Danny Young (actor)

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Daniel Young
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Danny Young ice skating during the 2010 Dancing On Ice TV show
Born Daniel Young
(1986-11-07) 7 November 1986 (age 27)
Essex, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor, Dancer, Model, Personal Trainer
Years active 2001-present
Television Kerching! (2003-2006)
Coronation Street (2004-2006)
Dancing On Ice (2010)
Partner(s) Chloe Madeley (2013-)
Website
http://dannyyoung.co.uk/

Daniel "Danny" Young (born 7 November 1986, Essex) is a British actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Warren Baldwin on the popular long-running soap Coronation Street, and for his participation in the celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice.

Acting career[edit]

Young appeared on Coronation Street, playing Warren Baldwin from August 2004 to August 2005, until dropped by the show's bosses due to the character's storyline coming to an end. Young then returned to the soap for several episodes in 2006. Before appearing on Coronation Street and given a regular role, Young played Dean in Out of Control which won him the Best Young Actor award in the drama category (2002){drama category for which award?}, and Ricardo on the CBBC series Kerching! (2003). He also had roles in "The Vice" (2003), the award-winning Gone (2003) (a short film) and Wall Of Silence (2004). He has since gone onto appear in the horror film Exposé (2009), the directorial début by Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet, and The Rapture released in 2010. Also in 2010, he co-produced and starred in the horror film Stalker, which was again directed by Martin Kemp.[1] Also in 2011, Young announced he had joined the cast of Wildboyz, an adult comedy theatre show, in which he will perform some scenes nude. The production toured the UK from April to June 2012.[2]

Other career[edit]

In July 2013 Young launch FitnessFondue.com, a fitness and nutrition advice website with girlfriend Chloe Madeley. Young and Madeley regularly post tips, advice and their own success stories.[3]

Dancing on Ice[edit]

In 2010, Young participated in the fifth series of the ITV1 show Dancing on Ice with professional skater Frankie Poultney. He came fifth in the competition. He was eliminated on 14 March 2010 during prop week because of the "damn hat" to quote Christopher Dean, after Young dropped his hat during the performance.

Television appearances as Himself[edit]

In 2006, Danny participated in the British football television series The Match. In 2007, Danny participated in Celebrity United football matches, along with footballing professionals and showbusiness personalities to support various national and local charities.[4] Since August 2010, Young has presented the fitness and health segment on the ITV show This Morning.[5] In 2011, Danny participated in the "Celebrity Christmas Pantomime Special" series of Come Dine With Me. He featured in five episodes between 25 to 30 December 2011, highlighting his cooking skills.[6]

Personal life[edit]

In August 2010, Danny was named Mr Jersey Battle of Flowers 2010 in their annual procession.[7]

As of 2013, he is in a relationship with Chloe Madeley.[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Dead Wood Lance Corporal Masters Film, completed
2012 Crime Stories Jamie Wilkinson 1 episode
2012 Payback Season Ian
2011 A Landscape of Lies Eion
2011 Casualty Kevin Brannigan "One Good Day" Episode
2010 Stalker Josh Co-producer
2010 The Rapture Gates
2010 Dancing On Ice Himself Contestant, 5th place overall
2009 Exposé Josh
2004–2006 Coronation Street Warren Baldwin 37 Episodes
2003–2006 Kerching! Ricardo Murray 20 Episodes
2005 Coronation Street: Pantomime Warren Baldwin TV Movie
2004 Wall Of Silence Ryan Moorville TV Movie
2003 Gone Boy Short Film
2003 The Vice Sean "Gameboys" Episode
2002 Helen West Young Boy "Deep Sleep" Episode
2002 Out of Control Dean TV Movie
2001 The Bill Sean "Another Country" Episode

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