British actor in Pride and Prejudice and The King's Speech.
He lived in England, Nigeria and the U.S. as a child.
He received his first Academy nomination for A Single Man, and the next year he won for The King's Speech.
He dated Pride and Prejudice co-star, Jennifer Ehle from 1994 to 1995.
In the early 1990s, he and Gary Oldman were both considered members of the Brit Pack.