Perhaps best known for his portrayal of Matt Parker in 45 episodes of the BBC One series Holby City, he is also notable for his guest spots on The Bill, Waking the Dead, and Silent Witness.
After training at the Ulster Youth Theatre and Drama School and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, he made his screen acting debut in a May 3, 2005 Holby City episode titled "Damage Limitation."
He was featured in a television commercial for the Meteor mobile communications company.
He was born in Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland, and is a cousin of reality television personality Bear Grylls.
He and Neil McDermott both acted in the 2011 horror film Blooded.