Christopher Russell Gartin (born January 12, 1968) is an American actor. In his recurring role as Max Zarella in Rush, he played a bipolar actor on the fade and off his meds. He also recurred on Perception this past season as father Patrick Nolan. He is best known for his role in the 1996 film Tremors 2: Aftershocks as cab driver Grady Hoover. He also had roles in the films Transcendence with Jonny Depp, Black Swan, Flightplan, As Virgins Fall, Johns and the comedyFriends & Family. On television, Gartin has had roles on various shows such as Showtimes hit "Shameless", CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Will & Grace, and the "Finding Judas" episode of House. In July 2007, he joined the ensemble on Side Order of Life on the Lifetime Network. In 2009, he began appearing on the HBO series True Blood as Hugo, the human lover of Isabel, a Dallas vampire who serves as second lieutenant to Godric. He is also well known for his theater credits in multiple Tony award winning Plays like The Last Night of Ballyhoo where he replaced Paul Rudd and Torch Song Trilogy amongst many other impressive theater credits. You may also recognize him from his many TV commercials such as the Super Bowl Kia campaign "Spacebabies" etc.