Ben Hull

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Ben Hull (born 8 November 1972) is an English Actor and Presenter.

Career[edit]

Ben's first appearance was in 1994 when he appeared ITV Drama, Revelations. He then went on to appear as Martin Wells in Children's ITV series Children's Ward. In 1995 he got his big break playing Lewis Richardson in the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, a role which he also played in a couple of the soap's spin-off TV series Hollyoaks: Movin' On and Hollyoaks: Breaking Boundaries; he left this role in 2001. In 2002 he starred in another of Channel 4's soaps, the now defunct Brookside, playing Dr Gary Parr, but this was not Ben's first appearance in the soap, as a few years before he played a character called Syd Watts in one of the soap's spin-off videos, Brookside: Double Take. In 2003 he joined the BBC1 medical drama Casualty for 3 episodes, playing Dale Charters. Ben returned to soap operas when, in 2005, he joined Five's now defunct Family Affairs, playing Adam Green, and in 2006 he starred in BBC1's day-time soap Doctors, playing John Myson. In 2007 it was announced that Ben would be starring in all 50 episodes of new ITV1 TV series The Royal Today, which is a modern day spin-off from ITV1's 1960s TV series The Royal, playing Charge nurse Adam Fernley. The series was aired in 2008. Ben has appeared in BBC1 show Missing.

In 2012 Ben will appear in new ITV crime drama Crime Stories playing series regular Detective Ben Shaw. The show concentrates on Police procedure and blends documentary camera technique with CCTV images.

2012 also saw Ben play Consultant Obstetrician Derwood Thompson in Holby City. He reprised the role in 2013 and continues to be a recurring character in the BBC1 Medical Drama.

Ben has also appeared in many Theatre productions including Four Knights in Knaresborough and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof both of which he was nominated for a Best Actor award in the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards. In 2008 Ben starred as 'Garry Lejeune' in a UK touring production of Noises Off.

Ben's work as a Presenter includes Film24, Bid, Angela and Friends, Gala TV, the Competitions for This Morning and for Travel Channel (UK), he also presents the Army Recruiting Channel "Ask the Army".

Personal life[edit]

He is married to actress and former Family Affairs co-star Anna Acton.

Filmography[edit]

Year Show Role Notes
1994 Revelations Nick 3 episodes
The Ward Martin Series Regular
1995 Casualty Nick Harvey 1 episode: Compensation
Coronation Street Mark Lacey 1 episode
1995-2001 Hollyoaks Lewis Richardson Series Regular
2000 Hollyoaks: Breaking Boundaries Feature Length Special
2001 Hollyoaks: Movin' On 16 part series
2002-2003 Brookside Gary Parr Series Regular
2003-2004 Casualty Dale Charters 3 episodes: I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Ahead of the Game
Where There's Life...
2005 Family Affairs Adam Green Series Regular
2006 Doctors John Myson 1 episode: The Tick Tock Man
2008 The Royal Today Adam Fearnley Series Regular
2009 Missing Sam Winter 1 episode: 1.5
Doctors Pete Kingsland 1 episode: Sorrow's Gift
Holby City Greg Brady 1 episode: The Spirit Dancing
2011 Doctors Charles Garland 1 episode: The Lonely Woman
Little Crackers Builder 1 episode: Barbara Windsor's Little Cracker: My First Brassiere
2012- Holby City Derwood Thompson Recurring Character
Crime Stories Detective Ben Shaw Series Regular

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