He acted in Luigi Pirandello's play, "The Rules of the Game," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Nicola Pagett, David Yelland, Richard Griffiths, Janet Henfrey, John Normington, John Cater, and Robert Demeger in the cast. Jonathan Kent was director.
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When I got this job on season 3 and people say to me, "So what are you doing? What are you doing now?" I say I'm doing this show True Blood
(2008) they go, "Oh my God! That is my favorite show!" Without exception. Everyone. Even my doctor. Absolute craziness. They don't say, "That's my second favorite show" or "I quite like that show" or "I've heard of that show".
Has often been cast in roles in projects pertaining to the Tudor period of English history. He appeared in the 1998 film "Elizabeth" as Alvaro de Quadra and then played Thomas Cromwell in the Showtime series "The Tudors". He was later cast as the Earl of Warwick in the BBC's "The White Queen" (about Elizabeth Woodville who was the grandmother of Henry VIII and great-grandmother to Elizabeth I).
Often portrays characters who are calm, calculating, secretive, and affluent.