English actor known for many roles in multiple television series who gained fame for his role in BBC's Casualty and later in Soldier Soldier.
He originally wanted to fly jets and joined the Royal Air Force and Air Training Corps and later formed a band called Solid State.
He turned down the role of The Master in the television show Doctor Who.
He married second wife, Vanya Seager in 2001 and the couple has a child named Taylor.
He starred with Susan Jameson in the ITV drama, Close and True in 2000.