Award-winning actor who gained prominence for his role in Pride & Prejudice. His other notable films include Frost/Nixon and Death at a Funeral.
He became well known for acting in theater due to his work with the company Cheek by Jowl.
He starred in Spooks, a hugely popular series on BBC One.
He married Spooks co-star Keeley Hawes in 2004 and has two children.
He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in the 2008 film, Frost/Nixon, which starred Frank Langella.