Jack P. Shepherd
|Jack P. Shepherd|
|Born||Jack Peter Shepherd
14 January 1988
Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England
|Partner(s)||Lauren Shippey (2002–present)|
|Children||Nyla Rae Shepherd and Reuben Jack Shepherd|
Jack Peter Shepherd (born 14 January 1988) is an English actor. He plays David Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. He joined the show in April 2000, taking over the role from Thomas Ormson.
He has taken time out of Coronation Street to do theatre work, including the role of Riff in a production of West Side Story as part of Stage 84 The Yorkshire School of Performing Arts He has also appeared in Oliver! at Bradford's Alhambra theatre.
He is also a contributor to the topical show Grouchy Young Men, a spin-off of the show Grumpy Old Men, on the British version of Comedy Central.
He is engaged to long-term girlfriend and make-up artist Lauren Shippey with whom he has a daughter Nyla (born 2009), and a son, Reuben (born 2013).
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