Ross Adams is an English television actor originally from Stanley in County Durham  best known for his role as Scott Drinkwell in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks. He also starred as Jeff Bowyer in the BBC Three sitcom The Gemma Factor alongside Anna Gilthorpe, Claire King, Gwyneth Powell and Angus Barnett.
Life and career
Adams moved to Manchester at the age of 18 to study performing arts at the University of Salford. On graduating, he secured an agent and has appeared in several television dramas and comedies including Blue Murder, Emmerdale, I'm With Stupid, and Eleventh Hour alongside Patrick Stewart.
He has also previously worked as the assistant to the series producer for Coronation Street before moving to Emmerdale as a storyliner. Having written stories for over 400 episodes he then became a Script Editor; leaving the show in February 2015 to commence filming Hollyoaks.
He is also the founder and Principal of Small Screen Talent; a TV Acting academy and agency for young performers.
Adams was nominated for a RTS Television Award at the Royal Television Society Awards 2010 in the "Best Performance in a Comedy" category for his role as Jeff Bowyer in the BBC Three sitcom, The Gemma Factor.
Adams began appearing as a regular in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks, as Scott Drinkwell from April 2015 onwards. He was awarded the British Soap Award for "Best Male Dramatic Performance" in June 2018.
In April 2018, Adams married his boyfriend Phil Crusham.
|2010||Royal Television Society Awards||"Best Performance in a Comedy"||The Gemma Factor
as Jeff Bowyer
|2016||The British Soap Awards||"Best Comedy Performance"||Hollyoaks
as Scott Drinkwell
|2018||"Best Male Dramatic Performance"||Won |
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