English comedy actor best known for his role as Lukewarm in the series, Porridge in the mid 1970s. A year after Porridge ended, he starred in Rentaghost.
He had his first stage debut at the age of seventeen in the production of Le Médecin malgré lui, in which he played the lead.
He had a role in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) as one of the Transylvanians.
After divorcing his wife, he started living with his partner, Neil Sinclair, with whom he formed a civil partnership in 2006.
In 2008, he and Lesley Joseph were co-hosts of a Sunday morning radio show on BBC London.