Perhaps best known as Major Duncan Heyward in the 1992 film The Last of the Mohicans, he has starred in other movies such as Boudica and The Parole Officer.
He made his debut in 1991 in the title role for the picture Edward II.
He has had other roles in notable films such as Tarzan and the Lost City and The Sweeney.
He was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
He played Mr. Killian in the Tim Burton directed adaptation of Sleepy Hollow.