Alex Bain (actor)

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Alex Bain
Born (2001-11-25) 25 November 2001 (age 17)
EducationWalton-le-Dale High School
OccupationActor
Years active2008–
TelevisionCoronation Street (2008–)
Children1

Alexander Bain (born 25 November 2001) is an English actor from Blackburn, England, he plays Simon Barlow in Coronation Street a role he has played since 2008.

Early life[edit]

Bain was born in 2001 to Debra and Paul Bain.[2] Bain attended Walton-le-Dale High School in Preston, Lancashire.[3]

Career[edit]

Bain made his first television appearance in an advertisement for Rice Krispies.[4] His first major role was starring in the BBC drama Sunshine,[5] before moving to the role of Simon Barlow in the soap opera Coronation Street, a role which he has played since 2008.

Personal life[edit]

In May 2018, it was reported that Bain was due to become a father with his girlfriend, whom he has been in a relationship with since April 2017.[6][7][8] His daughter was born on 2 December 2018.[9][10]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2009 The British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress Coronation Street Nominated [11]
2010 The British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress Nominated [12]
2011 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Won [13]
2012 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Nominated [14]
2012 Inside Soap Awards Best Young Performance Won [15]
2014 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Nominated [16]
2016 Inside Soap Awards Best Young Actor Nominated [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blackburn Coronation Street actor wins top soap award". Lancashire Telegraph. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  2. ^ Bourne, Dianne (4 December 2018). "Coronation Street teen actor Alex Bain to become a dad at 16". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Corrie star Alex treads the boards at Walton-le-Dale". LEP. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Where have you seen little Simon Barlow Before?". Coronation Street Blog. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Sunshine, Episode 1". BBC. 8 December 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  6. ^ Lindsay, Duncan (25 May 2018). "Coronation Street actor Alex Bain aka Simon Barlow to become father at age of 16". Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  7. ^ Rodger, James (4 December 2018). "Coronation Street's Simon Barlow actor Alex Bain becomes dad aged 17". Birmingham Live. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  8. ^ Rigney, Catriona (20 July 2018). "Coronation Street star Alex Bain DENIES splitting with pregnant 16 year old girlfriend". OK!. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  9. ^ Lindsay, Duncan (2 December 2018). "17-year-old Coronation Street star Alex Bain becomes a father as his daughter Lydia-Rose is born". Metro. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  10. ^ Rodger, James (4 December 2018). "Coronation Street's Simon Barlow actor Alex Bain becomes dad aged 17". Birmingham Live. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  11. ^ "British Soap Awards 2009: The Winners". Digital Spy. 10 May 2009. Retrieved 30 June 2009.
  12. ^ "British Soap Awards 2010: The Winners". Digital Spy. 9 May 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  13. ^ "British Soap Awards 2011: The Winners". Digital Spy. 15 May 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  14. ^ "British Soap Awards 2012 - winners in full". Digital Spy. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  15. ^ "Inside Soap Awards 2012: The Full Winners' List". Digital Spy. 24 September 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  16. ^ "British Soap Awards 2014 - winners in full". Digital Spy. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  17. ^ http://www.reveal.co.uk/showbiz-celeb-gossip/news/a688660/inside-soap-awards-2016-heres-the-nominations-and-how-you-can-vote.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]

Alex Bain on IMDb