Played Oscar Wilde in "The Judas Kiss" by David Hare
- Playhouse Theatre, London (1998).
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Just look at the success of Taken
(2008), for example. I thought it was going to be a straight-to-video release. That is actually one of the reasons I did it, to be honest. I felt like spending three months in Paris, I'd get to do all this physical stuff that no one would think of me for, and that the film would go straight to video. Then it became this big success. I was a tiny bit embarrassed ...
He was considered for the role of Van Helsing in Dracula
(1992) (and reportedly very much wanted the role). However, he was turned down after Anthony Hopkins
showed an interest in the role and ultimately got the role.
Northern Irish accent, sometimes with a mid-Atlantic lilt