Actor known for his role as Gustav Graves in the Bond film Die Another Day, starring Pierce Brosnan. As a stage actor, he appeared in productions of Antony and Cleopatra, Measure for Measure, and Coriolanus.
He played Duke Orsino in a Shakespeare production of Twelfth Night.
He played the role Mr. Rochester in the BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre.
He had three children with his wife Anna-Louise Plowman, whom he married in 2001.
He was in Space Cowboys, which was directed by Clint Eastwood.