As of March 2007, he resides in LA with his wife.
After moving to Chicago, he joined The Second City comedy group, and remained a part of it for seven years.
He decided to focus strictly on acting after hearing several "horror stories" while working in restaurant management in NYC.
His father is an artist from Puerto Rico and his mother is a dancer from the Bronx.
Ian in 1995, guest starred as a car wash employee on an episode of Fox's Married With Children.
Ian in 1995, had a recurring role on The Drew Carey Show at ABC, as antagonistic fellow employee Larry.
Ian in 1993, had a cameo role as a strange hotel bellman in the Daniel Stern directed feature Rookie of the Year.
Ian in 1993 had a recurring role on ABC's Missing Persons as Pete, a morgue technician.