Screen actor known for his villainous roles in films and television series. He became widely known for his portrayal of Cylon Leoben Conoy on the popular science fiction series Battlestar Galactica.
He discovered acting at age twenty-five after working for his university's campus radio station.
He played the role of Stanley Raymond Kowalski in the television series Due South.
At the age of four, he moved from England to Canada with his Scottish-born parents. He grew up with an older brother as well as a younger brother.
He co-starred with Madeline Zima and David Duchovny in the Showtime series Californication.