- Bright suits
- Grew up in Montreal, Canada.
- Has a dog named, Stinky.
- Underwent a kidney transplant on January 14, 2005, in L.A., receiving the kidney from a close friend. He suffers from polycystic kidney disease. The transplanted kidney became infected and had to be removed on June 27 at an undisclosed Los Angeles-area hospital.
- He was fired from his job on Today (1952) three weeks after his kidney transplant operation in January 2005.
- Mother is named Amelia Cojocaru.