- Played for Long Jane Junior Football Club as a child.
- Actress Cindy O'Callaghan recommended he go to the Anna Scher Theater School in Islington, London, England to pursue acting which he did at the age of 11.
- Made his television debut on The Bill.
- Was given the role in Nil By Mouth by Gary Oldman after he visited his theater school.
- His Kill List role was written specifically for him by writer/director Ben Wheatley.