Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor best recognized for his performance in ABC's Pushing Daisies. He also plays Ronan in the 2014 film Guardians of the Galaxy.
He graduated from Juilliard with a BFA and made his acting debut in a 2002 episode of the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He had a role in the Twilight film franchise as Garrett.
He began dating fashion photographer Carter Smith in 2009. The couple ended their relationship in 2015. He has two siblings, william and Sally.
He starred in the film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with actor Martin Freeman.