TV commercial (with Emilia Fox
) for "Gordon's Gin" (UK) (slogan: "Shall We G&T Started?")
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Did You Know?
(On his character "Gene Hunt" in Life on Mars
(2006)) He's Wyatt Earp; he's the Sheriff who wears the badge. When I've been asked what genre you would put "Life On Mars" in, I say it's a Western. It's got everything that a great Western has: the frontier, the town, the characters and the Sheriff and that Sheriff is "Gene".
A fan of the rock band Genesis
, he wrote sleeve notes to accompany the "Genesis - The Movie Box 1981-2007" DVD set, released in 2009.