Irish Actor. He is internationally known for his Brian Slade's daring incarnation in Todd Haynes's 'Velvet Goldmine'. Since then he turned into one of the most requested actors. Nominated several times for a Golden Globe for the serie 'The Tudors' he finally won this award for his incredible performance in 'Elvis'. Next to that he played in movies like 'Match Point' and 'Mission Impossible 3'. He was also the face of several Hugo Boss fragrances.