Appeared in "Bent" at the Royal National Theatre
Raised in Neath, South Wales
Starred as Thomas de Quincy in BBC biopic "The Opium Eaters"
Appeared in the acclaimed Channel 4 miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time"
Co-starred in the Donmar staging of Noel Coward's "Design for Living"
Early theater credit, "The Orphan" at the Greenwich Theatre
Played the younger incarnation of A E H Houseman in the stage premiere of Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love"
Undertook villainous role in the feature film "From Hell"
Worked on stage in England and Scotland
Cast as Simon Templar in BBC Radio 4 production of "The Saint"; first time character was featured on radio in over 50 years
Co-starred with Alan Bates in BBC drama "102 Boulevard Haussman" by Alan Bennett
Had featured role in the Cannes-screened "Love Lies Bleeding"
Portrayed "Hamlet" at the Young Vic in London; later toured Japan in the role
Spent a season with the Glasgow Citizens Theatre
Cast as Sydney Chaplin in Richard Attenborough's biopic "Chaplin"
Had small role in the epic adaptation of Dickens' "Little Dorrit"
Had supporting role in the Channel 4 miniseries adaptation of "Anna Karenina"
Supported Ian Holm in the National Theatre staging of "King Lear"; reprised role of Edgar in 1998 TV adaptation
Feature film debut in Julien Temple's "Absolute Beginners"
First major film role, Theo Van Gogh in Robert Altman's "Vincent & Theo"
Starred in miniseries "Gallowglass" shown on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre"
Played leading role of a successful barrister accused of raping a colleague in the two-part British TV drama "The Innocent" (Yorkshire Television)
American TV debut, "Tumbledown" (aired on A&E)
Had leading role in the BBC adaptation of "The Cazelet Chronicle"