Best known as Christian Clarke on the soap opera EastEnders, he also appeared in the filmed production of Cats.
He trained at the Royal Ballet School before appearing in a film adaptation of the novel A Kind of Loving in 1982.
He danced in the music video for the song "Real Thing" by U2 in 1992.
He married actor Jon Tsouras in 2011.
He co-starred with Lacey Turner on EastEnders from 2008 to 2012.