In the year 1989, he was tremendously valued for his portrayal of Lloyd Dobler in the film ‘Say Anything…’. After showing his playing potentiality, he began to get offers from other well-known directors and producers of American film world. His other noticeable parts came in the films ‘True Colors’ and ‘The Griffers’. Throughout the time of 1990s, he developed tremendous acknowledgement and respect through his several appearances in the films.
In the year 1997, he appeared in the comedy film ‘Grosse Pointe Blank’. The film became a huge success which helped him to get further popularity. He was tremendously valued for his exceptional performance in the hit film ‘Con Air’. Throughout his career, he’s shown his acting abilities by appearing in various genres pictures. From perfect comic timing to thrilling action movies, he’s been successful to get favorable response from both critics and crowds. His other noticeable parts came in the films like ‘Grace Is Gone’, ‘Cradle Will Rock’, ‘War Inc..’ and ‘Martian Child’. Lately, he’s appeared in the historical film ‘The Butler’. Besides being a fantastic performer, he’s also called a creator and owner of ‘New Crime Productions’. As of 2014, he’s brought in an estimated net worth sum of $20 million dollars.