English screen actor known for his title role in the 1979 film Jesus. He also played the role of Frank Miles in a late 1970s television series called Lillie.
He studied acting at the Oxford Youth Theatre in his native England.
He and his brother, Eric Deacon, both appeared in the 1985 film A Zed & Two Noughts.
His first marriage, to actress Rula Lenska, produced a daughter named Lara. He later married Natalie Bloch.
He was married to Rula Lenska from 1977 until 1987.