Luke Bailey (actor)

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Luke Bailey (7. March 1984) is a British actor best known for playing Sam Bateman in the long-running medical drama series Casualty, and comprehensive school pupil Marley Kelly in Waterloo Road, both on BBC One.



From October 2004 until May 2007, Bailey appeared in a recurring capacity, across 109 episodes, in BBC medical drama, Casualty. He played Sam Bateman, the son of clinical nurse manager Tess Bateman (Suzanne Packer). Bailey had previously appeared in a minor role in 2002 as young child, Ben. Bailey returned to Casualty for one episode as Sam in August 2015 to coincide with Tess' departure.

In Waterloo Road Bailey played pupil Marley Kelly, a character seven years younger than himself.

In May 2009, Bailey appeared in "Butterfly Effect", a stand-alone story in the BBC One daytime drama Moving On, which had Jimmy McGovern as executive producer. Playing Zach, the son of Sylvie (Lesley Sharp), he appeared alongside Susan Cookson and Joanne Froggatt.

Reality television[edit]

Aside from acting, in January 2007 Bailey appeared in BBC One's pro-celebrity singing competition Just the Two of Us, in which he was paired with Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton. Later on that year, in October, he swapped singing for circus performing when he appearied on Sky One's Cirque de Celebrité. He appeared in Total Wipeout broadcast on Boxing Day 2009 and won.


Luke is currently touring in acclaimed musical 20th Century boy.

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