♦ Trade Mark: Bright blue eyes
♦ Once worked as a White House intern.
♦ Once worked at National Public Radio in the U.S.
♦ He is a published poet. Two of his poems; "Baby Pants" and "Old Bones", can be found in the 2008 edition of the Columbia 詩 Review #21.
♦ Spent time at a monastery in Nepal. Still practices Buddhist meditation and goes on a 10 日 retreat once a year.
♦ Started his own software company.
♦ Built his own home, and almost all the furniture in it, save for a couple chairs on the deck.
♦ Worked as a carpenter to put himself through college.
♦ Went to 大学 of Chicago and studied Social Theory.
♦ Read Revelation as preparation for role as Castiel.
♦ House burned down when he was in high school.
♦ Mother went to Russia when she was in college. She had a boyfriend at the time named Misha and she named Misha after him.
♦ Brother's name is Sasha.