English actor most widely known and cherished for his role as Eddie Yeats in the United kingdom soap opera, Coronation Road. He was raised in Liverpool and began performing in Stroke-on-Trent on the Victoria Theater. He was appointed Deputy Lord Lieutenant this year 2010 after shifting to Isle of Wight. He was wedded to Susan Hughes during his loss of life in 2012. He starred alongside Rachel Roberts in his initial musical, Maggie May.