Perhaps most recognized for his regular role on the series My Family as Nick Harper, he has also appeared in the notable serial Doctor Zhivago and the series Murder City.
One of his earliest roles was for the popular series The Bill in 1999.
He played roles in high-profile films such as Love Actually and Death at a Funeral.
He married Hannah Dodkins in 2012. The couple have two children together.
He made a cameo as himself in the Ricky Gervais starring series Derek.