Played the role of Glenn in the AMC zombie series The Walking Dead. His interest in acting stemmed from watching a college improv group and pursuing work in the improv field.
He studied psychology at Kalamazoo College in 2005.
He played the role of Ken on an episode of Law & Order: LA.
He has a brother whom he lived with in Chicago while he pursued acting. He married Joana Pak in 2016 after seven years together. They welcomed their first child, a son named Jude Malcolm, in March 2017. In December 2018, they revealed they were expecting baby number two together.