Irish actor who is widely known for his career in British TV, including on the famed BBC and ITV networks. He rose to widespread acclaim for his role as Jez MacAllister in the Channel 4 sitcom The Young Person's Guide To Becoming A Rock Star in 1998.
He graduated with his B.A. in theater from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 1998. He appeared in the shot film Cluck, which was his first film credit.
He won critical praise for his role as the titular magician in the 1999 BBC TV film David Copperfield. He had his debut novel Skintown published in April 2017.
He married actress Annabel Scholey in April 2017.
He appeared alongside Rooney Mara in the 2017 film Una.