Canadian-born nonfiction author and counter-terrorism expert. His popular autobiographical work, Brotherhood of Warriors: Behind Enemy Lines with a Commando in One of the World’s Most Elite Counterterrorism Units, was published in 2008.
After graduating from high school in Los Angeles, California, he became a member of the Israel Defense Forces, eventually joining the organization's elite Duvdevan counter-terrorism unit.
His screen acting credits include roles in Get the Gringo and End of Watch.
He was born in Canada and raised in the United States. His stepfather, Abby Mann, had an acclaimed career as a filmmaker.
He was hired by film director Steven Soderbergh to serve as a weapons trainer and military adviser for the 2011 action movie Haywire.