British screen actor known for his title role within the 1979 film Jesus. He also performed the function of Frank Mls in a past due 1970s tv series known as Lillie. He examined acting on the Oxford Youngsters Theater in his indigenous Britain. He and his sibling, Eric Deacon, both made an appearance within the 1985 film A Zed & Two Noughts. His initial marriage, to celebrity Rula Lenska, created a daughter called Lara. He afterwards wedded Natalie Bloch. He was wedded to Rula Lenska from 1977 until 1987.