Most widely known for his portrayal of Max Farnham from 1990 to 2003 in the soap opera Brookside.
Before Brookside, he appeared in Crossroads as Roy Lambert and in Foxy Lady for two series.
He played a part in the psychological thriller Dead Certain.
His daughter, Scarlett, was born in 2007 from a marriage with his Brookside co-star Stephanie Chambers.
One of his wives in Brookside was played by Gabrielle Glaister.