Best known for being in a popular britcom called, "Some Mothers Do 'ave 'em" in which he played a neurotic slightly fruity character named Frank Spencer and also made insanely famous by playing The Phantom (or Erik, for the original book lovers.) in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera".
Generally not associated with anything outside Andrew Lloyd Webber now. Not widely known anymore. Height of career sometime in the 80's.
Has been in several plays as well including (but not limited to) the following: Phantom of the Opera, Woman in White, Charly, Barnum