West's feature film debut was in Liberty Heights, a film about a Jewish family in Baltimore, directed by Barry Levinson.
By his performance, he finally landed up in his first major in the year 1999 in the TV series.
As well as acting, West has performed with punk rock band the Germs and Jonny Was.
He landed his first major role in 1999 in the ABC family drama Once and Again, playing Eli Sammler for three seasons.
Ray Barnett in the NBC medical drama ER and Michael Bishop in The CW spy drama Nikita.
He also starred in the WGN adventure/historical/fantasy drama Salem as John Alden.