English soap opera actor known for his role as Tony King on the BBC's EastEnders. The part won him a 2009 British Soap Award for "Villain of the Year."
He had an early role as Des in a 2001 episode of the television series Heartbeat.
He appeared in the 2010 film Freedom Day.
He was married to Lisa Faulkner, with whom he adopted a daughter, from 2005 until 2012.
He and Madeline Duggan both appeared on the BBC soap opera EastEnders.