As a teenager, he toured with a band called Plan 9.
Originally went to college to study engineering.
Made his film debut in Gilles Mckinnon's Small Faces (1996).
Shared the silver screen with James Purefoy (1998's Bedrooms and Hallways), Ian McNeice (2004's The Rocket Post), Lindsay Duncan (2003's AfterLife) and Nicholas Woodeson (1999's Topsy-Turvy) before co-starring with them in HBO's Rome.
Made his directing debut on the season 7 episode "Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)" of Grey's Anatomy.
Released The Speyside Sessions, a collection of traditional Scottish songs, in 2012.
Jane McKidd — Wife (separated)
Joseph McKidd — Son
Iona McKidd — Daughter
Attended University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland; Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, Scotland (1994)