Actor and singer who played the role of Jambo Bolton on Hollyoaks also and was cast on BBC One's In with the Flynns.
His strong performance as Ben Rowlingson on the children's drama program Children's Ward earned him national attention.
His cover of Leo Sayer's "When I Need You" went to number 5 on the UK Singles Chart, and a follow-up, 'No Matter What I Do,' peaked at number 23.
He had two children with wife, Michelle McSween, whom he married in 2007.
He was cast as Steve Connolly on the ITV drama Broadchurch alongside David Tennant, better known as The Doctor on Dr. Who.