His father was a police officer.
He is 5'10" (1.78 m).
Erik King (about his character in Dexter, Sgt. Doakes): What I love about Sgt. Doakes is that when you run into a cop, a lot of them are fair, even-minded guys; but there are a lot of guys who are hard-asses and I love the fact that I get to play it.