Ricci's impressive film debut was in 1991 in the romantic comedy 'The Object of Beauty' starring alongside John Malkovich and Andie MacDowell. He subsequently appeared as Corporal Mitchell in the disturbing '28 Days Later' back in 2002.

Ricci has also had an extremely successful career in television having acted in several popular programmes such as 'Casualty', 'Joy Division', 'The Bill', 'Judge John Deed' starring Martin Shaw, 'Micawber' with David Jason and Annabelle Apsion and the award winning series 'Silent Witness' with Amanda Burton.