Oct. 15th, 1969
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
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- Was one of seven children - five girls, two boys - born to George and Moya West - his parents divorced in 1996.
- Attended Eton College, Berkshire -- the same school as 'Prince Harry Windsor' (qv) and 'Prince William Windsor' (qv). When he was in his first year, he boldly asked the Head of Drama for a part in the school play. The teacher was so amused that he cast him as the prostitute.
- Is of Irish descent.
- His father owned a plastics-manufacturing plant and his mother was a homemaker who loved the theatre.
- Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995.
- Began appearing in community theatre at age 9.
- Once spent four months as a cattle herder in Argentina in 1988 trying to be "different." Afterwards he enrolled at Dublin's Trinity College, graduating in 1993 with a B.A. in English literature.