Robert Beck (actor)

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Robert Beck
Born Robert Beck
(1970-08-01) 1 August 1970 (age 46)
Chiswick, London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present

Robert Thomas Beck (born 1 August 1968, Chiswick) is an English actor. He was educated at Bristol Cathedral School and St Mary's University, Twickenham.[citation needed]

He has been appearing on British television since 1991. Amongst many guest roles, he has had regular roles in several programmes such his time as Peter Harrison in Brookside (1991–1993); as Dan Thatcher in The Upper Hand (1995); as Gavin Ferris in Emmerdale (1999); as Bombardier Boyd Billington in Bombshell (2006) and as Terry Appleyard in Waterloo Road (2007) In 2008, he featured occasionally as criminal Jimmy Dockerson in Coronation Street.

Beck has been married to fellow Coronation Street actress Jane Danson since 2005. They have two sons, Harry Alexander Jack, born 14 July 2006, and Sam Alfie Robert, born 26 February 2009.[1]


Year Title Role Director Notes
1992 Pressing Engagement Nathan Jon Weinbren Short
1993 Brookside Peter Harrison TV Series (1 Episode)
1995 The Upper Hand Dan Thatcher Michael Owen Morris TV Series (9 Episodes)
1996 Princess in Love Adam Chatterton David Greene TV Movie
London Bridge Dominic Roberts David Skynner TV Series (1 Episode)
Cone Zone Darth Jo Johnson TV Series (1 Episode)
1997 Thief Takers Neil Jason Keith Washington TV Series (1 Episode)
Dangerfield Ted Vernon Jo Johnson (2) TV Series (1 Episode)
1998 The X-Files Mate Chris Carter TV Series (1 Episode)
The Bill Simon Higgins Tom Cotter TV Series (1 Episode)
1999 The Harpist Thug Hansjörg Thurn
Emmerdale Gavin Ferris Several TV Series (29 Episodes)
2002 Random Acts of Intimacy Man in the Train Clio Barnard TV Short
2003 Doctors Steve Scrivens Darcia Martin TV Series (1 Episode)
The Bill Joe Kincaid Several TV Series (3 Episodes)
2004 Murphy's Law Guard Ed Fraiman TV Series (1 Episode)
2006 Judge John Deed Gordon Rumsey Adam Trotman TV Series (1 Episode)
Bombshell Bombardier Boyd Billington Jim Loach TV Series (7 Episodes)
2007 Waterloo Road Terry Appleyard Mike Cocker TV Series (1 Episode)
2008-09 Coronation Street Jimmy Dockerson Several TV Series (9 Episodes)
2011 Law & Order: UK Josh Shelton Julian Holmes TV Series (1 Episode)
2012 The History of Chance Chance Max Blustin Short
Doctors Sgt. Bob Chambers Paul Gibson TV Series (1 Episode)
2013 Hollyoaks D.S. Parker Craig Pickles TV Series (2 Episodes)
2015 Sleeping Lions Mark David Barnes Short
Doctors Steve Lidden Tracey Larcombe TV Series (1 Episode)
Casualty Lawrence Chester Jo Johnson (3) TV Series (1 Episode)
2016 Home Fires Neil Lyons Robert Quinn & John Hayes TV Series (2 Episodes)
2017 The Yellow Birds Captain Petty Alexandre Moors
Habit Grant Simeon Halligan


  1. ^ Jane Danson Joins Coronation Street Baby Boom Celebrity Baby blog, August 18, 2008

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