Former teen actor who became known for his roles in The Secret Garden and Black Beauty. Later in his career, he appeared in The Sickhouse and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.
He studied acting at the Oldham Theatre Workshop before having his breakout role in 1993.
He was recognized by television fans for his role as Henry Green on Where the Heart Is.
He had two daughters with his wife, Hayley McGreal.
He shared the screen with Maggie Smith in the acclaimed 1993 film, The Secret Garden.