He was born (April 25, 1959) in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Canadian opera singer Maureen Forrester and violinist/conductor Eugene Kash. He is also the brother of actress Linda Kash. He studied at the Drama Center in London, England and has appeared in dozens of feature film and television series. His first feature was in Aliens as Private Spunkmeyer. He has directed three successful short films, Germgirl, Flip Phone and For Lease (released 2007). He played Axel Turner in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.