Actor who played leading roles in Kinvig as the titular character and in Where the Heart Is as Vic Snow, from 1997 to 2002.
Before turning to acting, he tried his hand at being a lifeguard, an escapologist, and a psychiatric nurse.
His role in the 1971 comedy Percy marked his film debut.
He married Carol Haygarth with whom he had two daughters, Katie and Becky.
He starred alongside Sir Laurence Olivier in the 1979 version of Dracula.