Scottish actor who rose to prominence for his roles in Atonement, The Last King of Scotland and the X-Men series. In his television career, he has played roles in Frank Herbert's Children of Dune and Shameless.
He made his acting debut in the 1995 film, The Near Room, at the age of 15. He continued adding to his portfolio with television roles, and appeared in Bollywood Queen in 2003.
He jumped off the roof of the world's tallest hospital to raise awareness and money for a Ugandan children's charity.
His mother sent him to live with his grandparents when he was seven. He married actress and co-star Anne-Marie Duff in 2006 and the couple split in 2016. He and Anne-Marie have a son named Brendan.
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