University of Aberdeen
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Co-starred with Sir Ben Kingsley and Colin Firth in "The Last Legion"
Cast in "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" opposite Milla Jovovich
Appeared with Anna Paquin in the horror film "Darkness"
Played villianous Manfred Powell in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider"
Co-starred as an abusive junkie in the black comedy "Beautiful Creatures"
Played opposite Helen Mirren in "Painted Lady" (aired on PBS in USA)
Appeared opposite Nicole Kidman in the London stage production of "The Blue Room"; production transferred to Broadway in November
Starred in title role in the British musical "Martin Guerre"
Had title role in Royal Shakespeare Company production of "Henry V"
Appeared as Hamlet in "Rosencrantz & Guilderstern Are Dead", the film adaptation of Tom Stoppard's play
Had title role in the British miniseries "Adam Bede" (aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" in the USA in 1992)
Received considerable attention for his portrayal of Scottish poet and prison inmate Larry Winters in "Silent Scream"
Starred as John Hanning Speke in "Mountains on the Moon"
Had supporting role as the lover of a female politician in David Hare's "Paris By Night"
First garnered attention as the ruthles gang leader Carl Galton in the British miniseries "The Fear"
Film debut in "Gorillas in the Mist"