Known most effective for his function simply because Archer in the 1979 crime film Scum, he also appeared in the 1988 Royal Country wide Theatre premiere from the David Hare enjoy THE TRICK Rapture. Also a tv article writer, he penned such United kingdom series as William and Mary, One Father, as well as the Passion. A indigenous of Croydon, Surrey, Britain, he trained on the Country wide Youth Theater. He was a string regular on three United kingdom tv shows: Big Poor World, Seafood, and Silent See. Following the loss of life of his initial wife, movie director Ruth Roberts, he wedded television celebrity Rudi Davies. His short-lived BBC series, One Dad, starred Scottish-born professional David Tennant.