Stephen is known for his work as an actor, writer, director and exec producer and has been working in the industry for over 25 years.
His biggest influence to date is working with Ken Loach at 17 years old.
Stephen can currently be seen in comedy The South Westerlies which is the 2nd highest rated show on Acorn TV.
Stephen’s film credits as an actor include: Mrs Lowry & Son (Genesius/Vertigo); Strangeways Here We Come (Collateral Films); Violators (Red Union/Bulldog); Legend (Working Title); Default (Vertigo US Entertainment); Irish Route (Sweet Sixteen Films); Jackboots on Whitehall (Entertainment Motion Pictures); The Shepherd (Sony Pictures); Kill Kill Faster Faster (Aria Films); Until Death (Nu Images); Reverb (Swipe Films); The Truth (Two Many Executives); Frozen (Liminal Films); L.D.50 (Buena Vista); SW9 (Fruit Salad Films); Al’s Lads (Alchemy); Fast Food, The Prince of Denmark Hill (Crucial Films); Giving Tongue (BBC Films); Judge Dredd (20th Century Films); Bullion Boys (BBC/Mentorn Films); Lie of the Land (Film Festival); Raining Stones (Parallax Films), and Shooting Stars (Channel 4 Films).
His extensive television credits include: Safe House 2 (Eleventh Hour Films); Penny Dreadful (Neal St/Showtime/Sky); Frontier (Two Shots/Netflix); Marcella (Buccaneer/ITV/Netflix); New Blood (Eleventh Hour/BBC); Shameless (Company Productions/C4); The Function Room (Zeppotron); Phoneshop (Talkback Thames/E4); Casualty (BBC); EastEnders ( BBC); Sea of Souls (BBC); Real Men (BBC); City Central (BBC); The Hello Girls (Feelgood Fiction Ltd); Common as Muck (BBC); Into the Fire (BBC); Luv (BBC); In Suspicious Circumstances (Granada); and Wilderness Edge (Granada).
Stephen is married to actress Elaine Cassidy and they have two children.