Daniel Coll is an English actor who played the recurring character DI Frank Blackmore in ITV's Emmerdale. He has previously made frequent appearances in Coronation Street and Heartbeat. He was in Mel Gibson's Braveheart. Daniel Coll was one of the original dads in Billy Elliot the Musical in London's West End and played Tim in the movie Bullseye; he was also Enjolras in Les Misérables on the UK tour 1993/4. He is also a director and producer and co wrote the musical Pinocchio starring Liam Mower. He made his film directorial debut with Macbeth released in 2012 starring Oliver Tobias and which won for him best Director in the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 2012. Coll appear at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on 9 October 2012 to discussing Macbeth, following a premiere of the film.