Irish television and film actor, known for his roles in the horror films Storage 24 (2012) and The Rite (2011). In 2011 he began playing Captain Hook on ABC's Once Upon a Time.
He played Duke Philip of Bavaria in a season 3 episode of Showtime's The Tudors.
He appears opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in Once Upon a Time.
He lived in Paris for a month as a teen to learn French.
He married Helen O'Donoghue and the couple welcomed a son in 2013. He also has a brother named Allen.