Stephen has one older brother named John.
Stephen is a Middlesborough F.C. supporter.
Stephen is 6'2" (1.88m) tall.
Stephen was engaged to his co-star in Ballykissangel Dervla Kirwan until they split amid rumours that he had cheated on her.
It was announced in December 2006 that Stephen and his wife are divorcing.
Stephen starred in the 1996 film Brassed Off alongside Ewan Mcgregor.
Married Nicci Taylor in 2001, the couple have a daughter together.
Stephen has a daughter called Daisy Ellen who was born in 2000
Stephen:I keep getting these posh people to play when really I'm a nice northern bloke adored by my Grandma.