Fast Facts

  • As a teen, he dropped out of school and joined Liverpool's Everyman Youth Theatre.
  • Performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
  • At age 19, he made his professional acting debut in One Summer, the first drama series to debut on British television's Channel 4.
  • Was nominated for a British Academy Television Craft Award for Best New Director (Fiction) in 2002 for the BBC's Sweet Revenge.
  • Was one of four actors chosen to audition with Sharon Stone for Basic Instinct 2.
  • His wife, novelist Esther Freud, is the great-grandaughter of Sigmund Freud and daughter of artist Lucian Freud.

Relationships

  • Albie — Son
  • Anna — Daughter
  • Paul Morrissey — Brother
  • Esther Freud — Wife
  • Gene — Son

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Details

  • Birth Place: Liverpool, England
  • Birthday: June 21, 1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor

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