He played Ardeth Bay in The Mummy film franchise, and also played Carlos Olivera in two Resident Evil films. The same year that he appeared in The Mummy, he played an Egyptian Captain in the TV movie, Cleopatra.
Between 1989 and 1992, he served in the Israeli Navy.
He named his son after the character Atticus from author Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
He debuted in the 1998 film, Kiss of Fire, and appeared in The Mummy the following year.
He got married to Rhonda Tollefson in 2000, and the couple had a son named Atticus and a daughter named Finley.