Stephen Billington

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Stephen Billington
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Born (1964-12-10) 10 December 1964 (age 57)
Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Occupation Actor, teacher
Years active 1994–present

Stephen Billington (born 10 December 1964[1] in Farnworth) is an English actor, best known for playing Greg Kelly in Coronation Street (for which he won the 1999 British Soap Award for Villain of the Year).

Career

He has worked with many leading film directors including Peter Greenaway, Franco Zeffirelli, and Mel Gibson. He trained at Drama Centre London, where he has since taught, and also teaches at the London School of Dramatic Art (LSDA),[2] the Method Studio, London and the City Literary Institute. He recently played John Proctor in Arthur Miller's The Crucible at the York Theatre Royal.[3] In 2013, he joined the cast of Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks playing Danny Lomax.[4]

Film

Television

Accolades

Awarding Body Award Nominee Result
British Soap Awards Villain of the year 1999 Coronation Street Stephen Billington portrayal of Greg Kelly Winner[6]

References

  1. http://www.dellam.com/cgi-bin/main.pl?web=yes&foundnumber=02712634
  2. "Stephen Billington - Acting for Camera". isda-acting.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Alfred Hickling (11 May 2011). "The Crucible, Review". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 May 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/hollyoaks/articles/all/an-interview-with-stephen-billington-danny
  5. http://www.tvguide.co.uk/detail/1897964/101680999/the-exterminators#.VYVOU_lViko
  6. British soap awards website http://www.britishsoapawards.tv/winners Retrieved 10 July 2013

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