Alex Bain (actor)

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Alex Bain
Born (2001-11-25) 25 November 2001 (age 16)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–
Television Coronation Street (2008–)

Alexander Bain (born 25 November 2001)[citation needed] is an English actor from Blackburn, England, best known for playing the role of Simon Barlow in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street since 2008.

Career[edit]

Bain made his first television appearance in an advertisement for Rice Krispies.[2] His first major role was starring in the BBC drama Sunshine,[3] 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 at the age of 16.[4]

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 [5]
2010 The British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress Coronation Street Nominated [6]
2011 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Coronation Street Won [7]
2012 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Coronation Street Nominated [8]
2012 Inside Soap Awards Best Young Performance Coronation Street Won [9]
2014 The British Soap Awards Best Young Performance Coronation Street Nominated [10]
2016 Inside Soap Awards Best Young Actor Coronation Street Nominated [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blackburn Coronation Street actor wins top soap award". Lancashire Telegraph. 2011-05-19. Retrieved 2015-07-01. 
  2. ^ "Where have you seen little Simon Barlow Before?". Coronation Street Blog. 2008-11-10. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  3. ^ "Sunshine, Episode 1". BBC. 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  4. ^ Lindsay, Duncan (25 May 2018). "Coronation Street actor Alex Bain aka Simon Barlow to become father at age of 16". Retrieved 26 May 2018. 
  5. ^ "British Soap Awards 2009: The Winners". Digital Spy. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  6. ^ "British Soap Awards 2010: The Winners". Digital Spy. 2010-05-09. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  7. ^ "British Soap Awards 2011: The Winners". Digital Spy. 2011-05-15. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  8. ^ "British Soap Awards 2012 - winners in full". Digital Spy. 2012-04-29. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  9. ^ "Inside Soap Awards 2012: The Full Winners' List". Digital Spy. 2012-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  10. ^ "British Soap Awards 2014 - winners in full". Digital Spy. 2014-05-25. Retrieved 2015-06-30. 
  11. ^ 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