Kenny Doughty

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Kenny Doughty
Kenny Doughty Granada Studios.jpg
Doughty in 2010
Born (1975-03-27) 27 March 1975 (age 46)
Alma materGuildhall School of Music and Drama
OccupationActor, director
Years active1998–present
(m. 2006)

Kenny Doughty (born 27 March 1975) is an English actor and director.

Early life[edit]

Doughty was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.


Doughty plays DS Aiden Healy opposite Brenda Blethyn in ITV's Vera.[1]

Doughty completed a UK tour of Simon Beaufoy's stage play The Full Monty in 2013. The play, in which Doughty played Gaz,[2] was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2014.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Doughty married actress Caroline Carver on 20 May 2006.[4]


As actor[edit]

Year Title Character
2017 Love, Lies and Records Rick
2015– Vera DS Aiden Healy
2013 Peterman Jim
2013 Snowpiercer Adam
2012–13 Stella series 1&2 Sean
2011 Asylum Blackout Max
2011 i Against i Drake
2010 Irreversi David
2010 City Rats Olly
2009 Paradox Gerry Mortimer
2009 New Tricks Billy
2009 Coronation Street Jake Harman
2008 Shameless Mark
2008 Outlaws or The Crew Ratter
2007 Fairy Tales Jake
2006 My First Wedding Nick
2006 Goldplated Col
2006 Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Joe Orton
2005 Funland Liam Woolf
2005 The Great Raid Pitt
2004 The Aryan Couple Hans Vassman
2004 Primevil Nick
2003 Gifted Jamie Gilliam
2003 The Canterbury Tales Danny Abolson
2003 Servants William Forrest
2003 The Second Coming PC Simon Lincoln
2002 Wire in the Blood Jason
2002 Sunday Para 027
2001 Crush Jed Willis
2000 Lover's Prayer Denis
1999 Titus Quintus
1999 A Christmas Carol Young Ebenezer Scrooge
1998 Dinnerladies Clint
1998 Heartbeat Barry Hadfield
1999 Elizabeth Sir Thomas Elyot
1998 Anorak of Fire Gus Gascoigne
1998 I Want You Smokey's Friend

As director[edit]

Year Title Notes
2008 You Me and Captain Longbridge Short film
2013 Vengeance Waits[5]


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  3. ^ "Olivier awards 2014 – full nominations". The Guardian. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  4. ^ Kenny Doughty at IMDb
  5. ^ More Casting News Drifts in for Snow Piercer

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