Scott Wright (actor)

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Scott Wright
Scott wright 2014-03-28 21-27.jpg
Wright in 2014
  • Actor
  • singer
  • musician
Years active1995–present
Kate Linsell
(m. 2007⁠–⁠2011)

Scott Wright is an English actor, singer and musician. He was nominated for a National Television Award in 2001 for Most Popular Newcomer for his role as Sam Kingston in Coronation Street.


Wright had a three-year stay in ITV's Coronation Street, playing Sam Kingston. Wright's other acting credits on television include ITV's Crossroads and BBC One's Casualty. Added to this he played the title role in Tristan in the Merlin International films production. Wright has also appeared in ITV's Emmerdale and Channel 4's Shameless and ITV1’s Midwinter of the Spirit, playing Anna Maxwell Martins’ husband Sean Watkins. It also starred David Threlfall. In 2016 Wright played Jordan Dawkins in a national tour of The Shawshank Redemption for Bill Kenwright. It was reported in 2018 Wright was filming a television pilot called Two Wolves also starring Sir Derek Jacobi, James Cosmo and Emmy award winning American actress Dove Cameron. In November 2020, he appeared in an episode of the BBC soap opera Doctors as Scott Keane.



Production Role Company
Casualty Gerry Lomas BBC 1
Shameless Bradford Channel 4
Emmerdale Gary Dench Yorkshire Television
Doctors Ralph Jones BBC
Crossroads Jeff Larson Carlton Television
Coronation Street Sam Kingston Granada Television
Hidden Love Trevor Channel 4
Emmerdale Brian Yorkshire Television
Midwinter of the Spirit Sean Watkins ITV


Production Role Company
Shady Business Jerry Talking Scarlett Productions Out of Order Ronnie I Dickens Productions
Dancing at Lunasa Gerry Partington
Dean Guilty Gary Partington
Communicating Doors Reece
The Crucible Rev Hale BLT Co
Aladdin (Arabian Nights) Aladdin Pele Productions
Cinderella Prince Qdos Entertainment
The Shawshank Redemption Jordan Dawkins Bill Kenwright Productions


Production Role Company
Tristan Tristan Merlin Films
Restraint Phil
Manchester Lads Johnson Ozenburg Films
The Domino Effect Agent Taylor Mirror Image
Gobsmacked Tash Narnia Productions
Interrogation D.I. Harris Mirror Image


Production Company
Central Radio Presenter Central Radio 106.5 FM – Preston
Wright Hand Drive Granada Television
Safety on the Railways Railtrack
Breakfast Show Co-host BBC Radio Lancashire
Rovers Return Quiz Night ITV Play
This Morning Puzzle Book ITV Play


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