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Born: August 7, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1999:
Appeared as a gun-toting psychopath in "Jesus' Son"
1999:
Cast as a Vietnam-era sergeant in "Tigerland"
2000:
Co-starred in John Waters' "Cecil B. Demented"
2008:
Directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman in off-Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgus' "The Little Flower of East Orange"
2001:
Featured in Michael Bay's epic "Pearl Harbor"
1996:
Originated role of Peter Evans in "Bug" at Gate Theatre in London
1998:
Played a drug addict in indie film "Hellcab"
2007:
Reprised role as a mentally disturbed drifter in William Friedkin's adaptation of "Bug"
2004:
Reprised role for off-Broadway production of "Bug"
2010:
Appeared in Western action/drama "Jonah Hex" opposite Josh Brolin and Megan Fox
1993:
Co-founded Red Orchid Theater
2011:
Cast in action drama "Machine Gun Preacher," starring Gerard Butler
2011:
Starred as a young husband and father plagued by apocalyptic visions in "Take Shelter"
2012:
Played a corrupt NYC cop opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in action thriller "Premium Rush"
2012:
Portrayed the title contract killer in "The Iceman"
2015:
Played a cutthroat real estate businessman in the critically-acclaimed dramatic thriller "99 Homes"
2015:
Landed a supporting role in the holiday comedy "The Night Before"
2016:
Reprised role of Zod in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"
2016:
Appeared in bi-racial romance drama "Loving"
2019:
Starred opposite Katherine Waterston in the dark drama "State Like Sleep"
2007:
Cast opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke in "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"
1991:
Made professional theater debut in "Winterset" at Illinois Theater Center
2010:
Played the manager and producer of "The Runaways," starring Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie
2003:
Portrayed the abusive boyfriend of Eminem's mother in "8 Mile"
2006:
Co-starred in Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center"
1993:
Made film debut in Harold Ramis' "Groundhog Day"
2008:
Portrayed the institutionalized son of a local real estate agent (Kathy Bates) in Sam Mendes' "Revolutionary Road"; earned Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2006:
Made directorial debut at Red Orchid Theater for Eugene Ionesco's "Hunger and Thirst"
1992:
Made small screen debut in CBS TV movie "Angel Street"
2004:
Played a therapist treating a convicted child molester (Kevin Bacon) in "The Woodsman"
2010:
Cast as Agent Nelson Van Alden on HBO series "Boardwalk Empire"
2013:
Debuted as Zod in "Man of Steel"
2016:
Cast in lead role in sci-fi drama "Midnight Special"
2016:
Appeared as Lee Keller in "Wolves"
2016:
Portrayed Elvis Presley in "Elvis & Nixon"
2016:
Played Bobby Andes in "Nocturnal Animals"
2017:
Cast as the villain, Richard Strickland, in Guillermo Del Toro's arresting fairy tale "The Shape of Water"
2018:
Co-starred with Hilary Swank in Elizabeth Chomko's writing and directing debut, the drama "What They Had"
2018:
Played real-life FBI hostage negotiator Gary Noesner on the mini-series "Waco"

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