Scott Taylor (actor)

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Scott Anthony Taylor (born 6 October 1982 in Manchester) is an English actor.

Acting career[edit]

Taylor's acting career started at the age of 17 with a role in the 2000 Christmas special of ITV1's Heartbeat of which The Royal is a spin-off. He played Noel Stringer, the bank manager's son, who was kidnapped.

An appearance in three episodes of Coronation Street followed where he played university student Stuart Fergus, a school friend of Todd Grimshaw, who encouraged Todd to become a student.

Taylor soon moved to Birmingham to play Tom Bradley, a paranoid schizophrenic, in the BBC daytime soap opera Doctors.

Prior to his present role Taylor played Harchester United midfielder Danny Rosthorne, for two series, in the Sky One drama Dream Team. He appeared as the ambulance driver Frankie Robinson in the ITV1 drama series The Royal until Frankie was killed off in series 7 along with Natalie Anderson's character Stella Davenport after a gas explosion ripped through an arcade shop they were trapped in.

Scott has also recently played a role of Peter Sutherland on Waterloo Road. A police officer invited to the school to talk about his careers choices, but a lack of pupils leads to him and Steph Haydock living his schoolboy fantasy..

He starred in hit BBC Three sketch show Scallywagga.

In January 2011 Scott joined the cast of Emmerdale as Joe Chappell, a carer to recently paralysed character Jackson Walsh. Taylor left the role after Jackson was killed off.

In May 2015 Scott appeared briefly in episode 4 of Peter Kay's Car Share on BBC One as an irate builder who John (Peter Kay) has a dispute with at a children's road crossing.

Personal Life[edit]

Scott left acting to become a paramedic with the North West Ambulance Service. He left acting due to being inspired while his son was ill as a young child. Scott is also a pioneer for mental health awareness for the charity MIND and is a champion for frontline ambulance staff affected by poor mental health via MINDS Blue Light' Project..


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