- Became interested in acting in high school while making short films with friends.
- Nominated for Most Popular New Male Talent at the 2005 Logie Awards, which recognize excellence in Australian television. (Chris Hemsworth won.)
- Has taken on various roles in theater, including the lead role, Max, in a 2010 revival of Martin Sherman's Tony-nominated Bent in Sydney.
- Before landing a starring role in the U.S. on ABC's Red Widow in 2013, found success in Australian TV in the miniseries Jessica (2004) and as a series regular in All Saints (2004-08) and Underbelly: The Golden Mile (2010).