He attended John Curtin College of the Arts, a school specialising in the dramatic arts located in Fremantle, Western Australia, where he studied drama but failed to graduate and dropped out. The same year, he guest starred in television series: JAG, Water Rats and Blue Heelers. Dirty Deeds was a critical and financial success, earning A$5,034,142 at the box office in Australia. The film went on to become the highest-grossing film of all time, grossing more than US$2.730 billion ($2.8 billion adjusted for inflation) in box-office receipts worldwide. He provided voice work for Captain Alex Mason, the most significant character in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops.