English actor known for his work in stage productions and television.
He grew up in Liverpool with his three brothers, Joe, Paul and Stephen and they all studied acting from a young age.
His audition for the television series, Doctor Who wasn't successful and the role went to his brother, Paul instead.
He married Caroline Guinness, a former columnist.
He had his first television role on the show, Scully with Elvis Costello in 1983.