Anthony Quinlan

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Anthony Quinlan
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Quinlan at the 2009 Clothes Show Live
Born 16 October 1984 (1984-10-16) (age 32)
Salford, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005-present

Anthony Quinlan (born 16 October 1984) is an English actor. He is known for his role as Gilly Roach in soap-opera Hollyoaks and Pete Barton in rival soap Emmerdale.


He is known for his role as Gilly Roach in the English Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. He was nominated for "Sexiest Male" at the 2010 Inside Soap Awards. He was nominated in the category of "Best Serial Drama Performance" at the 2011 National Television Awards; that same year, he was also nominated in the category of "Best Actor" at the British Soap Awards.[1]

On 5 November 2013, it was announced Quinlan had joined the cast of Emmerdale as Pete Barton.[2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
2005-2011 Hollyoaks Gilly Roach Series Regular
2009 Hollyoaks: The Morning After The Night Before
2009 Hollyoaks Later Recurring Role
2009 T4 on the Beach Himself Guest
2010 Derren Brown Investigates Himself
2013 Doctors Carl Scagell Recurring Role
2013-Present Emmerdale Pete Barton Series Regular
2017 Jessica Frost Cutter Pre-production

Personal life[edit]

Quinlan is single.[4] He is a Manchester United supporter.[5]

In 2016 he came third on the revamped Robot Wars series while competing with the 'Thor' team. He and his teammates were eliminated in the semi-final head-to-head battle when they faced the series' eventual winner Apollo.


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