He played Claudius in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Mark Rylance, Clare Higgins, John Ramm, Ben Miles, Jack Ellis, Patrick Godfrey, and Rebecca Saire in the cast. Ron Daniels was director.
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As of 2015, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Secrets & Lies
(2006) and Atonement
Frequently cast in 'Mike Leigh' films.