Joe Duttine

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Joe Duttine
Born (1973-06-30) 30 June 1973 (age 43)
Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Other names Jo Duttine
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992-Present

Joe Duttine (born 30 June 1973), sometimes credited as Jo Duttine, is an English film, theatre and television actor. He currently plays Tim Metcalfe in Coronation Street.

Early life[edit]

Duttine was born in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. His father, Geoffrey, is the brother of actor John Duttine. Joe moved to London and attended the Drama Centre London – since 1999 a part of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design of the University of the Arts London – where he studied Stanislavski's system of method acting alongside actors Craig Kelly and John Simm.[1]


Duttine made his television debut in 1992 appearing in the television series Between the Lines. Duttine has appeared in over 25 television roles including the television series Pie in the Sky, as Steve Turner in 21 episodes, (1994–1995); opposite Martin Kemp in the series "Serious and Organised", appearing as D.C. Tony Finn; appearing as Craig Tate in Blood Sweat, and Tears; Life on Mars, as Malcolm Cox on one episode (2006); and HolbyBlue, as Toby Wilson in one episode (2008). He played policeman DS Carr in Coronation Street and miner Colin Farr in "UnderWorld" episode of Dalziel and Pascoe. He has also made appearances in Waterloo Road as Andy Harker and Shameless as Cameron Donnelly. In 2013 he reappeared in Coronation Street as Tim Metcalfe, the father of Faye Windass, and was cast as Rutter in the major BBC series The Village. He is also known for his collaborations with BAFTA award nominated actor John Simm, whom he met at drama school. They have appeared together in television shows such as Life on Mars and The Village.and Scott and Bailey

He has also appeared in several films including as Paul in The Navigators (2001), a comedy-drama.

He also appeared as narrator of channel 5 series On Benefits, a documentary series about people living on welfare.


  1. ^ Staff writer (undated). "Former Students" Archived 12 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine. (scroll to section on John Simm). Drama Centre London. Accessed 17 January 2010.

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