Well-known for his roles in the tv screen displays All Saints (as Dr. Mitch Stevens), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (as Hades), and Packed towards the Rafters (as Dave Rafter), Thomson also experienced a film performing career, earning an Australian Film Institute Honor for his portrayal of Richard in the 2004 self-employed film Somersault. After teaching at the brand new Zealand Drama College, he analyzed theatre and British at Victoria University or college of Wellington. His overall performance in every Saints gained him a 2003 Metallic Logie. He spent his early years in Scotland and his later on child years and teenage years in New Zealand. His relationship to celebrity Caitlin McDougall led to children called Eilish and Wayne. He and Rebecca Gibney had been both in the solid of Packed towards the Rafters.