Stuart Manning

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Stuart Manning
Born Stuart Manning
(1979-05-27) 27 May 1979 (age 37)
Occupation Actor, Model
Years active 2001–
Known for Role of Russell Owen
Notable work Russell Owen in Hollyoaks
Television Hollyoaks (2004–2009)
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (2009)
Parent(s) Patricia Manning

Stuart David Manning (born 27 May 1979) is an English actor and model. He is best known for playing the role of Russell Owen in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2004 until 2009.[1]


After leaving Art college where he studied Fine Art photography Manning joined Models One where he worked with photographer Bruce Weber on an Abercrombie and Fitch Campaign. He also worked on many commercials including "Pepsi" directed by Michael Bay.

Manning started his acting career in an ITV soap opera Night and Day playing Sam Armstrong. Manning won the 2002 British Soap Awards "Hero of the Year" award for that role. He played Mark Thompson in an episode of Holby City before joining the cast of Hollyoaks in 2004. After five years of playing the role of Russell Owen, Manning decided to quit the show. He left the series in a storyline that saw him kidnap his baby son Max and leave for France.

He appeared as a contestant on the ninth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2009. He finished overall in fifth place on the show.

Manning appeared in the UK tour of A Passionate Woman alongside Kaye Mellor and Anthony Lewis in 2011.

In 2014, he appeared in an episode of Doctors as Paul Carter, and in 2015, he also appeared in The Dumping Ground as Matt Branston and Casualty as Clyde Jackson, in the last of a trio of special Casualty "Noir" episodes.[2]


Year Title Type Role Notes
2001 Night and Day TV Sam Armstrong Recurring Role, 26 Episodes
2004 Holby City TV Mark Thompson 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "You Can Choose Your Friends"
2004–2009 Hollyoaks TV Russell Owen Series Regular, 127 Episodes
2009 I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! TV Himself Contestant, 5th Place
2012 Banged Up Abroad TV Dwight Worker 1 Episode, Episode Titled: Mexico/Black Palace Of Horrors"
2014 Doctors TV Paul Carter 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "The Soundtrack of Your Life"
2014 No Reasons TV Robin
2015 The Dumping Ground TV Matt Branston 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "Party Games"
2015 Casualty TV Clyde Jackson 1 Episode, Episode Titled: "Holby Sin City"


  1. ^ Internet Movie Database. "Stuart Manning". Retrieved 30 May 2007. 
  2. ^ Seale, Jack. "Casualty Sin City: the soft-boiled Frank Miller homage no one expected". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 

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