Studied drama at the University of Birmingham before continuing his training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Has a daughter Matilda Eve Goode (born on March 1, 2009).
Had to memorize and speak his lines for more than 58 scenes in Spanish when filming South from Granada (2003).
Youngest of five (one brother, 2 half brothers and one half sister, who is ex TV Weather girl Sally Meen).
Played a mouse in "Wind in The Willows" at the age of 6.