(2007) Audiobook: The Lords of the North, written by Bernard Cornwell
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on suffering an injury on the set of Spooks before his first audition for Thorin Oakenshield] I had taken so many painkillers that I hobbled into the room, sat on my hands and the whole meeting passed in a bit of a blur. If nothing else, I think, with my audition I may have succeeded in showing my ability to convey pain!
At age 14, he persuaded his parents to send him to a vocational school in Coventry where he could develop his musical talents.