Actor of the screen and stage who portrayed Jesco White in White Lightnin' and Stephen Turnbull in Bunny and the Bull. On TV, he played Michael 'Godders' Godfrey in Taboo and Thomas Haxby in Harlots.
He part of several bands in his youth, including one called Porno King in which he served as lead singer. When they disbanded he joined an amateur dramatics group called Sheffield MISTCO. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1999 to 2002.
His professional debut was in a production of My Father's Son at the Sheffield Crucible.
He is the second of four children born to a mother who was a teacher and father who was a civil engineer.
He starred in Taboo opposite Tom Hardy.