He has a tribal tattoo.
He loves to play the guitar.
Stuart was a boxer while in acting school.
Stuart has been with his girlfriend, actress Charlize Theron, for four years.
There is a fairly large age gap between Stuart and his siblings. His brother, Dylan, is 13 years younger than him and his sister, Chloe, is 15 years younger.
Stuart was ranked number 7 in Star magazine as to "Who's Got the Sexiest Man in Hollywood" with Charlize Theron being voted as to having the 7'th sexiest man in Hollywood of 2006.
Stuart actually appeared in the movie Aeon Flux, however, he was uncredited.
Despite getting a critical slating from Film reviewers, Queen Of The Damned was number one in the US charts for some time, and has been one of Stuart's greatest career achievements.
Stuart was one of the top ten downloaded people in the world.
Stuart's star sign is Sagittarius.
His father remarried in 1997. Stuart's stepmother is Sofia, whom entered the family after Lorna (his birth mother) died.
His mother died in 1994.
Stuart has 2 brothers and a sister, called Dylan, Hugo and Chloe.
Stuart has brown hair.
Before fame, Stuart and his friends formed a theatre group in Dublin, Ireland where they re-enacted scenes from the kids' show "Manège enchanté, Le" (1964) (The Magic Roundabout). Stuart played Ermintrude the Cow.
He is the son of Peter and Lorna Townsend.
America began to take notice of Stuart's talents when he appeared in two films featured in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.
His first noticeable role was in ''Trojan Eddie'' where his performance attracted a London agent and he began appearing in n numerous stage and film productions in England and Ireland.
Stuart is 5' 11" (1.80 m).
Stuart has been a movie fanatic since he was just a small child.
ABC pulled the plug on Stuart's show Night Stalker after just six episodes.
Stuart's father Peter is a professional golfer.
Stuart attended the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, as did another famous Irish actor, Colin Farrell.
Stuart was born in Ireland and was raised Catholic.
Stuart is engaged to Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron. They currently reside in Los Angeles.
Stuart gained much recognition after he played "Lestat" in the movie Queen of the Damned.
Stuart was cast to play Aragorn in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy but was thought to be too young after shooting a few scenes. They brought in Viggo Mortensen to replace him.
Stuart: It was the ultimate fantasy playing a rock star, all those years in the bedroom holding a hair brush weren't in vain!
Stuart: If you could take a look at the map of your life, your whole life, would you do it? I wouldn't.
Stuart: I have this little ritual. Every other Sunday I wake up and read the new script. I think i could probably grill [producer] Frank [Spotnitz] and squeeze all the information out of him, but I like that Sunday morning feeling of, 'Wow, look what he did this week.'
(Stuart on how he and Charlize Theron are responding to the media)
Stuart: We're never getting married. Not ever. Just to piss them all off.