American actor known for his continuing roles over the acclaimed television series The Wire as Charles Marimow, Person appealing as Hersh, and Home of Credit cards as Tom Hammerschmidt. He debuted in 1987 in the minimal role of the clerk for the film Ironweed. He implemented that with another minimal function in Antigone/Rites of Passing as a safeguard. He made an appearance as Robert Goddard within an bout of the mini-series John Adams and a set of episodes from the series Problems. He was created in Cobleskill, NY. He performed Vainqueur in the 2006 reboot from the film The Green Panther, starring Steve Martin.