Sean Wilson (actor)

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Sean Wilson
Born Sean Wilson
(1965-04-04) 4 April 1965 (age 49)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, UK
Residence Saddleworth
Years active 1984-present

Sean Wilson (born 4 April 1965, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire) is an English actor, best known for his role as Martin Platt in Coronation Street.

Career[edit]

Wilson joined the cast of Coronation Street as Martin Platt, ex-husband of Gail Platt and father of David Platt, in 1985. Since leaving Coronation Street in 2005, Wilson has played minor roles in several UK television dramas, the most recent being in January 2008, when he appeared in Waterloo Road as Darren Briggs Snr, a student's father who has a crush on teacher Davina Shackleton which gets out of hand. From 8 December 2008 to 4 January 2009, Wilson appeared in Cinderella at the Palace Theatre, Redditch.

In 2006, he was a contestant in the first series of Dancing on Ice becoming the 5th person to be eliminated.

Wilson is also a chef, claiming that he has 300 cookbooks at his home,[1] he has cooked in several Michelin starred restaurants and is also a cheesemaker, with his own cheese company 'Saddleworth Cheese Company'.[2] His book, 'The Great Northern Cookbook'[3] was published in 2012. The accompanying TV series is being shown on UK TV Channel 5[4] starting in January 2013.

Wilson is also patron of a UK charity, Development of Children and Women Centre Nepal[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Type Role Notes
1984 Crown Court TV Terry Day 1 episode, titled "Paki Basher: Part 1"
1984 Travelling Man TV 1 episode, titled "Grasser"
1985-2005 Coronation Street TV Martin Platt Series Regular, 355 episodes
2006 Dancing On Ice TV Himself Contestant, Series 1, 6th Place
2006 Silent Witness TV Alan McBain 2 episodes, titled "Terminus: Part 1" and "Terminus: Part 2"
2006 Casualty TV Steve Bennett 1 episode, titled "Perfect Day"
2006 Dalziel & Pascoe TV Ken Lawson 2 episodes, titled "Fallen Angel: Part 1" and "Fallen Angel: Part 2"
2006 Doctors TV Paul Williams 1 episode, titled "Unforeseen"
2008 Waterloo Road TV Darren Brigg 1 episode, Series 3 Episode 12
2008 The Royal TV Dennis Sedgefield 1 episode, titled "Home from the Hill"
2009 Doctors TV Ged Barry 1 episode, titled "Much Ado About Something"
2013 The Great Northern Cookbook TV Himself Cookery TV Series, aired on Channel 5

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