The Juilliard School
Played the boyfriend of series creator Lena Dunham’s character on "Girls" (HBO)
Portrayed a telegraph operator in "Lincoln"
Appeared in "Frances Ha"
Cast in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar"
Landed minor role in the HBO biopic "You Don't Know Jack," starring Al Pacino as Jack Kevorkian
Made TV debut on the ABC series "The Unusuals"
Began acting in NYC following his graduation from Juilliard
Joined the U.S. Marine Corps a few months after the 9/11 attacks
Joined the Marines shortly after 9/11 but served only two years before being medically discharged
Founded the non-profit group Arts in the Armed Forces as a way to connect military audiences with the performing arts communities
Applied to Juilliard on a whim to see if he cold get in; he graduated in 2009