Ian was born and raised in York, England.
He has appeared in West End shows such as Cats, Fame, Chicago, What A Feeling and most recently Rent where he received critical acclaim for his portrayal as Angel.
He is the man behind the makeup of celebrated cabaret star Velma Celli who had a two year long residency at The Hippodrome, London and sell out shows at 54 Below, NYC, Charing Cross Theatre… just to name a few.
Last Summer he hit the big screen in the movie feature Night of The Lotus and fronted the commercial campaign #weareawake for McDonalds. In 2016 he starred opposite Danny Dyer in Lucy Rose’s music video Nebraska and filmed a guest spot on the new American series Piss off, I love you.