Who is Stephen Tompkinson? – The Sun | The Sun

OVER the years actor Stephen Tompkinson has become a familiar face on TV.

After shooting to fame in the 90s, he has gone onto appear on many high profile shows.

Who is Stephen Tompkinson?

Stephen Tompkinson is an English actor who was born in Stockton-on-Tees on October 15, 1965.

He studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London alongside James Nesbitt and Rufus Sewell.

During his last year, he won the 1987 Carleton Hobbs Bursary, which gained him a contract as a member of the BBC's Radio Drama Company.

He's since had a long career in television, appearing in various popular long-running series.

Read more on top drama


Channel 5 confirms the fate of popular drama after two series

no guilt here

Guilt viewers all have the same complaint about BBC drama's final series

How did Stephen Tompkinson become famous

Stephen's first TV role was in a Channel 4 short film titled Treacle in 1988.

He was then cast in several single episodes for All at No 20, After Henry and Casualty.

In the 90s, he starred in three episodes of Tales of Sherwood Forest, nine episodes of Chancer and nine episodes of Minder.

Between 1990 and 1998, Stephen played unethical reporter Damien Day in 66 episodes of comedy Drop The Dead Donkey.

Most read in TV


Holly & Phil barely speaking & 'she'd do This Morning without him'


Big Brother star, 37, dies after 'collapsing in bar on a night out'

hospital dash

Homes Under The Hammer star hospitalised for emergency surgery on heart


Hit drama AXED after two series leaving TV fans devastated



What other TV shows has Stephen Tompkinson been in?

Stephen also starred in Grafters with Robson Green.

In the early 2000s, he appeared in the mini-series In Deep, comedy Bedtime, Lucky Jim, In Denial Of Murder, Prime Suspect and Ted and Alice with Dawn French.

He played veterinarian Danny Trevanion in ITV's Wild at Heart from 2006 to 2013 alongside Amanda Holden and Lucy-Jo Hudson.

Since then, he's starred in crime drama DCI Banks, TV mini series The Split, supermarket Sitcom "Trollied" as well as ITV's The Bay.

Is Stephen Tompkinson married and does he have children?

Stephen was married to radio producer Celia Anastasia, but they divorced in 1995.

He was then engaged to his Ballykissangel co-star Dervla Kirwan for two years before splitting.

He married Nicci Taylor in 2001 and they have a daughter together, Daisy, but they split in 2006.

Source: Read Full Article