Central School of Speech and Drama
Played John Waller on the mini-series "Roots"
Nabbed the lead part of Hap Collins on the crime series "Hap and Leonard"
Starred in the Wall Street drama "Equity"
Played an escaped serial killer opposite Kevin Bacon in Kevin Williamson's crime drama "The Following" (Fox)
Co-starred with Taylor Kitsch in sci-fi Western "John Carter"
Reprised role opposite Milla Jovovich in action horror sequel "Resident Evil: Retribution," written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson
Cast in West End production of Terrence Rattigan’s 1942 drama "Flare Path"
Starred as Teddy Rist on action drama series "The Philanthropist" (NBC)
Cast as Mark Antony on HBO historical drama series "Rome"
Starred opposite Reese Witherspoon in Mira Nair's "Vanity Fair," based on the William Thackeray novel
Starred in "The Mayor of Casterbridge" (A&E)
Featured alongside Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, and Eric Mabius in "Resident Evil"
Portrayed the Black Prince in "A Knight's Tale"
Featured in British miniseries "Metropolis"
Played Carrasco in TNT original movie "Don Quixote"
Delivered a fine turn as a debonair actor in "Maybe Baby"
Starred in thriller "The Lighthouse"
Cast as Tom Bertram in "Mansfield Park"
Returned to the stage as one of the "Four Knights in Knaresboro"
Appeared in Coky Giedroyc's "Women Talking Dirty"
Played a heterosexual on whom a gay acquaintance develops a crush in comedy "Bedrooms & Hallways"
Co-starred in acclaimed British miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time" (Channel 4)
Starred in British TV adaptation of "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
Acted on episodes of popular British TV show "Sharpe"
Returned to Royal Shakespeare Company in "Les Enfants du Paradis"
Performed with Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Made feature acting debut in Merchant Ivory's "Feast of July"
Featured in three-part "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation "Calling the Shots" (PBS)
Appeared opposite Jemma Redgrave in short "One Night Stand"
Had supporting role in British miniseries "The Cloning of Joanna May" (aired on A&E in the U.S.)
Made U.S. television debut when PBS aired "The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes" as a presentation of "Mystery!"
Co-starred on British TV series "Coasting"
Joined Royal Shakespeare Company
Made professional acting debut as Alan Strang in a stage production of "Equus"
Took a break from school before enrolling in college, working at a pig farm and as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital, and travelling and working extensively throughout Europe.
Was starring in a Central School of Speech and Drama production of "Henry V" when he was noticed by a talent scout from the Royal Shakespeare Company and invited to join.
Screen tested for the role of James Bond in the film "GoldenEye."
Was originally cast as the lead in the film "V for Vendetta" but was replaced shortly into production.