Notable for his work in London West End productions of Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Whistle Down the Wind, and Grease, he is also well known for his belief in a UFO and alien-based religion called the Raelian Movement.
Before launching his stage acting and singing careers, he trained at London's Arts Educational School.
He played Tommy DeVito in the original London production of Jersey Boys.
He spent his earliest days in Staffordshire, England, and the rest of his youth in Liverpool and London.
He appeared with Rik Mayall in a 2000 film version the