Became interested in acting while studying art history and American literature at university.
Played George in Sydney's Belvoir Street Theatre's 2007 production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a role for which he was nominated for a Best Actor in a Lead Role at the 2007 Sydney Theatre Awards.
Spent two days in makeup to cover his body in tattoos for his role in The Equalizer (2014).
2013, AACTA Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
2007, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Winner
Eva Green — Ex-significant Other
Attended University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand; Te Kura Toi Whakaari o Aotearoa: New Zealand Drama School, Wellington, New Zealand (BA in Drama, Acting)