English actor who gained fame following his role as Dim in the dystopian classic A Clockwork Orange. He later played lead roles on series like Sleepers and The Manageress.
He worked as a copy boy for the Manchester Evening News.
He played the infamous dictator Caligula in a 1972 stage adaptation of I, Claudius.
He was married twice and had two children.
He played Oliver Cromwell in Blackadder: The Cavalier Years.