Dramatic character actor who won an Oscar for his role in the 2003 film Adaptation. He also played major roles in American Beauty, Capote, and Seabiscuit.
He earned a degree in agriculture and acting from the University of Missouri. He debuted as Joe Kenehan in the 1987 film, Matewan.
He played the antagonist in The Bourne Identity.
He married TV Actress Marianne Leone Cooper in 1983. He has a daughter named Jesse.
He starred in October Sky with Jake Gyllenhaal.