- Was the first baby to be born in 1981 in Dublin, Ireland at one minute past midnight.
- Performed in Twelfth Night, Ulysses and The Crucible while a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
- Has obtained a British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat (BASSC) certificate, which would help him land his role as Robin Hood in a 2006 BBC production.
- Won a Stars on the Horizon Award at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Chairman's Award Gala in 2013.
- Has a tattoo of the lyrics "Now Here We Are" from the Coldplay song "Columbia" on his right arm.