In the early 2000s, he portrayed Simon Meredith on the popular British soap opera Emmerdale. Also a theater actor, he performed in a London West End staging of Love Never Dies and in a tour of the musical Chicago.
At the start of his acting career, he played the role of Greg in the BBC1 series Byker Grove.
He played a character called Hips on the BBC program Breezeblock.
He was born and raised in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England.
He and Karl Davies are both known for their roles on Emmerdale.