His most recent theatre work includes: A Long Day’s Journey into Night (Geffen Playhouse) and No More Shall We Part (Williamstown Theatre Festival). He first starred in Red at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009, which later transferred to Broadway and for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Play.
His other theatre work includes: The Cherry Orchard (Mark Taper Forum), Fiddler on The Roof (Minskoff Theatre – Tony Award nomination), Art (Royalty Theatre – Tony Award nomination), Molly Sweeney (Roundabout Theater – Outer Circle Critics Award for Most Outstanding Debut Performance), Night of Iguana, Speed the Plow (National Theatre – Olivier Award nomination for Comedy Performance of the year), Serious Money (Royal Court Theatre), Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! (Criterion Theatre), Oklahoma! (Palace Theatre), Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Half Moon Theatre- winner of the Plays and Players Award for Most Promising New Actor) The Taming of the Shrew, Dingo, King Lear, Troilus and Cressida, Frozen Assets (RSC).
Television includes: Feud: Bette and Joan (Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor, BBC) I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime), Angie Tribeca (TBS), Show Me a Hero (HBO), The Normal Heart (Emmy nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor, HBO), Close To The Enemy, Roger and Val Have Just Got In (both BBC), Monday Mornings (TNT), and Law and Order: LA (NBC).
Film includes: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot with Tina Fey, A Message From The King, Love is Strange (Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Male), The Truth About Emanuel, Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The Tempest, An Education (BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actor), Silk, As You Like It, The Hoax, Doc Ock in Spider-Man 2, Diego Rivera opposite Selma Hayek in Frida, Chocolat, Magnolia (Screen Actors Guild Award nomination), Anna Karenina, Boogie Nights, Species, The Perez Family, Hideaway, Dead Man, The Trial, Maverick, Not Without My Daughter, Enchanted April, Prick Up Your Ears, Ladyhawke, Raiders of the Lost Ark.