Born in Montreal, Quebec, Hope trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, and began in theatre on both sides of the Atlantic. Most of his stage work has been leading roles in a wide variety of regional, touring and West End theaters in England. After appearing in Lords of Discipline, he was offered a lead role in James Cameron's Aliens (1986) as Lt. Gorman, for which he began to receive recognition. Soon after he appeared as Kyle MacRae in the brutal horror classic Hellbound: Hellraiser2, the sequel to Clive Barker's Hellraiser. Following Hellraiser2, Hope went on to a number of feature releases while working a lot on stage and in radio drama. Appearing in "Shining Through" and "The Saint", "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" and "xXx", more recently he co-starred in two Wesley Snipes' action flix "The Marksman" and "The Detonator" and as the villain in Steven Seagal's action movie "Submerged". Recently seen on TV as Harry Ramos in the award winning TV docudrama "9/11: The Twin Towers" and as the President of Lehman Brothers in "The Last Days of Lehman Brothers". Lately in theatrical releases he has been seen opposite Woody Harrelson in "The Walker" written and directed by Hollywood legend Paul Schrader, Robert Downey Jr. in "Sherlock Holmes", and soon to be released "The Whistleblower" with Rachel Weisz and "Legacy" with Idris Elba. His most recent television work is playing Matt LeBlanc's agent in the soon to be released Showtime satire "Episodes". He will soon begin filming a confidential project with Luc Besson.