|Born||8 November 1958
He was born John Aden Gillett in the city Aden, Yemen, from which city he got his name. He is married to actress Sara Stewart with whom he has two children. He has played many roles on the stage, including Mr. Banks in a new production of Mary Poppins and Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing. In movies, he has appeared in The Winslow Boy and The Borrowers. On television, he has appeared as Robin Hood in Ivanhoe (1997) and Peter Townsend, Princess Margaret's forbidden love, in The Queen's Sister.