- Moved to Sydney, Australia, after college.
- Started acting and modeling while working as an engineer and building inspector for a consulting agency.
- Landed his first TV role on the Australian series All Saints before ascending to the big screen as an archangel in the supernatural thriller Gabriel (2007).
- Was still working his day job as an engineer when he got the lead role in the Starz series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
- Died at the age of 39 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.