Alan Halsall

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Alan Halsall
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Born Alan David Greggs Halsall
(1982-08-11) 11 August 1982 (age 36)
Walkden, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present
Television Coronation Street (1998–present), Stanton Blues (1998), Heartbeat (1998–99)
Lucy-Jo Hudson (m. 2009–2018)
Children 1

Alan David Halsall (born 11 August 1982) is an English actor known for playing Tyrone Dobbs in Coronation Street, a role which he has played since 1998.

Early life[edit]

Halsall was brought up in Walkden, Salford[1][2] and attended Walkden High School. He lives in Swinton.


Halsall has been in Coronation Street since November 1998, but had previously appeared in a variety of television shows including Heartbeat, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates and Queer As Folk (1999). He also featured in the CITV four-part series Matt's Million.

Halsall won the 2013 National Television Awards Outstanding Serial Drama Performance award for his role on Coronation Street.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Category Result
2013 Coronation Street National Television Awards Outstanding Serial Drama Performance Won
Coronation Street The British Soap Awards Best Actor Won
Coronation Street The British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership (with Jennie McAlpine Nominated

Personal life[edit]

Halsall is married to former Coronation Street and Wild at Heart actress, Lucy-Jo Hudson. They met on set and began dating in 2005.[3] They married on 13 June 2009 in Cheshire.[4] On 18 February 2013, via Twitter, the couple announced they were expecting their first child, a baby girl. On 8 September 2013, Hudson gave birth to their daughter, 9 days after her due date, named Sienna-Rae.[5] The couple announced they were splitting in March 2016, and they got back together after several weeks apart.[6] In May 2018, they announced that they were divorcing.[7]


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