Alan Halsall

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Alan Halsall
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Alan David Greggs Halsall

(1982-08-11) 11 August 1982 (age 36)
Years active1989–present
TelevisionCoronation Street (1998–present), Stanton Blues (1998), Heartbeat (1998–99)
Lucy-Jo Hudson (m. 2009–2018)

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
The British Soap Awards Best Actor Won
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]


  1. ^ Bolton Evening News, 11 February, 2002.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Bolton Evening News, 21 February 2000 Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Lucy-Jo Hudson wants low-key wedding". 4 January 2008.
  4. ^ "Corrie lovers tie the knot in Cheshire". 14 June 2009.
  5. ^ Kelly, Emma (8 September 2013). "Coronation Street's Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson welcome baby girl".
  6. ^ "Coronation Street actors Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson split".
  7. ^ "Coronation Street's Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson are divorcing". 3 May 2018.

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