London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
Cast as Rawdon Crawley in the BBC production "Vanity Fair" (aired in the USA on A&E in 1999)
Had leading role of Gabriel in the British TV adaptation of Hardy's "Far From the Madding Crowd" (aired in USA on PBS' "Masterpiece Theater"
Portrayed title role in the TNT biblical miniseries "David"
Directed by brother Oliver in "Othello"; played Cassio; also first onscreen collaboration with future wife Anna Patrick
Appeared opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the British TV drama "Dancing Queen"
Had male lead in "Wide Sargasso Sea"
Acted in "The Bodyguard"
Portrayed Laertes to Mel Gibson's "Hamlet"
First major TV role, appearing in "Never Come Back"
Left the RSC to pursue film work
Film debut as Wilfred Owen in "War Requiem", directed by Derek Jarman