Scott Wright (actor)

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Scott Wright
Scott Wright
Born Scott Wright
(1974-10-02) 2 October 1974 (age 40)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Occupation Actor, singer, presenter, DJ
Years active 2000 - Present
Spouse(s) Kate Linsell (11 November 2007–2011)

Scott Wright (born 2 October 1974 in Ashton-under-Lyne) is a British actor and singer. Wright was nominated for a national TV award as most popular newcomer for his role as Sam Kingston in Coronation Street and has been awarded a Rear Of The Year title.[1]


Wright had a two-year stay in ITV's Coronation Street, playing Sam Kingston from 2000 to 2002.[2] Wright's other acting credits on television include ITV's Crossroads and BBC One's Doctors.[3] Added to this he played the title role in Tristan in the Merlin International films production. Wright has also appeared in ITV's Emmerdale and Channel 4's Shameless.[4]

He has taken part in reality shows including Trust Me - I'm A Holiday Rep where he spent two weeks in Cyprus for Granada Television pretending to be a holiday rep. Wright took part in the celebrity special in the fourth season of Fort Boyard in 2001. He hosted the This Morning Puzzle Book on ITV Play. Wright impersonated George Michael on Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes and also hosted a weekly radio show on 106.5 Central Radio in Preston between September 2008 and September 2009.

Wright founded Screen Academy which provides acting classes for television, film and stage in the North of England.[5]



Production Role Company
Casualty Gerry Lomas BBC 1
Shameless Bradford Channel 4
Emmerdale Gary Dench Granada Television
Doctors Ralph Jones BBC
Crossroads Jeff Larson Carlton Television
Coronation Street Sam Kingston Granada Television
Hidden Love Trevor Channel 4
Emmerdale Brian Yorkshire Television


Production Role Company
Out of Order Ronnie I Dickens Productions
Dancing at Lunasa Gerry Partington
Dean Guilty Gary Partington
Communicating Doors Reece
The Crucible Rev Hale BLT Co
Aladdin (Arabian Nights) Aladdin Pele Productions
Cinderella Prince Qdos Entertainment
Snow White Prince Spillers Pantomimes


Production Role Company
Tristan Tristan Merlin Films
Restraint Phil
Manchester Lads Johnson Ozenburg Films
The Domino Effect Agent Taylor Mirror Image
Gobsmacked Tash Narnia Productions
Interrogation D.I. Harris Mirror Image


Production Company
Central Radio Presenter Central Radio 106.5 FM - Preston
Wright Hand Drive Granada Television
Safety on the Railways Railtrack
Breakfast Show Co-host BBC Radio Lancashire
Rovers Return Quiz Night ITV Play
This Morning Puzzle Book ITV Play


  1. ^ Emma Innes, 'Church Wins Bottom Award' [1], Daily Mail, 5 January 2002
  2. ^ Scott Wright, 'Internet Movie Database' [2], IMDB, Retrieved 29 July 2013
  3. ^ Scott Wright, 'Internet Movie Database' [3], IMDB, Retrieved 29 July 2013
  4. ^ Scott Wright, 'Internet Movie Database' [4], IMDB, Retrieved 29 July 2013
  5. ^

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