Daniel Casey

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Daniel Casey
Born (1972-06-01) 1 June 1972 (age 45)
Stockton-on-Tees, England
Alma mater Durham University
Years active 1997-present
Spouse(s) Ellie Casey (2005-Present)

Daniel Casey (born 1 June 1972) is an English actor who played DS Gavin Troy, the original sidekick of DCI Tom Barnaby, for the first six series of the long-running TV Series Midsomer Murders.

Early life[edit]

The son of journalist and television presenter Luke Casey, he grew up in Stockton-on-Tees and attended Grey College, Durham, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in acting.[citation needed]


Casey is known for portraying DS Gavin Troy in Midsomer Murders, and Anthony Cox in Our Friends in the North. He also played firefighter Tony Barnes in the 2004 ITV firefighting series Steel River Blues. He also guest starred in M.I. High.

In 2010, he appeared in an episode of Inspector George Gently, and in 2011, he appeared in Marchlands. In 2012, and again in 2014, he appeared in Casualty. In early 2016, he appeared in Coronation Street.

Casey currently has a regular role in BBC soap opera EastEnders, playing Tom Bailey. He first appeared on 1 June 2017, and was originally credited as 'Nosebleed Man'. However, later on his character's name was announced, and he is now credited as Tom Bailey.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He has a son, Rafferty, with his wife Ellie. They married in October 2005, and they live in Sussex.[2]


  1. ^ David Brown (June 1, 2017). "EastEnders: yes – nosebleed man used to be Sergeant Troy on Midsomer Murders!". Radio Times. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 

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