He appeared early in his career in the 1998 Robert Benton film Twilight.
His television credits include a role on the showtime series Brotherhood.
He was raised in Winton, Queensland, where his father was a sheep shearer. He has been in a longterm relationship with model Cecile Breccia since 2010. In 2018, they revealed that they had wed. They have two sons together.
He played the role of Red Hamilton in director Michael Mann's 2009 film Public Enemies.