Youngest of four children.
Was listed as a potential nominee on both the 2007 and 2008 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Actor category on the 2007 ballot for his performance in the film Basic Instinct 2 (2006). And he was suggested again the next year in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film The Reaping (2007). He failed to receive either nomination.
Owns a film production company in Waterloo, Liverpool, UK.
He and his wife have a daughter named Anna and a son named Albie.
Was a candidate to play real-life screenwriter Whitfield Cook in "Hitchcock" (2012) starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.