30 March 1974 |
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Shaun Dooley (born 30 March 1974) is an English actor who regularly appears on television and in British films.
Dooley was born in Barnsley. He studied at the Arden School of Theatre in Manchester between 1992 and 1995.
Dooley's first acting role was as Shaun in Groove on a Stanley Knife in 1997. He later played Ritchie Fitzgerald in Coronation Street from 1997 until 1998. He appeared occasionally in EastEnders as Tom Stuart between 2001 and 2004 until he was replaced during his filming of The Street. He had a role in P.O.W..
Dooley played Peter Harper in BBC drama series The Street. He also featured in the 2007 television docudrama Diana: Last Days of a Princess. Dooley portrayed Kieran in the British horror film Salvage. He portrayed police inspector Dick Alderman in all three parts of the Red Riding trilogy and in 2017 appeared as Reverend Michaelmas Winter in the Sky 1 drama 'Jamestown'.
- Sir William Wade in Gunpowder (TBA)
- Corporal Gant in The Mark of Cain (2007)
- Liam in the BBC miniseries Apparitions (2008)
- Lead in HighTide's acclaimed production of Stovepipe at the West 12 Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush.
- BBC One's Five Days (2012)
- ITV's Married Single Other (2012)
- Alan in the BBC Radio 4 drama, Right Place, Wrong Time (2009)
- Derek Bennett in the BBC Four drama The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
- On "Gently Evil", an episode of the BBC One detective serial Inspector George Gently (2010)
- Pete Garvey in an episode of hit ITV comedy Benidorm, as the brother of long term character Mick Garvey (2012)
- In the BBC dramas Exile, alongside John Simm, and Great Expectations.
- Malcolm McNair in The Awakening (2011).
- An episode in series seven of BBC One's Hustle (2011).
- Narrator of the BBC series Our War, a documentary on the war in Afghanistan as seen by the British Army soldiers (second series 2012).
- Narrator of Space Dive, a BBC documentary on the record-breaking skydive by Felix Baumgartner (October 2012).
- Starred in Eden Lake (Celador Films).
- Starred in The Woman in Black (Hammer Films).
- Greg on Misfits, a probation worker with anger issues (2012).
- Nash, on Offender (2012).
- Sir Robert Brackenbury in the BBC historical drama The White Queen (2013).
- Kincaid in Wolfblood, (2013).
- DC Jim Fenchurch in the BBC's in The Game (2014).
- Rickie Gillespie in Broadchurch series 2 (2015).
- Ged in Judith Adams's adaptation of Ursula Le Guin's 'The Farthest Shore' for Radio 4 (2015).
- DC Carl Hawkins in the BBC's Cuffs (2015).
- Voiceover for the Sky 1 series The Force which follows officers of the Greater Manchester Police Force.
- Narrator of the BBC Two series American Justice which follows prosecutors and cop in Jacksonville, Florida
- Shaun Dooley profile on The Street's website
- "Alien Breed is Back and Better Than Ever for iOS - Dread Central". 2 August 2012.
- The Game recap: series one, episode two – Operation Glass is revealed, The Guardian, 7 May 2015
- WISE WORDS: Shaun Dooley, Star Of 'Broadchurch' And 'Ordinary Lies' On A Father's Advice, And Hitting Pause, The Huffington Post, 21 April 2015