Cake's most notable roles include Oswald Mosley in Mosley, Jack Favell in Rebecca, Tyrannus in the TV epic Empire, and Dr. Malcolm Bowers in the NBC series Inconceivable. He portrayed Alastair Campbell in The Government Inspector in 2005.
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He is married to American actress Julianne Nicholson. They have a son, Ignatius (born September 2007), and daughter, Phoebe Margaret (born 30 April 2009).