Sean Wilson (actor)
4 April 1965
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, UK
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, he has cooked in several Michelin starred restaurants and is also a cheesemaker, with his own cheese company 'Saddleworth Cheese Company'. His book, 'The Great Northern Cookbook' was published in 2012. The accompanying TV series is being shown on UK TV Channel 5 starting in January 2013.
Wilson is also patron of a UK charity, Development of Children and Women Centre Nepal.
|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|
- "Saddleworth Cheese Company". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- Wilson, Sean (2012). The Great Northern Cookbook. UK: Hodder & Stoughton. p. 224. ISBN 978-1444761139.
- "The Great Northern Cookbook". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "Development of Children and Women Centre Nepal.". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- Sean Wilson at the Internet Movie Database
- Corrie Net biography and details of early career
- Digital Spy article - "Sean Wilson Happy to be Leaving Corrie"
- Saddleworth Cheese Company
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