Taking the Apollo Victoria London theater in the role of Dr Dillamond for a West End production of Wicked, this veteran stage actor has previously performed in productions of Billy Elliot The Musical, The Sound of Music, Annie, a number of Shakespeare plays and numerous others.
He was a teenager when he first began acting.
He has earned feature film credits in 1997's The Informant, 1997's The Boxer, 1999's Angela's Ashes and a couple of others.
His daughter Caitlin Kearns aspires to act like her father. His wife is named Gillian.
He starred alongside Emma Hatton in Wicked.