Knowledge Identifier: +Brian_Haley
In 1988, he moved to Los Angeles where he had immediate success, winning a "Hollywood's Hottest New Comic" competition, appearing on several stand-up comedy TV shows such as "An Evening At The Improv" and was picked up by ABC Television for a one-year holding deal
In 2003, he was cast in the television pilot for the CBS one hour drama "The Brotherhood of Poland New Hampshire" as one of three brothers along with Randy Quaid and John Carroll Lynch, but was replaced later by Chris Penn due to story restructuring and his lack of similarity to the other two brothers
In February 2007, he appeared on Broadway as tennis commentator Ryan Becker in the Terrence McNally play "Deuce", directed by Michael Blakemore
In 2009 he played Clint Eastwood's discontented son Mitch in the award winning movie "Gran Torino"