Born and raised in New York City, Arias has a breadth of experience on stage, screen and television. He was last seen in the science fiction adventure The Time Machine, which also starred Guy Pearce and Jeremy Irons. Other feature credits include leading roles in Destination Unknown by director Nestor Miranda (Best Independent Feature winner at the 1997 Hamptons Film Festival) and Home Invaders, directed by Greg Wilson and executive produced by Spike Lee.
Arias also has performed lead roles in two Broadway productions. He starred as Thuy in Miss Saigon for six years of its decade-long engagement in New York and appeared opposite Toni Collette, Mandy Patinkin and Eartha Kitt in The Wild Party.
Television credits include guest-starring roles in NBC's Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU, as well as in The Sopranos, NYPD Blue, Charmed, New York Undercover and JAG. Arias also played the lead role of Officer Soltero Bravo in the television movie Blade Squad.
Currently, Arias resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is June 27.