Scottish stage and film actor who played athlete Eric Liddell in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire. He was also a singer, and in 1982, the Royal Shakespeare Company released an album that featured his recordings.
He studied architecture for three years at the University of Edinburgh.
He played an Anglican priest in the 1982 film Gandhi.
He was the son of a printer and came out as a homosexual in his early adult years.
He was close friends with actor Ian McKellen.