouraged him.
  • He made his feature film debut in Paul Scheuring’s 36K as “Booker”.
  • He has been on the cover of prominant gay magazine, Advocate, twice.
  • In late 2006, he appeared in Falling for Grace (East Broadway) as Andrew Barrington, Jr.
  • He departed the series Vanished after seven episodes, after his character was killed off by the show’s producers. He appeared only as corpse in the 8th episode.
  • He is straight, despite playing Brian Kinney on Queer as Folk.
  • He is working with his childhood idol David Bowie, as an associate producer of the upcoming documentary Scott Walker: 30 Century Man.
  • He smokes American Spirit cigarettes.
  • He has appeared in many theater productions.
  • He began acting when he was 28 years old.
  • He calls the city of Toronto his home.
  • He attended South West Dekalb High School.
  • His influences include Jack London, Gandalf and David Bowie.
  • He was raised in a Pentecostal household.
  • He reads The Nation magazine religiously.
  • On the inside of his right middle finger, he has a tattoo of the word RESIST.
  • He earned a soccer scholarship to American University in Washington D.C.
  • He made his stage debut in the Off-Broadway production of Austin Pendleton’s Uncle Bob in 2001. He played the role of Josh.
  • He is 6’3″ (1.91 m) in height.
  • He worked as a carpenter before starring in Queer as Folk.
  • He has an older sister and a younger brother.


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