A versatile Welsh actor who has appeared in films and on stage, who was named GQ's Actor of the Year in 2009, and recently received an OBE in recognition of his work. He has had very notable success playing real-life figures such as Tony Blair (three times!), David Frost, Kenneth Williams, Brian Clough, and Robbie Ross.
Has appeared in the following works which are included on this wiki:
- The Four Feathers (2002)
- Underworld (2003)
- Also Underworld: Evolution (2006) and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
- The Deal (2003)
- Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
- The Queen (2006)
- Frost/Nixon (2008)
- The Damned United (2009)
- The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
- Tron: Legacy (2010)
- The voice of the House in "The Doctor's Wife" (2011)
- Season 4 of Thirty Rock. Tina Fey has indicated that he'll show up again in the show's last season, whenever that is.