His hero is Jack Kerouac.
Along with Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto and Sharon Ziman, he is one of only five actors to appear in both the first and last episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street (1993): Homicide: Life on the Street: Gone for Goode (1993) and Homicide: Life on the Street: Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1999).
Before beginning Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), Kyle moved to Baltimore. He put all of his possessions in storage in Los Angeles. A year later, he returned and found that everything he owned had been stolen.
He has worked with Jill Hennessy on three different series: Law & Order (1990), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Crossing Jordan (2001).
Certified yoga instructor trained in karate and kung fu.