Debuted with the leading role in the classic sports comedy film Sandlot alongside Mike Vitar. In later years, he appeared in Black Hawk Down, Black Irish, Kings, and Mystic River.
He played Jimmy on the NBC drama The Black Donnellys.
He appeared in the TV series Kings with Ian McShane.
He attended Notre Dame High School in New Jersey.
He had a son who was born in 1999.