British actor who played the role of David Metcalfe on the popular ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
He belonged to the British Gymnastics Squad until the age of sixteen, when an athletic injury led him to abandon gymnastics in favor of acting.
He competed in the seventh season of the reality television series, "Dancing on Ice."
He had a son with his Emmerdale co-star and former fiancée, Charley Webb.
His resemblance to soccer star David Beckham allowed him to book early-career acting gigs as a Beckham impersonator.