- Named after a character in the 1966 TV series of Tarzan.
- Made his TV debut in All Saints in 2008.
- Stepped in, with 24 hours' notice, to play the role of Andrey in Cry Havoc!'s production of Chekhov's Three Sisters in 2010.
- Breakthrough role was in 2010, as Varros in Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
- Cast as Jack McClane, the son of Bruce Willis's character, in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), following a global, months-long casting search.
- Took Russian language classes before filming A Good Day to Die Hard, set in Russia.