American actor and model who was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role category for his work in the 1992 film The Crying Game.
He was discovered by a casting agent when he attended a wrap party for Derek Jarman's Edward II.
He has also worked as a model in several high-profile photo shoots.
He has been openly gay and was born to a Ghanaian father and English mother.
He appeared in the 1994 film Stargate starring Kurt Russell.