Played the role of Barman Mateo Castellanos on the ITV series, Benidorm, about life in the Spanish resort town by the same name.
He had parts in many TV series including Casualty and Doctors, and in the films, School for Seduction and the History Channel series, The Bible.
Growing up in the crossroads of France, Italy and Germany, he became fluent in six languages.
He was born in Zurich, Switzerland, to Italian immigrant parents.
He was a contestant on the ITV reality competition show, Splash, hosted by Tom Daley.