- Made his television debut at the age of 16 on the British children's show Dramarama.
- Is an alumni of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.
- First gained fame for his portrayal of a gay plumber on the popular British drama series This Life.
- Received Best Actor awards at the Scottish BAFTA Awards and at the British Independent Film Awards for his performance in 2006's Red Road.
- Mai Nguyen — Wife