Stephen McGann

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Stephen McGann (born 2 February 1963, Kensington, Liverpool, Lancashire)[1] is an English actor, one of a family of acting brothers including Joe, Paul and Mark.[2] He began his professional career in 1982, starring in the West End musical Yakety Yak. He has since worked extensively in British theatre and on screen.[3]

In 1989 he starred as Mickey in the West End hit musical Blood Brothers. In 1990 he played Johann Strauss in the international mini-series, The Strauss Dynasty.[4] In 1993 he created, co-produced and starred in the award-winning BBC drama The Hanging Gale. He portrayed the character of Sean Reynolds in Emmerdale from 1999 to 2002.[5] In 2003 he starred with Jamie Theakston in the hit West End play 'Art'.[6] In 2006 he played the role of the Reverend Shaw in the original West End cast of the musical Footloose. He can currently be seen playing Dr Turner in BBC TV series Call the Midwife.

Personal life[edit]

Stephen McGann is married to screenwriter and Call the Midwife creator Heidi Thomas[7] and has one child.


  1. ^ "Deane Road Cemetery Patrons". 7 May 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "The McGann Brothers". 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Associated International Management". 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "IMDb:The Strauss Dynasty". 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Guardian:Happy days - Stephen McGann". 21 April 1999. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "BBC Entertainment:Theakston joins Art cast". 2 Feb 2002. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  7. ^ Eden, Jenny (4 August 2001). "Interview: Steve McGann". Daily Mirror (Trinity Mirror). Retrieved 9 April 2012. 

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