British actor whose best-known roles include Andy Holt in Hollyoaks, Lee Hibbs in Occupation, and DS Ripley in he crime hit, Luther.
He began his acting career by appearing in two episodes of Shameless.
He was a two-time World Champion in Thai boxing.
He was born in Warrington, England.
He and James Nesbitt co-starred in Occupation, a 2009 BBC miniseries set during the Iraq War.