Won a Screen Actor Guild for Best Cast in a Motion Picture for Chicago on the 9th March 2003.
Has brown hair and brown eyes
Was one of seven children - five girls, two boys - born to George & Moya West - his parents divorced in 1996
His father owned a plastics-manufacturing plant and his mother was a homemaker who loved the theater.
Began appearing in community theater by 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.
Has never been married, but has a 3 year old daughter named Martha with former girlfriend Polly Astor
Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1995.