Landed an agent just after finishing atYale andparticipating in a showcase where heandfellow acting graduatesdisplayed their talents. Spent abouta year auditioning, sometimesas many as three times a day,before gettinghis first acting job on a TV show. Authored the play Footprints in the Snow. A member of the Chautauqua Theater Company of Chautauqua, New York,where, among other roles, he played the title characterin a production ofMacbeth. At Yale, understudied for Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.