He played teacher Moriarty in The Group of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and Count number Dracula in Vehicle Helsing. He obtained additional popularity for his part as villain Hugh Stamp in Objective Difficult II. He auditioned multiple occasions for entrance towards the Country wide Institute of Dramatic Artwork before being approved. He performed Sherlock Holmes inside a 2002 BBC creation, and portrayed Holmes’ Nemesis Teacher, Moriarty, in The Little league of Remarkable Gentlemen the next year. He wedded Italian celebrity and co-star Silvia Colloca in Sept 2004 after getting together with her around the set of Vehicle Helsing. He performed the Duke of Monroth in Moulin Rouge with fellow Australian Nicole Kidman.