The actor has closed a new deal to reprise his formerly guest-starring role as Gregory Valentine, a whip-smart young gay man, in the new Fox series, He's an ex-hustler-turned-entrepreneurial crook who is Backstrom's (Rainn Wilson) tenant and uses Backstrom's apartment to store his high-end ill-gotten goods.
Backstrom's decorator and underworld connection, he's a colorful character who has a genuine fondness for the abrasive cop -- and vice versa. The hourlong crime drama centers on an overweight, offensive, irascible detective as he tries and fails to change his self-destructive behavior. Of the original group cast in the pilot -- which was originally developed for CBS -- Mamie Gummer and Camryn Manheim's parts are being recast.
He also appeared in movies such as Campus Confidential and the direct-to-video sequels to An American Tail.
He has also created two music albums, Psyotanic, released in 2008, and the upcoming Protean."In the future, my son will lead mankind in a war against Sky Net, the computer system programmed to destroy the world.It has sent machines back through time, some to kill him, one to protect him.The first season deals with Sarah (Lena Headey), John, and friendly machine Cameron on the run from the killer cyborgs.They are soon joined by Derek Reese, John's uncle, who introduces himself by murdering a man who may have helped contribute to the design of his future's Sky Net.