Sean Wilson (actor)
4 April 1965 |
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, UK
|Residence||Saddleworth, Greater Manchester, England, UK|
Wilson joined the cast of Coronation Street as Martin Platt, ex-husband of Gail Platt and father of David Platt, in 1985. Since leaving Coronation Street in 2005, he has played minor roles in several UK television dramas, the most recent being in January 2008, when he appeared in Waterloo Road as Darren Briggs Snr, a student's father who has a crush on teacher Davina Shackleton which gets out of hand.
Wilson is also a chef. He has cooked in several Michelin starred restaurants and is also a cheesemaker, with his own cheese company 'Saddleworth Cheese Company'. His book, 'The Great Northern Cookbook' was published in 2012. The accompanying TV series is being shown on UK TV Channel 5 starting in January 2013.
Wilson is also a patron of a UK charity, Development of Children and Women Centre Nepal.
|1984||Crown Court||TV||Terry Day||1 episode, titled "Paki Basher: Part 1"|
|1984||Travelling Man||TV||1 episode, titled "Grasser"|
|1985–2005||Coronation Street||TV||Martin Platt||Series Regular, 355 episodes|
|2006||Dancing on Ice||TV||Himself||Contestant, Series 1, 6th Place|
|2006||Silent Witness||TV||Alan McBain||2 episodes, titled "Terminus: Part 1" and "Terminus: Part 2"|
|2006||Casualty||TV||Steve Bennett||1 episode, titled "Perfect Day"|
|2006||Dalziel and Pascoe||TV||Ken Lawson||2 episodes, titled "Fallen Angel: Part 1" and "Fallen Angel: Part 2"|
|2006||Doctors||TV||Paul Williams||1 episode, titled "Unforeseen"|
|2008||Waterloo Road||TV||Darren Brigg||1 episode, Series 3 Episode 12|
|2008||The Royal||TV||Dennis Sedgefield||1 episode, titled "Home from the Hill"|
|2009||Doctors||TV||Ged Barry||1 episode, titled "Much Ado About Something"|
|2013||The Great Northern Cookbook||TV||Himself||Cookery TV Series, aired on Channel 5|
- "Lancashire marches on East Anglia, armed with cheese". The Guardian. London, UK.
- "Saddleworth Cheese Company". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- Wilson, Sean (2012). The Great Northern Cookbook. UK: Hodder & Stoughton. p. 224. ISBN 978-1-4447-6113-9.
- "The Great Northern Cookbook". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "Development of Children and Women Centre Nepal.". Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- Sean Wilson on IMDb
- Corrie Net biography and details of early career
- Digital Spy article - "Sean Wilson Happy to be Leaving Corrie"
- Saddleworth Cheese Company
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