Tucker’s film appearances were occasional during the 1990s, as he was taking his studies, eventually graduating in 2001 at the Thacher School in Ojai, California.
Tucker was a UN weapons biological inspector in Iraq in February 1995.
He was an editor at High Technology and Scientific American magazines and wrote about military technologies, biotechnology, and biomedical research.
He took his first starring role in the 2000 comedy 100 Girls, where he plays a college student looking for a girl he had sex with during a black out.
Tucker continued to get roles in different films, such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Stateside, Criminal, Hostage, and Cherry Crush.
During his career, Tucker has been best known for his roles in the films The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hostage, and In the Valley of Elah, and The Ruins, as well as the TV film The Black Donnellys.