Paul Loughran

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Paul Loughran
Born Paul Anthony Martin Loughran
(1969-07-07) 7 July 1969 (age 46)
Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Nationality Irish
Ethnicity Irish
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992-present
Known for Acting
Awards Soap Awards BAFTA

Paul Loughran (born 7 July 1969 in Belfast) is a Northern Irish actor. He was educated at Methodist College Belfast. He is best known for portraying Butch Dingle in ITV Soap Opera Emmerdale in which his character died in a bus crash with friend Pete Collins. After that he appeared in many other Soaps such as Heartbeat. During the 1980s when the real voice of Gerry Adams, the spokesman for Sinn Féin, was forbidden to be broadcast in Britain, Loughran's voice dubbed into recordings of him broadcast on British airwaves.[1][2]


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  1. ^ Ulster Actors
  2. ^ Paul Loughran at the Internet Movie Database