British comedian and actor. He starred in the 1990s television series El C.I.D. and appeared in episodes of Cluedo, Absolute Power, and Bremner, Bird and Fortune.
While studying at King's College, Cambridge, he became associated with London's Royal Court Theatre.
He appeared in a 1988 episode of the popular BBC comedy series Yes, Prime Minister.
He was raised in Bulwell, Nottingham, England.
He co-starred with Alfred Molina in the television series El C.I.D.