Elliot Balchin

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Elliot Balchin
Born (1990-06-30) 30 June 1990 (age 26)[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present

Elliot Balchin (born 30 June 1990) is a British actor who has had roles in various British television series.

Early life and career[edit]

In 1999, Balchin joined a Nottingham drama workshop run by ITV and remained for ten years. From 2006 until 2009 he also participated in the National Theatre Connections scheme. In 2009 he began a three-year acting course at LAMDA.[1]

In 2002, he secured a stage role in Ethel and Ernest at the Nottingham Playhouse.[2] Balchin has had roles in the BBC medical shows Doctors and Casualty plus the ITV dramas Bernard's Watch and Peak Practice.[3]

In January 2013, Balchin tweeted that he had joined the cast of Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. It was later confirmed that he would play the role of Kevin[4] Foster. On 20 August 2013, Balchin tweeted that he would be returning to Hollyoaks, albeit briefly.[5]


Title Role
Peak Practice Owen
Doctors Jamie
Bernard's Watch Sam
Casualty Luke
Strange Meetings Private Austin
Private Jake
Timelarks Bilic Pertrovsky
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Hero
The Tulse Luper Suitcase Eric
Lamb Johnny
Hollyoaks Kevin Foster
Journey's End Peters


  1. ^ a b "Elliot Balchin" (PDF). London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. (LAMDA Ltd). Retrieved 15 January 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archive for Ethel and Ernest at Playhouse, Nottingham. 2002". uktw.co.uk. (UK Theatre Web). Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Elliot Balchin". unitedagents.co.uk. (United Agents LLP). Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (15 January 2013). "'Hollyoaks' spoiler and rumour roundup: Mercedes, Doug, Brendan". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (20 August 2013). "'Hollyoaks' Elliot Balchin reveals Kevin Foster return". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 20 August 2013

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